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Slant was the first fanzine published by Walt Willis in collaboration with James White as Art Editor. It ran from 1948 until 1953 with seven issues and immediately established Willis as a fanwriter of note. In 2004, it won the 1954 Best Fanzine Retro Hugo and was nominated in 2001 for the 1951 Best Fanzine Retro Hugo.

James White's first published words were published in Slant 4 when, in an article critical of E. E. Smith, he inserted "[These opinions of the great Smith are not those of the typesetter, J. White]".

Issue Date Pages Notes
1 November 1948 12
2 Summer 1949 24
3 Spring 1950 26
4 Fall 1950 38
5 Spring 1951 45
6 Winter 1952 60
6 Supplement Winter 1952 6 Titled "Inclinations"
7 Winter 1953 68

Slant online at

Publication Reasonator 19481953
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