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No 2 (1966). Source: Internet Speculative Fiction Database (http://www.isfdb.org)
Alternative title: Australian SF Review
Issue Details: First known date: 1966-1969... 1966-1969 Australian Science Fiction Review
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An Australian science fiction fanzine edited and published by John Bangsund the Australian Science Fiction Review started out as the Australian Science Fiction Newsletter. Twenty issues were published between 1966 and the end of 1969, at which time Bangsund relaunched it as Scythrop. Production of that zine ended in the summer of 1974, leading to a period of hibernation which lasted until Bangsund started a second series of the Australian Science Fiction Review in 1986.

Among the contributors to the first series of Australian Science Fiction Review were: Brian Aldiss, John Baxter, James Blish, A. Bertram Chandler, George Turner, Jim Ellis (as 'Jay Wallis'), John Foyster, Bruce Gillespie, Lee Harding, Langdon Jones, Ursula Le Guin, Michael Moorcock, Sam Moskowitz, Bernard O'Dowd, Thomas Love Peacock, Franz Rottensteiner, Bob Sessions (as 'Scribarius'), and Bob Toomey.

The Australian Science Fiction Review won the inaugural Ditmar Award for Best Fanzine (1969).

Notes

  • The Australian Science Fiction Newsletter was published by Merv Binns on behalf of the Melbourne Science Fiction Club between 1958 and June 1966, at which time it became known as the Australian Science Fiction Review.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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The Bleakest Book I've Ever Read Bruce Gillespie , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Tirra Lirra , vol. 14 no. 2 2005; (p. 23-26)
This article is a review essay of Philip K. Dick's A Scanner Darkly, but it also includes comment on the Australian journals, Australian Science Fiction Review and SF Commentary.
The Good Soldier : George Turner as Combative Critic Bruce Gillespie , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Foundation : The International Review of Science Fiction , Spring no. 78 2000; (p. 6-16) Tirra Lirra , Winter vol. 11 no. 4 2001; (p. 2-9)
y separately published work icon SF Commentary Reprint Edition : First Year 1969 Bruce Gillespie , Melbourne : Bruce Gillespie , 1985 Z432709 1985 selected work criticism
From Elfland to West Footscray John Bangsund , 1974 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Official Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , April no. 51 1974; (p. 46-48)
The Bleakest Book I've Ever Read Bruce Gillespie , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Tirra Lirra , vol. 14 no. 2 2005; (p. 23-26)
This article is a review essay of Philip K. Dick's A Scanner Darkly, but it also includes comment on the Australian journals, Australian Science Fiction Review and SF Commentary.
y separately published work icon SF Commentary Reprint Edition : First Year 1969 Bruce Gillespie , Melbourne : Bruce Gillespie , 1985 Z432709 1985 selected work criticism
The Good Soldier : George Turner as Combative Critic Bruce Gillespie , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Foundation : The International Review of Science Fiction , Spring no. 78 2000; (p. 6-16) Tirra Lirra , Winter vol. 11 no. 4 2001; (p. 2-9)
From Elfland to West Footscray John Bangsund , 1974 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Official Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , April no. 51 1974; (p. 46-48)

PeriodicalNewspaper Details

Frequency:
Monthly
Range:
No. 1 (June 1966)-no. 20 (June 1969)
Continues:
Australian Science Fiction Newsletter
Continued by:
Australian Science Fiction Review. Second Series
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