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Contemporary and post-modernist writing. Focus on urban culture. Has published Louise Rafkin, Thaisa Frank, Dick Allen. Circulation 2,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  1988 – 2000?
Publishers:   Urbanus Press, P.O. Box 192921, San Francisco, CA 94119-2921 (in 1998 - 2000)
Editors:   Peter Drizhal & Carmen Villareal
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   120pp
Frequency:   thrice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2002)


Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1930 – ?
Prices:   $1.00

U.S. Crime

Total Issues: 3?

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  7-Dec-1951 – 27-Feb-1952
Publishers:   U.S. Crime Inc., 17 E. 45th St., New York, NY
Frequency:   every six weeks

US, the Paperback Magazine

Total Issues: 3

A paperback anthology magazine about current events that published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1969 – May-1970: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Bantam
Editors:   Richard Goldstein
Formats:   paperback
Prices:   $1.00
Pagecounts:   191pp


Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1951
Publishers:   Utopian Press, 22 Roland Gardens, London SW7


Fanzine that published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s
Publishers:   R.J. Banks, Corsicana, Texas
Editors:   R.J. Banks

Utopian Booklets

Total Issues: 3

Booklet series.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1946 – Jun-1946: Science Fiction Index
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Utter Entropy

Total Issues: 1

Original anthology of short-short stories, issued as a free supplement to accompany Sierra Heaven #4.

Issues & Index Sources:  1997: Science Fiction Index
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The Vagrant

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1916 – Spring 1927: FictionMags Index (Missing: #1, #2, #3, #9)

Valor (for Men)

Total Issues: 13

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1957 – Feb-1958, as Valor for Men
  Apr-1958 – Dec-1959, as Valor


  Skye Publishing


  It's a Man's World
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Valor [1968]

Total Issues: 3

Subtitled "Adventures of Courage", published a considerable amount of fiction, together with a nude centerfold.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1968 – #3, 1969
Publishers:   Charlton
Editors:   Joe Gill
Formats:   quarto
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Vamperotica Magazine

Total Issues: 16

Spinoff from the comic book of the same name; published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1998 – ?
Publishers:   Vamperotica Entertainment

Vampire Dan's Story Emporium

Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter/Spring 1997 – Winter 2001: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Daniel Medici, PO Box 252, Syracuse, NY 13215
Editors:   Daniel Medici
Formats:   octavo
Prices:   $4.00
Pagecounts:   56
Frequency:   irregular
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The Vampire Journal

Fanzine produced on behalf of "Dracula and Company".

Issues & Index Sources:  1985 – 1992: FictionMags Index (Missing: all except #4, Summer 1988)
Publishers:   Baker Street Publications; Metairie, LA
Editors:   Sharida Rizzuto


Total Issues: 1?

In some early sources assumed to be a horror publication, which it is not. Cover blurb announces "Tales, historic and modern, of women whose careers challenge the claim of the males as the stronger sex".

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1927
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Uncovered: The Hidden Art of Girlie Pulps
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The Vampire's Crypt

Total Issues: 25

This series of vampire genre fanzines is generally PG-13, some nudity in the art and a few R-rated stories. Featuring original vampire fiction, some interviews with well-known genre authors, and book reviews.

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1989 – Spring 2002: Science Fiction Index
Editors:   Margaret L. Carter
Pagecounts:   96pp
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