FABLE FOR THE MIND'S EYE
Star Wars: The Original Radio Drama.
NEW COMIC JOINS THE TREK UNIVERSE
An interview with Mike W. Barr, writer of the Star Trek: Deep
Space Nine comic.
by Stacy Oberkrieser page 8
FANTASY MINIATURE COLLECTING
These tiny metal warriors, wizards, dragons, and maidens in distress -- what do they
represent to collectors?
by Scott E. Green page 14
THE BACTERIA THAT ATE CHERON
Mego's 8-inch Star Trek aliens are among the most sought-after Trek collectibles. But
beware some common flaws even in sealed packages.
by Jo Davidsmeyer page 16
MOVE OVER, MTV -- HERE COME THE SONG VIDS!
Song videos provide a unique form of fan-to-fan communication.
by Tashery Shannon page 22
FROM THE PUBLISHER
A new look for SNW
MODELS AND MINIATURES
A modeler reviews Star Trek Chronology - The History of the
by Archie Waugh page 2
Towering Dwarf: a look at the viciously satirical British
space comedy, Red Dwarf
by Tom Beck page 4
FOCUS ON FANDOM
SF-Lovers@Rutgers.edu: A computer rookie get ensnared in the
by Karen Ann Yost page 6
How to be a SUCKER - or - How to look and sound dumb and
get on every dealer's wish list.
by Jane Frank page 10
An adult's guide to children's collectibles
by Adrienne Reynolds page 12
Classified Advertising page 18
YE OLDE COLLECTIBLES & TRIVIA SHOPPE
by Bennet Pomerantz page 21
ON THE COVER
MAIN: The Keeper and Spock, 8" figures by Mego.
INSET: Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in Return of the Jedi . TM & ã Lucasfilm, Ltd.
1983. Photo by Ralph Nelson, Jr.
Issue 9 ã 1993 by Strange New
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