Before Game of Thrones, renowned fantasy author George R. R. Martin was a fan of all things nerd, just like you (and me)!  Check out this 1965 fan letter written by a 16 year-old Martin to Batwing, a fanzine published in Texas  by prolific fanzine writer Larry Herndon (and now included in our Edwin and Terry Murray Fanzine Collection).

Cover of Batwing #2


Batwing Letter, page 1

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Post contributed by Josh Larkin-Rowley, Research Services Coordinator.

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One Response to Before Game of Thrones

  1. William Hanley says:

    Thanks for sharing! Very encouraging for us fans. :)

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