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The Idaho Review

Total Issues: 14 (to 2014)

Issues & Index Sources:  1998 – present
Publishers:   Boise State University, English Dept, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   Mitch Wieland (in 2000 - 2002)
Frequency:   annual
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Ideal Library

Total Issues: 283

Issues & Index Sources:  1894 – 1897
Publishers:   Donohue-Henneberry
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Ideal Love (Stories)

Total Issues: 103?

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1941 – May-1950?, as Ideal Love: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Aug-1950? – Apr-1960?, as Ideal Love Stories: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  1941 – 1942?: Double-Action Magazines, Inc. (Columbia Publications)
  Columbia Magazines, NY


  Marie A. Park

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Ideal Love (UK)

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1942: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan
Pagecounts:   49pp
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Ideal Series of American Copyright Novels

Total Issues: 9

Issues & Index Sources:  1888: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   A.L. Burt, New York
Formats:   7 1/2" x 5 1/4"
Prices:   35c and 50c
Pagecounts:   250pp
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Ideal Woman

Cover states that the magazine contains "over 35 Articles and Stories" although it isn't entirely clear if the stories are fiction or not.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1941 – ?
Formats:   7½" by 5½"
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   66pp


Total Issues: 1591

Issues & Index Sources

  9-Jan-1905 – 31-May-1930
  7-Jun-1930 – 4-Sep-1935, as Ideas and Town Talk


  Hulton, London (moved to Manchester in Aug-1923)


  Harold Bowler (in 1934)




Online semiprofessional SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-2002? – Mar-2015
Publishers:   Leah Bobet
Editors:   @John Oz (Dec-2000 - May-2001); Chris Clarke (Jun-2001 - Jun-2004); Marsha Sisolak (Sep-2004 - Dec-2008); Leah Bobet (Mar-2009 - ?)
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Idle Hour Series

Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources:  1902: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   R.F. Fenno & Co., 9-11 East 16th St., New York
Formats:   7 1/4 x 5"
Prices:   50c
Pagecounts:   300pp
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Idle Hour Series

Total Issues: 20

"The works in this series are exclusively American Copyright Novels, by the most popular authors of the day, which can be obtained in no other edition. They comprise a series of novels of strong dramatic interest, and being printed from large type on good paper, uniformly bound in attractive paper covers, and sold at a popular price, they should command the attention of every lover of good fiction."

Issues & Index Sources:  24-Feb-1892 – 30-Apr-1892: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   F.M. Lupton, No. 65 Duane St., New York
Formats:   7 x 4 3/4"
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   125-150
Frequency:   Semi-Weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Idle Moments Series

Total Issues: 22

"The most entertaining novels of the day"

Issues & Index Sources:  15-May-1891 – 1893: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Price-McGill, St. Paul, Minnesota
Formats:   7 3/8 x 5 1/4"
Prices:   50c
Pagecounts:   300-400
Frequency:   Semi-Monthly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Idler [1856]

Total Issues: 6

A magazine of "fiction, belles lettres, news and comedy." Authors include William Allingham, Shirley Brooks, Mortimer Collins.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1856 – Jun-1856
Editors:   Edward Wilberforce
Frequency:   monthly

The Idler [1892]

Total Issues: 230

Under Jerome this magazine delighted in parodying other popular fiction, e.g with Barr's "Sherlaw Kombs" stories. Authors include Conan Doyle, W. Clark Russell, W.W. Jacobs, Coulson Kernahan, O. Henry, Mark Twain, G.K. Chesterton, Israel Zangwill, Eden Phillpotts, Edwin Lester Arnold ("Rutherford the Twiceborn," May-1892), Robert W. Chambers ("Tracer of Lost Persons" series, 1907), William Hope Hodgson ("Carnacki" stories, 1910); after it folded Robert Barr issued 6 four-page issues in chapbook format, April - Oct-1911; one of the first imitation-Strand magazines

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1892 – Mar-1911: FictionMags Index (FicMags sample issues only)
Indexes to Fiction #23: The Idler


  Feb-1892 – Jan-1898: Chatto & Windus
  Feb-1898 – Jul-1898: J.M. Dent
  Aug-1898 – Jul-1900: W.R. Russell
  Aug-1900 – Feb-1901: Horace Marshall
  Mar-1901 – Sep-1902: Dawbarn & Ward
  Oct-1902 – Sep-1906: Chatto & Windus
  Oct-1906 – Mar-1911: The Idler


  Feb-1892 – Jul-1895: Jerome K. Jerome & Robert Barr
  Aug-1895 – Nov-1897: Jerome K. Jerome
  Dec-1897 – Sep-1898: Robert Barr
  Oct-1898 – Apr-1899: Edwin Oliver
  May-1899 – Feb-1901: Arthur Lawrence & Sidney H. Sime
  Oct-1902 – Mar-1911: Robert Barr


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  initially 6d



Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3, The Age of the Storytellers
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The Idler [2000]

Subtitled "The Magazine for Those Who Live to Loaf", containing a handful of stories in each issue. Moved online in September 2014.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1993 – 2014: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Editors:   Hodgkinson, Tom
Formats:   trade paperback
Prices:   £10.00
Pagecounts:   256pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Email Address:

Idylwild Series

Total Issues: 41

Issues & Index Sources:  1893
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Total Issues: 5

Science fiction fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1948 – Jan-1949
Editors:   Conrad A. Pederson
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   24pp
Related Sites:   ZineWiki

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