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Amazing Stories Quarterly [1940]

Total Issues: 27

Unsold issues of Amazing Stories rebound in threes with new covers.

Issues & Index Sources

  Winter 1940 – Winter 1943: Science Fiction Index
  Winter 1947 – Spring 1951: Science Fiction Index


  Ziff-Davis Publishing Co.





Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Amazing Stories Science Fiction Novel

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1957: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Ziff-Davis Publishing Co., New York.
Editors:   Paul W. Fairman (uncredited)
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Amazing Western

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1946: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   International Publications Ltd., 166 Buchanan St., Glasgow
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   32pp
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Amazon Quarterly

Lesbian Periodical

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1972 – Mar-1975: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Box 434, West Somerville, MA, United States 02144
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   Our Own Voices


Total Issues: 12

A fanzine containing stories based on Amber Diceless Role Playing campaigns, articles on Zelazny or various aspects of the Amber universe, cartoons, Amber illustrations (mostly trumps), and the standard zine features of editorials, news and convention notices, and letters from fans.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1992 – Mar-2005: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Phage Press, P.O. Box 310519, Detroit, MI 48231-0519
Editors:   Erick Wujcik
Prices:   $10
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Total Issues: 214 (to Jan-2014)

Principally a poetry magazine, but has published a considerable amount of fiction by Ballard and others. Circulation about 2,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  1959 – present: Index to Commonwealth Little Magazines (CommLit: 1964 - 1992 only; FicMags: sample issues only)
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Publishers:   Martin Bax
Editors:   Martin Bax; fiction editor, J.G. Ballard
Formats:   trade paperback
Prices:   £5.00 (in 2001)
Pagecounts:   96pp
Frequency:   quarterly
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Total Issues: 2

Well produced offset fanzine featuring stories, poems, and articles by authors such as Robert Bloch, Richard L. Tierney, Kenneth W. Faig and Eddy C. Bertin.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1972 – Aug-1973: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Alan Gullette, Nashville, Tennessee
Editors:   Alan Gullette
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Runs the whole gamut of creative work including photographs and graphics. Circulation about 1,750. Listed as deceased in Dec-2002.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1984 – Aug-2001?
Publishers:   Amelia, 329 "E" Street, Bakersfield, CA 93304 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   Frederick A. Raborg, Jr. (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   208pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   Directory of Literary Magazines 1999, O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
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American Accent Short Story Magazine

Short story magazine featuring "new dynamic stories by America's new authors. Vol 1 No. 5 is copyrighted 1990.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1990: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   American Accent Publishing
Editors:   Carol Colina
Formats:   digest
Prices:   $2.25
Pagecounts:   160pp

American Agent

Total Issues: 2

Secret Agent magazine dominated by lead novels. First issue all by John Jakes; second issue almost certainly by Michael Avallone under alias John Kennedy.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1957 – Aug-1957: Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Republic Features Syndicate
Editors:   Lyle Kenyon Engel overall packager; Michael Avallone compiled the issues
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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American Agriculturist Liby.

Total Issues: 25

Issues & Index Sources:  1896 – Aug-1900?: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Orange Judd Co.
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

American Aphrodite

Total Issues: 20

Subtitled "A Quarterly for the Fancy Free" contained a mixture of fiction and poetry.

Issues & Index Sources:  1951 – 1955: FictionMags Index
Editors:   Samuel Roth
Pagecounts:   256pp
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American Author's Series

Total Issues: 31

Issues & Index Sources:  1-Aug-1889 – 1-Nov-1890: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   John W. Lovell Co.; United States Book Co., 150 Worth St., Cor. Mission Place, New York
Formats:   4 7/8 x 7 1/4"
Prices:   50c
Pagecounts:   250
Frequency:   Semi-Monthly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The American Autopsy

Total Issues: 1

See comment in Pulp Collector #21.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1932: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Headquarters Publishing (Harold Hersey)
Formats:   slightly larger than standard pulp (7^12" x 10^12")
Pagecounts:   256pp

The American Boy

A mainly fiction-oriented juvenile magazine, roughly equivalent to Britain's The Boy's Own Paper. Originally a Boy Scout magazine; absorbed The Youth's Companion, 1929.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1899 – Jul/Aug-1941: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Sprague Publishing, Detroit (founded by Griffin Ogden Ellis)
Editors:   1907 – 1915: Clarence B. Kelland
Frequency:   monthly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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American Cavalcade

Total Issues: 7

The first issue was labelled "A New Kind of Magazine, The best in Fiction, Fact and Features."

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1937 – Nov-1937: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Formats:   7½" x 5½"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   128pp

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