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Inside front cover. Introduction with six illustrations.
Letters from Paula O'Keefe; Frank Thorne; Fred Patten; Bill Wilson; Sally Fink; Shanna J. Marshall; Bob Pinaha; David Gerrold; Barbara Wenk; and Sergio Aragones (sketch). Letters pages book-end the "Next Issue: Challenge!" promo.