Fantastic

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Also, nickname for Fantastic Adventures, a prozine.

From Fancyclopedia 2 ca 1959
Properly should mean "pertaining to fantasy", but its connotations have made it seem to indicate irresponsible flights of fantasy, causing fans to object to such names as Ziff Davis' Fantastic, even tho it is appropriate in that case. In fact, we object to Ziff Davis' Fantastic period.
From Fancyclopedia 1 ca 1944
Properly should mean merely pertaining to "fantasy", but its connotations in general language have made it seem to indicate irresponsible flites of fancy, causing fans to object to such a name as Fantastic Adventures, even tho it is appropriate in the case. In fact, we object to Fantastic Adventures period.

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