Straight Up

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''Straight Up'' has been cited as the first science fiction fanzine to emerge from Wales. It was first published in February 1952 and appeared monthly for that year. It was a news and review fanzine covering radio, books, films, magazines, fanzines, conventions, and fan news.
''Straight Up'' has been cited as the first science fiction fanzine to emerge from Wales. It was first published in February 1952 and appeared monthly for that year. It was a news and review fanzine covering radio, books, films, magazines, fanzines, conventions, and fan news.
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Contributors included Forrest J. Ackerman ([[Voice of the Imagi-Nation]]), Arthur F. Hillman,  [[Orma McCormick]] ([[Starlanes]]), Charles Lee Riddle ([[Peon]]), Bob Shaw, Ken Slater, Tony Thorne, [[Walt Willis ([[Hyphen]]), James White ([[Slant]]).  
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Contributors included Forrest J. Ackerman ([[Voice of the Imagi-Nation]]), Arthur F. Hillman,  [[Orma McCormick]] ([[Starlanes]]), Charles Lee Riddle ([[Peon]]), Bob Shaw, Ken Slater, Tony Thorne, [[Walt Willis]] ([[Hyphen]]), James White ([[Slant]]).  
Denis Giford contributed a regular column on SF, fantasy and horror films.
Denis Giford contributed a regular column on SF, fantasy and horror films.

Revision as of 05:56, 8 September 2011

Straight Up was a science fiction fanzine by Fred Robinson from Cardiff, Wales.

Straight Up has been cited as the first science fiction fanzine to emerge from Wales. It was first published in February 1952 and appeared monthly for that year. It was a news and review fanzine covering radio, books, films, magazines, fanzines, conventions, and fan news.

Contributors included Forrest J. Ackerman (Voice of the Imagi-Nation), Arthur F. Hillman, Orma McCormick (Starlanes), Charles Lee Riddle (Peon), Bob Shaw, Ken Slater, Tony Thorne, Walt Willis (Hyphen), James White (Slant).

Denis Giford contributed a regular column on SF, fantasy and horror films.

Letters came from Fred C. Brown, Vince Clarke (Science Fantasy News), Bob Shaw, Walt Willis, and James White.

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