ASFO

(1) A Club in Atlanta

A club located in Atlanta in the early 50s. Its unofficial organ was also called ASFO (see below). See the Fancyclopedia 2 article, below for more on the club. It also published Science Fiction Digest.

from Fancyclopedia 2 ca. 1959
The Atlanta, Georgia SF Organization, whose wheels were various Dixie fans like Macauley, Burwell, and others. In full swing by July 1951, they accomplished a notable feat of fan publishing by getting out a hard-cover edition of Sam Moskowitz's The Immortal Storm.

(2) Its Official Organ

A fanzine which was the unofficial organ of the Atlanta Science-Fiction Organization and which was published by Ian Macauley.
Issue Date Pages Notes
1 January 1953 24
2 April 1953 26
3 September 1953 24 Final issue

(3) A Revival in the 80s

There was a revived club by that name — it was not the Atlanta Science Fiction Club — apparently organized by Irv Koch. Fl. 1982.


This is a club page. Please extend it by adding information about when and where the club met, how long it was active, notable accomplishments, well-known members, club fanzines, any conventions it ran, external links to the club's website, other club pages, etc.

When there's a floreat (Fl.), this indicates the time or times for which we have found evidence that the club existed. This is probably not going to represent the club's full lifetime, so please update it if you can!

(4) A Fanzine by Jerry Berge & Carson Jackson

A fanzine published starting in 1953 by Jerry Berge & Carson Jackson


This is a Fanzine page. Please extend it by adding information about when and by whom it was published, how many issues it has had, (including adding a partial or complete checklist), its contents (including perhaps a ToC listing), its size and repro method, regular columnists, its impact on fandom, or by adding scans or links to scans.