Fan Artisan

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'''Fan Artisan''' was a science fiction fanzine published by Jerri Bullock and Russ Manning in the U.S.A..  
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'''Fan Artisan''' was a science fiction fanzine edited by Jerri Bullock and Russ Manning in the U.S.A. and published by Fantasy Artisans.  
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Both editors were contributors of art work to many other fanzines. In 1948 they combined forces to publish ''Fan Artisan''.
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Both editors were members of Fantasy Artisans, a correspondence club for fans interested in fantasy and science fiction artwork. Members included Bullock and Manning as well as Ken Brown, Jon Grossman, Bill Kroll and later, Frank Dietz. They exchanged information about drawing techniques, stencilling, as well as offering critiques of each other work, and information about requests from fanzine editors for art. ''Fan Artisans'' was one of the publications to come out from the club.
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Fan Artisan featured art work by both of the editors.  
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Both editors were contributors of art work to many other fanzines.  Jerri Bullock had previously contributed cover art to [[Fantastic Worlds]], [[Loki]] and [[Science, Fantasy and Science Fiction]]; Russ Manning had been featured in [[The Fanscient]], [[Fantasy Advertiser]], [[Science Fantasy and Science Fiction]] and [[Scientifantasy]]. ''Fan Artisan'' was primarily devoted to art work.
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Jerri Bullock had previously contributed cover art to [[Loki]]; Russ Manning had been featured in [[The Fanscient]], [[Fantasy Advertiser]], [[Science Fantasy and Science Fiction]] and [[Scientifantasy]]. Manning went on to do the art work for comics, including Del Comics, and returned to sf with "Magnus, Robot Fighter 4000 A.D." After this, he did the Tarzan daily comic strip for Untied Features Syndicate. His last work was on the "Star Wars" comic.   
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Manning went on to do the art work for comics, including Del Comics, and returned to sf with "Magnus, Robot Fighter 4000 A.D." After this, he did the Tarzan daily comic strip for Untied Features Syndicate. His last work was on the "Star Wars" comic.   
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Fan Artisan was a science fiction fanzine edited by Jerri Bullock and Russ Manning in the U.S.A. and published by Fantasy Artisans.

Both editors were members of Fantasy Artisans, a correspondence club for fans interested in fantasy and science fiction artwork. Members included Bullock and Manning as well as Ken Brown, Jon Grossman, Bill Kroll and later, Frank Dietz. They exchanged information about drawing techniques, stencilling, as well as offering critiques of each other work, and information about requests from fanzine editors for art. Fan Artisans was one of the publications to come out from the club.

Both editors were contributors of art work to many other fanzines. Jerri Bullock had previously contributed cover art to Fantastic Worlds, Loki and Science, Fantasy and Science Fiction; Russ Manning had been featured in The Fanscient, Fantasy Advertiser, Science Fantasy and Science Fiction and Scientifantasy. Fan Artisan was primarily devoted to art work.


Manning went on to do the art work for comics, including Del Comics, and returned to sf with "Magnus, Robot Fighter 4000 A.D." After this, he did the Tarzan daily comic strip for Untied Features Syndicate. His last work was on the "Star Wars" comic.

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