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[[Image:Alien-culture-1949-fanzine-weist-collection_320716092094_copy.jpg‎|right|frame|'''Alien Culture'''<br/> Vol.1 No.2 1949 <br/>Cover art by D. Bruce Berry]]
'''Alien Culture''' was a science fiction, fantasy and weird stories fanzine by Jim Leary.  
'''Alien Culture''' was a science fiction, fantasy and weird stories fanzine by Jim Leary.  
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''Alien Culture'' was first released in 1940. Four issues appeared that year, the second issue appearing in April. It featured an essay on the short stories of Clark Ashton Smith by Eldred Smith.  
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''Alien Culture'' was published in Rockford, Illinois, U.S.A. and was first released in January 1949. Four issues appeared that year, the second issue appearing in April, the third in July, and the last in October. It described itself as "An amateur publication for fans of the field of fantastic literature inclusive of fantasy, science-fiction and weird fiction."
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Other contributors to ''Alien Culture'' included Evan H. Appleman, Joseph B. Baker, R. Flavie Carson, Walter A Coslet ([[The Scientifictionist]]), August Derleth, R. L. Farnsworth, Dale Hart, David H. Keller, J.C. May, H. T. McAdams, and [[Genevieve K. Stephens]] ([[Loki]]).  
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Contributors to ''Alien Culture'' included Evan H. Appleman, Joseph B. Baker, R. Flavie Carson, Walter A Coslet ([[The Scientifictionist]]), Ed Cox, August Derleth, R. L. Farnsworth, Dale Hart ([[Ichor]], [[Shangri L'Affaires]]), Raymond Isadore, David H. Keller, Jim Leary, Jos Leary, J.C. May, H. T. McAdams, Art Rapp ([[Spacewarp]]), Eldred Smith, and [[Genevieve K. Stephens]] ([[Loki]]).
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Volume 1, No.2 featured an essay on the short stories of Clark Ashton Smith by Eldred Smith, and the third issue featured a Smith bibliography.
Illustrations were contributed by John Cockroft and [[Bill Rotsler|William Rotsler]].
Illustrations were contributed by John Cockroft and [[Bill Rotsler|William Rotsler]].
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Alien Culture Vol.1 No.2 1949 Cover art by D. Bruce Berry
Alien Culture
Vol.1 No.2 1949
Cover art by D. Bruce Berry

Alien Culture was a science fiction, fantasy and weird stories fanzine by Jim Leary.

Alien Culture was published in Rockford, Illinois, U.S.A. and was first released in January 1949. Four issues appeared that year, the second issue appearing in April, the third in July, and the last in October. It described itself as "An amateur publication for fans of the field of fantastic literature inclusive of fantasy, science-fiction and weird fiction."

Contributors to Alien Culture included Evan H. Appleman, Joseph B. Baker, R. Flavie Carson, Walter A Coslet (The Scientifictionist), Ed Cox, August Derleth, R. L. Farnsworth, Dale Hart (Ichor, Shangri L'Affaires), Raymond Isadore, David H. Keller, Jim Leary, Jos Leary, J.C. May, H. T. McAdams, Art Rapp (Spacewarp), Eldred Smith, and Genevieve K. Stephens (Loki).

Volume 1, No.2 featured an essay on the short stories of Clark Ashton Smith by Eldred Smith, and the third issue featured a Smith bibliography.

Illustrations were contributed by John Cockroft and William Rotsler.

Cover art was by D. Bruce Berry.

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