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'''Girl’s Own Fanzine'''  was a [[zine]] created by [[Susan Smith-Clarke]].
 
'''Girl’s Own Fanzine'''  was a [[zine]] created by [[Susan Smith-Clarke]].
  
''Girl's Own Fanzine'' was published in Normanhurst, N.S.W., Australia. The first issue was released in 1973.
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''Girl's Own Fanzine'' was published in Normanhurst, N.S.W., Australia. Three issues were released in 1973. Issue 3 was a split zine with [[The Mentor]].
  
Contributors included John Bangsund.
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''Girl's Own Fanzine'' was considered a feminist fanzine, with many female SF fans contributing.  
  
Issue 3 was a split zine with [[The Mentor]].  
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Contributors also included John Bangsund ([[Scythrop]]).
  
Susan Clarke Smith also published [[Beyond Antares]], and [[Chronicles]], and who is regarded as one of the 'founding mothers of media SF fandom in Australia'.
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In their review of October 1973, [[Checkpoint]] #42 says, "Once again, the title points to the content and this Aussie fanzine is devoted to feminist fans, this issue being concerned with Women's Lib. The latter subject is, dare I say, rather tedious; but Gough does have an excellent letter column which makes the whole package well worth acquiring -- yes, even if you're a bloke."
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Susan Clarke Smith also published [[Beyond Antares]], and [[Chronicles]], and is regarded as one of the 'founding mothers of media SF fandom in Australia'.
  
 
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[[Category: Zines from Australia]] [[Category:New South Wales Zines]] [[Category:Science Fiction Zines]] [[Category:1970's publications]]
 
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Latest revision as of 23:13, 5 May 2012

Girl’s Own Fanzine was a zine created by Susan Smith-Clarke.

Girl's Own Fanzine was published in Normanhurst, N.S.W., Australia. Three issues were released in 1973. Issue 3 was a split zine with The Mentor.

Girl's Own Fanzine was considered a feminist fanzine, with many female SF fans contributing.

Contributors also included John Bangsund (Scythrop).

In their review of October 1973, Checkpoint #42 says, "Once again, the title points to the content and this Aussie fanzine is devoted to feminist fans, this issue being concerned with Women's Lib. The latter subject is, dare I say, rather tedious; but Gough does have an excellent letter column which makes the whole package well worth acquiring -- yes, even if you're a bloke."

Susan Clarke Smith also published Beyond Antares, and Chronicles, and is regarded as one of the 'founding mothers of media SF fandom in Australia'.

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