The Fantasite

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The Fantasite
Issue 4 1941
Cover Art by Phil Bronson

The Fantasite was a science fiction fanzine by Phil Bronson, published as the "Official Organ of the Minneapolis Fantasy Society".

The first issue ofThe Fantasite was published in 1940 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. until the editor moved to California in 1942. Twelve issues of The Fantasite were released, the last issue appearing in February 1944.

Contributions are by Forrest Ackerman (Voice of the Imagi-Nation), Doug Blakely, Robert Bloch, R.W. (Redd) Boggs (Chronoscope, Sky Hook), Manson Brackney, Ray Bradbury (Futuria Fantasia), Donn Brazier (Frontier), Louis Russell Chauvenet, Gerry de la Ree (Loki, Sun Spots), Gordon Dickson, Larry B. Farcasi (The Golden Atom, Stars), John Gergen, Joe Gilbert (The Southern Star), Rusty Hevelin, Carl Jacobi, Harry Jenkins (Jinx), Damon Knight, Phil Lehr, Walter Liebscher (Chanticleer), R.W. Lowndes, Lew Martin (The Alchemist), Alan P. Roberts, Milton Rothman (Fantasy Fiction Telegram), Samuel D. Russell, Louis C. Smith, Bob Tucker (Le Zombie), Harry Warner, Jr. (Horizons), Basil Wells, and T. Bruce Yerke (The Damn Thing).

Contributions of art work came from Phil Bronson, Morris Scott Dollens (Science-Fiction Collector), John Gergen (Tycho), R.A. Hoffman, Bob Jones, Arthur Osterlund, Sherman W. Schultz, and Art Widner (FanFare).

Covers were by Phil Bronson, Ronald Clynes, Morris Scott Dollens, Arthur Osterlund.

Phil Bronson also published Scienti-Comics and was editor of Shangri L'Affaires for the year 1943.