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SciFan Magazine

Total Issues: 10 (as at Jan-2018)

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-2017 – present (Missing: any after #10, Oct-2017)
Publishers:   SciFan Entertainment
Editors:   Patrick Hodges, Richard M. Mulder, Dayne Edmondson
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Total Issues: 4

Scifantastic is an innovative new UK magazine that publishes eclectic and eccentric sf/f and horror. Tucked next to dark, human-condition-exploring horror sparkles some seriously upbeat scifi, fantastical and urban fantasy, plus an electric mix of art, comics, artists, interviews, faction, and competitions

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-2005 – Spring 2006: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   22 Rushdene, Poolstock, Wigan, WN3 5HJ, UK
Editors:   Sarah Dobbs
Prices:   2.50
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Sci Fiction

Online SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  19-May-2000 – 28-Dec-2005: Science Fiction Index
Editors:   Ellen Datlow
Formats:   online
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia


Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb/Mar-1999 – 2000: Science Fiction Index
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Scoop [1942]

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1942
Publishers:   Picture Scoop Inc.
Sources:   It's a Man's World

Scoop (Regional Edition)

Total Issues: 9

Tested in the Tyne Tees area for some weeks before being nationally distributed.

Issues & Index Sources

  17-Mar-1988 – 12-May-1988

#becomes Scoop (National Edition)


  Senator; London Editions


  Michael Sombart


  four-colour tabloid







Scoop (National Edition)

Described as a bright 'n' breezy children's tabloid, it peaked with sales of 40,000 before problems with its positioning in newsagents - confused by its subtitle of "News & Music" - led to its closure.

Issues & Index Sources:  19-May-1988 – 23-Dec-1989
Publishers:   Senator; London Editions
Editors:   Michael Sombart; Ian Drew
Formats:   four-colour tabloid
Prices:   30p; 40p
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   weekly

Scoop (Third Series)

Total Issues: 5?

The weekly Scoop was relaunched in January 1990 as a 70p monthly, but low sales and poor advertising revenue soon forced it to close.

Issues & Index Sources:  26-Jan-1990 – May-1990
Publishers:   London Editions
Editors:   Ian Drew
Formats:   A4
Prices:   70p
Frequency:   monthly

Scoop Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1943 – ?
Publishers:   Detective House Inc., 114 E. 32nd St., New York, NY, and 441 Lexington Ave., New York, NY
Frequency:   bimonthly

Scoop Detective (Cases) (Canada)

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1942 – ?
Publishers:   Magazine Publishing House of Canada (1942-1946); Pastime Publications Ltd. (1946-1947); Merchants House (Mar-1948); Alval Publishers of Canada Ltd. (1948-1950)


Total Issues: 20

A juvenile story paper devoted entirely to SF.

Issues & Index Sources

  10-Feb-1934 – 23-Jun-1934: Science Fiction Index


  C. Arthur Pearson


  Bernard Buley
  Hadyn Dimmock [Editor-in-Chief]









Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia


  The Age of the Storytellers
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Scorcher Novels

Total Issues: 12?

Gifford gives first issue as 20-Apr-1932 but this does not tie in with adverts on a copy seen by the author which date the third issue as 1936 or 1937.

Issues & Index Sources:  1937?
Publishers:   Sharman Ellis
Pagecounts:   68pp


Issues & Index Sources:  1965
Publishers:   A & B & Associates, 7906 Santa Monica Blvd - #204, Los Angeles, CA
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The Scorpion [1939]

see under The Western Raider

The Scorpion [2006]

Total Issues: 1

One-off set in an alternate America, one in which Nazi Germany won the war, featuring a novel about the eponymous hero by Warren Stockholm.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-2006: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   KHP Industries
Prices:   $9.99
Pagecounts:   108pp
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Scotland Yard

Total Issues: 14

Stories printed either anonymously or under by-lines like 'Immigration Man' or 'Crack Reporter'. Stories purported to be true but clearly not. Authors include Lester Dent. Some may have been reprinted from UK mags. The title on the cover was occasionally Scotland Yard Detective Stories or Scotland Yard International Detective, but the title on the masthead was consistently just Scotland Yard.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1930 – Aug-1931: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   Dell
Editors:   Richard A. Martinsen
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   20c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly from Jul-1930
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Scotland Yard Series of Detective Stories

Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources:  1888
Publishers:   General Publishing Co.
Formats:   library
Frequency:   monthly

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