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UK Omni

Total Issues: 1

High gloss popular science magazine which ran science fiction. Seemingly intended as a UK spinoff of Omni it only survived for one issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Autumn 1984: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Sightline Publications
Editors:   Jon Chambers
Formats:   Slick
Prices:   £1.00
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The Ultimate Unknown

Total Issues: 23

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1995 – #23, 2001: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #12, Summer 1998)
Publishers:   Combs Press, PO Box 219, Streamwood, IL 60107
Editors:   David D. Combs
Formats:   quarto e/s
Prices:   $4.00
Pagecounts:   44
Frequency:   mainly quarterly
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Uncanny Magazine

Total Issues: 18 (to Sep/Oct-2017)

"An online Science Fiction and Fantasy magazine featuring passionate SF/F fiction and poetry, gorgeous prose, provocative nonfiction, and a deep investment in the diverse SF/F culture."

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov/Dec-2014 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any issues after #18, Sep/Oct-2017)
Publishers:   Wyrm Publishing
Editors:   Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
Frequency:   bimonthly
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Uncanny Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1941: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Manvis Publications
Editors:   Robert O. Erisman
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   112pp
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Uncanny Tales (Canada)

Total Issues: 21

"Uncanny Tales" by Dennis Lien in The Science-Fiction Collector #9 (Jun-1980)

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1940 – Sep-1943: Science Fiction Index


  Nov-1940 – May-1942: Adam Publishing, Toronto
  Jul-1942 – Sep-1943: Norman Book Company, Toronto


  Melvin R. Colby


  Nov-1940 – Mar-1941: digest
  May-1941 – Sep-1943: large pulp


  Nov-1940 – Sep-1942: 15c
  Dec-1942 – Sep-1943: 25c


  Nov-1940 – Mar-1941: 64pp
  May-1941 – Sep-1942: 96pp
  Dec-1942 – Sep-1943: 128pp


  monthly, with gaps, last three issues strung out

Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia


  Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Uncanny Tales [1939]

see under Star Detective Magazine

Uncensored Detective

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1942 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Real Detective Tales Inc., 4600 Diversey Ave., Chicago, IL, then 1050 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL, from early 1940s
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines

Uncle Ben's Budget

Total Issues: 226

Religious paper. Becomes (or Incorporated into?): Young Protestants

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1898 – Dec-1916
Publishers:   Martin; Morgan & Scott, 39 Warwick Avenue, London E.C., from-Jan-1901
Prices:   1d
Frequency:   monthly (25th of month)

Uncle Mac's Wonder Tales

Issues & Index Sources:  ?
Publishers:   McGlennon
Pagecounts:   36pp

Uncle Remus's Magazine

Total Issues: 69

Combined with Home Magazine from May-1908 and took on that magazine's numbering.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1907 – Apr-1908: FictionMags Index
  May-1908 – Feb-1913, as Uncle Remus's Home Magazine: FictionMags Index (samples issue only)


  Sunny South Publishing Co., Atlanta, GA


  Jun-1907 – Jul-1908: Joel Chandler Harris
  Aug-1908 – Feb-1913: Julian La Rose Harris


  large tabloid (16" x 10")



Uncle Sam

Originally a general newspaper but after 1850 became a literary periodical; main source for early serials by Joseph H. Ingraham.

Issues & Index Sources

  25-Sep-1841 – ?


  Williams Bros., Boston


  1842 – 1843: H.L. Williams
  1844 – 1850?: George H. Williams


  large tabloid


  3c at outset





Uncle Sam's Gang Smashers

Total Issues: 1

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1937
Publishers:   Clayton Publishing, New York, NY

Undercover Detective

Total Issues: 3

Short-lived magazine featuring a gripping action novel about "Conway Clark, International Undercover Ace" in each issue, as well as several other short stories and novelettes.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1938 – Apr-1939: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 2
Publishers:   Double-Action Magazines, Inc. (Columbia Publications)
Editors:   Cliff Campbell
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   112pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Under Fire

Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1928 – Jun-1929: FictionMags Index
Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Magazine Publishers
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   20c
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Under Magellanic Clouds

Total Issues: 5?

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer/Autumn 1997 – 1999: Science Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Under Magellanic Clouds, Upper Mongogarie, N.S.W.
Editors:   Marijke Fitzgerald
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Under the Gas Light

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  1878
Publishers:   Gaslight Pub.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Underworld

Total Issues: 20+66+4=90

Despite the title, The Underworld featured better than average action crime stories, mainly by authors unknown today, most initially reprinted from other Munsey titles. Launched in 1927 it ran for 93 issues under a variety of title variations before folding in 1935.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1927 – Aug-1928: Crime Fiction Index
  Dec-1928 – Mar-1935, as The Underworld Magazine: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: May-1929)
  Apr-1935 – Jul-1935, as The Underworld Detective: Crime Fiction Index


  May-1927 – Aug-1928: J. Thomas Wood
  Dec-1928 – Sep-1929: Magazine Publishers, Inc. (Harold Hersey)
  Oct-1929 – Jul-1935: Carwood Publishing (Tom Wood), briefly as


  May-1927 – Aug-1928: Tom Chadburn
  Dec-1928 – Sep-1929: Harold Hersey
  Oct-1929 – Dec-1930: Tom Chadburn
  Jan-1931 – Jan-1932: A.A. Wyn
  Feb-1932 – Jul-1935: Tom Wood


  standard pulp


  Jan-1927 – Jul-1927: 25c
  Aug-1927 – Jul-1935: 15c


  May-1927 – Jul-1927: 128pp
  Aug-1927 – Mar-1928: 96pp
  Apr-1928 – Jan-1930: 112pp
  Feb-1930 – Jul-1935: 128pp


  Jan-1927 – Sep-1927: monthly
  5-Oct-1927 – 20-Jan-1928: twice monthly (5th and 20th)
  Feb-1928 – Jul-1935: mostly monthly


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