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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 [1936] (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 [1940] (US prozine)

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 [1940] (US fanzine)

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

see under The Boys' Comic Library

The Coming Age

Subtitled "A Magazine of Constructive Thought", mainly contained articles on theosophy, psychical research and such-like, but did publish the occasional piece of fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1899 – Aug-1900
Publishers:   The Coming Age Co., Copley Square, Boston
Editors:   B.O. Flower & Mrs. C.K. Reifsnider
Frequency:   monthly


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



Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
Email Address:

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

Commonweal [1885]

Paper of the Socialist League (part-funded by William Morris) which serialized Morris's "A Dream of John Ball" (1886 - 1887) and "News from Nowhere" (11-Jan-1890 - 4-Oct-1890).

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1885 – 1895
Frequency:   monthly (Feb-1885 - Apr-1886); weekly (May-1886 - 1895)
Related Sites:   Spartacus Educational

Commonweal [1926]

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1926
Publishers:   New York

Commonwealth and Empire Review

see under Empire Review

The Communicator

Science fiction and fantasy newsletter of fiction, art, articles, and reviews.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1970s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   The Florida Institute of Technology Society for Science Fiction & Fantasy


Quarterly journal of "Cooperative Living".

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – 2000?
Publishers:   P.O. Box 169, Masonville, CO 80541-0169 (in 2000)
Editors:   Diana Leafe Christian (in 2000)
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2001 or 2002)
Email Address:

Compact: The Young People's Digest

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Compact Magazine, Inc., a subsidiary of the Publishers of the Parents' Magazine
Editors:   Claire Glass (in 1954)
Formats:   digest

Companion for Youth

see under Boys' and Girls' Companion for Leisure Hours

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