Sense of Wonder: A Life in Comic Fandom : a Personal Memoir of Fandom's Golden Age

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TwoMorrows Publishing, 2001 - 213 pages
"Sense of Wonder is the personal, often funny, sometimes poignant recollections of Bill Schelly's years as a comic book collector and fanzine publisher in the 1960s and 1970s. Fandom's leading historian recounts his strange-but-true encounters with Steve Ditko, Dr. Frederic Wertham, Jim Shooter, Bob Kane and more, in this beautifully-written, highly readable text. It's all here: the fans, the dealers, the comicons, and more, including a special introduction by Rascally Roy Thomas!"--Amazon.
 

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Contents

Fandom from the Inside Out
5
More Powerful Than A Locomotive
13
Family Matters
21
The Day It All Clicked
29
Welcome To Fandomland
39
Marshall Lanz
69
The Birth of Sense of Wonder
83
Coloring Outside The Lines
92
Stranger in a Strange Land
111
Confessions of a Fanzine Editor
125
Blame It On the Bossa Nova
136
A Successor For Alter Ego?
150
The Life You Save May Be Your Own
163
The Pulsing Heart of Fandom
177
The Fan Sitting Two Rows Back
191
Epilogue
199

Full Throttle Fanac
102

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