Nova (1940s)

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Nova Issue 3 1943

Nova was a science fiction fanzine released in the 1940s by Al Ashley, Abby Lu Ashley, E. Everett Evans, and Jack Wiedenbeck.

Nova was published in Battle Creek, Michigan, U.S.A. and included 40 pages of articles, reviews, fiction and features. Contributions included fiction by Al Ashley, and the short story "Insulation" by E.E. "Doc Smith. Also included were articles by Forrest J. Ackerman (Voice of the Imagi-Nation), John W. Campbell, Robert Lowndes, Alden Norton, Ross Rocklynne, Bob Tucker (Le Zombie), Harry Warner, Jr. (Horizons), Donald Wollheim (The Phantagraph), and "What Price Fanzines?" by Julius Unger, about the value fanzines would have in the year 1992, due to their limited runs. Also included were photos from classic horror films.

Art work was contributed by Al Ashley, Ray Bradbury (Futuria Fantasia), Ronald Clyne and Jack Wiedenbeck. The covers for the zines were silk screened.

Three issues of this fanzine were released, the first appearing in November 19411, the second in May 1942 and the third, and last, in Winter 1943.

E.Everett Evans was also Associate Editor of Le Zombie.