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'''Mario Racic, Jr.''', was a [[New York]] [[fan]] who discovered [[sf]] in 1931 with ''[[Wonder Stories Quarterly]]''. Around 1936, he was about to join the [[ISA]] just as it broke up. He joined the [[Queens SFL]] and was an active member. (He was one of the fellows who tried to throw [[Dick Wilson]] and [[Dan Burford]] out of a meeting — only to get the whole meeting tossed out of the hall. He was also a member of [[New Fandom]].   
 
'''Mario Racic, Jr.''', was a [[New York]] [[fan]] who discovered [[sf]] in 1931 with ''[[Wonder Stories Quarterly]]''. Around 1936, he was about to join the [[ISA]] just as it broke up. He joined the [[Queens SFL]] and was an active member. (He was one of the fellows who tried to throw [[Dick Wilson]] and [[Dan Burford]] out of a meeting — only to get the whole meeting tossed out of the hall. He was also a member of [[New Fandom]].   
  
He was a member of the [[committee]] for the [[First Worldcon]]. He ran the movie column in ''[[Fantasy News]]''.  In 1941, he married [[Frances Helen Sykora]], [[Will Sykora]]'s sister.
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He was a member of the [[committee]] for the [[First Worldcon]]. In ''[[The Immortal Storm]]'', [[Sam Moskowitz]] called Racic “an important behind-the-scenes worker in [[fandom]].”
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He ran the movie column in ''[[Fantasy News]]''.  In 1941, he married [[Frances Helen Sykora]], [[Will Sykora]]'s sister.
  
 
For an early short biography, see {{WhosWho1940|page=11}}.
 
For an early short biography, see {{WhosWho1940|page=11}}.
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* ''[[Fantasy in Opera]]'' (1939).
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Latest revision as of 05:02, 2 August 2020

(1915 – ????)

Mario Racic, Jr., was a New York fan who discovered sf in 1931 with Wonder Stories Quarterly. Around 1936, he was about to join the ISA just as it broke up. He joined the Queens SFL and was an active member. (He was one of the fellows who tried to throw Dick Wilson and Dan Burford out of a meeting — only to get the whole meeting tossed out of the hall. He was also a member of New Fandom.

He was a member of the committee for the First Worldcon. In The Immortal Storm, Sam Moskowitz called Racic “an important behind-the-scenes worker in fandom.”

He ran the movie column in Fantasy News. In 1941, he married Frances Helen Sykora, Will Sykora's sister.

For an early short biography, see Who's Who in Fandom 1940 (IA).

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Person Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 1915????

Also involved: - QSFL - William S. Sykora

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