'Mimosa 27' illo by Sheryl Birkhead
from Rich and Nicki Lynch, P.O. Box 3120, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20885, U.S.A.
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Mimosa is a fanzine very much devoted to the preservation of the history of science fiction fandom. The non-electronic version of this "Welcome to the Future" 27th issue was published in December 2001 and is ©2001 by Nicki and Richard Lynch, with individual rights reverting back to contributors after this one-time use. 'Worldcon' and 'Hugo Award' are service marks of the World Science Fiction Society. All opinions and versions of events expressed by contributors are their own.

illustration by Sheryl Birkhead

Cover: Welcome to the Future!  by Teddy Harvia and Brad Foster 1
Spaceport `50 -- A Convention Report  by Ron Bennett 3-5
Opening Comments: Welcome to the Future  by Rich & Nicki 6-11
Living the Future  by Eve Ackerman 12-14
A Personal Sense of Wonder  by Robert A. Madle 15-19
Interplanetary Travel -- At Last?  by Fred Smith 20-21
Time Capsule  by Mike Resnick 22-23
Chat cartoon  by Teddy Harvia 23
The Young Diplomats of East Paterson, New Jersey  by Fred Lerner 24-25
Some Notes on 2001: A Space Opera  by Alexis Gilliland 26-28
Tales of Adventure and Medical Life #15  by Sharon Farber 29-31
The Gods of Rushmore  by Esther Cole 32-33
Arthur C. Clarke, Fan  by Dave Kyle 34-37
With Fists Full of Fantasy  by Earl Kemp 38-40
Through Time and Space with Forry Ackerman (Part 12)  by Forrest J Ackerman 41-42
Life at Safaripark (or) How I Became a Tiger Toy  by Steven Lopata 43-47
Underground Report  by Bruce Pelz 48
Mimosa Letters 49-59

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