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Country: US


Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1970 – Aug-1998: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Bill Bowers, P.O. Box 2521, North Canton, OH 44720
Editors:   Bill Bowers
Related Sites:   ZineWiki

Over 18

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug/Sep/Oct 1970 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Jaybird Enterprises, 7315 Fulton Ave., North Hollywood, CA
Editors:   Herbert Patrick

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Over Here

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1920s
Publishers:   Over Here Co. 20 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois
Editors:   Fred Girton


Country: Australia
Total Issues: 220 (to Spring 2015)

Long-running Australian literary magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  1954 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Overland, Melboune
Editors:   Stephen Murray-Smith (in 1975); Jeff Sparrow (in 2007)
Prices:   A$1.00 (in 1975); A$12.50 (in 2007)
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Overland Library

Country: US
Total Issues: 23

Issues & Index Sources:  1885 – 1888: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   L. Schick, Chicago, IL
Formats:   7 1/2 x 5"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   100-150
Frequency:   every three weeks
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Overland Monthly

Country: US

Initially modelled on Atlantic Monthly, it made Bret Harte famous. Authors include George Sterling, Frank Norris, Emma Frances Dawson, Edgar Lee Masters, Jack London, Ambrose Bierce (first story, 1871). The second series was a continuation of The Californian and became an important vehicle for women writers.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1868 – Dec-1875: Index to Periodical Literature
  Jan-1883 – Jul-1935: Index to Periodical Literature (Poole to 1906 only; FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index


  1868 – 1869: Anton Roman, San Francisco
  1869 – 1875: John H. Carmany
  1883: California Pub. Co.
  1883 – 1885: Samuel Carson
  1885 – 1900: Overland Monthly
  1900 – 1920: Frederick Marriott
  1920 – 1921: B.G. Barnett


  1868 – 1870: Bret Harte
  1871: W.C. Bartlett
  1872 – 1873: Benjamin P. Avery
  1874 – 1875: Walt M. Fisher
  1883 – 1894: Millicent Washburn Shinn
  1894 – 1897: Rounsevelle Wildman
  1897 – 1900: James H. Bridge
  1900 – 1903: Frederick Marriott
  1903: Florence Jackman
  1903 – 1905: P.N. Beringer
  1905: Thomas Wilson
  1906 – 1911: Frederick Marriott
  1911 – 1920: Frederick Marriott
  1921: Herbert Bashford
  1921 – 1922: Almira McKeon
  1923 – 1925: Mabel Moffatt
  1925 – 1926: various short-term
  1926 – 1928: R.D. Hart
  1928 – 1935: Arthur H. Chamberlain





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  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

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Over My Dead Body!

Country: US
Total Issues: 9

The magazine "features short stories, author profiles, author interviews, and other articles of general interest to mystery fans".

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1993 – Winter 2000: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: #0, #2, #3)
Publishers:   OMDB!, P.O. Box 1778, Auburn, WA 98071-1778
Editors:   Cherie Jung
Frequency:   quarterly
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Overseas and Transatlantic Mail

see under Weekend (Magazine)

Overseas Daily Mail

see under Weekend (Magazine)


Country: UK
Total Issues: 15

Small press sf/fantasy/horror fiction magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1988 – #15, 1992: Science Fiction Index
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Over the Top

Country: US
Total Issues: 21+10=31

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1928 – Jun-1930: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 2
  Jul-1930 – Apr-1931, as High Spot Magazine: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 3


  Street & Smith Publications, Inc.


  Edmund Richards


  standard pulp







Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Owen Wister Review

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  1978 – present
Publishers:   University of Wyoming, Student Publications, Box 3625, Laramie, WY 82071 (in 2000)
Frequency:   annual
Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2002)

The Owl (US) [1896]

Country: US
Total Issues: 2+43=45

Subtitled "A Monthly Magazine of Original Short Stories," it was clearly intended as a rival to The Black Cat.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1896 – May-1896
  Jul-1896 – Feb-1900: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  Apr-1896 – May-1896: Lowell, Mass
  Jul-1896 – Feb-1900: Boston, later Owl Pub. Co., New York


  octavo (circa 8.5" tall)


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The Owl (UK) [1919]

Country: UK
Total Issues: 3

The Owl featured an impressive group of established writers, including Thomas Hardy, W.H. Davies, John Galsworthy, and Walter de la Mare.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1919 – Nov-1923
Publishers:   Martin Secker & Cecil Palmer, London
Editors:   Robert Graves

Owl (UK) [1988]

Country: UK
Total Issues: 3 (or 4)

Children's magazine produced by the publisher of an earlier series, Play and Learn (1986 - 1987). Described at the time of launch as a "glossy colour monthly magazine full of entertaining articles for children. The editor was quoted (Guardian, March 30, 1988) as saying "I want to show children the joys of making mud pies and the beauty of nature. They want to know how their bodies and everything around them works." Clearly children were not that interested, as the title folded after only a few issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1988 – Jul-1988 (possibly no Jul-1988 issue)
Publishers:   Grinstead Publications
Editors:   Michele Grinstead
Frequency:   monthly


Country: US
Total Issues: 5

Semi-professional magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1981 – #5, 1986: Science Fiction Index
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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The Owl Library

Country: US
Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1892 – Mar-1893: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   George W. Studley, 23 Hawley St., Boston, MA
Formats:   9 1/8 x 6 1/8"
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   72 to 76
Frequency:   monthly
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Country: US
Total Issues: 23

Issues & Index Sources:  1988 – 1994
Publishers:   Stone Ridge Poetry Society, Kingston, New York
Editors:   Shirley Powell

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