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Publication: The Alien Critic, January 1973

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  • Publication: The Alien Critic, January 1973Publication Record # 243017 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Richard E. Geis
  • Date: 1973-01-11
  • Publisher: Richard E. Geis
  • Price:
    $1.00?$: US dollar
  • Pages: [iv]+49
  • Format:
    octavo?5.5" by 8.5" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
  • Type: FANZINE
  • Cover: The Alien Critic, January 1973 (1973) • by Grant Canfield
  • Notes:
    • Volume 2, No. 1 (Whole Number 4). The first issue with this name; the first three issues were a personal-zine titled Richard E. Geis)
    • Long title, on the cover: "The Alien Critic: An Unconventional Science Fiction Journal"
    • The fanzine is announced as a quarterly, published by subscription for $4 per year (hence $1 per issue), with back issues available for $1 each, so we list this as if priced $1.00 for the issue.
    • The cover, inside cover, and a 2-page table of contents are unnumbered. What we usually view as "page 5" is numbered "1". There are 49 numbered pages, and a blank, unnumbered back page.
    • Partial contents only. There are a large number of essays by Geis, which are only occasionally genre related. We include only the genre essays & reviews. There are also several essays that summarize recently received mail (each such column is dated). Some of these includes notes of fanzines received, and short comments about them, but generally not enough to justify calling them "reviews". These notes about his mail include some material of genre interest, but we only list those letters where he quotes much of the full letter, and the letter is of genre interest.
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Editor Title: The Alien Critic - 1973 • [Science Fiction Review (2nd Series)] • (1973) • edited by Richard E. Geis

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