Zenith

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The first issue appeared in August of 1941. It included contributions from John F. Burke, writing on Wells and Huxley, "The Reprint Racket" by Ted Carnell, fiction by Maurice K. Hanson, poetry by C.S. Youd, and illustrations of Poe by Turner and well as an editorial page and letters.  
The first issue appeared in August of 1941. It included contributions from John F. Burke, writing on Wells and Huxley, "The Reprint Racket" by Ted Carnell, fiction by Maurice K. Hanson, poetry by C.S. Youd, and illustrations of Poe by Turner and well as an editorial page and letters.  
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Issue two was released in October of 1941, with a rebuttal of Burke's views on Huxley by Christopher Youd, a continuation of John Burke's article from the previous issue, "The History of Pelican Island by Marion Eadie, verse by Dorothy Morton, and fiction by D.R. Smith, illustrated by Turner, and Coleridge lines illustrated by Turner.
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Issue two was released in October of 1941, with a rebuttal of Burke's views on Huxley by Christopher Youd, a continuation of John Burke's article from the previous issue, "The History of Pelican Island by Marion Eadie, verse by Dorothy Morton, and fiction by D.R. Smith, illustrated by Turner, and Coleridge lines illustrated by Turner.  
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A supplement to this issue was released called ''Hot Air'' that consisted of letters to ''Zenith''.
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Issue 3 arrived in December of 1941
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''Zenith'' was frequently distributed as a [[split zine]] with ''Futurian War Digest'' due to the lack of resources during the period of World War II.  
''Zenith'' was frequently distributed as a [[split zine]] with ''Futurian War Digest'' due to the lack of resources during the period of World War II.  
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==External Link==
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*[http://www.htspweb.co.uk/fandf/romart/het/fanzine.htm  All the complete issues of '''Zenith''' available at this page devoted to Harry Turner ]
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Zenith was a fanzine created by Harry Turner in the 1940s in Manchester, England.

Harry Turner was one of the illustrators for Futurian War Digest and other science fiction zines. Zenith featured his art work, with two and three colour covers. It was a mimeographed and stapled zine. Six issues were released.

The first issue appeared in August of 1941. It included contributions from John F. Burke, writing on Wells and Huxley, "The Reprint Racket" by Ted Carnell, fiction by Maurice K. Hanson, poetry by C.S. Youd, and illustrations of Poe by Turner and well as an editorial page and letters.

Issue two was released in October of 1941, with a rebuttal of Burke's views on Huxley by Christopher Youd, a continuation of John Burke's article from the previous issue, "The History of Pelican Island by Marion Eadie, verse by Dorothy Morton, and fiction by D.R. Smith, illustrated by Turner, and Coleridge lines illustrated by Turner.

A supplement to this issue was released called Hot Air that consisted of letters to Zenith.

Issue 3 arrived in December of 1941

Zenith was frequently distributed as a split zine with Futurian War Digest due to the lack of resources during the period of World War II.

External Link

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