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Futuria Fantasia is a science fiction fanzine by [[Ray Bradbury]]. Released in 1939 shortly after Bradbury graduating high school when he was 18 years old, ''Futuria Fantasia'' was published with the help of Forrest J Ackerman, who lent Bradbury $90.00 for the fanzine. The year before, Ackerman had included in his own zine, [[Imagination!]], the first published story by Bradbury, called "Hollerbochen's Dilemma".
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'''Stolen Sharpie Revolution''': A DIY Resource for Zines and Zine Culture is written by [[Alex Wrekk]]. A comprehensive guide to [[DIY]], [[Zine|zines]], and zine publishing, Stolen Sharpie Revolution provides a plethora of practical tips and resources, making it an invaluable bible of resources for zinemakers new and veteran to the craft. It is mostly presented in a [[Cut and Paste|cut-and-paste]] layout evocative of zines.  
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Bradbury met Ackerman through the Los Angeles Science Fiction Society, which Ackerman helped to found. It was there that Bradbury also met [[Hannes Bok]] and Emil Petaja. Both were to contribute to the fanzine; Petaja offered his fiction and Bok also contributed stories and poetry, as well as designing the covers and doing the interior illustrations for all four issues, including the cover for a fifth issue that was never printed.  
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The book include sections for zine making tips, zine layout and printing, [[zinester]] etiquette, promotion, distribution, mailing, the zine community, zine events, zines and the Internet, and dealing with incarcerated individuals, plus skill shares on block printing, binding, paper-making, and mail art. Stolen Sharpie Revolution also includes a comprehensive appendix of [[List_of_Zine_Libraries|zine libraries]], [[List_of_Distros|distros and stores]], review zines, and online zine resources.
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The first issue, released in Summer 1939, was 6 pages. It included Bradbury's short stories "Don't Get Technatal", under the pseudonym "Ron Reynolds", and the poem "Thought and Space". [[Futuria_Fantasia|Read More...]]'''
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Futuria Fantasia is a science fiction fanzine by Ray Bradbury. Released in 1939 shortly after Bradbury graduating high school when he was 18 years old, Futuria Fantasia was published with the help of Forrest J Ackerman, who lent Bradbury $90.00 for the fanzine. The year before, Ackerman had included in his own zine, Imagination!, the first published story by Bradbury, called "Hollerbochen's Dilemma".

Bradbury met Ackerman through the Los Angeles Science Fiction Society, which Ackerman helped to found. It was there that Bradbury also met Hannes Bok and Emil Petaja. Both were to contribute to the fanzine; Petaja offered his fiction and Bok also contributed stories and poetry, as well as designing the covers and doing the interior illustrations for all four issues, including the cover for a fifth issue that was never printed.

The first issue, released in Summer 1939, was 6 pages. It included Bradbury's short stories "Don't Get Technatal", under the pseudonym "Ron Reynolds", and the poem "Thought and Space". Read More...

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