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Aimed at over-50s. General interest articles and features with occasional fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1990 – present
Publishers:   Aspen Specialist Media, London
Editors:   Helene Hodge
Frequency:   bimonthly

Actual Crime Stories

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Super Publications

Actual Detective Cases

True crime. Merged with Official Detective on 1943.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines

Actual Detective Stories of Women in Crime

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1937 – ?
Publishers:   Detective Stories Publishing Co., 731 Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL
Frequency:   monthly

Actuary of the Abstract

Total Issues: 3

Non-fiction fanzine about Michael Moorcock.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1990 – Dec-1992: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   The Nomads of the Time Streams
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Total Issues: 82 (to May-2015)

A literary journal that places an emphasis on poetry.

Issues & Index Sources:  1985 – present
Publishers:   Brixham, Devon
Editors:   Patricia Oxley (in 1998 - 2004)
Frequency:   thrice yearly


Total Issues: 8+471?=479?

Men's magazine which ran three or four stories per issue. Ran Harlan Ellison's "Dogfight on 101" and "Portrait of an Artist as a Zilch Writer" (both 1969).

Issues & Index Sources

  Winter 1952 – Apr-1954

#merges with Cavalier

  Aug-1956 – Apr-1996?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  Knight Publishing, Los Angeles


  Merrill Miller (in 1971)




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Adam and Eve

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1926 – Jan-1941: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Frequency:   monthly

Adam (Australia)

Men's magazine which ran three or four stories per issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Adam Magazine Pty. Ltd.
Formats:   7.7" x 10.5"
Frequency:   monthly
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Adam Bedside Reader

Total Issues: 54?

Men's magazine which reprinted selections from Adam. Some issues were also reprinted under the title Adam Reader.

Issues & Index Sources:  1959 – Feb-1974?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Knight Publishing, Los Angeles
Formats:   slick
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Adam International Review

Total Issues: 450+ (by 1984)

A magazine started in Hungary in the 1930s; the editor moved to England during the War. Title is an acronym for "art, drama, architecture, music" and is mostly non-fiction but usually runs a story or two each issue. Has special author issues, e.g. L.P. Hartley, Graham Greene. Circulation about 1,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1941 – 1995?
Publishers:   Adam International Review, London, & University of Rochester, NY
Editors:   Miron Grindea
Formats:   pocketbook "little magazine"
Frequency:   irregular; aimed at monthly but usually quarterly
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4 (says 1929 - )

Adam Passion

Contained rebound, unsold, issues of Adam, Adam Bedside Reader and/or Adam Film World.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Knight Publishing, Los Angeles
Formats:   slick
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Adam (UK)

British edition of Adam (Australia).

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s

Ad Astra [1965]

Total Issues: 3


Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1965 – Aug-1967
Editors:   Paul C. Crawford

Ad Astra [1978]

Total Issues: 16

Attempt to combine a science magazine with sf. Finances were never enough and the magazine always looked second-rate. Attracted good fiction writers including David Langford, Brian Stableford, Garry Kilworth, John Brunner, Paul Collins and even reprinted L. Ron Hubbard. Circulation peaked at 18,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct/Nov-1978 – Jul/Sep-1981: Science Fiction Index (fiction and selected articles only)
Publishers:   Rowlot, Ltd., London
Editors:   James Manning
Formats:   slick
Prices:   45p (rose to 55p from #8)
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Total Issues: 28

Online SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-2003 – Oct-2005
Editors:   Dinker Charak

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