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[[Image:Futuria_Fantasia_copy.jpg|thumb|right|'''Futuria Fantasia''' Issue 4]]  
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Futuria Fantasia is a science fiction fanzine by [[Ray Bradbury]]. Released in 1939 shortly after Bradbury graduating high school when he was 18 years old, ''Futuria Fantasia'' was published with the help of Forrest J Ackerman, who lent Bradbury $90.00 for the fanzine. The year before, Ackerman had included in his own zine, [[Imagination!]], the first published story by Bradbury, called "Hollerbochen's Dilemma".
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'''Webly Bowles''' (aka '''Webly Bucket''', born April 26, 1981) is a [[zinester]] from [[Portland]], OR.
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Bradbury met Ackerman through the Los Angeles Science Fiction Society, which Ackerman helped to found. It was there that Bradbury also met [[Hannes Bok]] and Emil Petaja. Both were to contribute to the fanzine; Petaja offered his fiction and Bok also contributed stories and poetry, as well as designing the covers and doing the interior illustrations for all four issues, including the cover for a fifth issue that was never printed.  
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Bowles was born in Houston, Texas but spent her formulative years in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her sister, [[Alex Wrekk]] first introduced her to zines in the mid '90's before they started their own [[perzine]], [[Fun In A Bucket]]. Later, they both went their own zining ways breaking away from the silliness of [[Fun In A bucket]], as Webly created [[Touched by an Anvil]] after her love of anvils, and Wrekk started [[Brainscan]].
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The first issue, released in Summer 1939, was 6 pages. It included Bradbury's short stories "Don't Get Technatal", under the pseudonym "Ron Reynolds", and the poem "Thought and Space". [[Futuria_Fantasia|Read More...]]'''
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Bowles wrote about broken hearts and lost loves in her early issues. In her college years in Eugene, Oregon, her writing turned more to her everyday life of her love for architecture, dogs she didn't live with, her failing health, world wide traveling adventures and general growing up.
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Today, Bowles works as an architect by day, and struggles in balancing an office job with her [[DIY]] ethics. This topic comes up often in newer issues of her [[perzine]], [[Touched By An Anvil]]...
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Futuria Fantasia Issue 4
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Futuria Fantasia is a science fiction fanzine by Ray Bradbury. Released in 1939 shortly after Bradbury graduating high school when he was 18 years old, Futuria Fantasia was published with the help of Forrest J Ackerman, who lent Bradbury $90.00 for the fanzine. The year before, Ackerman had included in his own zine, Imagination!, the first published story by Bradbury, called "Hollerbochen's Dilemma".

Bradbury met Ackerman through the Los Angeles Science Fiction Society, which Ackerman helped to found. It was there that Bradbury also met Hannes Bok and Emil Petaja. Both were to contribute to the fanzine; Petaja offered his fiction and Bok also contributed stories and poetry, as well as designing the covers and doing the interior illustrations for all four issues, including the cover for a fifth issue that was never printed.

The first issue, released in Summer 1939, was 6 pages. It included Bradbury's short stories "Don't Get Technatal", under the pseudonym "Ron Reynolds", and the poem "Thought and Space". Read More...

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