The Skeptic and the Believer

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Zine
Title: The Skeptic and the Believer
Publisher: Kathy Agel & Criterion Press and Straight Up Press
Editor(s):
Date(s): 1995-2000
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Medium: print
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Fandom: X-Files
Language: English
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cover of issue #1, Laura Miles

The Skeptic and the Believer is a het X-Files fanzine.

Issue 1

The Skeptic and the Believer 1 published in 1995 and is 194 pages long.

  • The Rage Cody Nelson (won a 1996 FanQ) (3)
  • Just a Thought by Laura Anne Gilman (18)
  • The Doomed by Annie Reed (19)
  • Intermezzo by Avi Kornetsky (23)
  • Obsessions by Jennifer Lyon (31)
  • Arise from Dreams of Thee by Cleindori (47)
  • Pass It On by J.B. Allerton (51)
  • Just Friends by Annie Reed (67)
  • Trials by Peggy Li (72)
  • Trust by Avi Kornetsky (77)
  • Acceptance by Suzanne Bickerstaffe (88)
  • It Was a Dark and Spooky Night by Sherri Fillingham (93)
  • What the Darkness Holds by Avi Kornetsky (105)
  • Beliefs by Annie Reed (109)
  • Stay Awake by Julie Carniero (111)
  • Political Ambitions by Michele Blankenship (126)
  • Surveillance by Jane Mortimer (145)
  • The Lady or the Tiger by Anne Wasserman (153)
  • Innocence Lost by Nora Ann Souter (158)
  • X-Files Story, a Musical by M.B. Clark (161)
  • Gifts of the Magi by Avi Kornetsky (175)
  • Home by Michele Blankenship (178)
  • Confrontation by Jennifer Lyon (181)
  • Gotcha! by Avi Kornetsky (189)
  • Art: Laura Miles (front cover), Barbara J. Caldwell

Issue 2

cover of issue #2, Laura Miles

The Skeptic and the Believer 2 was published in 1996 and contains 200 pages.

  • The Cold Room by Sue Steifel (3)
  • Small Town, 1:00 A.M. by Cody Nelson (12)
  • The Secret Admirer by Caroline Maher (17)
  • The Day After by Annie Reed (21)
  • By the River by Laura Anne Gilman (28)
  • Madman Across the Water by Evay (31)
  • Night by Mary Beth Clark (42)
  • Friends and Enemies by Laura Cooksey (47)
  • You'd Better Sit Down Now by Cheryl Cohen (56)
  • The Man in the Moon by Amy Vincent (63)
  • Unofficial Channels by Annie Reed (71)
  • Aftermath to 'The Fetishist' by Eileen Roy (78)
  • The Tiger by Anne Wasserman (80)
  • Lightning by Devi XF (87)
  • Sleeping with the Past by Evay (109 )
  • The Smoke Ring by Joan Silsby (113)
  • Danger by Melissa Mastoris (126)
  • The Deep and Dazzline Darkness by Laura Anne Gilman (127)
  • Someday by Melissa Mastoris (won a 1997 FanQ) (140)
  • Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters by Evay (141)
  • Cardinal Sins by Rory Cottrell (won a 1997 FanQ) (151)
  • Mulder's Warning by Melissa Mastoris (187)

Artwork

  • Laura Miles (front cover)
  • Cody Nelson

Issue 3

cover of issue #3, Hindman

The Skeptic and the Believer 3 was published in May 2000 and is 105 pages long. The front cover is by Hindman. There is no interior art.

  • Future Tense by L.A. Adolf (3)
  • Redemption by Karen Estabrook (6)
  • Respite by L.A. Adolf (49)
  • Non Fidelis by Karen Estabrook (55)