1940

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January Futurian Observer first published
February 18 Stranger Club formed
Spring Denver Science Fictioneers formed
April Third Chicago Conference
July Philadelphia Blitzkrieg
1-2 Sept (Labor Day) Chicon I (Worldcon)
1-2 Sept Jack Speer distributes first Filksongs
1-2 Sept End of Second Transition and start of Third Fandom (Numerical Fandoms)
October Louis Russell Chauvenet coins the word "Fanzine" in Detours.
October Damon Knight proposes the establishment of the N3F
Fall Colorado Fantasy Society formed
November 10 Phillycon 1940
November 29 Minneapolis Fantasy Society restarted



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1940 Yearbook of Science, Fantasy & Weird Fiction - a - Ad Astra - Alexei Panshin - Ann Cecil - Astonishing Stories - Bubonicon 1 - Burt Satz - Butch Honeck - Chaos - Chicon 1 - Chicon I Program - Forrest J Ackerman's Chicon I Reminiscence - Comet - Comet - Comet Stories of Time and Space - Cosmic Circle - Damn Thing - Denver Science Fictioneers - Detours - Drew Whyte - Epilogue - Escape - Fantasite - Fantasmagoria - Fantastic Novels - Fantasy Digest - Fantasy Fiction Field - Fantasy Fictioneer - Farnsworth Wright - Fred Patten - Frontier - Frontier Society - Futuria Fantasia - Futurian League - George C. Chesbro - Ivory Tower - Jackie Causgrove - James Coleman Nelson - John Clute - John McGeehan - Kinuko Y. Craft - Le Vombiteur - Looking Ahead - Lou Donato - Mary Turzillo - Meade Frierson - Midwest Marky - Norman Spinrad - Philadelphia Blitzkrieg - Philip Nowlan - Phillycon 1940 - Pluto - Roger Sween - Ron Haydock - Roy Thomas - Sardonyx - Science Fiction Progress - Science Fiction Quarterly - Science Fiction Weekly - Scienti-Comics - Second Transition - Shangri L'Affaires - Snide - Stardust - Strange Fantasy - Stranger Club - Sun Spots - Super Science Stories - Sweetness and Light - T. O'Conor Sloane - The Alchemist - The Rocket - The Stranger Club by Art Widner - Third Chicago Conference - Third Fandom - Thomas M. Disch - Tim Dumont - Tomas A. Endrey - Triumvirs - Uncanny Tales - Unite — or Fie! - Vadjong - Who's Who in Fandom 1940

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