The Catacombs of Distinction

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Sunday, August 8, 2010

2009 Inductee-- Forrest J Ackerman

              Forrest J Ackerman—(1916-2008):  Known and loved by generations of “MonsterKids” as the Ackermonster, Dr. Acula, or simply Uncle Forry, Forrest Ackerman created the world of Genre fandom.  He coined the term “Sci-Fi,” edited James Warren’s “Famous Monsters of Filmland” magazine for 25 years, and inspired thousands to retain a love of the Fantastic in their hearts always.

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