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Weekly Overseas Mail

see under Weekend (Magazine)

The Weekly Saturday Star Journal

see under Saturday Journal

The Weekly Story

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Springfield Publishing Co., 57 Hillman St., Springfield, Mass.
Prices:   10c
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Weekly Tale-Teller

Total Issues: 365

Carried 7 or 8 short stories each issue with short serials. Noted for "Sanders of the River" stories by Edgar Wallace; usually carried a weird story each issue along with more general light-hearted stuff. Authors include A.M. Burrage, Alice & Claude Askew, Jessie Douglas Kerruish, Douglas Newton, M.P. Shiel.

Issues & Index Sources:  8-May-1909 – 29-Apr-1916: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Harry Shurey, London
Editors:   Isabel Thorne
Formats:   slim, saddle-stapled magazine on pulp paper, usually unillustrated
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   48-56pp
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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The Weekly Telegraph

Probably a weekly supplement of The Sheffield Telegraph and sometimes referred to as the Sheffield Weekly Telegraph. Carried a considerable amount of fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Frequency:   weekly

Weekly Welcome

Total Issues: 3142 (at least)

Issues & Index Sources

  15-Feb-1896 – 1-Oct-1938
  8-Oct-1938 – 9-Dec-1939, as Woman's Welcome
  16-Dec-1939 – 30-Jan-1960, as Weekly Welcome: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  D.C. Thomson, Dundee (moved to London in 1912)


  large digest (octavo)



The Weekly Westminster Gazette

Issues & Index Sources

  ? – 11-Feb-1922, as The Saturday Westminster Gazette: FictionMags Index (partial issues only)
  18-Feb-1922 – 1923, as The Weekly Westminster Gazette: FictionMags Index (partial issues only)

Wee Wisdom

Issues & Index Sources:  1893 – 1991: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Unity School of Christianity, 917 Tracy, Kansas City 6, MO
Editors:   Myrtle Fillmore (in 1893); Jane Palmer (in 1948)
Formats:   10" x 7.25" (in 1948)
Prices:   15c (in 1948)
Pagecounts:   34pp (in 1948)
Frequency:   monthly
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Weird Adventures

Total Issues: 2


Issues & Index Sources:  May-1978 – Fall 1978: Science Fiction Index
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Weird and Occult Library

Total Issues: 3

Mixture of reprints from Columbia magazines and old material.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1960 – #3, 1960: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan
Editors:   Gerald G. Swan
Formats:   pocketbook
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   issues released simultaneously
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Weird and Occult Miscellany

Total Issue: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1960: Science Fiction Index
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Total Issues: 40 (as at Jan-2019)

Semi-professional magazine, some issues were also done in hardcover as collectors' editions. See also Toadstool Wine and Eerie Country and its successors, which were issued to decrease the backlog of stories bought for Weirdbook, and Hollow Faces, Merciless Moons, a special issue of Weirdbook.

Issues & Index Sources

  #1, 1968 – #30, 1997: Science Fiction Index
  #31, 2015 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #40, 2018)


  W. Paul Ganley, Buffalo, NY


  W. Paul Ganley


  A4 large format


  pagination varied 32pp-96pp


  annual, sometimes twice annual

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Weirdbook Encores

see under Eerie Country

The Weirdbook Sampler

see under Eerie Country

Weird Fiction Review

Total Issues: 8 (to Fall 2017)

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

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 2010 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after Fall 2017)
Publishers:   Centipede Press
Editors:   S.T. Joshi
Formats:   trade paperback
Prices:   $25.00
Pagecounts:   225pp
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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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