Get Fokt

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'''Get Fokt''' was a science fiction fanzine put out by  The Friends of Kilgore Trout.  
'''Get Fokt''' was a science fiction fanzine put out by  The Friends of Kilgore Trout.  
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"Kilgore Trout" is a character in the novels of Kurt Vonnegut which this Glascow, Scotland, group of sf fans had named themselves after. The group consisted of  round thirty members and of out of this group it was Sandy Brown,  Bill Carlin, Kevin Clark, Jimmy Robertson, and Bob Shaw who began publishing ''Get Fokt'' in 1977, with 'the fake Bob Shaw', as he was known in sf fandom, as editor. This nickname was used to differentiate him from his famous namesake.
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"Kilgore Trout" is a character in the novels of Kurt Vonnegut which this Glascow, Scotland, group of sf fans had named themselves after. The group consisted of  round thirty members and of out of this group it was Sandy Brown,  Bill Carlin, Kevin Clark, Jimmy Robertson, and Bob Shaw who began publishing ''Get Fokt'' in October, 1977, with 'the fake Bob Shaw', as he was known in sf fandom, as editor. This nickname was used to differentiate him from his famous namesake.
Contributors included Stan Firth, Jimmy Robertson and Bob Shaw.
Contributors included Stan Firth, Jimmy Robertson and Bob Shaw.

Revision as of 23:10, 17 June 2011

Get Fokt was a science fiction fanzine put out by The Friends of Kilgore Trout.

"Kilgore Trout" is a character in the novels of Kurt Vonnegut which this Glascow, Scotland, group of sf fans had named themselves after. The group consisted of round thirty members and of out of this group it was Sandy Brown, Bill Carlin, Kevin Clark, Jimmy Robertson, and Bob Shaw who began publishing Get Fokt in October, 1977, with 'the fake Bob Shaw', as he was known in sf fandom, as editor. This nickname was used to differentiate him from his famous namesake.

Contributors included Stan Firth, Jimmy Robertson and Bob Shaw.

Artwork was contributed by Jim Barker, Ed Buckley, George Emery, Stan Firth, D. McG., Jim Mullen, Bob Shaw, and Judy Watson.

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