Futurian War Digest

The Futurian War Digest (FWD) was a fanzine published by J. Michael Rosenblum during World War II from October, 1940 to March, 1945. It was affectionately called FIDO. It gained an extraordinary amount of notice by being regularly published for 39 issues under the most trying of times and with major paper and supply shortages. Often other fanzines were bound and mailed with FIDO. These were mostly single sheet zines that other fen published with whatever resources they could muster. Some were done on one side only - the other side possibly on printed second sheets sent by US fans or forms and flyers that were acquired by whatever means.

Scans of the entire run can be found at http://efanzines.com/FWD/FWD.htm. A review of Futurian War Digest by Harry Warner can be found at http://efanzines.com/AOY/AOY-40.htm.

Included fanzines:

Issue Date Pages Notes
1 October 1940 4
2 November 1940 6
3 December 1940 4
4 January 1941 7
5 February 1941 5
6 March 1941 5
7 April 1941 6
8 May 1941 6
9 June 1941 9
10 July 1941 8
11 August 1941 10
12 September 1941 7
13 October 1941 8 V2.1 (Volume numbering begins here, but is sometimes mis-numbered)
14 November 1941 6
15 December 1941 6
16 January 1942 8
17 February 1942 8
18 March 1942 8
19 April 1942 8
20 May 1942 6
21 July 1942 10
22 August 1942 7
23 October 1942 8
24 November 1942 6
25 January 1943 6
26 February 1943 9
27 April 1943 8
28 May 1943 6
29 July 1943 10
30 August 1943 10
31 October 1943 11
32 December 1943 12
33 February 1944 12
34 April 1944 10
35 June 1944 12
36 August 1944 14
37 October 1944 18
38 December 1944 20
39 March 1945 18 Final issue

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