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Voice of comicdom
Bib ID 7092650
Format JournalJournal [text, still image, volume]
Description San Francisco, California : Golden Gate Features, 1964- 
volumes : illustrations, portraits ; 28-36 cm 
Series

John Ryan Comic Collection.

Biography/History

Voice of comicdom was edited by Golden Gate Features, who consisted of Marty Arbunich, Bill DuBay, Rudi Franke and Barry Bauman. From issue number 14 onwards, Voice of comicdom was edited and published solely by Rudi Franke.

"One of the most long-lived [fanzines put out by Golden Gate Publishers] was the continuation of Fantasy Heroes' Hangout, which morphed into a newspaper format under the banner Voice of Comicdom with its second issue" -- Schelly, Bill. Founders of comic fandom. (Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2010)

Notes

Masthead title.

"Comicdom's first newspaper" -- Running masthead note on early issues.

"The "Voice of comicdom" and "Heroes' hangout" will alternate monthly as companion magazines" -- Heroes' hangout, No. 7 (November 1967)

Description based on: No. 2 (September 1964)

Life Dates Began with No. 1 (1964) 
Former Title

Fantasy hereos' hangout

Frequency Quarterly, No. 14 (Dec. 1968)- 
Previous Frequency Monthly, No. 1 (1964)-no. 13 (1968) 
Subjects Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism -- Periodicals.  |  Comic books, strips, etc. -- Appreciation -- United States -- Periodicals.
Form/genre Fan magazines.
Other authors/contributors Arbunich, Marty, editor  |  DuBay, Bill, 1948-2010, editor  |  Franke, Rudi, 1939- editor  |  Bauman, Barry, editor
Also Titled

Heroes' hangout.

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    MS 6514, Box 53, Item 1171
    Note: No. 4 (April 1965)
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    MS 6514, Box 53, Item 1171
    Note: No. 3 (Jan. 1965)
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    MS 6514, Box 53, Item 1171
    Note: No. 10 (Jan. 1968)
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    Note: No. 9 (Oct. 1967)
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    MS 6514, Box 53, Item 1171
    Note: No. 2 (Sept. 1964)
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    MS 6514, Box 53, Item 1172
    Note: No. 15 (May 1969)
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    MS 6514, Box 53, Item 1172
    Note: No. 14 (Dec. 1968)
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    Note: No. 16 (1970)
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