Detroit in '59

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Detroit in '59 was a bid sponsored by the Misfits to hold the Worldcon in Detroit in 1959. It's opposition was Big 'D' in '59 and Chicago: 1959. Detroit won and ran Detention. It published a fanzine, Detroit Propaganda in support of the bid.

See 1959 Worldcon Site Selection.

A Detroit in '59 ad from Solacon PR 1:

And from Solacon PR 2:


1959 Site Selection Files Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 1959

Also involved: - Chicago: 1959 - Detroit in 1959 - Detroit, MI - Detroit-in-1959 - Detroit-in-59 - The Swinging Bore - Worldcon Bid

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