1952

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March IF magazine launched
March 22 First Australian Science Fiction Convention (i.e., first Australian Natcon) held in Sydney
April 1 InVention (hoax convention)
April 1 North Shore Futurian Society officially formed
Whitsun London SF Con (Eastercon)
May First issue of Hyphen by Walt Willis and Chuck Harris
May 9 First official meeting of the Melbourne Science Fiction Group, now known as the Melbourne Science Fiction Club
June Planet Stories ceases publication
August 28 First meeting of the Medway Science and Fantasy Club
August Nebula started
August 30 - September 1 Chicon II AKA TASFIC (Worldcon)
August 30 - September 1 Walt Willis at Chicon II courtesy of the WAW With the Crew in '52 fan fund.
Ghoodminton invented
Bob Tucker proposes the Tucker Hotel
Index to the Science Fiction Magazines 1926-1950 published by Donald B. Day



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1952 Open ESFAAlien Science-Fantasy ClubAnalog Reader's AwardArthur MetzgerAsmodeusAvon Fantasy ReaderAvon Science Fiction ReaderBallantine BooksBarry Lyn-WaitsmanBen ZuhlBrad LinaweaverBruce JensenBuffaloconCarrie RichersonCathy BallChaosChicon IILloyd Eshbach's Chicon II ReminiscenceConfusionCosmagCoventryCraig NewmarkCy ChauvinD. Douglas FratzDan HoeyDana StabenowDarrell SchweitzerDavid C. SmithDavid HeathDavid WeberDavid ZindellDebra DoyleDiana GabaldonDisclave 3DjinnDonna BarrDoug BeekmanDwight DeckerDynamic Science FictionEdie SternEleanor LermanFanoramaFantastic WorldsFantasy Classification SystemFanvariety EnterprisesFanvet Convention 2Frank HarwoodFrank LunneyGary CohnGary LovisiGary TesserGene ReedGeorge BricknerGhuvnaGuy ConsolmagnoHurkleIFIgnatzIndex to the Science Fiction Magazines 1926-1950Inside and Science Fiction AdvertiserInVentionJack ParsonsJane FancherJeff DuntemannJill EastlakeJim HuttnerKage BakerKathleen Ann GoonanKim PoorKim Stanley RobinsonLisa TuttleLittle Monsters of AmericaMadMadMara BrenerMark RogersMary RosenblumMegan LindholmMichael DobsonMidwestcon 3Norm HollynPaul S. RitzPendulumPhilcon 1952Planet StoriesProxyclaveReviewRichard GrantRobert McCammonRobin Wayne BaileySFScience Fiction AdventuresScience Fiction DigestSharon LeeSomtow SucharitkulSou-WesterconSounding OffSpace MagazineSpace Science FictionStephen D. KorshakSteve VanceSteven BarnesStfanewsSusan R. MatthewsTAFFThe BarsoomianThe Harp StatesideThe Little Monsters of AmericaTim PowersTodd VorosTom CantyTom DeitzTucker HotelTwayne TripletUniversal MusketeersVectorVegaVoyage of the SF52VulcanWAW With the Crew in '52WarhoonXConYe Cats

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