FANTASY FICTION PICTORIAL. Winter 1940 ., John V. Baltadonis, William H. Miller Jr, number 1 volume 1.

Philadelphia: Comet Publications, Winter 1940 (volume 1, number 1). Large octavo, single issue, hectographed, pictorial self wrappers, stapled. All published. The front cover is dated Fall 1939, the inside front cover and contents page are dated Winter 1940. According to associate editor Miller's penciled note on front cover, distributed on or about 29 March 1940. Work on the PICTORIAL began in the summer of 1937 and the illustrations reproduced herein date from that period and "varying times since then." The PICTORIAL was originally intended to be the organ of the United Fantasy Artists (UFA), but Comet Publications took over the project and "slowly, oh so slowly, published this issue." The 24-page booklet features art work by Morris Dollens, James V. Taurasi, John V. Baltadonis, Milton A. Rothman, Jack Agnew, John Giunta, James Rogers, Walter E. Marconette, Bernard Quinn, and William H. Miller. Pavlat and Evans, Fanzine Index (1965), p. 97. Regrettably, this copy was bound without the penultimate leaf; some of the images are faint (as per all copies), else a fine copy. Rare. (#110433).

Price: $65.00

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