Joe Kennedy

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(August 21, 1929 –)

Joseph Charles Kennedy was a fan active in the 1940s who published the fanzines Fantasy Review, Vampire, Terrifying Test-Tube Tales, and Vampire Annuals (see Yearbooks) and the cardzine QX the CARDZINE and was one of the founders of SAPS. He was one of the founding members of ESFA and a member of Vanguard and VAPA.

He warned fandom about the Grulzak.

He began writing professionally with science fiction for pulp magazines. He since became a well-known poet, writing as X. J. Kennedy, a penname he also used for his 1983 fantasy novel.

Fanzines and Apazines:

Bibliography at ISFDB.



Person Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 1929

Also involved: - 1948 Fantasy Annual - A Sense of FAPA - Arisia (NY) - Dovercon - Green Thoughts (Kennedy) - Helen Wesson - QX (Krueger) - Spacewarp - Spectators - The Gorgon - The Purple Dawn - Trap Door

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