Amra, Vol 2, No 16

July, 1961
Original Publish Date: Feb 20, 2020
Product Number: EB00813466
Released: Mar 20, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781479437566
Publisher: Wildside Press
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George Scithers published AMRA, a leading sword and sorcery fanzine, beginning in 1959. The term "swords and sorcery" first appeared there, and AMRA became a leading proponent of the subgenre. Several of the articles originally published in AMRA were later re-printed as part of two volumes about Conan the Barbarian, which Scithers co-edited with L. Sprague de Camp. Contributors to the magazine included all the leading fantasists of the day—Poul Anderson, L. Sprague de Camp, Fritz Leiber, and many more. This issue includes work by: L. Sprague de Camp, John Boardman, Poul Anderson, Avram Davidson, and more.

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