Donald C. Thompson

(Did you mean Don Thompson , the comics fan, or Donald B. Thompson from Louisiana?)

(November 10, 1927 - December 15, 1990)

While Don was a student at Penn State University, he was president of the SF society there and he was a long-time member of the Denver Area Science Fiction Association. He was married to Carolyn Thompson from 1951 to 1978.

He published the fanzines (also circulated in FAPA) Don-O-Saur and Don-O-Saur Coprolites and was nominated for the Best Fan Writer Hugo in 1975 — 1978. Don-O-Saur was nominated for the Best Fanzine Hugo in 1976 and 1978.

In 1981 he co-chaired the Worldcon, Denvention Two, with Suzanne Carnival.

He edited Dasfax for DASFA. He published Avatar for D'APA 77, Rim Runner for D'APA, Rim-i-nes-cent and Ballast for FAPA.

For the Denvention Two Program Book he wrote a short history of Denver Fandom: Ah, Wilderness.

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