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The Auteur

"Literary magazine... new fiction and poetry".

Issues & Index Sources:  1992 – ?
Publishers:   London
Editors:   Danny Rosenbaum & Rupert Vandervell
Frequency:   quarterly

Authentic Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s

Authentic Detective Stories Magazine

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1946 – Jan-1947?
Publishers:   Pioneer Publications (Jan-1947)

Authentic Romances

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  1948 – Apr-1950: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Martin & Reid, London
Formats:   10.5 in x 8.625 ins
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   32pp

Authentic Science Fiction

Total Issues: 85

Initially issued as a series of paperback books. Additional features were gradually added to make it a true magazine. Title changed to Science Fiction Fortnightly with issue #3, then to Science Fiction Monthly with issue #9, then back to Authentic Science Fiction with issue #13.

Issues & Index Sources

  #1, 1951 – #2, 1951, as Authentic Science Fiction Series: Science Fiction Index
Index to British Science Fiction Magazines
  #3, 1951 – #8, 1951, as Science Fiction Fortnightly: Science Fiction Index
Index to British Science Fiction Magazines
  #9, 1951 – #12, 1951, as Science Fiction Monthly: Science Fiction Index
Index to British Science Fiction Magazines
  #13, 1951 – #85, 1957, as Authentic Science Fiction: Science Fiction Index
Index to British Science Fiction Magazines


  Hamilton & Co., London


  1-Jan-1951 – 15-Nov-1952: L.G. Holmes (Gordon Landsborough)
  15-Dec-1952 – 15-Jan-1956: H.J. Campbell
  15-Feb-1956 – Oct-1957: E.C. Tubb


  pocketbook until Feb-1957, then digest


  twice monthly to 15-Apr-1951, then monthly

Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Authentic Science Fiction (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Authentic Science Fiction. As far as is known the contents are identical to the UK issues, but are dated a month or two later.

Issues & Index Sources:  #37, 1953 – #47, 1954?: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #39; #43; #44; #45; #47)
Publishers:   Modern Distributors Ltd., 267 Wellington St. West, Toronto, Ontario
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The Author

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1890 – ?
Publishers:   Society of Authors, London
Editors:   Walter Besant (1890 - 1901)
Frequency:   monthly, later quarterly
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

Author's Choice Monthly

Tota Issues: 29

Each issue is a single author collection of new and reprint stories. All volumes were issued in three states, all unpriced. Initially at least, they were available at $4.95 paperbound, $25.00 hardbound, and $50.00 deluxe leatherbound edition.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1989 – #29, 1992: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Pulphouse Publishing; Eugene, OR
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Author's Library

Total Issues: 14

Issues & Index Sources:  1893
Publishers:   International News
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Total Issues: 16

Magazine about Arthur Machen, with the occasional short story by him.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring/Summer 1987 – Winter 1997: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   The Arthur Machen Society
Formats:   pamphlet

The Avalonian

Total Issues: 1

Semi-professional magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  1952: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Lilith Lorraine; New Orleans, LA
Editors:   Lilith Lorraine
Formats:   octavo
Prices:   $1.50
Pagecounts:   56pp
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Avant Garde

Total Issues: 14

Magazine (practically a book) issued by Ralph Ginzburg and sold only through the mail. Contains a small amount of fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1968 – 1971?
Editors:   Ralph Ginzburg
Formats:   11" by 11"
Pagecounts:   78pp
Frequency:   initially bimonthly; later quarterly


Fanzine which claims that it has no editor and will publish anything sent to it.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1995 – ?
Publishers:   J. Lance c/- E. Hartley, Kippenduff, via Rappville, NSW 2469

Ave Maria

Started as a religious magazine for Catholic families, it was published by the Holy Cross Fathers out of Notre Dame and published at least one piece of fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1-May-1865 – Mar-1970
Publishers:   Ave Maria Press, Notre Dame, Indiana
Editors:   A. Harrop
Frequency:   irregular

The Avenger

Total Issues: 24

One of the last new hero pulps. The Avenger lead novels were written by Paul Ernst under the Kenneth Robeson house name. After first few issues only 1 or 2 supporting short stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1939 – Sep-1942: Adventure Fiction Index


  Street & Smith Publications, Inc.


  John L. Nanovic


  standard pulp






  Sep-1939 – Jul-1940: monthly
  Sep-1940 – Sep-1942: bimonthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Total Issues: 2


Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1969 – Nov-1969
Editors:   Don Blyly

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