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Wasp

Country: US

San Francisco's Wasp was the West Coast equivalent to New York City's Puck.

Issues & Index Sources:  5-Aug-1876 – 25-Apr-1941
Editors:   1-Jan-1881 – 11-Sep-1885: Ambrose Bierce
Frequency:   weekly
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Wastebasket [1950]

Country: US
Total Issues: 4

Fanzine which published some pieces of fiction and poetry.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1950 – 1953
Editors:   Vernon L. McCain
Related Sites:   Fancyclopedia 3

Waste Basket [1917]

Country: US

Published manuscripts from authors 16 to 21 years of age.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1917 – ?: FictionMags Index (partial issue only)
Publishers:   Waste Basket Co., Chicago, Ill.
Frequency:   bimonthly

Water Way Tales

Country: US

Subtitled "The Magazine of the Great Lakes".

Issues & Index Sources:  1907? – 1921?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Advertising Dept., Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Company, Detroit
Frequency:   annual

Watson's Jeffersonian Magazine

Country: US

Primarily a "muckraking journal", but also ran some poetry and fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1905 – Feb-1906, as Tom Watson's Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Mar-1906 – Dec-1906, as Watson's Magazine: FictionMags Index
  1907 – ?, as Watson's Jeffersonian Magazine

Publishers

  Thomas E. Watson

Editors

  Thomas E. Watson

Frequency

  monthly

Online Sources

  Online Books
  Online Books
 

The Wave [1890]

Country: US

A weekly magazine published in San Francisco, which began when the Southern Pacific railroad decided to finance a journal which would attract visitors to its Del Monte Hotel.

Issues & Index Sources:  1890 – 1900: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Editors:   John O'Hara Cosgrave

The Wave [1922]

Country: US
Total Issues: 8

Little magazine, mostly poetry, fiction, artwork and occasional essays. Stories by Arthur Machen, Vincent Starrett, William Saphier, Haniel Long, Ben Hecht. Last issue was apparently mailed to subscribers from Denmark where the publisher had fled due to debts. Starrett never saw that final issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1922 – Oct-1924: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Hinrichson & Lunoe, Chicago
Editors:   Vincent Starrett
Formats:   review size
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   46/58pp
Frequency:   started as monthly but irregular after issue #2 (roughly quarterly).
Related Sites:   Vincent Starret Blog
Online Sources:   Online Books

Wavelength

Country: US
Total Issues: 1+3=4

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources

  1941?, as Science Fiction Collaboration
  Summer 1941 – Jan-1942, as Wavelength: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Publishers

  Henry Andrew Ackerman

Editors

  Henry Andrew Ackerman

The Waverley Magazine

Country: US

Dow discovered budding amateur authors would pay him to publish their stories. Dow opened this opportunity to subscribers only and apparently never paid a cent for anything he published. He pirated many UK serials such as "Bleak House".

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1850 – ?
Publishers:   Moses A. Dow, Boston
Editors:   Moses A. Dow
Formats:   tabloid
Frequency:   weekly; later monthly

Waverly Library [1879]

Country: US
Total Issues: 236+117=353

Issues & Index Sources

  18-Nov-1879 – 20-May-1884: Dime Novel Bibliography
  27-May-1884 – 17-Aug-1886: Dime Novel Bibliography

Publishers

  Beadle and Adams, 98 William Street, New York

Formats

  Nov-1879 – May-1884: quarto
  Jun-1884 – 17-Aug-1886: octavo

Prices

  5c

Pagecounts

  32pp

Frequency

  weekly

Related Sites

  American Women's Dime Novel Project

Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Waverly Library [1899]

Country: US
Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources:  1-Nov-1899 – 14-Mar-1900: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   M.J. Ivers & Co., 379 Pearl St., New York, NY
Formats:   7 x 4 3/4"
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   100
Frequency:   weekly
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Wax Dragon

Country: US
Total Issues: 3

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1977 – #3, 1980: Science Fiction Index
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Waylines

Country: US
Total Issues: 6

Online SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-2013 – Nov-2013: Science Fiction Index
Website:   www.waylinesmagazine.com
Publishers:   Darryl Knickrehm & David Rees-Thomas
Editors:   Darryl Knickrehm & David Rees-Thomas
 
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Wayside Tales [1901]

Country: US

Published "short stories of interest, ranging from three to five thousand words".

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1901 – Jul-1901, as Detroit Monthly: FictionMags Index (Missing: Mar-1901; Apr-1901; Jul-1901)
  Aug-1901 – ?, as Wayside Tales: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Publishers

  in 1903: Wayside Publishing Company, 38 Congress Street West, Detroit, Michigan
  Oct-1903 – ?: Chicago

Prices

  10c

Frequency

  monthly

Wayside Tales [1912]

Country: US

Originally a cartooning magazine, but fiction was added from Jul-1921 when the "Wayside" name was first used; authors included Vincent Starrett, Victor Rousseau; also published "The Cupboard" by Jeffery Farnol (Apr-1922).

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1912 – May-1913, as Cartoons (non-fiction)
  Jun-1913 – Jun-1921, as Cartoons Magazine (non-fiction)
  Jul-1921, as Cartoons Magazine and Wayside Tales: General Fiction Index
  Aug-1921 – Dec-1921, as Wayside Tales and Cartoons Magazine: General Fiction Index
  Jan-1922 – May-1922, as Wayside Tales: General Fiction Index

Formats

  standard format, slick paper

Frequency

  monthly

Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps

Online Sources

  Online Books
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