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Science Fiction Quarterly (UK) [1943]

Total Issues: 2

Gerald G. Swan published two magazines in 1943 entitled The Moon Conquerors and Into the Fourth Dimension. These were the titles of the lead stories but each was, in fact, a nearly complete reprint of an issue of the US Science Fiction Quarterly.

The covers were extremely crude imitations by unknown artists of the corresponding covers of the original magazines, printed in monochrome blue, presumably a war-time austerity measure.

Issues & Index Sources:  1943: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan
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Science Fiction Quarterly (UK) [1952]

Total Issues: 10

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1952 – Aug-1955: Science Fiction Index
Index to British Science Fiction Magazines
Publishers:   Thorpe & Porter
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Science Fiction Review (fnz)

Total Issues: 19+1+7+16+3+8+50+10=114

Fanzine which started in July 1953 under the name Psychotic as which it ran for 19 issues followed by 1 (some sources say 3) under the title Science Fiction Review before folding in 1955. It was relaunched in 1967 as Psychotic #21, as which it ran for 7 issues before changing its name (again) to Science Fiction Review in November 1968.

After 16 issues it was relaunched in 1972 as Richard E. Geis, which, after 3 issues, changed its name to The Alien Critic as which it ran for 8 issues before changing its name back to Science Fiction Review again and running for a further 50 issues before folding in 1986.

It was relaunched by a different editor in 1990 but only lasted for 10 issues before folding for good in May 1992.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1953 – 1955, as Psychotic
  1955, as Science Fiction Review
  1967 – 1968, as Psychotic
  Nov-1968 – Mar-1971, as Science Fiction Review: Science Fiction Index (Missing: Feb-1969; Apr-1969; Jun-1969; Aug-1969; Oct-1969; Feb-1970)
  1972, as Richard E. Geis
  Jan-1973 – Nov-1974, as The Alien Critic: Science Fiction Index (Missing: Jan-1973)
  Feb-1975 – Winter 1986, as Science Fiction Review: Science Fiction Index
  Spring 1990 – May-1992, as Science Fiction Review (fnz): Science Fiction Index


  Jul-1953 – Winter 1986: Richard E. Geis
  Spring 1990 – May-1992: SFR Publications, Salem, OR


  Jul-1953 – Winter 1986: Richard E. Geis
  Spring 1990 – May-1992: Elton Elliott


  mainly quarto



Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Science Fiction Scout


Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s
Editors:   Alex Osheroff & James V. Taurasi

Science Fiction Series

Total Issues: 18

A series of booklets distributed by mail order at 10c each or 6 for 50c. They were issued in three groups of six, each set first advertised in the November 1929, January 1930 and June 1932 issues of Wonder Stories, respectively.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1929 – #18, 1932: Science Fiction Index
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Science Fiction Stories

see under Future (Science) Fiction

Science Fiction Stories (UK)

see under The Original Science Fiction Stories (UK)

Science Fiction Trails

Total Issues: 11

Science Fiction Trails is the magazine where science fiction meets the Wild West—Head on.

Issues & Index Sources:  2007 – 2014: Science Fiction Index
Western Fiction Index
Editors:   David B. Riley
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The Science Fiction World

Total Issues: 6

Promotional newsletter for Gnome Press that included some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1955 – Spring 1957: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Gnome Press
Editors:   Robert Bloch & Bob Tucker
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   4pp
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Science Fiction Yearbook

Total Issues: 5

A series of annual anthologies derived from the old "Thrilling" group of SF magazines. The preceding volumes were titled Wonder Stories, Treasury of Great Science Fiction and Great Science Fiction and were separately numbered. There were no further volumes after this series ended.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1967 – #5, 1971: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Popular Library, Inc.
Editors:   Helen Tono #1-#4; Anne Keffer #5
Formats:   standard pulp format
Prices:   50c
Pagecounts:   96pp
Frequency:   annual
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Science Stories

see under Other Worlds Science Stories

Science Wonder Quarterly

Total Issues: 3+11=14

Issues & Index Sources

  Fall 1929 – Spring 1930: Science Fiction Index
  Summer 1930 – Winter 1933, as Wonder Stories Quarterly: Science Fiction Index


  Stellar Publishing


  David Lasser


  Fall 1929 – Summer 1932: large pulp
  Fall 1932 – Winter 1933: standard pulp


  Fall 1929 – Summer 1932: 50c
  Fall 1932 – Winter 1933: 25c


  Fall 1929 – Summer 1932: 144pp
  Fall 1932 – Winter 1933: 96pp



Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia


  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Science Wonder Stories

Total Issues: 12

Merged with Air Wonder Stories to form Wonder Stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1929 – May-1930: Science Fiction Index

#merges with Air Wonder Stories


  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Science World

"For grades 6-10 brings science to life with fascinating feature articles and hands-on activities that reinforce science concepts and help students build test-taking and critical-thinking skills."

Published some reprint fiction by Murray Leinster during the late 1950s although generally it does not publish fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  5-Feb-1957 – present


  5-Feb-1957 – 1965: Street & Smith
  1965 – present: Scholastic



Total Issues: 2


Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1939/Jan-1940 – ?
Publishers:   Thomas Hoguet, New York
Editors:   Thomas Hoguet


Total Issues: 2?

A hektoed fanzine which featured fiction in a graphic format along with short articles, comments and short stories, including one by Robert W. Lowndes.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Phil Bronson, Hastings, Minnesota.
Editors:   Phil Bronson


Total Issues: 4

Amateur magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1948 – Summer 1949: Science Fiction Index
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Scientific Detective

Total Issues: 33?

A saddle-stitched, digest-size magazine of standard crime-adventure fare, Scientific Detective belied its name and had several fact articles and an occasional quiz about its fiction, which appears to be primarily reprint material. It's commencement is not known; the earliest issue noted has been March 1945, labeled volume 5, number 1; the latest issue inspected was dated May 1948.

In the Nov-1947 issue, E. Robert Rubin is listed as owner and publisher, Max Herzberg is editor and George Sturm is managing editor. In Nov-1946, Rubin was owner and publisher but Sturm was editor and Herzberg was managing editor.

Issues & Index Sources

  in 1940s: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: any before March 1945, May-1945, Jun-1945, Jul-1945, Oct-1945, any after May 1948)


  Mar-1945: C.D. Publishing Company, 1755 Broadway, New York City 19, NY
  Sep-1945? – May-1948?: B.E.C. Publishing Company, 1745 Broadway, New York City 19, NY


  Max Herzberg & George Sturm


  digest (slightly longer than standard digest)




  148pp; 66pp (in 1945)




  Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Scientific Detective Annual

Total Issues: 2?

The exact relationship between Scientific Detective Annual and Scientific Detective is currently unclear. Only two (undated) issues of the former have been located, one of which appears to have been published before the first known issue of Scientific Detective, and the second of which reprints some items from early issues of Scientific Detective.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   EBR Book Co., 1755 Broadway, New York City 19, NY
Formats:   digest (slightly longer than standard digest)
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   annual?
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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