Mike Fern

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C. J. Fern, Jr., nicknamed Mike, an early fan, published the FAPAzine Fan Slants with Mel Brown during the early 1940s. He attended Staplecon 1 in 1943.

Born in Hawaii, he arrived in L.A. and joined LASFS in 1943. After a year, he moved on to Washington, DC, but had returned to California, where he lived in Tendril Towers, and then gone back to Hawaii by 1946.

In a profile in Walt Daugherty’s Fan 6 (July 1946), Carlton J. Fassbeinder described Fern as a “a small, heavy-bottom fellow, scarcely five feet tall.”

Fern was a shortwave radio buff.

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