First Fandom Experience:
First edition (presumed, still in shrinkwrap) Hardcover, New in dust jacket,
“How did organized science fiction fandom begin? Who were the pioneering fans that created the foundation of today’s massive science fiction and fantasy industry? What would it have been like to be a fan of this transformative genre in the 1930s?
The Visual History of Science Fiction Fandom recounts the stories of the first active science fiction fans — pioneers who went on to lead the growth of speculative literature for the next several decades. Over 500 lavishly illustrated pages, this engaging and authoritative volume documents organized fandom’s origin in the 1930s. The book features: Hundreds of examples of fan-created art, fanzines and correspondence, many never before published. Detailed commentary with fresh insight and perspective on the story. Original narrative comics that bring to life key events” #66610