FanFare

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FanFare Issue 8 cover by Roy Hunt and Damon Knight
FanFare Issue 8 cover by Roy Hunt and Damon Knight

FanFare was a science fiction fanzine published by Art Widner in the 1940s, and co-edited with Francis Paro and Henry Earl Singleton.

FanFare was published from 1940 till 1943, and 10 issues were released during that time. It was a hektographed publication of around 28 pages. It was the official publication of the Boston Science Fiction Association, "The Stranger".

Contributors included Forrest J. Ackerman (Voice of the Imagi-Nation), Will Bryant, Louis Russell Chauvenet, Virginia Combs, Joseph Gilbert, Howard Gott, Damon Knight writing as himself and as Ritter Conway, Harry Jenkins Jr., H.C. Koenig, Robert W. Lowndes, Ray Martinuk, Jack Chapman Miske (Scienti-Snaps, Bizarre), Sam Moskowitz (Helios), Laetaz U. Sewell, Bob Tucker (Le Zombie) and Harry Warner, Jr. (Spaceways).

Contributing artists include Bob Jones, Damon Knight and Roy Hunt. The cover of issue 8 featured a portrait of Cthulhu by both artists.

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