Tightbeam (TB)

Started as Hyperspace Tightbeam in 1960, our genzine’s name was shortened by its third issue to Tightbeam. More than 50 years after its first publication, in 2013, the Library of Congress assigned to Tightbeam the periodical classification of ISSN 2329-4809.

N3F currently is in process of collecting all past issues to be converted to PDF format and to be freely available to the public. If you have access to any past issues not already available in PDF as listed below, we are interesting in your donations of PDF or scanned page images. Please feel free to contact us.

Tightbeam – letterzine

Year Editor(s) Issues Available in PDF
1960 Walter Coslet, Art Hayes & Marion Zimmer Bradley
1961 Art Hayes
1962 Don Anderson 16
1963 Dave Hulan, Lee Riddle, G.M. Carr & Gary Labowitz
1964 Stan Woolston, Norman C. Metcalf & Lee Riddle
1965 Norm Matcalf, Duncan MacFarland, Art Hayes, G.M. Carr & Cindy Heap
1966 Stan Woolston, Bil Bruce, Jim Schumacher, Greg Shaw & Bill Malardi
1967 Fred Hypes & John Jusske  43
1968-70 Gary Labowitz  49 53 57 60 63
1971 Frank Denton & Chuck Ruthford
1972-73 Joe Siclari
1974
1975 Gary Labowitz
1976 Lynne Holdom & Joanne Burger
1977 John Robinson
1978-81 Dave Minch & Lynne Holdom  97 109 110
1982 Owen K Laurion  127
1983-1985 Owen K Laurion  Special
1986 Owen K Laurion & Sally Syrjala  141  145
1987 Sally Syrjala & Lynne Holdom  150-151
1988 Lynne Holdom
1989 Lynne Holdom & Ingrid Maack
1990-91 Catherine Mintz & Diane Miller
1992 Catherine Mintz
1993 Catherine Mintz & Diane Miller
1994-1996 Diane Miller & Janine Stinson  200
1997-2001 Janine Stinson  215

“The Fan” – TNFF/Tightbeam combined

Year Editor(s) Issues Available in PDF
2001-2002 Janine Stinson
2003 Janine Stinson & Ruth R Davidson
2004 Bob Sabella & Ruth R Davidson
2005 Bob Sabella, Jeffrey Redmond, Chris Garcia & Ruth R Davidson
2006 Ruth R Davidson, Jeffrey Redmond, Chris Garcia & Janine Stinson
2007 Janine Stinson, Jeffrey Redmond & Ruth R. Davidson
2008 Ruth R. Davidson & Heath Row
2009-2011 Heath Row

Tightbeam – Genzine

Year Editor(s) Issues Available in PDF
2012-2015 David Speakman  261 262 263 264, 265, 266, 267, 268, 269, 270, 271, 272
2016-2017 Bob Jennings 273, 274, 275, 276
Last updated: April 9, 2017 at 1:41 am