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[[Image:Bacchanalia_1953_a.jpg‎|right|frame|'''Bacchanalia''', Issue One 1953]]
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'''Bacchanalia''' was a [[fanzine]] devoted to [[H.P. Lovecraft]] published by Ray Mathews and released in the 1950's in the U.S.A..
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The first issue of ''Bacchanalia'' was released in April 1953. It was an 8 1/8 by 9 3/4 size publication of 32 pages.  
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'''Bacchanalia''' was a fanzine devoted to [[H. P. Lovecraft]] published by Race Mathews and Ian J. Crozier and released in the 1950s in Australia.
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The first issue of ''Bacchanalia'' was released in April 1953. It was an 8 1/8 by 9 3/4 size publication of 32 pages, edited by Race Mathews. The second, and last issue, appeared in December 1956 and was edited by Ian J. Crozier.
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Issue one featured the eight page article "Random Notes on H. P. Lovecraft" by T. C. Cockcroft, as well as other articles and fiction such as "Reflections of a Mirrorman" by Terry Jeeves ([[Vector]]), "Vignettes" by Race Mathews, "The Master" by Roger Dard ([[Perhaps]]), "Fragment Of A Memory" by David Cohen, and "The Shades Will Fall" by John Ditmar.
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The Art Director was Dick Jenssen who also did the back cover art inspired by the Lovecraft story "Pickman's Model". Other art work was by Keith McClellan, Race Mathews, and Bill Price. The front cover illustration by Race Mathews, entitled ''Ex Libri'', is a pen and ink drawing of a demon with an collection of burning people cradled in his hands.
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Race Mathews was one of the founding members of the Melbourne Science Fiction Club, and ''Bacchanalia'' was one of five publications the members created, the others being [[Perhaps]], [[Etherline]]. [[Question Mark]] and [[Antipodes]], all made possible by the Amateur Fantasy Publications of Australia.
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==External Links==
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*[http://www.msfc.sf.org.au/?page=history_article&history=the_founding_of_msfc Race Mathews on the founding of the Melbourne Science Fiction Club, and the publishing of ''Bacchanalia''']
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The fanzine featured the eight page article "Random Notes on H. P. Lovecraft" by T. C. Cockcroft, as well as other articles and fiction such as "Reflections of a Mirrorman" by Terry Jeeves, "Vignettes" by Ray Mathews, "The Master" by Roger Dard, and "Fragment Of A Memory" by David Cohen. The Art Director was Dick Jenssen who also did the back cover art inspired by the Lovecraft story "Pickman's Model". The front cover illustration by Ray Mathews, entitled ''Ex Libri'', is a pen and ink drawing of a demon with an collection of burning people cradled in his hands.
 
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Bacchanalia Issue One 1953Cover art by Race Mathews
Bacchanalia
Issue One 1953
Cover art by Race Mathews

Bacchanalia was a fanzine devoted to H. P. Lovecraft published by Race Mathews and Ian J. Crozier and released in the 1950s in Australia.

The first issue of Bacchanalia was released in April 1953. It was an 8 1/8 by 9 3/4 size publication of 32 pages, edited by Race Mathews. The second, and last issue, appeared in December 1956 and was edited by Ian J. Crozier.

Issue one featured the eight page article "Random Notes on H. P. Lovecraft" by T. C. Cockcroft, as well as other articles and fiction such as "Reflections of a Mirrorman" by Terry Jeeves (Vector), "Vignettes" by Race Mathews, "The Master" by Roger Dard (Perhaps), "Fragment Of A Memory" by David Cohen, and "The Shades Will Fall" by John Ditmar.

The Art Director was Dick Jenssen who also did the back cover art inspired by the Lovecraft story "Pickman's Model". Other art work was by Keith McClellan, Race Mathews, and Bill Price. The front cover illustration by Race Mathews, entitled Ex Libri, is a pen and ink drawing of a demon with an collection of burning people cradled in his hands.

Race Mathews was one of the founding members of the Melbourne Science Fiction Club, and Bacchanalia was one of five publications the members created, the others being Perhaps, Etherline. Question Mark and Antipodes, all made possible by the Amateur Fantasy Publications of Australia.

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