Yandro

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Title: Yandro
Publisher:
Editor(s): Robert (Buck) and Juanita Coulson
Date(s): 1953-1986
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Medium: print
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Fandom: multimedia
Language: English
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Yandro is a gen multifandom science fiction zine edited by Robert Coulson and Juanita Coulson. It was published from 1953-1986 by Buck and Juanita Coulson. Over that period, they published 259 issues. Among other articles, Yandro featured Coulson's incisive reviews of books and, especially, fanzines.

It is the fanzine that inspired T-Negative. From Boldly Writing: "In her editorial, Ruth gave her reasons for starting the fanzine: 'In November 1968 I started watching Star Trek, mainly because Juanita Coulson had recommended it so highly in Yandro'."

Issue 122

Yandro 122 was published in March 1963. Some of it is Yandro at The Fanac Fan History Project.

168

Yandro 168 was published in February 1967.

Contents: Star Trek cover. Illo of Captain Kirk by George Barr on contents page. 5 page review of the first 15 episodes of STAR TREK by Juanita Coulson and Kay Anderson titled "The Roddenberry Maneuver" (one of the first, or perhaps the first, detailed review of Star Trek in a fanzine). Also many book reviews, magazine reviews and fanzine reviews. Plus art by Dan Adkins, Jim Cawthorn and others. Letters column.

Issue 173

Yandro 173 was published in 1967 and contains 32 pages. It has a cover by Cynthia Goldstone.

  • artwork by JWC , DEA, Jay Kinney , Jim Cawthorn , others
  • Ruth Berman - 10 page Star Trek bibliography
  • fanzine reviews
  • a long letter column (includes letters from Gene Roddenberry (1 1/2 pages long), John Brunner, others )
  • editorial content
  • many book and magazine reviews
  • art by Jay Kinney, Jim Cawthorn and others
from a 10-page article and bibliography from Yandro #173 (August 1967) by Ruth Berman that discusses fan magazines
from a 10-page article and bibliography from Yandro #173 (August 1967) by Ruth Berman that discusses fan magazines

Issue 174

Yandro 174 was published in 1967 and contains 36 pages. It has a cover by Jim Cawthorn.

  • artwork by JWC, Arthur Thomson, Dan Adkins, Jay Kinney, Robert Gilbert, others
  • Author Poll results
  • many reviews
  • fanzine reviews
  • a long letter column ( includes long letters from Gene Roddenberry, Ted White, Don Thompson, John Brunner, + others )
  • editorial content