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Issue #80, June 20th, 1997

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Metal Fatigue, by Andy Hooper.

Our Revels Now Are Ended, by Jae Leslie Adams.

Days of Fandom, edited by Andy.

Harriet the Fan, by Lesley Reece.

Dr. Fandom Investigates, by Ted White.

Keep Me Lifted, by Randy Byers.

VUG, by Irwin Hirsh.

Silence at Last, by Victor M. Gonzalez.

Dispatches to Apak, by our correspondents.

Another Brush With Mortality, by carl juarez.

Fanzine Countdown, Extended Edition, by Andy Hooper.

This is the eightieth and final issue of a tri-weekly fanzine, edited and published by Andy Hooper,
carl juarez and Victor Gonzalez, members & founding member fwa, supporters afal,
at The Starliter Building, 4228 Francis Ave. N. #103, Seattle, WA 98103, also available at fanmailAPH@aol.com. Correspondence for Victor should be sent to
[sorry, don't know his new address --cj]
, and at vxg@p.tribnet.com. carl accepts e-mail at cjuarez@oz.net and fanzines at 612-1/2 N. 43rd St., Seattle, WA 98103. See below for availability and trade info, including the addresses of our British and Australian mailing agents. This is Drag Bunt Press Production #296. Apparatchiki: Jae Leslie Adams, Gregory Benford, Randy Byers, Irwin Hirsh, Christina Lake, Lesley Reece, Martin Tudor, Pam Wells & Ted White.

APPARATCHIK was the Matt Murdock of fandom. A childhood accident with radioactive materials robbed him of his sight, but also conferred upon him remarkable extrasensory powers, and allowed him to become the Man Without Fear. You could get Apak for the usual, but note that trades must be sent to all three editors. Or you can get Apparatchik for $3.00 for a 3 month supply, or a year's worth for $12.00 or a lifetime subscription for $19.73, or in exchange for sundry trinkets, an option which a disturbing number of readers chose to pursue.

For readers in the United Kingdom, Martin Tudor will accept #10.00 for an annual subscription, #19.37 for a lifetime sub, from 24 Ravensbourne Grove, Off Clarke's Lane, Willenhall, West Midlands, WV13 1HX, UK. Australian readers can subscribe through Irwin Hirsh, 26 Jessamine Ave., East Prahran, Victoria 3181 Australia, for $4.50 (single issue), $17.00 (annual) and $28.09 (lifetime) Australian.

The lips, the tips of the fingers and toes, and the palms and soles of the feet, were often dyed red with lac.

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