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(Did you mean a [[Focal Point (McInerney)|Mike McInerney, Arnie Katz and rich brown fanzine]]?)
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In [[fanhistory]], a '''focal point''' is a [[fanzine]] or group considered central to a particular [[fannish]] era. In particular, in a [[numbered fandom]], the focal point is the [[zine]] that most exemplified and defined the period, the quintessential zine a [[fan]] had to read to be considered truly a part of the era. In post-numerical eras, [[conventions]] or online communities have sometimes been called "focal points," but this is a controversial usage.
 
In [[fanhistory]], a '''focal point''' is a [[fanzine]] or group considered central to a particular [[fannish]] era. In particular, in a [[numbered fandom]], the focal point is the [[zine]] that most exemplified and defined the period, the quintessential zine a [[fan]] had to read to be considered truly a part of the era. In post-numerical eras, [[conventions]] or online communities have sometimes been called "focal points," but this is a controversial usage.
  
 
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Revision as of 01:08, 20 March 2020

(Did you mean a Mike McInerney, Arnie Katz and rich brown fanzine?)

In fanhistory, a focal point is a fanzine or group considered central to a particular fannish era. In particular, in a numbered fandom, the focal point is the zine that most exemplified and defined the period, the quintessential zine a fan had to read to be considered truly a part of the era. In post-numerical eras, conventions or online communities have sometimes been called "focal points," but this is a controversial usage.


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