"Laugh, Clone, Laugh"
written with Forrest J. Ackerman
Short Fiction 1969 1,500 words
  • Ackerman, perhaps the most famous SF fan who ever lived, was van Vogt's agent for a period of time, roughly from the late '60s and to early '70s. This playful collaboration between the two belongs firmly in the so-called "shaggy dog" genre of humor.

Included In
More Than Superhuman 1971
English
Science Fiction Worlds of Forrest J. Ackerman & Friends anthology
edited by Forrest J. Ackerman
1969 April Powell
paperback PP 142 223 pages $0.95

cover art by
Bill Hughes

First appearance

Solo works and essays by Ackerman, interspersed with collaborative short fiction. Expanded in 2002.

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Expanded Science Fiction Worlds of Forrest J. Ackerman & Friends PLUS anthology
edited by Forrest J. Ackerman
2002 Sense of Wonder Press
trade 0-918736-26-9 205 pages $14.95

cover art by
Neil Austin

Expanded edition of the original anthology.

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