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Revision as of 15:06, 9 April 2011

The Science Fantasy fan was a science fiction and fantasy fanzine by Arthur F. Williams published in London, England.

The Science Fantasy Fan first appeared in April 1941 in wartime UK. Fans of the fanzine soon dubbed it "Stan".

Contributors to #1 included Don J. Doughty, John Hollis Mason, and John Edward Rennison. The second issue featured J. F. Burke, D. Norquist, and Harry Turner (Zenith).

Issue 3, of June 1941, featured Henry Ken Bulmer, Ron Holmes, Richard G. Medhurst, and John Edward Rennison. This issue was split with the first issue of Interplanetary News by Dennis Tucker.

The next issue, published in 1942, saw a change in title. it was now called The Unique magazine, and under this title ram for three more issues.

The 4th issue consisted of a cover drawn by Williams, a prolific fan artist for fanzines such as Futurian War Digest, an editorial, poetry, and articles by Joe Gilbert (The Southern Star), R.W. Lowndes, John Edward Rennison, and Duane W. Rimel.