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The L.A. Weekly

Publishes annual summer fiction issue as part of its Weekly Literary Supplement.

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – present
Publishers:   6715 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   Sue Horton (in 2000 - 2002)
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Lazy Land

see under Home Stories


Total Issues: 3

"Looking for intelligent, imaginative, character-driven stories with scientifically plausible plots. New and unpublished writers encouraged."

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1999 – #3, 2000: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   PO Box 9307, Baltimore, MD 21228
Editors:   Matthew Walls
Prices:   $6.00
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Leach's Lady's Companion

see under Lady's Companion

The Leader

Issues & Index Sources:  1850 – 1860
Editors:   G.H. Lewes (principal editor)
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

Leading Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s

(The) Leading Edge

Total Issues: 72 (as at Jul-2018)

A journal of science fiction and fantasy, The Leading Edge is always looking for creative, unpublished work, from short-shorts to the occasional novella.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1981 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #72, Apr-2018)
Publishers:   Brigham Young University, 3146 JKHB, Provo, UT 84602
Editors:   Douglas Alan Summers Stay; Brandon Sanderson
Formats:   octavo s/b
Prices:   $3.95
Pagecounts:   136
Frequency:   twice-yearly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Leading Love

Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1945 – Jan-1947: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Arrow Publications, NY
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Leading Western

Total Issues: 28

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1945 – Sep-1950: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Trojan Magazines/Arrow Publications, NY
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Leather Clad Tales

Total Issues: 57

Issues & Index Sources

  7-Dec-1889 – 3-Jan-1891: Dime Novel Bibliography (incomplete)


  Frank F. Lovell & Co., 142 & 144 Worth St., New York
  United States Book Co., 142-150 Worth St., New York


  7 1/4" x 4 3/4" and 6 1/4" x 4 1/2"




  200 to 300pp



Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Leatherstocking Tales

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  1894: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, 57 Rose Street, New York
Formats:   7" x 5"
Prices:   75c for the five
Pagecounts:   400
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Total Issues: 2

Amateur magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1937 – #2, 1938: Science Fiction Index
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Leavey's Magazine

Total Issues: 1?

Published by Geo. H. Leavey & Co. Ltd., a clothing store which described itself as "The pioneer of inexpensive clothing for the millions", Leavey's Magazine was subtitled "a magazine of high-class fiction", but possibly only ran for a single issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1911: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Geo. H. Leavey & Co. Ltd.
Formats:   9.75" by 7.5"
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   52pp
Frequency:   quarterly

Ledger Library

Total Issues: 94

Issues & Index Sources:  1889 – 1893: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Bonner
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Legendary Sex Tales

Total Issues: 1

A pornographic fiction magazine, published in quarto format by Gallery Press. The only issue was dated Sep-Oct 1972. Three companion titles, also one-shots, are covered elsewhere. Legendary Sex Tales featured erotic pastiches of well-known literary and historical characters; however, none of them were fantasy or SF. Usually collected as an associational item but otherwise of limited interest on its own merits.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1972: FictionMags Index
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Legend: Worlds of Possibility

Total Issues: 7

Small press fantasy magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Autumn 2000 – Spring/Summer 2003: Science Fiction Index


  Trevor Denyer, 7 Mountview, Church Lane West, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 3LN.


  Trevor Denyer




  in 2000: £3.00
  in 2001: £4.00


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Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1953
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

Leisure Detective

Total Issues: 54 (at least)

Thin digest that ran for at least 54 issues, mainly printing stories by Australian authors, initially with two short stories per issue and later with just a single novelette.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: #3, #5, #6, #8, #9, #12, #13, #19, #23, #41, #45, #50, #52)
Publishers:   Action Comics, 14 Bond Street, Sydney
Sources:   Australian Crime Fiction
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