Born: 1940 December 11 in Los Angeles, California, United States

Died: 2018 November 12 in ?

Biography: Member of the LASFS (Los Angles SF Society) since 1960, and an early comics cosplayer in 1962. Active in both SF and Comics fandom. He was nominated for a Hugo for Best Fanzine in 1963. He was a member and central mailer of the first comics APA, CAPA-alpha. In 1972 Patten and Richard Kyle founded the Graphic Story Bookshop in Long Beach, California. He chaired both the World SF Convention in 1974 and in 1976. In 1977 he was one of the founders of the Cartoon/Fantasy Organization, the first anime fan club.

Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.


    Fred Patten Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Fred Family name: Patten

Other Names:

  1. Frederick Walter Patten Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Frederick Walter Family name: Patten


  1. University of California [Los Angeles] ? to ?


  1. 1980: Inkpot Award - [no name]

Art Influences:

Fred Patten (b. 1940) stated influences by:
  1. Chase Craig (b. 1910)
  2. Russ Manning (b. 1929)
  3. 手塚治虫 (b. 1928)