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Snappy Stories [1949] (UK)

Country: UK
Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1949
Publishers:   Utopian Press, 22 Roland Gardens, London SW7
Pagecounts:   32pp


Country: US
Total Issues: 72

Subtitled "A Comic Weekly of Comic Stories by Comic Authors". All stories reprinted from Five Cent Comic Library.

Issues & Index Sources:  11-Oct-1899 – 20-Feb-1901
Publishers:   Frank Tousey, NY
Formats:   8" x 11"
Prices:   5c
Frequency:   weekly
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Country: UK
Total Issues: 905

Humorous magazine created chiefly from advance proofs and blocks of the American papers Puck, Life, and Judge. Possibly published some Sherlock Holmes parodies.

Issues & Index Sources:  9-Aug-1890 – 19-Nov-1907
Prices:   1d


Country: US
Total Issues: 2

Amateur online magazine which converted into a blogzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-2003 – Apr-2003
Editors:   Gabe Chouinard

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents…

Country: US
Total Issues: 6 (as at Jan-2021)

The Society of Misfit Stories is a home for those wonderful stories that are too long for most magazines but too short for print.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-2019 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after Sep-2020)
Publishers:   Bards and Sages Publishing
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Society Spanking Stories

Country: France
Total Issues: 3?

Flagellation magazine containing various stories about corporal punishment and a correspondence section on the same. Despite being published in France, this was targeted at a British audience.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s
Publishers:   Les Beaux Oeuvres, Establissement H.P., 43 Chaussee d'Antin, Paris
Prices:   2/6d
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Sociopathic Times

Country: Australia


Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1993 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Editors:   Rod Marsden

The Sockdolager

Country: US
Total Issues: 9

A quarterly magazine of short genre fiction, most of it SF or fantasy.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 2015 – Summer 2017
Editors:   Alison Wilgus & Paul Starr


Country: UK
Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London
Prices:   2/6d

Soldiers of Fortune

Country: US
Total Issues: 4

Soldiers of Fortune lasted 4 issues from October 1931 to May 1932. It specialized in historical adventure, and in that sense, was a precursor to another short-lived pulp, Golden Fleece. Subtitled "Stories of Glamorous Romance and Adventure In All Lands In All Times", the covers were all painted by Jerry Delano and featured a knight in plate armor (10/31), a Robin Hood-type (12/31), a samurai warrior (2/32) and a Davy Crockett lookalike (5/32).

Perhaps its greatest claim to fame today is the indirect hand it played in the launch of Astounding Stories, as related by Harry Bates in the introduction to Alva Rogers' A REQUIEM FOR ASTOUNDING. At the end of 1929, William Clayton was going to publish a historical adventure pulp, to be called Torchlights of History. The editor he tabbed for the task was Harry Bates, who begged off and instead convinced Clayton to publish a SF magazine. However, Bates could not so easily escape his fate--when Soldiers of Fortune was launched in 1931, he was its editor.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1931 – May-1932: Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Clayton Magazines
Editors:   Harry Bates
Formats:   standard pulp
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Soldier Stories

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Sol Plus

Country: US
Total Issues: 7

Star Trek fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  1975 – Mar-1981
Publishers:   T'Kuhtian Press
Editors:   Jacqueline Bielowicz
Related Sites:   Fanlore

Sol Reader

Country: Germany


Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1962 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Thomas Schlueck, Hannover, West Germany
Editors:   Thomas Schlueck
Pagecounts:   30pp

Something Doing

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1900s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Fairman Publishing Co., 51-57 Shelby St., Detroit, Michigan
Editors:   Ellery D. Preston
Prices:   10c
Frequency:   monthy

Something Else

Country: UK
Total Issues: 3

Semi-professional magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1980 – Spring 1984: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Pan Visuals, Manchester
Editors:   Charles Partington
Formats:   large format slick (last issue 52pp, \1.50)
Prices:   90p
Pagecounts:   48pp
Frequency:   irregular
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Something to Read

Country: UK

Waite states this reached 33 volumes

Issues & Index Sources:  15-Mar-1881 – ?
Publishers:   Brett
Formats:   tabloid
Pagecounts:   16pp (+12pp novelette supplement)
Frequency:   weekly

Something Wicked

Country: South Africa
Total Issues: 10

Went online after #10.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 2006 – Feb-2010: Science Fiction Index
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