Alien Culture

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Alien Culture Vol.1 No.2 Cover art by D. Bruce Berry 1949
Alien Culture Vol.1 No.2 Cover art by D. Bruce Berry 1949

Alien Culture was a science fiction, fantasy and weird stories fanzine by Jim Leary.

Alien Culture was published in Rockford, Illinois, U.S.A. and was first released in January 1949. Four issues appeared that year, the second issue appearing in April, the third in July, and the last in October. It described itself as "An amateur publication for fans of the field of fantastic literature inclusive of fantasy, science-fiction and weird fiction."

Contributors to Alien Culture included Evan H. Appleman, Joseph B. Baker, R. Flavie Carson, Walter A Coslet (The Scientifictionist), Ed Cox, August Derleth, R. L. Farnsworth, Dale Hart (Ichor, Shangri L'Affaires), Raymond Isadore, David H. Keller, Jim Leary, Jos Leary, J.C. May, H. T. McAdams, Art Rapp (Spacewarp), Eldred Smith, and Genevieve K. Stephens (Loki).

Volume 1, No.2 featured an essay on the short stories of Clark Ashton Smith by Eldred Smith, and the third issue featured a Smith bibliography.

Illustrations were contributed by John Cockroft and William Rotsler.

Cover art was by D. Bruce Berry.

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