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The London Review of Books

Mainly a literary review with substantial essays, but has published some fiction, e.g. two short stories by Angela Carter.

Issues & Index Sources:  27-Sep-1979 – ?
Editors:   Karl Miller, Mary Kay Wilmers
Formats:   tabloid
Frequency:   fortnightly

London Society

Total Issues: 441

Many stories were anonymous; a strong source of Victorian ghost and horror stories. Authors include Mrs J.H. Riddell, Florence Marryat, Sheridan Le Fanu, Edmund Yates, G.A. Sala. imitation-Cornhill.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1862 – Dec-1898: Index to Periodical Literature (1862 - 1890 only)


  1862 – 1871: Kelly & Co.
  1872 – 1880: Sampson, Low
  1881 – 1886: London Society
  1887 – 1896: F.V. White
  1897 – 1898: Arliss Andrews


  James Hogg; Florence Marryat





Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers

The Lone Eagle

Total Issues: 66+8+1=75

Title was inspired by Charles Lindbergh; title change was when Lindbergh opposed entry into WW2.

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1933 – Jun-1941: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
  Aug-1941 – Winter 1943, as The American Eagle: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
  Spring 1943, as American Eagles: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1


  Standard Magazines


  standard pulp


  Sep-1933 – Dec-1936: monthly
  Feb-1937 – Apr-1942: bimonthly
  Summer 1942 – Spring 1943: quarterly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The Lone Eagle (UK)

Total Issues: ?+31?=31?

British reprint edition of Lone Eagle, The American Eagle(s), Sky Fighters and other aviation pulps. From the Winter 1944 issue, the title on the cover read American Eagles, combined with The Lone Eagle, Fighting Ace.

Issues & Index Sources:  194? – Autumn 1950?: FictionMags Index (incomplete)
Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Atlas Publishing & Distributing Co. Ltd., London.
Formats:   pulp
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The Lone Hand

"The Lone Hand began as an ambitious project, an all-Australian magazine of broad scope and high quality, by the standards of the time. Later in the war years, it declined in value and prestige, and went through changes in policy in the attempt to regain its leading position. It published an amount of early science fiction." (Graham Stone)

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1907 – Feb-1921


  1907: J.F. Archibald
  1907 – 1909: Frank Fox
  1909 – 1911: Arthur H. Adams
  1912 – 1919: Bertram Stevens
  1919 – 1921: Walter Jago


  1907 – 1913: 24cm
  1913 – 1921: 30cm


  1907 – 1910: 1/-
  1910 – 1921: 6d


  40pp - 100pp



Sources:   Notes on Australian Science Fiction

The Lone Ranger Magazine

Total Issues: 1+8+10=19

The Aug-1936 issue was an "ashcan" prototype with 32 pages and a color cover in shades of black, white and red.

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1936: Western Fiction Index
  Apr-1937 – Nov-1937: Pulp Magazine Index 1
  Jan-1938 – Jul-1939, as Romantic Western: Western Fiction Index


  Aug-1936: Spartan Publishing Co., New York City
  Trojan Publishing


  standard pulp






  Apr-1937 – Nov-1937: monthly
  Jan-1938 – Jul-1939: bimonthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Lone Scout

Periodical of the Lone Scouts of America. Initially subtitled A Boy's Paper, this soon changed to A Real Boys' Magazine and in 1922 changed again to The White Boys' Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  13-Jan-1915 – Jan-1924
Publishers:   W.D. Boyce, Chicago
Sources:   The Pulp Western
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Lone Star Ranger

Listed in DinWest, but not located.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues; possibly phantom)
Sources:   The Pulp Western
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Lone Star Stories

Total Issues: 33

Online non-professional magazine, subtitled "speculative fiction and poetry".

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-2004 – Jun-2009: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   LSS Press, Austin, Texas
Editors:   Eric T. Marin
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Lone Star Western (Australia)

Total Issues: 12?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all except #1 & #12)
Publishers:   Frew Publications, Sydney
Formats:   digest
Prices:   2/-
Pagecounts:   129pp
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Lone Wolf Detective Magazine

see under Variety Detective Magazine

Long John Latham's Western (Fiction) Magazine

see under Western (Fiction) Magazine

Longman's Magazine

Total Issues: 276

Predominantly fiction; superseded Fraser's Magazine; authors include James Payn, Mrs Oliphant, Thomas Hardy, Henry James, E. Nesbit, F. Anstey, Robert Louis Stevenson, H. Rider Haggard, Rudyard Kipling, Walter Besant.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1882 – Oct-1905: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Longmans, Green & Co., London
Editors:   Charles J. Longman (though Andrew Lang seems to have had a greater influence)
Formats:   standard (unillustrated)
Prices:   6d
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3, The Age of the Storytellers

The Long Quarterly

Total Issues: 1

"An original romance, written specially for this publication, and always from the pen of an author of eminence, will be published in each number of The Long Quarterly. Each story appearing in the publication will occupy one number, and though identity may sometimes be veiled under a nom de plume, every one will be by a writer of talent."

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1892
Publishers:   Elliot Stock, 67, Paternoster-row, London, E.C.
Prices:   2/6d
Frequency:   quarterly

The Long Story

Wants long stories, 8000 words plus. Circulation 1,200. More like an annual anthology.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1983 – 2008?
Publishers:   R. Peter Burnham, 18 Eaton Street, Lawrence, MA 01843 (in 2002)
Editors:   R. Peter Burnham (in 2002)
Formats:   large digest
Pagecounts:   160+pp
Frequency:   annual
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
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Total Issues: 9 (to Autumn 2017)

"The worldÆs only biannual literary journal focusing on Southeast Asian speculative fiction".

Issues & Index Sources

  Autumn 2013 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #9, Autumn 2017)


  Autumn 2013 – Spring 2014: Math Paper Press
  Autumn 2014 – present: Epigram Books, c/o Jason Erik Lundberg, 1008 Toa Payoh North #03-08, Singapore 318996


  Jason Erik Lundberg

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Look and Learn

Total Issues: 1049

Incorporated: Children's Newspaper from 8-May-1965; Ranger from 25-Jun-1966; Speed & Power from 29-Nov-1975; World of Knowledge from 10-Jan-1981

Issues & Index Sources:  20-Jan-1962 – 17-Apr-1982
Publishers:   Fleetway Publications; IPC
Editors:   Adrian Vincent; John Davies; Jack Parker; Fred Lidstone (Assistant Editor); Ken Roscoe (Assistant Editor)
Pagecounts:   24pp; 32pp from #73
Frequency:   weekly

Look and Learn Holiday Special

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1976
Publishers:   IPC
Pagecounts:   52pp

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