Cover of Batwing #2

Before Game of Thrones

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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