Sunday, February 23, 2014

"Fanscient", Fall 1948 (ed Donald B Day) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents & review

Cover of fanzine Fanscient, Fall 1948 issue. Uncredited image shows a photograph of JaephusLink on author fetches more of his fiction. Where I have a separate post on a story, link on story title goes there. Where I've read a story, my rating appears in brackets.

Table of contents (best first).

  1. [ss] Henry Kuttner's "Extrapolation" (B); satire: Science fiction vs fantasy wars in fandom.
  2. [ss] Donald B Day's "Jaephus" (B); humor.
  3. [ss] Miles Eaton's "The Watcher in the Snow" (C); fantasy: Snowclad approach to a beautiful & mysterious city is infested with ferocious & strange "beasts", with upper part human female & lower part a giant centipede.

Fact sheet.

Labeled: "Vol 2 No 3 (Whole No 5)".
Download scans as a cbz file or pdf. (I haven't tried pdf) [via judgemagney@pbscans]
Or read online as HTML.
Related: Fiction from 1940s; old pulps.