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Swancon XII – Programme Book – Art

Transcribed by Chris Creagh Convention theme – Breakthroughs Airway Hotel 27th Feb – 2nd March 1987 The front cover art is a sketch, possibly by Karl Allen, of a man thrown backwards through a plate glass window. Continuing through the … Continue reading

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On Study Leave

We are studying the shambling pile / teetering mound of SF history ‘resources’. Admittedly it looks a lot better than it did a few weeks ago. Things are now organised into con piles, fanzines, t-shirt boxes, other cons, spares, newsletters, … Continue reading

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Report on Waycon ’79 – PART TWO: THE CON – Monday

Transcribed by Elaine Walker – As usual, all typos faithfully transcribed Continued from Report on Waycon ’79 – PART TWO: THE CON – Sunday MONDAY. Arrived late. Saw the end of ‘Duel’, the first of the two films held over … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 December 1995 Newsletter

Post by Doug Burbidge An A5 publication, made of A4 folded. Front cover sheet is blue; remainder of pages are buff. Front cover says Festival of The Imagination 1996 in small caps; and some art including the TARDIS, Judge Dredd, … Continue reading

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SwanCon Songs – The Billy Joel Hit Single of Swancon 18 (and Every Other Swancon in Existence)

This is the third SwanCon song that we have a record of.  Alas at the moment I am unable to locate transcripts of “The Ballad of Swancon 8” or “The Calypso of Swancon 11” so if anyone has these somewhere … Continue reading

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What is WASFF?

A flyer from 2008, detailing the nefarious organisation known as WASFF. Transcribed by Anna Hepworth, original author not identified. Typos faithfully reproduced. A5 sheet, landscape, with the WASFF logo along the right hand edge (a dark circle with a handful … Continue reading

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SwanCon XI – Posh Nosh

Being page 31 of the SwanCon XI Con Book. Transcription by Anna Hepworth, with all variations faithfully reproduced. Whilst visiting Perth, why not try some of Perth’s better restaurants, many of which have not only an interantional flavour but also … 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 – 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 – 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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