Collection C000126 - L. C. Wells Last Ride Raid Collection

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L. C. Wells Last Ride Raid Collection

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  • 1997; 2017 (Creation)

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2 Boxes

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L. C. Wells grew up in a Foreign Service family which introduced her to "fandom" at an early age with the first Doctor Who, William Harnell. Coming back to the U.S. she discovered science fiction, then comics, then on to Star Wars. She is a longtime fanfic writer, having written for a number of different media fandoms, including The Rat Patrol, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Star Wars, The Wild Wild West(TV), The Equalizer, Airwolf, Beauty and the Beast, She-Wolf of London, Indiana Jones, The X-Files, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, and Max Headroom.

Wells was an editor for the Star Wars zine Contraband, and the crossover zine CroSignals. Her Rat Patrol fanzine The Last Ride Raid, co-written with Kathy Agel, won a 1998 FanQ Award.

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This collection contains materials relating to the creation and writing of the Rat Patrol fanfic The Last Ride Raid, written in 1997 by L.C. Wells and Kathy Agel.

The collection, which contains copies of correspondence between Wells, Agel and their onetime collaborator Nora Myers; photocopied background research materials, photographs of sites ultimately not used for the story, and illustrations, provides a compact group of materials that document the creation and production of a work of fanfiction. A copy of the final product The Last Ride Raid is also included.

Also included is a CD containing PDFs of the correspondence and the fanzine, as well as an introductory letter from Wells to researchers and readers explaining the process of creating the fanzine.

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  • English

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© Copyright 2019 Cushing Library. All rights reserved.

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