The Time Traveller

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The Time Traveller was a science fiction fanzine edited by Allen Glasser.

Following in the wake of the first science fiction fanzine, The Comet, The Time Traveller was among the earliest fanzines published. It arose from the fan group The Scienceers, based in the Bronx, New York. It was at first produced using a mimeograph machine but the fanzine proved such a success that by the third issue it was being printed as a typeset magazine.

Nine issues were published between January 1932 and Winter 1933.

Mortimer Weisinger was the Associate Editor, Julius Schwartz the Assistant Editor, and Forrest J Ackerman a Contributing Editor.

Prose contributors included Forrest J Ackerman (Imagination!), Jack Darrow, Ralph Milne Farley, Francis Flagg, Allen Glasser, Nathan Greenfield, Henry Hasse, Linus Hogenmiller, David H. Keller, Conrad Ruppert, Julius Schwartz, E.E. "Doc" Smith, R.F. Starzl, Jack Williamson, and Sewell Peaslee Wright.

The Time Traveller also published poetry by Glasser, Bob Olsen, and Frederick John Walsen.

One of the earliest subscribers was Jerome Seigel, who was inspired to create his own fanzine Science Fiction. Seigel later went on to create Superman with illustrator Joe Shuster.

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