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Total Issues: 200+3=203 (as at Jan-2019)

High gloss popular science magazine which regularly ran science fiction

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1978 – Winter 1995: Science Fiction Index (only fiction indexed)
  Winter 2016 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after Winter 2017)


  Oct-1978 – Winter 1995: Omni Publications (Bob Guccione)
  Winter 2016 – Spring 2016: 3001 Media LLC
  Winter 2017 – present: Penthouse Global Media, Inc.


  Oct-1978 – Dec-1979: Ben Bova
  Jan-1980 – Sep-1981: Robert Sheckley
  Oct-1981 – Winter 1995: Ellen Datlow
  Winter 2017 – present: Pamela Weintraub





Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Issue Checklist

Omni (UK) [1978]

Total Issues: 56

British reprint edition of Omni, identical apart for minor differences.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1978 – May-1983: Science Fiction Index (Missing: v3 #12, v4 #7, v5 #1)
Formats:   Slick
Frequency:   monthly
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Omni (UK) [1984]

see under UK Omni

Omnibook Magazine

Contained "authorized abridgements of current best-selling books".

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1938 – 1957?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  Omnibook Inc., 76 Ninth Avenue, New York


  Maxwell M. Geffen & Victor W. Knauth


  5.4" x 7.75"




  194pp (in 1948); 162pp (in 1949); 145pp (in 1950)



Title Changes

  Dec-1938 – Feb-1939: Omnibook; selected current books in abridged editions
  Mar-1939 – Nov-1939: Omnibook magazine; select current literature in abridged form
  Dec-1939 – May-1950: Omnibook magazine; authorized abridgements of current best-sellers
  Jun-1950 – 1957?: Omnibook Best-Seller Magazine.
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Total Issues: 10

Omnifan started out as a run of the mill mimeod fanzine but became an offset semipro item. It had fiction by O.A. Kline and W. Paul Ganly. Darrell Schweitzer, Otto Binder and others did reviews and articles.

Issues & Index Sources:  1969? – 1974?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Modern Limited Publications, St. Michael, North Dakota
Editors:   David Anthony Kraft

Omni Online

Total Issues: 27

Online edition of Omni Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1995 – Apr-1998
Publishers:   Omni Publications, New York

Once a Month [1861]

Total Issues: 17

Subtitled "original tales by the most popular authors"

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1861 – Jan-1863
Frequency:   monthly

Once a Month [1868]

Total Issues: 33

Subtitled "a monthly magazine of general and amusing literature".

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1868 – Dec-1869
  Mar-1872 – Aug-1873


  1872 – 1873: Joseph Collins



Once a Week [1859]

Published serials as well as complete stories, some longer than average. Authors include Charles Reade ("The Cloister and the Hearth" 1859 as "A Good Fight"), George Meredith, George Du Maurier. Revamped as five different series during this period.

Issues & Index Sources

  2-Jul-1859 – May-1879: Index to Periodical Literature (1859 - 1874 only)


  1859 – ?: Bradbury & Evans
  ? – 1873: James Rice
  1873 – 1879: George Manville Fenn


  1859 – 1865: Samuel Lucas
  1865 – 1867: Edward Walford
  Jan-1868 – Jul-1869: E.S. Dallas
  1869 – 1873: Mark Lemon
  1873 – 1879: George Manville Fenn


  tabloid but heavily illustrated





Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

Once a Week [1871]

Primarily a fashion magazine that ran some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  4-Mar-1871 – 11-Nov-1871

#superseded by Frank Leslie's Ladies' Journal


  Frank Leslie


  Mrs Squier



Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Once a Week [1884]

Issues & Index Sources:  1884 – 1887
Editors:   Edgar Lee
Frequency:   weekly

Once-a-Week [1888]

see also under Collier's Weekly

Once a Week Library

Total Issues: 298

Issues & Index Sources:  1889 – 1894
Publishers:   P.F. Collier
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Once Upon a World

Total Issues: 10

Annual spiral bound fanzine with original fiction, poetry. art and book reviews, primarily SF but also some fantasy.

Issues & Index Sources:  1988 – 2001: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #4)
Publishers:   Emily Alward, Nineveh, IN
Editors:   Emily Alward
Frequency:   annual
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A literary magazine. #6 (1974) was a special all-SF issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1974: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Andarth Interrelated Projects, Highland Park, NJ

One at a Time Library

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1888
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.
Frequency:   monthly

108 - Celebrating Baseball

Total Issues: 3

A glossy magazine containing baseball related articles and fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 2006 – Summer 2007: Sports Fiction Index
Publishers:   Sandlot Media, Inc.
Prices:   $7.95

One Story

Total Issues: 209 (to Aug-2015)

A literary magazine that contains, simply, one story.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-2002 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Maribeth Batcha, PO Box 1326, New York, NY 10156
Editors:   Hannah Tinti
Frequency:   Every three weeks
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

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