a collection of zines bound or published together, esp. for distribution at a convention
The earliest combozine is typically considered to be the Denventioneer, published for the 1941 Worldcon in Denver, but that publication did not use the word combozine itself.
1946 (Fourth World Science-Fiction Convention) (title)
For the special PACIFICONGLOMERATION, the combozine flung together by that high flinger E Everett Evans, I am inserting pages 1-8 and 7-8.
Miscellania in Fan-Dango (#12) Summer 8
1949 Fantasy Annual 1948 38
C. Edward Burbee’s own fanzine (sic) appeared thrice in 1948, and additionally came out once in combozine form with Fan-Dango.
The NEWYORCON is past history, but fans interested can still get a copy of the NEWYORCON MEMORY BOOK at $1 a copy. It has 160 pages of mimeographed material, printed covers, special plastic binding, fanzine combozine, [etc.].
Letter in Imagination Aug. 126/2
Combozine…A group of fanzines bound together, usually done so for conventions.
Fillostrated Fan Dictionary 28
I don’t believe anyone published that long ago such a fat fanzine, unless you count a worldcon combozine or two which consisted of special issues of various fanzines from this and that fan bound together.
in Outworlds (vol. 6, iss. 3) Third Quarter 979/1
1980 Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Nov. 5 (advt.)
We’re not a magazine; we’re a combozine. Claustrophobia binds six publications into one monthly package…covering the frontiers most significant for the development of the human race: space industrialization, exploration, and colonization; [etc.].
Research HistorySuggested by Ben Ostrowsky.
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