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Science and Invention

see under Electrical Experimenter

Science Fantasy [1950]

Total Issues: 81+6+6=93

Notations like "printed 3/58" that appeared in the lower right corner of the contents page were the closest thing to dates that appeared in most issues. It was replaced by the separately numbered Impulse in March 1966.

Issues & Index Sources

  #1, 1950 – #81, 1966: Science Fiction Index
  Mar-1966 – Aug-1966, as Impulse: Science Fiction Index
  Sep-1966 – Feb-1967, as sf Impulse: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  #1, 1950 – #64, 1964: Nova Publications
  #65, 1964 – Feb-1967: Roberts & Vinter

Editors

  #1, 1950 – #2, 1950/1951: Walter Gillings
  #3, 1951/1952 – #64, 1964: John Carnell
  #65, 1964 – #81, 1966: Kyril Bonfiglioli
  Mar-1966 – Sep-1966: Kyril Bonfiglioli & Keith Roberts
  Oct-1966 – Feb-1967: Harry Harrison & Keith Roberts

Formats

  #1, 1950 – #64, 1964: digest
  #65, 1964 – Feb-1967: pocketbook

Prices

  #1, 1950 – #2, 1950/1951: 1/6d
  #3, 1951/1952 – #6, 1953: 2/-
  #7, 1954 – #10, 1954: 1/6d
  #11, 1954 – #45, 1961: 2/-
  #46, 1961 – #60, 1963: 2/6d
  #61, 1963 – #64, 1964: 3/-
  #65, 1964 – #81, 1966: 2/6d
  Mar-1966 – Feb-1967: 3/6d

Pagecounts

  #1, 1950 – #6, 1953: 96pp
  #7, 1954 – #35, 1959: 128pp
  #36, 1959 – #63, 1964: 112pp
  #64, 1964 – #81, 1966: 128pp
  Mar-1966 – Feb-1967: 160pp

Frequency

  quarterly but irregular to Spring 1953; bimonthly from Mar-1954; monthly from Mar-1965.

Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Science Fantasy [1970]

see also under Science Fantasy Yearbook

Science Fantasy [1954] (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Science Fantasy. As far as is known the contents are identical to the UK issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  1954? – 1964?: Science Fiction Index (Missing: all except #44; #45; #50; #52; #54; #55; #56; #58)
Publishers:   Modern Distributors of Canada (in 1950s); Gordon & Gotch - Canada, Ltd. (in 1960s)
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Science Fantasy [1954] (New Zealand)

New Zealand reprint edition of Science Fantasy. As far as is known the contents are identical to the UK issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Science Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   P.B. Fisher
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Science Fantasy Bulletin

see under Bulletin of the Cleveland Science Fiction Society

Science Fantasy Correspondent [1936]

Total Issues: 3+3=6

Amateur magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1936 – Mar-1937: Science Fiction Index
  May/Jun-1937 – Nov/Dec-1937, as Amateur Correspondent: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  Corwin F. Stickney; Belleville, NJ

Editors

  Corwin F. Stickney

Formats

  5¼" x 8¼" edge-stapled

Prices

  10c

Pagecounts

  c. 28pp
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Science Fantasy Correspondent [1975]

Total Issues: 1

Amateur magazine. The first 20 pages reprint material from the 1936 magazine of the same name, but the rest is new.

Issues & Index Sources:  1975: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Carrollton Clark
Editors:   Willis Conover
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Science Fantasy Series

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1949: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Griffin Publishing Co., Los Angeles.
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Science Fantasy Yearbook

Total Issues: 4

All reprint magazine drawing from Amazing Stories and Fantastic.

Issues & Index Sources

  1970: Science Fiction Index
  #2, 1970 – #4, 1971, as Science Fantasy: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  Ultimate Publishing

Editors

  Sol Cohen (anonymously)

Formats

  digest

Prices

  60c

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  quarterly

Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Science Fiction [1932]

Total Issues: 5

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  v1 #1, 1932 – v1 #5, 1933: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Jerome Siegel, Cleveland, Ohio
Editors:   Jerome Siegel
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Science Fiction [1939]

Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1939 – Sep-1941: Science Fiction Index

#merges with Future (Science) Fiction

Publishers

  Mar-1939 – Dec-1939: Blue Ribbon Magazines (Columbia Publications)
  Mar-1940 – Jan-1941: Double-Action Magazines, Inc. (Columbia Publications)
  Mar-1941 – Sep-1941: Columbia Publications

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Science Fiction (UK)

Total Issues: 2

The dates of the two issues correspond to the US editions that they reprint, but they are not complete reproductions. The Oct-1939 issue lacks a short story and possibly some other material, while the Dec-1939 has all the fiction but lacks some of the non-fiction content.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1939 – Dec-1939: Index to British Science Fiction Magazines
Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Atlas Publishing and Distributing
Pagecounts:   96pp
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Science Fiction (Canada) [1941]

Total Issues: 6

Canadian reprint from Columbia magazines, with original artwork.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1941 – Jun-1942: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Superior Magazines, Toronto, Canada
Editors:   William Brown-Forbes
Formats:   large pulp
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   mostly monthly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Science*Fiction [1945]

Fanzine including fiction by Robert Bloch.

Issues & Index Sources:  1945 – ?
Publishers:   New York City
Editors:   Larry Shaw and Dan & Judy Zissman

Science Fiction (Australia) [1977]

Science Fiction is primarily a journal of review and criticism. In its earlier issues it ran some fiction and verse. The magazine continued to be published to 1992 at least but no longer carried any fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1977 – ?: Science Fiction Index (sample issues only)
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Science Fiction (Australia) [1952]

see also under American Science Fiction (Magazine)

Science Fiction Adventure Classics

see under Science Fiction Classics

Science Fiction Adventures [1952]

Total Issues: 9

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1952 – May-1954: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Science Fiction/Future Publications
Editors:   Lester del Rey to Sep-1953, then Harry Harrison
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   160pp
Frequency:   generally bimonthly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Science Fiction Adventures [1956]

Total Issues: 12

UK edition took on a separate existence. The numbering of the first issue was derived from Suspect, a detective magazine which ceased after 5 issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1956 – Jun-1958: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Royal Publications
Editors:   Larry Shaw
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   bimonthly to Jun-1957, then six weekly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Science Fiction Adventures (UK)

Total Issues: 32

Originally a reprint edition of the second US title, but continued with original stories from Jan-1959 after the American edition folded. Notations like "printed 3/58" that appeared in the lower right corner of the contents page were the closest thing to dates that appeared in this magazine.

A Canadian reprint edition was distributed from #15 at least.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1958 – #32, 1963: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Nova Publications
Editors:   John Carnell
Formats:   digest
Prices:   2/- (rising to 2/6d from #19, Mar-1961)
Pagecounts:   112pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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