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The Archive

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1887 – 1924, as The Trinity Archive
  1924 – present, as The Archive: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Publishers

  Students of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Editors

  James P. Helm III (in 1935)

Formats

  12" by 9.25"

Prices

  30c (in 1935)

Pagecounts

  28pp (in 1935)

Frequency

  monthly

Website:   dukearchive.wordpress.com

Arcturus

Total Issues: 18

Ran Mathews's satire "The Career of Puffer Hopkins" (1841/1842). Other authors include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Longfellow, Lowell.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1840 – May-1842

Publishers

  1840 – 1841: B.G. Trevett
  1841 – 1842: G.L. Curry & Co

Editors

  Cornelius Mathews & Every Duychinck

Frequency

  monthly

Ardent Love

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1934 – May-1934: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Magazines, Inc. (A.A. Wyn)
Editors:   Rose Wyn
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The Arena [1889]

Total Issues: 233

A noted 'muckraking' magazine which also published much fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1889 – Aug-1909: Index to Periodical Literature (to 1906 only)
Publishers:   Arena Pub Co., Boston
Editors:   B. O. Flowes
Frequency:   monthly, but no issues Apr-1909 - Jun-1909
Related Sites:   Spartacus Educational

The Arena [1949]

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1949 – 1952: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Arena, 28/29 Southampton Street, London WC1
Editors:   Jack Lindsay
Formats:   digest
Prices:   1/6d
Frequency:   bimonthly

Arena

Total Issues: 4+9=13

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1975 – Oct-1976, as Titan
  Feb-1977 – 1982, as Arena SF: FictionMags Index (Missing: #13, 1982)

Publishers

  Geoff Rippington, 15 Queens Ave., Canterbury, Kent

Editors

  Geoff Rippington
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Arena [1986]

"Style and general interest magazine for men... occasional fiction".

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1986/Jan-1987 – Apr-2009

Publishers

  Wagadon Ltd/Conde Nast, London

Editors

  in 1993: Kathryn Flett
  in 1997: Ekow Eshun

Formats

  slick

Frequency

  monthly

Arena Library

Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources:  1893
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Arena Library Series

Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources:  1892 – 1895
Publishers:   Arena Pub. Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Ares [1980]

Total Issues: 17

A gaming magazine which occasionally printed fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1980 – 1984: Science Fiction Index (Only fiction indexed)

Publishers

  Mar-1980 – Winter 1983: Simulations Publications, NY
  1983 – 1984: Dragon Publishing, Lake Geneva

Editors

  Michael Moore

Formats

  quasi-slick

Prices

  Mar-1980 – May-1981: $3.00
  Jul-1981 – Nov-1981: $4.00
  Jan-1982 – 1984: $6.00

Pagecounts

  Mar-1980 – May-1981: 40pp
  Jul-1981 – Jan-1982: 36pp
  Winter 1983 – 1984: 64pp

Frequency

  bimonthly to Jan-1982, quarterly from Winter 1983
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Ares Special Edition

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1983 – #2, 1986: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Simulations Publications, Inc., New York.
Editors:   Redmond A. Simonsen & Michael Moore
Formats:   quarto
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Ares Magazine [2014]

Total Issues: 4 (as at Oct-2018)

A gaming magazine which also printed fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-2014 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #4)
Publishers:   One Step Press, 26444 Via Roble, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Prices:   $30.00
Frequency:   quarterly
Website:   www.aresmagazine.com
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Arete [1983]

Called 'The Journal of sport literature'.

Issues & Index Sources

  Fall 1983 – Fall 1987
  Spring 1988 – present, as Aethlon

Publishers

  Sport Literature Association at San Diego University Press, California
  Sports Literature Association at Box 70270, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614

Editors

  Don Johnson (in 2002)

Formats

  quasi-slick

Frequency

  twice yearly

Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
Website:   www.uta.edu/english/sla/aethlon.html

Areté [1999]

Total Issues: 41 (as at Jan-2014)

Literary/arts magazine with fiction by Ian McEwan, Julian Barnes, Rose Tremain..

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1999 – present: website
Publishers:   Areté Ltd, 8 New College Lane, Oxford, OX1 3BN
Editors:   Craig Raine
Frequency:   thrice yearly
Website:   www.aretemagazine.com
 

The Argonaut [1877]

Total Issues: 4211

The fiction was often the lead item; published Ambrose Bierce, Emma Frances Dawson.

Issues & Index Sources

  25-Mar-1877 – 1956

Publishers

  Frank Pixley & Frederick Somers at outset

Editors

  25-Mar-1877 – 1880: Frank Pixley
  1900 – 1907: Ambrose Bierce & Jerome A. Hart
  Feb-1907 – Jun-1924: Alfred Holman
  Jun-1924 – Jul-1924: Morton Todd
  Jul-1924 – Mar-1925: Samuel T. Clover
  Apr-1925 – May-1925: Morton Todd
  May-1925 – ?: Edward Morphy

Formats

  16-page tabloid (15"x11.5") on cheap stock

Prices

  10c

Frequency

  25-Mar-1877 – 1956: weekly

Argonaut [1993]

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1993 – ?
Publishers:   Argonaut Press (Warren Hinckle)
Editors:   Warren Hinckle
Frequency:   quarterly
Website:   www.argonaut360.com


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