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The Edinburgh Review [1802]

A heavyweight review of considerable "literary" importance, though it may not have published any fiction

Issues & Index Sources:  1802 – 1929: Index to Periodical Literature (Poole to 1906 only; Well1 to 1900 only)
The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals Volume 1
Publishers:   Constable
Editors:   1802 - 1829 Francis Jeffrey (principal editor)
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 2

Edinburgh Review [1969]

Total Issues: 141 (as at Aug-2015)

Fiction, poetry, reviews, articles mostly on Scottish matters; circulation about 1,500.

Issues & Index Sources:  1969 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Polygon Books
Website:   www.edinburgh-review.com
Editors:   Peter Kravitz; Gavin Wallace
Formats:   large digest
Prices:   £2.95
Pagecounts:   152pp
Frequency:   now an annual

Ed McBain's 87th Precinct Mystery Magazine

Total Issues: 4

Series began with issue #4 - there were no previous issues. Possibly intended as a continuation of Ed McBain's Mystery Book. The first issue was erroneously entitled Ed McBaines 87th Precinct Mystery Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1975 – Aug-1975: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Leonard J. Ackerman Productions, Hollywood
Editors:   John H. Burrows
Formats:   digest
Prices:   95c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly (but no July issue)
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Ed McBain's Mystery Book

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1960 – #3, 1961: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Pocket Books, NY
Editors:   Robert Goodney
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   supposedly bimonthly
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Eerie Country

Semi-professional magazine. On a couple of occasions multiple issues were produced and issued simultaneously as an economy measure.

While not intended as a continuation of Eerie Country at the time it was published, Weirdbook Sampler was sent to EC subscribers, who were told it counted as issue #10 for subscription purposes, and when Weirdbook Encores subsequently appared, it started with #11.

Issues & Index Sources

  #1, 1976 – #9, 1982: Science Fiction Index
  1988, as The Weirdbook Sampler: Science Fiction Index
  #11, 1990 – #14, 1993, as Weirdbook Encores: Science Fiction Index
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Eerie Mysteries

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1938 – Apr/May-1939: Science Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   Magazine Publishers, Inc. (Ace Magazines), NY
Editors:   Harry Widmer
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   quarterly though last issue promised bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Eerie Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1937: Science Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   Magazine Publishers, Inc. (Ace Magazines), Springfield, MA.
Editors:   Harry Widmer
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   112pp
Frequency:   planned as bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Eerie Tales

Total Issues: 1

The single issue contained an incomplete serial which was eventually published in paperback as The Face That Launched a Thousand Ships by the Adam Publishing Co. in 1941.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1941: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   C.K. Publishing, Toronto
Formats:   large pulp
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   64pp
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulpster #11, 2001
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The Egoist: An Individualist Review

Total Issues: 76

A somewhat elitist review noted now for its poetry by T.S. Eliot and first appearance of James Joyce's "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man."; really a continuation of Freewoman (later New Freewoman).

Issues & Index Sources

  1-Jan-1914 – Dec-1919: Index to English-Language Little Magazines, 1890-1970

Publishers

  The Egoist, London

Editors

  1-Jan-1914 – 15-Jun-1914: Dora Marsden
  1-Jul-1914 – Dec-1919: Harriet Weaver

Frequency

  1914: twice-monthly
  Jan-1915 – Oct-1918: monthly
  Nov-1918 – Mar-1919: bimonthly
  Jun-1919 – Dec-1919: roughly quarterly

Sources

  British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

Eidolon

Total Issues: 26

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1990 – Autumn 2000: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Eidolon Publications, P.O. Box 225, North Perth 6006, Western Australia
Editors:   Jeremy G. Byrne & Jonathan Strahan
Formats:   octavo s/b
Prices:   A$9.00 (in 2000)
Pagecounts:   232pp
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Eightball

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Elan Vital

Subtitled "a journal of creative adventure", the aim of Elan Vital is to "integrate all forms of creative knowledge and experience in art, science and philo- sophy into a single periodic journal, emphasizing the positive application of human abilities toward a brighter future for all live forms".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1970s
Publishers:   Elan Vital Publications, P.O. Box 209, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Frequency:   quarterly

Eldritch Science

Fanzine, publishing some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1987 – 199?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Editors:   George Phillies
Formats:   quarto
Pagecounts:   40pp

Eldritch Tales

Total Issues: 1+29=30

Fanzine, an all-fiction companion to the non-fiction fanzine Dark Messenger. The second issue was delayed when the contents were lost by the printer. It was eventually reconstructed and issued out of order, after #7.

Issues & Index Sources

  1975, as Dark Messenger Reader: Science Fiction Index
  Mar-1978 – Spring 1995, as Eldritch Tales: Science Fiction Index
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Electrical Experimenter

Total Issues: 220

A technical science magazine that published one or two stories per issue.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1913 – Jul-1920: Science Fiction Index (only fiction indexed)
  Aug-1920 – Aug-1931, as Science and Invention: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  Experimenter Publishing till Mar-1929

Editors

  Hugo Gernsback to Mar-1929 then Arthur H. Lynch

Formats

  large format

Prices

  rising to 25c by Feb-1920

Pagecounts

  rising to 144pp by Oct-1919

Frequency

  monthly

Related Sites

  MagazineArt
  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Sources

  Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Electric Series

Total Issues: 630

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1880s – in 1890s
Publishers:   Butler Bros.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Electric Spec

Total Issues: 43 (as at Oct-2017)

Online magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 2006 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after 31-Aug-2017)
Publishers:   Lesley Smith, Boulder, Colorado
Website:   www.electricspec.com
Editors:   Lesley Smith, David Hughes, Renata Hill, and Georgia Simonds; currently edited by Betsy Dornbusch
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