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Out of This World

Country: UK
Total Issues: 2

A short-lived companion series to Supernatural Stories; both volumes were later reprinted within that series. Four issues of Supernatural Stories were also entitled Out of this World on cover and spine. In both of these issues the interior pages are numbered 5 to 132.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1954 – #2, 1955: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   John Spencer & Co., London
Editors:   Maurice Nahum and Samuel Assael
Formats:   digest
Prices:   1/6d
Pagecounts:   128pp
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Out of This World

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Out of This World Adventures

Country: US
Total Issues: 2

The comic sections in this pulp are actually the entire contents of separately published Avon comic books. The comic section in issue #1 is the same as Out of This World #1, Jun '50. The comic section in #2 is the same as Strange Worlds #1, Nov '50.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1950 – #2, 1950: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Avon Periodicals, Inc.
Editors:   Donald A. Wollheim
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Out of This World Adventures (Canada)

Country: Canada
Total Issues: 2

Canadian reprint edition of Out of this World Adventures. #2 has a different comic section and is the same as Avon's Flying Saucer Comic #1, 1950.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1950 – Apr-1951: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   The American NewsCo., Limited, 474 Wellington Street West, Toronto 2-B, Ontario
Editors:   Donald A. Wollheim
Formats:   standard pulp
Mentioned in:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Outposts of Beyond

Country: US
Total Issues: 25

Outposts of Beyond is a magazine of science fiction, fantasy, and subgenres in that vein, such as steampunk, published quarterly in January, April, July, and October.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-2013 – Jan-2020: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Alban Lake Publishing, P.O. Box 141, Colo, Iowa 50056-0141
Editors:   Alban Lake & Tyree Campbell
Formats:   quarto
Prices:   $8.00
Frequency:   quarterly
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Outré [1939]

Country: US

SF fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1939 – Nov-1939: FictionMags Index (incomplete)
Publishers:   Francis J. Litz, Rochester, NY, U.S.A.
Editors:   Francis J. Litz

Outre [1995]

Country: US
Total Issues: 32

Subtitled "The World of UltraMedia", and devoted to the world of B-movies, psychotronic films, etc. Occasionally publishes fiction. Merged with Filmfax in 2004.

Issues & Index Sources:  1995 – 2003: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Frequency:   quarterly
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Country: US
Total Issues: 7+28+35=70

Semi-professional online magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1998 – Jul/Aug-1999
  Sep/Oct-1999 – Sep/Oct-2002, as Deep Outside
  Dec-2002 – Jan-2007, as Far Sector



  Clocktower Fiction, San Diego, California


  John T. Cullen and Brian Callahan until October 2002, then Cullen alone


Country: US

Fanzine which published a great deal of fan fiction. Some issues were entitled Outsider International.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s
Publishers:   L.E.P.E.R. Publications, St Paul, Minnesota
Editors:   A.M. Decker


Country: US
Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1928 – May-1929: FictionMags Index (partial issues only)
Publishers:   Mt. Vernon, NY
Editors:   Ruth Heller, Edna Rosenmond, Rosaline Rosenwasser, Phyllis Barthman & Gerald D. Heller

The Outspan

Country: South Africa

A bulky tabloid magazine published in South Africa which published a wide range of features, short stories (some local, some reprinted), and comic strips reprinted from the US and UK. Published "A Matter of Form" by Margery Allingham, 10 Jan-1941 and "The Meaning of the Act" 22 Jan-1943.

Issues & Index Sources:  4-Mar-1927 – 1957: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   The Friend Newspapers Ltd.
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Outward Bound

Country: UK
Total Issues: 42

Published to "encourage a greater understanding of the world, its people and cultures", Outward Bound initially ran a large amount of fiction including the serialisation of John Buchan's "The Path of the King". In later issues the emphasis shifted to non-fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1920 – Mar-1924: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Far and Near Publications, Edinburgh House, London
Editors:   Basil Mathews
Frequency:   monthly
Mentioned in:   The Age of the Storytellers

Out West

Country: US

The Land of Sunshine was the first illustrated monthly centered in and on Southern Californian culture. In 1898 it began to include literature and adopted the subtitle "The Magazine of California and the West". In 1902 the title was changed to Out West and published "The Master of Mystery" by Jack London in the September 1902. It merged with Overland Monthly in 1917.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1894 – Dec-1901, as The Land of Sunshine: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Jan-1902 – Apr-1910, as Out West Magazine: Index to Periodical Literature (Poole to 1906 only; FicMags sample issues only)
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  Dec-1910 – May-1917, as Out West: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

#merges with The Overland Monthly


  Jun-1894 – Jul-1895: F. A. Pattee Publishing Company
  Aug-1895 – ?: The Land of Sunshine Publishing Co.
  ? – Apr-1910: Out West Magazine Company
  Nov-1910 – ?: Western Publishing Company


  Jun-1894 – Dec-1894: Charles Dwight Willard
  Jan-1895 – Jan-1903: Charles Fletcher Lummis
  Feb-1903 – Nov-1909: Charles Fletcher Lummis & Charles Amadon Moody
  in 1910: Charlton Lawrence Edholm
  George Wharton James
  Lannie Haynes Martin




  10c; 15c

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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

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