The Monday before the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con, I drove up to LA to visit a longtime SF fan and art collector. Among the two dozen pieces of art I picked up from him is this painting by artist Mel Hunter. Hunter
After Otto Binder, the most prolific correspondent of SF fan Jack Darrow (real name Clifford Kornoelje) was their mutual friend, Bill Dellenback. In 1935, the three friends drove from Chicago to NYC, to meet up with various SF fans, editors and publishers.
Jack Darrow (whose real name was Clifford Kornoelje) was one of the biggest names in science fiction fandom during the 1930’s. This was primarily due to the numerous letters of comment he wrote to the SF mags of the day. Many years