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6th World Science Fiction Convention

The 6th World Science Fiction Convention, also known as Torcon, was held July 3–5, 1948, at RAI Purdy Studios in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was the first time the convention was held outside the United States.

Torcon, the 6th World Science Fiction Convention
GenreScience fiction
VenueRAI Purdy Studios
Location(s)Toronto
CountryCanada
InauguratedJuly 3–5, 1948
Attendance~200

The chairman was Ned McKeown. The guests of honor were Robert Bloch (pro) and Bob Tucker (fan). Total attendance was approximately 200.

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Preceded by
5th World Science Fiction Convention
Philcon I in Philadelphia, United States (1947)
List of Worldcons
6th World Science Fiction Convention
Torcon in Toronto, Canada (1948)
Succeeded by
7th World Science Fiction Convention
Cinvention in Cincinnati, United States (1949)