Full record for science-fictioner n.

Definition a film on a science fiction theme
OED requirements antedating 1954
Earliest cite Forrest J. Ackerman in Imagination
Comment Fred Galvin submitted a 1954 cite from an article by Forrest J. Ackerman in Imagination.

Earliest cite in the OED: 1955.

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Citations for science-fictioner n.

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1954 F. Ackerman Fantasy Film Flashes in Imagination Dec. 108/2 Arthur Hilton, seeking a swash-buckling science fictioner has been shown ‘The Kingslayer’ by L. Ron Hubbard. For production in England, Hilton is also considering a choice of a screen treatment of Time Wants a Skeleton by Ross Rocklynne and the Ackermans (Forrest & Wendayne), ‘The Dark Other’ by Stanley G. Weinbaum, and The Secret of the Snow Men by Charles Beaumont & John Tomerlin.