What is S-F Fandom

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A one-shot guide for neofen pubbed by E. E. Evans for the N3F in September 1944.

Bob Tucker extolled it in Rosebud 3 (November 1944):

In early September the NFFF had printed and began distributing a booklet entitled "What Is Science Fiction Fandom?" In some forty pages six fen undertake to describe and explain the tickings of fandom to newcomers and just plain readers who could be newcomers. To this reĀ­porter, this is the first such effort known in which an organization actually attempts to guide a reader into fandom and succeeds without becoming hysterical or hilarious.

See also: Tucker's Neo-Fan's Guide.

A second version was reprinted by Martin Carlson in January 1991.


Publication Reasonator 1944
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