Australian Science Fiction Review

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(See Science Fiction Review for the vast number of other things with that title.)

Australian Science Fiction Review was a fanzine published between 1966 and 1969 by John Bangsund in Kingston, ACT, Australia which was later renamed Scythrop. It was later revived (under the title "Australian Science Fiction Review") by a group of others, see below.

First Series[edit]

It was nominated for the 1967 Best Fanzine Hugo and the 1968 Best Fanzine Hugo.

In 1969, the first year that the Ditmar Awards were first presented, the Australian Science Fiction Review won the Ditmar Award for Best Australian Amateur Publication or Fanzine.

Issue Date Pages Notes
1 June 1966 36
2 August 1966 38
3 September 1966 38
4 October 1966 48
5 December 1966 44
6 January 1967 36
7 February 1967 38
7.5 March 1967 20
8 March 1967 46
9 April 1967 40
10 June 1967 98
11 August 1967 64
12 October 1967 52
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14
15
16
17
18 December 1968 66
19
20 Last issue titled Australian SF Review
21 December 1969 Now titled Scythrop
22 April 1971 48
23 June 1971 24
24 August 1971 4
25
26 Autumn 1972 26
27 Spring 1972 24
28 Summer 1973 32 Final issue of series one

Australian Science Fiction Review (First series) online at fanac.org

Second Series[edit]

In 1986 Australian Science Fiction Review was revived by The Science Fiction Collective (possibly also known as the ASFR Cooperative) (Jenny Blackford, Russell Blackford, John Foyster, Yvonne Rousseau and Lucy Sussex).

In 1991, the second series of ASFR won the Ditmar Award for Best Fanzine.

Issue Date Pages Notes
1 March 1986 36
2 May 1986 36
3 July 1986 36
4 September 1986 36
5 November 1986 44
6 January 1987 56
7 March 1987 48
8 May 1987 36
9 July 1987 48
10 September 1987 36
11 November 1987 60
12 January 1988 60
13 March 1988 60
14 May 1988 60
15 July 1988 60
16 September 1988 34
17-18 November 1988 44
19 March 1989 46
20 June 1989 32
21 September 1989 32 Dated Spring 1989
22 December 1989 40 Dated Summer 1989
23 March 1990 32 Dated Summer 1989
24 Winter 1990 32
25 Spring 1990 32
26 Summer 1991 44
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