John Swithen

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John Swithen

Post by TrueNorth » Fri Apr 18, 2014 3:24 am

Many Stephen King fans won't know in 1972 King published one story under the pseudonym John Swithen. It was in the April issue of Cavalier. My math tells me Mr King was only 25 years old at the time.

Twenty one years later it did appear in Nightmares and Dreamscapes.

When my wife Suzanne handed him the magazine, he smiled and showed Owen. Here a couple of photos of the night and the magazine.

He signed it Stephen King (AKA John Swithen).

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Post by TheCollector » Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:37 am

That's realy neat, thanks for sharing. I'm guessing he was there to help Owen promote his book?
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Re: John Swithen

Post by jhanic » Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:17 pm

That's really great. Thanks for sharing!

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Post by TrueNorth » Sat Apr 19, 2014 3:28 am

This is from the night...about 6 minutes long and some funny stuff once they get going.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdO5ZdeN4hw

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Post by TheCollector » Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:58 am

That was pretty neat. You could see Owen is not nearly as comfortable as his dad on stage.
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