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'''Etherline''' ([Vic.]: Amateur Fantasy Publications, 1953-1958, 1968-?) was an Australian science fiction [[fanzine]] published in two series, the first covering issues 1-100 was released between 1953 and 1958, and the second, '''Etherline II''' beginning in 1968.
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'''Etherline''' was an Australian science fiction [[newsletter]] published in two series, the first covering issues 1-100 was released between 1953 and 1958; the second, '''Etherline II''', began in 1968.
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Most issues of the first series of ''Etherline'' were edited by Ian J. Crozier, and published by Mervyn Binns. Leo J. Harding, later known as Lee Harding, was also an editor. Artists included Ditmar "Dick" Jenssen.
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Race Mathews writes, "Etherline - a newszine produced largely on a collective basis - established what may well have been a record for the fan publishing circles of the day, by appearing regularly at fortnightly intervals for 100 issues, from 1953 until 1958."
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Lee Harding, Dick Jenssen, and Race Mathews were all founding members of the Melbourne Science Fiction Group, and ''Etherline'' was one of at least five publications the members created, others being [[Bacchanalia]], [[Perhaps]], [[Question Mark]] and [[Antipodes]], all made possible by Amateur Fantasy Publications of Australia.
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*[http://www.efanzines.com/eFNAC/files/irememberafpa.pdf I Remember AFPA] by Lee Harding, with notes by Dick Jenssen and John Foyster
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*[http://racemathews.com/Assets/Autobiographical/1995%20Whirlaway%20to%20Thrilling%20Wonder%20Stories.pdf Race Mathews on the origins of the Melbourne Science Fiction Group, and Amateur Fantasy Publications of Australia]
*[http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1532085 ''Etherline''], [http://www.nla.gov.au National Library of Australia], catalogue record
*[http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1532085 ''Etherline''], [http://www.nla.gov.au National Library of Australia], catalogue record
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Etherline was an Australian science fiction newsletter published in two series, the first covering issues 1-100 was released between 1953 and 1958; the second, Etherline II, began in 1968.

Most issues of the first series of Etherline were edited by Ian J. Crozier, and published by Mervyn Binns. Leo J. Harding, later known as Lee Harding, was also an editor. Artists included Ditmar "Dick" Jenssen.

Race Mathews writes, "Etherline - a newszine produced largely on a collective basis - established what may well have been a record for the fan publishing circles of the day, by appearing regularly at fortnightly intervals for 100 issues, from 1953 until 1958."

Lee Harding, Dick Jenssen, and Race Mathews were all founding members of the Melbourne Science Fiction Group, and Etherline was one of at least five publications the members created, others being Bacchanalia, Perhaps, Question Mark and Antipodes, all made possible by Amateur Fantasy Publications of Australia.

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