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The Vaslovik Archives
The Vaslovik Archives #1 Cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Vaslovik Archives #1 Cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Vaslovik Archives #1
At 62 pages, the first issue was published in 1976 and contained:
  • Questor - Assignment Earth Part 2 (2 pages)
  • Genesis Too (1 page)
  • Imperative Of The Sentinel (7 pages)
  • Genesis Too, Two (1 page)
  • Vengeance Times Two (18 pages)
  • Genesis Too, Two Plus One (1 page)
  • The Steel Mallard (7 pages)
  • Genesis Too Much (1 page)
  • Warbird (11 pages)
  • And Miles To Go (5 pages)
  • Transplanet Earth (1 page)
  • Augury (3 pages)
  • Final Mission (3 pages)
The Vaslovik Archives #2 Cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Vaslovik Archives #2 Cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Vaslovik Archives #2
At 86 pages, the second issue was published in 1977 and contained:
  • Prologue Part I (MASH crossover) (7 pages) (note - Part II was never published)
  • Insufficient Data (5 pages)
  • The Dog Leg Course (16 pages)
  • The Empyrean Relic (8 pages)
  • The Devil's War Part 1-Imperative Override (16 pages)
  • The People's Choice Part 1 (26 pages)
The Vaslovik Archives #3 Cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Vaslovik Archives #3 Cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Vaslovik Archives #3
At 51 pages, the third issue was published in 1980 and contained:
  • The Devil's War Part 2 (8 pages)
  • Losers Weepers (7 pages)
  • Encounter In A Small Town (7 pages)
  • For Now and Ever After (6 pages)
  • The 0939 From Canaveral (13 pages)
  • The People's Choice Part 2 (12 pages)
The Vaslovik Archives #4 Cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Vaslovik Archives #4 Cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Vaslovik Archives #4
At 84 pages, the fourth issue was published in 1981 and contained:
  • Unshot (18 pages)
  • Friends (7 pages)
  • A Woman's Work (3 pages)
  • Promises and Maple Leaves (16 pages)
  • The Devil's War Part 3 (40 pages)
The Vaslovik Archives #5 Cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Vaslovik Archives #5 Cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Vaslovik Archives #5
At 50 pages, the fifth issue was published in 1985 and contained:
  • Settling In (11 pages)
  • A Walk In The Park (7 pages)
  • Guardians (31 pages)
The Vaslovik Archives #6 Cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Vaslovik Archives #6 Cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Vaslovik Archives #6
At 42 pages, the sixth and last issue of The Vaslovik Archives was also the smallest. The final issue was published in 1987, and contained the single story, "Sheldon."

Alpha Log
Alpha Log #2 cover by Mary D. Bloemker
Alpha Log #2 cover by Mary D. Bloemker
Alpha Log #2
At 26 pages, the second issue was published in 1978 and contained:
  • Psychon Encounter (6 pages)
  • Into the Stars (2 pages)
  • Spoof:1999 (2 pages)
  • Our Alpha Love (1 page)
  • Journey to Where Word Find (1 page)
  • Is This the Face ...? (2 pages)
  • Survivor? (1 page)
  • Daughter of the Stars (1 page)
  • Space: 1999 Portfolio (6 pages)
  • Alphan Memory (1 page)
Alpha Log #3 cover by Judy Moore
Alpha Log #3 cover by Judy Moore
Alpha Log #3
At 30 pages, the third issue was published in 1979.
  • Living Death (4 pages)
  • Theme (1 page)
  • A Galactic Game of Marbles (1 page)
  • The DNA Crisis (2 pages)
  • Ring a Full Circle Around the Moon (1/2 page)
  • For the Love of Man (1/2 page)
  • Alpha Limerick (1/2 page)
  • A Perfect Place, But ... (3 pages)
  • Moonbase Alpha (1/2 page)
  • Fate (1/2 page)
  • Deadly Strategy (10 pages)
Alpha Log #4 cover by Evelyn Baker
Alpha Log #4 cover by Evelyn Baker
Alpha Log #4
At 32 pages, the fourth issue was published in 1980.
  • A Step Towards the Future (1 page)
  • She Sleeps Now (1 page)
  • Looking Back (1 page)
  • The Luck O' the Irish (11 pages)
  • Alien Love (1 page)
  • Reflections of a tired, Aging Scientist (1 page)
  • Stress Factor (10 pages)
Alpha Log #5 cover by Judy Moore
Alpha Log #5 cover by Judy Moore
Alpha Log #5
At 38 pages, the final issue was published in 1981.
  • It Takes All Kinds (4 pages)
  • A Chance (2 pages)
  • Girl Trouble (8 pages)
  • HMS Hood (2 pages)
  • Alien Return (5 pages)
  • Dear Maya (1 page)
  • Aftermath (8 pages)
  • A Bad, Mercifully Short Poem (1 page)
  • I Was Here (1 page)
  • Biographies of David Kano and Robert Brian Mathias (1 page)
  • Another Bad, Mercifully Short Poem (1 page)
  • There is Nothing Wrong with the Big Screen (1/2 page)
  • Still Another Bad, Mercifully Short Poem (1/2 page)
  • Jackie (1 page)
  • Starshine Thoughts (1/2 page)
  • Even Yet Another Bad, Mercifully Short Poem (1/2 page)

Faces of Time, Castrovalva, and Well Met in Time and Space
Faces of Time #1 cover by C.R. Faddis
Faces of Time #1 cover by C.R. Faddis
Faces of Time #1
At 88 pages, the first issue was published in 1981 and contained:
  • Interview With Terrance Dicks (18 pages)
  • The Blooper (1 page)
  • Hail and Farewell (6 pages)
  • The Scarf (1 page)
  • The Cathedral Affair (20 pages)
  • Modesty (2 pages)
  • Doctor Who and The Four Doctors (36 pages)
  • Pullout poster: A Life in the Life of a Time Lord
Faces of Time #2 cover by Mary D. Bloemker
Faces of Time #2 cover by Mary D. Bloemker
Faces of Time #2
At 42 pages, the second issue was published in 1982 and contained:
  • In A Glass Lightly (8 pages)
  • Oh, Sarah (2 pages)
  • Companions Of The Past - Jamie McCrimmon (2 pages)
  • The Reason (2 pages)
  • Close Encounters ... Some Other Time (6 pages)
  • Harry (2 pages)
  • Reverie (3 pages)
  • Doctor Who Major Arcana Tarot Design Portfolio (8 pages)
  • Conflict (8 pages)
  • Pullout poster: The Faces of Time II
Faces of Time #3 cover by C.R. Faddis
Faces of Time #3 cover by C.R. Faddis
Faces of Time #3
At 90 pages, the third issue was published in 1983 and contained:
  • Faces of Time poetry and art portfolio (6 pages)
  • Episode Synopsis and Art Portfolio (30 pages)
  • Orphans of the Vortex Portfolio (4 pages)
  • View From The Bridge (4 pages)
  • The Omen (1 page)
  • Aftermath (2 pages)
  • I am the Master (1 page)
  • Nexus At Pharos (6 pages)
  • Instant Replay (4 pages)
  • Triumvirate (10 pages)
  • Aftershock (1 page)
  • Life Begins (1 page)
  • In Memoriam (10 pages)
  • Reflections (1 page)
  • Adric (2 pages)
  • Stranger At The Door (8 pages)
  • Pullout posters: Earthshock, Transitions
Faces of Time #4 cover by Cheryl Duval
Faces of Time #4 cover by Cheryl Duval
Faces of Time #4
At 70 pages, the fourth issue was published in 1984 and contained:
  • The Faces of Time (2 pages)
  • Fair Play (14 pages)
  • Ode to Jellybabies (2 pages)
  • Leela's Move (8 pages)
  • The Big Sleep (8 pages)
  • Doctor Who Major Arcana Tarot Designs Portfolio (7 pages)
  • Entracte (6 pages)
  • Sarah Jane's Lament (2 pages)
  • The Company I Keep (6 pages)
  • Fugitive (2 pages)
  • The Bad Companions (2 pages)
Faces of Time Special Edition:  Pawn of Leptos cover by Mary D. Bloemmker
Faces of Time Special Edition: Pawn of Leptos cover by Mary D. Bloemmker
Faces of Time Special Edition: Pawn of Leptos
The Faces of Time Special Edition: Pawn of Leptos is a single story zine containing the novel Pawn of Leptos. Originally, the story was to be the centerpiece of Faces of Time #2. The length and complexity - and sheer quality of the writing - prompted Mary to publish this as a standalone. At 107 pages, the special edition was published in 1981.
Castrovalva cover by Stephanie Hawks
Castrovalva cover by Stephanie Hawks
Castrovalva
Castrovalva was a Doctor Who zine like Faces of Time, but this zine was dedicated to the fifth doctor played by Peter Davison. At 88 pages, the zine was published in 1985 and contained:
  • Time Spent Loitering
  • Countercurrent
  • Sonnet
  • Sandcastles of the Past
  • A Psychosis is not a Disease
  • Black Orchid of Death
  • Second Thoughts
  • Moment of Truth
  • Peace of Mind
  • Tegan's Farewell
  • A Friend in Need
  • Farewell
  • The Circle Turns Again
  • Brave Heart
Well Met in Time and Space cover by Mary D. Bloemker
Well Met in Time and Space cover by Mary D. Bloemker
Well Met in Time and Space
Well Met in Time and Space.

Maelstrom
Maelstrom
Maelstrom
A novel in three parts, Maelstrom is an emotionally charged and deeply cathartic story. In some ways, this is MaryB's masterwork.

The Temporal Times
The Temporal Times #1 cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Temporal Times #1 cover by Mary D. Bloemker
The Temporal Times #1
At 76 pages, the first issue was published in 1991 and contained:
  • The Cliff's Edge (Quantum Leap)
  • The Take of the Caribou King (Doctor Who)
  • Gentle on Your Mind (Doctor Who)
  • Birthdays (Quantum Leap)
  • Regret (Doctor Who)
  • What the Future Holds (Shoestring / Blake's 7)
  • The Midnight Ride (Voyagers!)
The Temporal Times #2 cover by Deb Walsh
The Temporal Times #2 cover by Deb Walsh
The Temporal Times #2
At 94 pages, the second issue was published in 1993 and contained:
  • Children of the Store (Quantum Leap)
  • Time Warp (Star Trek: The Next Generation / Voyagers!)
  • The Best Laid Leaps (Quantum Leap)
  • Busman's Holiday (Doctor Who / Voyagers!)
  • Dead Man's Party (Quantum Leap / Nick Knight)
The Temporal Times #3 cover by Deb Walsh
The Temporal Times #3 cover by Deb Walsh
The Temporal Times #3
At 74 pages, the third and final issue was published in 1996 and contained:
  • Time-Crossed (Quantum Leap / Real Ghostbusters)
  • Time Lines (Voyagers!)
  • Leap of Logic (Real Ghostbusters / Quantum Leap)
  • Inuitive Leap (Shadow Chasers / Quantum Leap)

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