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Total Issues: 1?

A science fiction and fantasy zine published by the New York University Science Fiction Society.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1974: FictionMags Index
Editors:   Victor Dricks
Related Sites:   ZineWiki

Aurora Speculative Feminism

see under Janus

Aurora Wolf

Online SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-2009 – present
Editors:   Michael C. Pennington


Small press horror magazine containing at least 1 story by D.F. Lewis.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1995

Austin Layman's Crimestalker Casebook

see under Crimestalker Casebook

The Australasian

A weekly tabloid newspaper that published several stories by Erle Cox.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1864 – 6-Apr-1946
Publishers:   Wilson and Mackinnon, Melbourne

Australian Horror and Fantasy Magazine

Total Issues: 5

Semi-professional magazine

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1984 – #5, 1986: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Barry Radburn, Penrith, NSW, Australia
Editors:   Barry Radburn & Stephen Studach
Formats:   digest
Prices:   A$1.50 (price increased)
Pagecounts:   40pp (pagination increased)
Frequency:   irregular
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The Australian Journal

Subtitled "A Weekly Record of Amusing and Instructive Literature, Science and the Arts", The Australian Journal was one of Australia's longest lived and most influential literary magazines.

Each issue had three serials, plus short stories. Most of the fiction was by Australian writers, but there was a good deal of imported stuff especially in the 1870s and 1880s. It contained a good mixture of romance, adventure, crime/detective, historical, supernatural/horror.

Fitz James O'Brien's famous short story, What Was It?, was published there in 1866, plus, over the years, various serials by the likes of Sylvanus Cobb, Eugene Sue, BL Farjeon, Harriet Lewis, Carlotta Kingsley; and, later on, short stories by the likes of BM Croker and Robert Murray Gilchrist.

Issues & Index Sources

  2-Sep-1865 – 1965: FictionMags Index (sample issues)


  A.H. Massina, Melbourne


  1865 – ?: G.A. Walstab
  1870 – 1871: Marcus Clarke
  1874 – 1875: R.P. Whitworth
  1875: E. Kidgell
  1878 – 1909: William Smith Mitchell


  1865 – 1869: 3d
  1869 – ?: 6d


  1865 – 1869: 16pp
  1869 – ?: 64pp


  weekly (1865 - 1869); monthly (1869 - ?)


  Australian Crime Fiction

The Australian Magazine

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1900s

Australian Monthly Magazine

Total Issues: 18?+29?=47?

This was an early colonial magazine that was bought by Marcus Clarke in 1867 and renamed the Colonial Monthly. Mostly colonial content, and lots of pseudonymous and anononymous content.

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1865 – Feb-1867?: FictionMags Index
  Sep-1867 – Jan-1870?, as Colonial Monthly: FictionMags Index (Missing: Oct-1868)


  Sep-1867 – 1869: Marcus Clarke
  1869 – 1870: J.J. Shillinglaw





Australian Short Stories

Total Issues: 65

Magazine publishing contemporary Australian fiction with some guest contributions from overseas authors.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1982 – 2000: FictionMags Index
Editors:   Bruce Pascoe
Frequency:   quarterly

The Australian Woman's Magazine and Domestic Journal

A monthly journal published in Melbourne between 1882-1884. 15% fiction, 100% Australian content, 100% female authors, most of whom used psuedonyms.

Issues & Index Sources:  1882 – 1884: FictionMags Index (Missing: Vol. 1)
Prices:   6d
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   monthly

The Auteur

"Literary magazine... new fiction and poetry".

Issues & Index Sources:  1992 – ?
Publishers:   London
Editors:   Danny Rosenbaum & Rupert Vandervell
Frequency:   quarterly

Authentic Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s

Authentic Detective Stories Magazine

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1946 – Jan-1947?
Publishers:   Pioneer Publications (Jan-1947)

Authentic Romances

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  1948 – Apr-1950: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Martin & Reid, London
Formats:   10.5 in x 8.625 ins
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   32pp

Authentic Science Fiction

Total Issues: 85

Initially issued as a series of paperback books. Additional features were gradually added to make it a true magazine. Title changed to Science Fiction Fortnightly with issue #3, then to Science Fiction Monthly with issue #9, then back to Authentic Science Fiction with issue #13.

Issues & Index Sources

  #1, 1951 – #2, 1951, as Authentic Science Fiction Series: Miller/Contento
Index to British Science Fiction Magazines
  #3, 1951 – #8, 1951, as Science Fiction Fortnightly: Miller/Contento
Index to British Science Fiction Magazines
  #9, 1951 – #12, 1951, as Science-Fiction Monthly: Miller/Contento
Index to British Science Fiction Magazines
  #13, 1951 – #85, 1957, as Authentic Science Fiction: Miller/Contento
Index to British Science Fiction Magazines


  Hamilton & Co., London


  1-Jan-1951 – 15-Nov-1952: L.G. Holmes (Gordon Landsborough)
  15-Dec-1952 – 15-Jan-1956: H.J. Campbell
  15-Feb-1956 – Oct-1957: E.C. Tubb


  pocketbook until Feb-1957, then digest


  twice monthly to 15-Apr-1951, then monthly

Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Authentic Science Fiction (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Authentic Science Fiction. As far as is known the contents are identical to the UK issues, but are dated a month or two later.

Issues & Index Sources:  #37, 1953 – #47, 1954?: Miller/Contento (Missing: #39; #43; #44; #45; #47)
Publishers:   Modern Distributors Ltd., 267 Wellington St. West, Toronto, Ontario
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