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Columbia

A Catholic periodical which published 1 or 2 stories per issue and sometimes a serial.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1921 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Knights of Columbus, New Haven, CT
Website:   www.kofc.org/en/columbia/index.html
Editors:   John B. Donahue (in 1940)
Formats:   small tabloid
Frequency:   monthly

Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art

Total Issues: 36 (to Dec-2002)

Has published Aimee Bender, Madison Smartt Bell, Neil Gaiman, Jeannette Winters. Circulation 2,200. Possibly originally called "Columbia: A Journal of Poetry and Prose".

Issues & Index Sources:  1978 – present
Publishers:   New York School of Arts, 404 Dodge Hall, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027-6902 (in 1998 - 2002)
Website:   www.columbiajournal.org
Editors:   rotating editorship
Email Address:   arts-litjournal@columbia.edu
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   220pp
Frequency:   annual at outset; now twice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Columbia Library

Total Issues: 44

Issues & Index Sources:  1898 – 1903: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Columbian Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine

Known for its beautiful coloured fashion plates; authors include Poe, J.K. Paulding, C.F. Hoffman, and many women contributors

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1844 – Feb-1849
Publishers:   Israel Post to 1846; then Orsonby & Hackett
Editors:   John Inman to Apr-1848; Stephen Chester to Dec-1848; then Darius Mead
Frequency:   monthly

The Columbian Magazine [1786]

Issues & Index Sources:  1786 – 1792
Frequency:   monthly

The Columbian Magazine [1911]

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1911: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Editors:   P. M. Raymond
Formats:   6.75" x 9.75"
Prices:   15c
Frequency:   monthly

The Columbia Review

Most pieces in the Review are works of poetry, prose, and artwork by Columbia students, but they have included works from as far afield as Ireland and Malaysia. They claim to publish any worthy creative work, and strive to feature a true diversity of viewpoints within the magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  1919 – present
Publishers:   Columbia University, New York
Website:   www.columbia.edu/cu/review/
Frequency:   annual (in 2002)

Columbia Series

Total Issues: 31

Issues & Index Sources:  1896 – 1899
Publishers:   R. F. Fenno
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Combat [1956]

Total Issues: 12

Billed as "Britain's Top Action Magazine", with the stories labelled as "True War Stories".

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1956 – Oct-1957: FictionMags Index
Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Vernon Publications, Bolton, for Dalrow Publishing
Editors:   Leslie Syddall
Formats:   large digest
Prices:   2/-
Pagecounts:   112pp
Frequency:   monthly
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Combat [1959]

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1959 – Apr-1959
Publishers:   Banner Magazines, Inc.
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Combat Library

Total Issues: 86 (at least)

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1959 – Sep-1962 (?)
Publishers:   G.M. Smith; Micron
Formats:   pocket library
Frequency:   2 per month

The Comet (Australia)

Total Issues: 18

Published a number of SF adventure stories, often with Australian settings.

Issues & Index Sources:  9-Apr-1936 – 6-Aug-1936
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Notes on Australian Science Fiction

Comet (US)

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1940 – Jul-1941: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   H-K Publications, Springfield, MA.
Editors:   F. Orlin Tremaine
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   20c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly, then bi-monthly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
 
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The Comet (fnz)

Fanzine, with at least one fiction piece per issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1940: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Starlight Publications, Martinez, California
Editors:   Tom Wright
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   20pp

Comfort

A fairly typical depression family newsprint magazine aimed at farmers, which carried 3 stories and 1 serial along with articles and columns aimed at making ends meet on the farm.

Issues & Index Sources:  1888 – 1942: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   W. H. Gannett, Inc., Augusta, Maine
Pagecounts:   24pp

The Comic Library

Total Issues: 6

States "New Series" as it continues from The Boys' Comic Library.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1912 – Jan-1913
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.
Editors:   Walter H. Light
Prices:   1d
Frequency:   2 per month


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