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[[Image:Futuria_Fantasia_copy.jpg|thumb|right|'''Futuria Fantasia''' Issue 4]]
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'''Revenge of Print''' is a challenge to [[zinester]]s, [[minicomic]] creators, and other independent publishers to produce at least one new issue of their publication (or to make their first zine) in 2011. This project originated with Baltimore's [[Atomic Books]] and Chicago's [[Quimby's]] Bookstore.  
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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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In promoting the project, Liz Mason of Quimby's [http://www.quimbys.com/blog/zines/revengeofprint/ said], "We're tired of all the end of paper, the end of publishing as we know it stories. We've been hearing it ever since we've been open (which is going on almsot 20 years now). ... Maybe you were thinking in the back of your head you'd do another issue one day. Now is the time."
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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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As Benn Ray of Atomic Books [http://atomicbooksblog.blogspot.com/search?q=revenge+of+print posted] at the bookstore's blog, "A healthy zine culture means we need access to and critical discussion of zines," and "Print is only dead if you want it to be. [[Revenge of Print|Read More...]]'''
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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 Issue 4
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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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