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Argosy (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Argosy, with some stories from elsewhere.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: General Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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The Argosy [1926]

Total Issues: 164+407=571

Predominantly a reprint magazine of the world's best short stories, much in the style of the US Golden Book, in later years it frequently published new fiction, notably "Bianca's Hands" by Theodore Sturgeon.

Absorbs Suspense in May-1961.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1926 – Jan-1940: General Fiction Index
  Feb-1940 – Feb-1974, as Argosy: General Fiction Index


  1926 – 1927: Cassells
  1927 – Sep-1959: The Amalgamated Press
  Oct-1959 – Jan-1969: Fleetway Publications
  Feb-1969 – Feb-1974: IPC Magazines


  1926 – 1935?: E.V. Odle
  in 1939: Clarence Winchester
  1941 – 1944: Harold W. Snoad
  1945 – 1964: Dorothy M. Sutherland
  1965 – 1974: Lawrence Hammond


  Jun-1926 – Jan-1940: pulp
  Feb-1940 – Feb-1974: digest


  May-1940 – Sep-1941: 1/-
  Mar-1942 – Dec-1947: 1/3d
  Feb-1948 – May-1956: 1/6d
  Jun-1956 – Dec-1958: 2/-
  Jan-1959 – Jun-1964: 2/6d
  Jul-1964 – Jul-1970: 3/6d
  Aug-1970 – Jan/Feb-1971: 4/-
  Mar-1971 – Apr-1971: 20p
  May-1971 – Feb-1974: 25p


  May-1940: 192pp
  May-1941: 160pp
  Jun-1941 – Nov-1942: 128pp
  Feb-1944 – Nov-1946: 112pp
  Dec-1946 – Apr-1947: 128pp
  May-1947 – Jul-1947: 96pp
  Aug-1947 – May-1949: 128pp
  Jun-1949 – Jul-1949: 144pp
  Aug-1949 – Aug-1951: 160pp
  Sep-1951 – Jan-1962: 144pp (except Apr-1958, Dec-1958 & May-1960 were 160pp & Nov-1959 was 152pp)
  Feb-1962 – Apr-1964: 136pp
  May-1964: 152pp
  Jun-1964 – Sep-1966: 168pp
  Oct-1966 – Jan-1968: 160pp
  Feb-1968 – Mar-1969: 144pp
  Apr-1969 – Feb-1974: 128pp


  monthly (but no issue for Aug-1959 and double issue for Jan/Feb-1971)

Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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Argosy [2013]

Total Issues: 3 (as at Apr-2018)

"Revival of the classic pulp format for the digital age, publishing low-cost, quality pulp fiction in ebook format".

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-2013 – present: General Fiction Index (Missing: any after v3 #1)
Publishers:   Argosy Magazine, Herons Rise, Andover, Kent
Editors:   Daniel Bazinga
Formats:   paperback (#1-#2); ebook (#3)
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Argosy Weekly

see under The Argosy


Issues & Index Sources:  1890 – 1892
Editors:   Israel Zangwill
Frequency:   weekly?

Ariel Library

Total Issues: 7

Issues & Index Sources:  1890 – 1895
Publishers:   F.J. Schulte & Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Ariel: A Quarterly Review of Arts and Letters in Israel

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1962 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Formats:   trade paperback

Ariel: The Book of Fantasy

Total Issues: 4

Emphasis on artwork and graphics. Attracted good writers but fiction took a back seat. Authors include Michael Moorcock, Harlan Ellison, Roger Zelazny, Larry Niven.

Issues & Index Sources

  v1, 1976 – v4, 1978: Science Fiction Index


  1976: Morning Star Press, Leawood, Kansas
  1977: Ballantine
  1978: Ariel Books/Ballantine, Kansas City, MO


  Thomas Durwood


  large size (122 x 9")


  1976: $5.95
  1977 – 1978: $6,95
  1978: $7.95


  80pp (96pp last two)



Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Fanzine that featured a Roger Zelazny story in the first issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1967 – ?
Publishers:   Doug Lovenstein, 425 Collville Ridge, Athens, OH 45701
Editors:   Doug Lovenstein

Arizona Quarterly

Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literatures, Culture, and Theory publishes articles offering a variety of scholarly approaches to canonical and non-canonical works of American literature and film. The journal sponsors an annual symposium, bringing together senior scholars, advisory board members, and newly established academics, to renew our commitment to the study of American texts.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1945 – present: Index to (American) Little Magazines (to 1947 at least)
Publishers:   1731 E. Second Street, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721-0014 (in 2005)
Editors:   Albert F. Gegenheimer at outset; Edgar A. Dryden (in 2005)
Prices:   $5 (in 2005)

Arizona Western

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1949: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Brown Watson
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   32pp
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Arkansas Review: A Journal of Delta Studies

see under Kansas Magazine/Quarterly

The Arkham Collector

Total Issues: 10

A house booklet for Arkham helping promote books, published some short fiction including first/early stories by Brian Lumley, James Wade, Alan Dean Foster, Gary Myers.

The publisher held back a limited number of each issue and, after the tenth issue was published, issued bound sets.

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1967 – Summer 1971: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Arkham House, Sauk City, WI
Editors:   August Derleth
Formats:   small digest booklet
Prices:   50c
Pagecounts:   24pp-48pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
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The Arkham Sampler

Total Issues: 12

A series of small booklets, issued as supplements to Etchings and Odysseys. Most issues were thematic with minimal fiction, with the nature of the contents changing from issue to issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  v1 #1, 1983 – v3 #4, 1986: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   The Strange Company, Madison, WI
Editors:   R. Alain Everts
Formats:   small chapbook
Prices:   $2.50
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The Arkham Sampler [1948]

Total Issues: 8

An attempt at a fantasy literary review with emphasis on non-fiction but a high quota of fiction, mostly Lovecraftian or Weird Tales school.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1948 – Fall 1949: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Arkham House, Sauk City, WI
Editors:   August Derleth
Formats:   large digest (9" x 6")
Prices:   $1.00
Pagecounts:   96pp-128pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Arkham Tales

Total Issues: 8

Online SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-2008 – Oct-2010
Publishers:   Cold Fusion Media Empire (#1 - #5); Leucrota Press, Murrieta, California (#6 - #8)
Editors:   Nathan Shumate

Ark River Review

Issues & Index Sources:  1971 – ?
Publishers:   Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

Arlington Quarterly

Issues & Index Sources:  Autumn 1967 – Winter 1970/1971: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Arlington, Texas

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