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SWANCON 1 Cygnetures

by Chris Creagh At SwanCon 2015 a rare copy of the convention book associated with SwanCon 1 came up for auction and as a member of ASFDAP I felt it was important that I acquire it. There were several other … Continue reading

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Steveg Reminiscing About SwanCon 1

by Chris Creagh At GenghisCon 2014 we had a display of past SwanCon and GenghisCon t-shirts. This got people musing about past conventions and I was lucky enough to record, with permission, Steveg talking remembering the first few SwanCons. The … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Impressions: a blurry-eyed conreport – Clifford R Wind

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. All idiosyncracies of type faithfully reproduced Impressions:a blurry-eyed conreport I refuse to start at the beginning. To do that would require, if not my whole fannish history (such as it is), at least an explanation of … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Will The Horse Replace Science Fiction

Where as science fiction is a nebulous animal who in its sentience refuses to be fitted into any sort of category. The horse is an easily identifiable beast. handwritten: (INCOMPLETE – R. MCG.)

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – untitled piece

In the beginning there was darkness. This prevailed until the dawn, when over the horizon there appeared the first beginnings of true intelligence. This small force grew and continued to grow, it got bigger, more powerful until it was so … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Roy Ferguson

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. Any and all typos faithfully reproduced. I can’t remember when I started reading science fiction but I was very young. At that stage naturally I was reading children’s type SF, which was available in the children’s … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 Cygnetures – Dungeons & Dragons – Judith Hanna

This review was originally printed in SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures, from the collection of Steve Gunnell, and has been reproduced faithfully, with as many of the original typographic conventions (and errors) as possible. Transcribed by Anna Hepworth and Elaine Walker. … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Man Hunt for the Toy Town Escapees

MAN HUNT FOR THE TOY TOWN ESCAPEES. Transcribed by Chris Creagh. All typographical errors faithfully preserved. The desert, lonely, lifeless and partched; But what’s that ahead? A town, a small town, bustling with life. Quick, I must rush, must get … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – a review by Robert McGough

This review was originally printed in SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures, from the collection of Steve Gunnell, and has been reproduced faithfully, with as many of the original typographic conventions (and errors) as possible. Hidden in a dark corner of my … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Prose by Graham Gough

From Cygnetures. All typos faithfully reproduced. Why do sci fi fans take it so seriously? As a person who reads sci fi whenever I get the opportunity, which with two kids, a wife, one cat and a house to look … Continue reading

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