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Total Issues: 7

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1937 – Mar-1938: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Walter H. Gillings
Editors:   Walter H. Gillings
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A mimeographed fanzine. Final issue changed to printed format and changed title to Bizarre.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1938 – Summer 1940: Science Fiction Index
  Jan-1941, as Bizarre: Science Fiction Index

Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Total Issues: 62 (to Nov-2018)

Scifaikuest presents poetry in minimalist formats, and especially focuses on scifaiku, which is haiku with a sf/f twist to it, published quarterly in February, May, August, and November.

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Alban Lake Publishing, P.O. Box 141, Colo, Iowa 50056-0141
Editors:   Teri Santitoro

SciFan Magazine

Total Issues: 10 (as at Jan-2020)

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

SciFi Dimensions

Amateur online magazine which ran mostly non-fiction but usually one story per issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-2000 – Feb-2010

SciFi Freedom

Online magazine. It had two advance issues alpha and beta before the formal issue #1 in September 2010.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-2010 – ?
Publishers:   Peter Saga, Science Fiction Freedom Collective
Editors:   Susan A. Saga

SciFi Paradox

Total Issues: 1

Online magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-2002
Editors:   Simon Owens

Sci-Fi Short Story Magazine

Amateur online downloadable and print magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov/Dec-2010 – ?
Publishers:   Ring Publications, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Editors:   Craig Gehring and Brittany Gehring


Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb/Mar-1999 – 2000: Science Fiction Index
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Sci Phi Journal

Began as a downloadable online magazine that grew out of a podcast. Re-emerged in 2014 as an e-book/print magazine, but returned to being an online magazine, downloadable as a PDF, in 2019.

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-2014 – 2017
  2019 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #4, 2019)


  Jason Rennie; ^A'd^a'm Gerencs^e'r & Mariano Mart^i'n Rodr^i'guez

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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

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