• A magazine, normally produced by amateurs, intended for people who share a common interest


  • . Coined by Louis Russell "Russ" Chauvenet in the October 1940 edition of his own science fiction fanzine Detours, to replace the earlier fanmag{{cite-magazine
  • |date=October 6, 1940
  • |first=Louis Russell
  • |last=Chauvenet
  • |authorlink=Russ Chauvenet
  • |magazine=Detours
  • |passage=We hereby protest against the un-euphonious word "fanag" and announce our intention to plug fanzine as the best short form of "fan-magazine".
  • .

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