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The Columbian Magazine [1786]

Issues & Index Sources:  1786 – 1792
Frequency:   monthly

The Columbian Magazine [1911]

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1911: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Editors:   P. M. Raymond
Formats:   6.75" x 9.75"
Prices:   15c
Frequency:   monthly

The Columbia Review

Most pieces in the Review are works of poetry, prose, and artwork by Columbia students, but they have included works from as far afield as Ireland and Malaysia. They claim to publish any worthy creative work, and strive to feature a true diversity of viewpoints within the magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  1919 – present
Publishers:   Columbia University, New York
Frequency:   annual (in 2002)

Columbia Series

Total Issues: 31

Issues & Index Sources:  1896 – 1899
Publishers:   R. F. Fenno
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Combat [1956]

Total Issues: 12

Billed as "Britain's Top Action Magazine", with the stories labelled as "True War Stories".

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1956 – Oct-1957: FictionMags Index
Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Vernon Publications, Bolton, for Dalrow Publishing
Editors:   Leslie Syddall
Formats:   large digest
Prices:   2/-
Pagecounts:   112pp
Frequency:   monthly
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Combat [1959]

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1959 – Apr-1959
Publishers:   Banner Magazines, Inc.
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Combat Library

Total Issues: 86 (at least)

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1959 – Sep-1962 (?)
Publishers:   G.M. Smith; Micron
Formats:   pocket library
Frequency:   2 per month

The Comet (Australia)

Total Issues: 18

Published a number of SF adventure stories, often with Australian settings.

Issues & Index Sources:  9-Apr-1936 – 6-Aug-1936
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Notes on Australian Science Fiction

Comet (US)

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1940 – Jul-1941: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   H-K Publications, Springfield, MA.
Editors:   F. Orlin Tremaine
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   20c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly, then bimonthly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The Comet (fnz)

Fanzine, with at least one fiction piece per issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1940: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Starlight Publications, Martinez, California
Editors:   Tom Wright
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   20pp


A fairly typical depression family newsprint magazine aimed at farmers, which carried 3 stories and 1 serial along with articles and columns aimed at making ends meet on the farm.

Issues & Index Sources:  1888 – 1942: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   W. H. Gannett, Inc., Augusta, Maine
Pagecounts:   24pp

The Comic Library

Total Issues: 6

States "New Series" as it continues from The Boys' Comic Library.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1912 – Jan-1913
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.
Editors:   Walter H. Light
Prices:   1d
Frequency:   2 per month


Jewish-interest political and literary journal.

Issues & Index Sources

  1945 – present: FictionMags Index (incomplete)


  165 East 56th Street, New York, NY 10022 (in 1998 - 2002)



  1960 – ?: Norman Podhoretz
  in 1998 – 2002: Neal Kozodoy

Email Address




  O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Common Ground

Common Ground was a pioneer in exploring the racial polarization of American society. Such black authors as Langston Hughes and George S. Schuyler appeared regularly in its columns, as did such important liberal thinkers as Carey McWilliams, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Arnold M. Rose, Van Wyck Brooks, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Issues & Index Sources:  1940 – 1949
Publishers:   Common Council for American Unity, New York
Editors:   M. Margaret Anderson

Common Lives/Lesbian Lives

Subtitled "A Lesbian Feminist Quarterly"

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1981 – 1996
Publishers:   University of Iowa
Formats:   trade paperback
Pagecounts:   112pp - 128pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Common Sense

Issues & Index Sources:  1932 – 1946
Frequency:   monthly

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