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Weird Fiction Review

Total Issues: 5 (to Fall 2014)

Primarily a critical journal but one which also contains some fiction and poetry

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 2010 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Centipede Press
Website:   www.centipedepress.com/anthologies/wfreview1.html
Editors:   S.T. Joshi
Formats:   trade paperback
Prices:   $25.00
Pagecounts:   225pp

Weird Heroes

Total Issues: 8

A series that copied the magazines, calling itself 'A New American Pulp', in a mixed anthology/novel series. Vols. 1,2,6 and 8 were magazine/anthologies, whilst the others were complete novels, emulating the hero pulps.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1975 – Nov-1977: Index to SF Anthologies & Collections
Publishers:   Pocket Books
Editors:   Byron Preiss
Formats:   pocketbook
Prices:   $1.50-$1.75
Pagecounts:   various pages
Frequency:   roughly quarterly
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Weirdly Supernatural

Total Issues: 2

Small press magazine containing a blend of fiction and non-fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 2001/2002 – #2, 2004: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Haunted River, Norfolk, England
Editors:   Jonathan Harker
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Weird Mystery

Total Issues: 4

Reprint magazine selecting from Fantastic and Fantastic Adventures.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1970 – Summer 1971: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Ultimate Publishing
Editors:   Sol Cohen (pseudonymously)
Formats:   digest
Prices:   50c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Weird Pocket Library

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1943: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan, Ltd., London, England.
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Weird Science Illustories

Total Issues: 1

This odd little magazine is undated but is believed to have slipped out sometime in the Fifties. The comic strip occupies just under half of the issue. Printed in Ireland.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 195?: Science Fiction Index
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Weird Sex Tales

Total Issues: 1

A pornographic science fiction magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1972: Science Fiction Index
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Weird Shorts

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1944: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan, Ltd., London, England.
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Weird Smut

Total Issues: 2

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1987 – Summer 1990
Editors:   Kathless Jurgens

Weird Stories

Total Issues: 26

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1996 – #26, 1998: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Fading Shadows, Inc.
Editors:   Tom & Ginger Johnson
Prices:   $5.00
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Weird Story Magazine

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1940: Science Fiction Index
  #1, 1946 – #2, 1946: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  Gerald G. Swan, London, England

Editors

  Gerald G. Swan

Formats

  #1, 1940: pulp
  #1, 1946 – #2, 1946: pocketbook

Prices

  #1, 1940: 7d
  #1, 1946 – #2, 1946: 6d

Pagecounts

  #1, 1940: 96pp
  #1, 1946 – #2, 1946: 36pp

Frequency

  irregular
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Weird Tails

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  1971 – Summer 1975: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   John Moffitt, College Station, TX
Editors:   John Moffitt
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Weird Tales

Total Issues: 279+4+4+21+4+45=362

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1923 – Sep-1954: Science Fiction Index
  Summer 1973 – Summer 1974: Science Fiction Index
  Spring 1981 – Summer 1983: Science Fiction Index
  Fall 1984 – Spring 1994: Science Fiction Index
  #1, 1994 – #4, 1996, as Worlds of Fantasy & Horror: Science Fiction Index
  Summer 1998 – Spring 2014, as Weird Tales

Publishers

  Mar-1923 – May-1924: The Rural Publishing Corp., Chicago
  Nov-1924 – Oct-1938: Popular Fiction, Chicago
  Nov-1938 – Sep-1954: Weird Tales, Inc. (a subsidiary of Short Stories, Inc.)
  Summer 1973 – Summer 1974: Renown Publications
  Spring 1981 – Summer 1983: Kensington Publishing
  Fall 1984 – Winter 1985: Weird Tales, Los Angeles
  Winter 1985 – Winter 1996/1997: Terminus Publishing, 123 Crooked Lane, King of Prussia, PA 19406
  Summer 1998 – Dec-2004: DNA Publications
  May-2005 – Summer 2011: Wildside Press
  Winter 2012 – Spring 2014: Nth Dimension media

Website

  www.weirdtales.com

Editors

  Mar-1923 – Apr-1924: Edwin Baird
  May-1924: Henneberger & Kline
  Nov-1924 – Mar-1940: Farnsworth Wright
  May-1940 – Sep-1954: Dorothy McIlwraith
  Summer 1973 – Summer 1974: Sam Moskowitz
  Spring 1981 – Summer 1983: Lin Carter
  Fall 1984 – Winter 1985: Gil Lamont & Gordon Garb
  Winter 1985 – Dec-2006: Darrell Schweitzer
  2007: Stephen H. Segal
  Jan-2008 – Fall 2012: Ann VanderMeer
  Summer 2013 – Spring 2014: Marvin Kaye

Formats

  Mar-1923 – Jul-1953: standard pulp
  May-1923 – Apr-1924: large pulp
  Sep-1953 – Sep-1954: digest
  Summer 1973 – Summer 1974: pulp
  Spring 1981 – Summer 1983: pocketbook
  Fall 1984 – Winter 1985: semi-slick
  Spring 1988 – Winter 1990/1991: neo-pulp
  Spring 1991 – present: large format, newsprint

Frequency

  currently quarterly

Related Sites

  The Pulp Magazines Project
  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
   
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Weird Tales (Canada)

Total Issues: 14+58=72

The first series had identical issues to the respective U.S. issues, as did the later issues of the second series.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1935 – Jul-1936: Science Fiction Index (Missing: all except Feb-1936 & Jul-1936)
  May-1942 – Nov-1951: Science Fiction Index (only indexed to Mar-1948; thereafter issues are identical to the US versions)

Publishers

  American News Company of Toronto

Sources

  The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Weird Tales Library

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1999: Science Fiction Index
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Weird Tales (UK)

Total Issues: 3+1+23+5=32

Issues & Index Sources

  1942: Science Fiction Index
  1946: Science Fiction Index
  Nov-1949 – Oct-1953: Science Fiction Index
  Nov-1953 – Jul-1954: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  1942: Gerald G. Swan
  1946: William C. Merrett
  Nov-1949 – Jul-1954: Thorpe & Porter
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