And then come the inside illos. It would be nice to see a Finlay every now and then., if only to relieve the monotony.
The illos were almost universally stupid in conception, and poor to fair in execution.
That illo is the best in the ish, but sort of nutz.
Over the years, they [sc. fanzines] have developed a special argot: ‘ish’ for ‘issue’; ‘illo’ for ‘illustration’; ‘faned’ (rhymes with ‘Slan head’) for ‘fan editor’, to give a few examples.
Illo, an illustration. Either the original or a reproduction may be meant.
The illo to the immediate left is an experiment—our second try at multicolor work.
Well, I can take a hint as well as the next man, so find enclosed seven fillos, an illo, and a cartoon.
Seventy-six genzines led the Locus poll With one hundred and ten one-shots close at hand. They were followed by rows and rows of the finest offset illos, The dream of every bigname fan.
Special feature! Fold out illo of Spock.
The illos are getting better and you are (wisely) not filling up the magazine with inferior illos but letting many of the stories stand alone.
A gorgeous cover by Richard Corben and interior illos by Rodger Gerberding add to the sepulchral luster.
in 'Startling Stories'
Besides any antedatings, we would be interested to see any cites for this term outside SF fandom.
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