Skyhook

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US Fanzine edited by Redd Boggs; also known as Sky Hook. Twenty-five issues, quarterly although with irregularities, from Winter 1948 to Autumn 1957. Of particular note was the "Pro-Phile" critical column by James Blish writing as William Atheling Jr, launched in issue 15 (Autumn 1952): these essays made up the bulk of Blish's first book of sf criticism, The Issue at Hand (coll 1964) as by William Atheling Jr. Among the other contributors were Philip José Farmer, Lee Hoffman, David H Keller and Sam Moskowitz; artists included Ed Emshwiller and William Rotsler. [DRL]

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