Bizarre (1950s)

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Issue 2 September -October 1951

Bizarre was a science fiction fanzine edited by Tom Covington.

Two issues were published from Wilmington, North Carolina, U.S.A.: the first in September 1950, and the second, and last, in September 1951.

The December 1950 issue of Quandry (#5) lists the first issue of Bizarre as being the Official Organ of SFD.

The first issue included poetry by Robert E. Briney (writing as Andrew Duane) (Cataclysm), W. Paul Ganley (writing as Toby Duane) (Fan-Fare), and Lee Gann.

The second issue printed poetry by W. Paul Ganley (writing as Toby Duane), Philip Duke, Lilith Lorraine (Challenge, Different, Flame), and Marie Louise Share (Hodge-Podge). Featured were the stories "Discovery", by Dave Hammond, and "Mrs. Branaby's Body" by Ed Ludwig, as well as contributions from Bobby Pope (FANatic). This issue also featured an interview with James Blish (The Planeteer).