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    The Fantast [v1 #4, July 1939] ed. C. S. Youd (; 244 Desborough Road, Eastleigh, Hants, 3½d, 20pp, 8″ x 10″ mimeo, cover by H. E. Turner) []
    “The magazine for the intelligent fan, Circulation practically negligible!”
    Details supplied by Sean Wallace & Alistair Durie.


    The Fantast [v1 #5, August 1939] ed. C. S. Youd (; 244 Desborough Road, Eastleigh, Hants, 3½d, 20pp, 8″ x 10″ mimeo, cover by H. E. Turner) []
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 3 · The Last and Worst Men · D. McIlwain · ss
    • 5 · Machines, Men and Methods · Eric C. Hopkins · ar
    • 7 · Just like a Science-Fiction Story (on re-reading Science Wonder Stories Dec 1929 to March 1930) · Maurice K. Hanson · ar
    • 8 · Langwidge (on UK and US English) · James Rathbone · ar
    • 10 · Fanopolis: Part 4: Voice of Fanopolis · “Fantacynic” · sl
    • 12 · So This Is England? Or Pong Prefers Patagonia (spoof of US fan in England) · R. W. Tucker · ar
    • 13 · My Task: the Task of Man · Frank Skerbeck · ar
    • 14 · August ’Oliday (editorial including readers’ votes) · [The Editor] · ed
    • 15 · Fantast’s Folly · [The Editor] · lc; letters from Leo Margulies, R. W. “Doc” Lowndes, C. Stanhope Sprigg, M. K. Hanson, Rita Carmelle, Osmond P. H. Robb, D. R. Smith, James P. Rathbone.


    The Fantast [v1 #6, September 1939] ed. C. S. Youd (; 244 Desborough Road, Eastleigh, Hants, 3½d, 20pp, 8″ x 10″ mimeo) []
    Note: This issue included, loose, Fantasy War Bulletin 1 October, 1939, Vol 1 No. 1.
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 1 · Dreamland · Harold Gottliffe · pm
    • 3 · No Visitors · Kenneth Mackley · ss
    • 5 · Monday Morning Over the World · John B. Michel · pm Sunrise in Evening by John B. Michel, Michel-Wollheim Publications; New York, 1938
    • 6 · It’s a Devil · D. R. Smith · vi
    • 7 · Conversation in a Spaceship · John F. Burke · ss
    • 9 · Have You Read It?—1 · Charles Rowlands · br
    • 10 · Fanopolis: Part 5: Meanderings · “Fantacynic” · sl
    • 12 · September Silliness (editorial including readers’ votes) · [The Editor] · ed
    • 14 · Department? · C. S. Youd · cl; on fortune telling and games.
    • 14 · Fantast’s Folly · [The Editor] · lc; letters from D. R. Smith, Dave McIlwain, John F. Burke, Eric C. Hopkins, Osmond P. H. Robb, Robert W. “Doc” Lowndes, Eric C. Williams.


    The Fantast [v1 #7, October-November 1939] ed. C. S. Youd (; 244 Desborough Road, Eastleigh, Hants, 3½d, 28pp, 8″ x 10″ mimeo, cover by H. E. Turner) []
    Note: This issue has bound in Fantasy War Bulletin, 18 December 1939, Vol 1 No. 4.
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 3 · The Benefactor · D. R. Smith · ss
    • 4 · One Day—.. · James P. Rathbone · pm
    • 5 · Extracts from a Journal (on living with science fiction) · Eric C. Williams · ar
    • 7 · Necronomology (on reading the Necronomicon) · Robert W. Lowndes · ar
    • 8 · Heart Failure · D. R. Smith · ss
    • 10 · Ladders · “Fantacynic” · ss
    • 12 · Department? · [The Editor] · cl; readers views on the moon being made of green cheese, including Arthur C. Clarke, Osmond Robb, D. R. Smith, Eric C. Sprigg.
    • 14 · The Creed of a “Tory” · Phil Hetherington · ar
    • 16 · November Nonsense (editorial including readers’ votes) · [The Editor] · ed
    • 17 · Fantast’s Folly · [The Editor] · lc; letters from D. Webster, D. R. Smith, Gordon S. Cousins, Harry Warner Jr, Harry Kay, Fantacynic, John F. Burke, Maurice K. Hanson, Doc Lowndes.


    The Fantast [v2 #1, May 1940] (; 244 Desborough Road, Eastleigh, Hants, 20pp, 8¼″ x 10½″ mimeo, cover by H. E. Turner) []
    Note: volume and date overprint the cover which has Vol 1 No 8 Feb 1940 on it.
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · Sap · Muriel Dean · pm
    • 3 · The Survivors [Part 1 of 2] · “Fantacynic” · rr
    • 8 · Hints on how to write Science-Fiction · Julian F. Parr · ar
    • 10 · The Ilk of Ezra Pound · John B. Michel · pm
    • 11 · Department! · [The Editor] · cl; letters from D. W. F. Webster, D. R. Smith and John F. Burke debunking Einstein.
    • 13 · The Messiah Complex · Osmond Robb · ar
    • 15 · Editorial (on present position of The Fantast) · [The Editor] · ar
    • 16 · Fantast’s Folly · [The Editor] · lc; letters from Swisher, Eric F. Russell, John Michel, D. R. Smith, H. E. Turner, Bill Temple, D. Webster, Russell Chauvenet, Doc Lowndes.


    The Fantast [v2 #2, No. 9, March 1941] ed. C. S. Youd & J. F. Burke (; 244 Desborough Road, Eastleigh, Hants, 6d, 20pp, 8¼″ x 10½″ mimeo, cover by H. E. Turner) []
    “Incorporating The Satellite”. Misdated 1940 on index page. Note: It was intended that William Temple would continue “The Survivors”, but this didn’t happen.
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · For No Apparent Reason (excerpts from other fanzines) · [The Editor] · ms
    • 3 · The Survivors [Part 2 of 2] · John F. Burke · rr
    • 6 · The Writers · William Harris · pm
    • 7 · Monty · C. S. Youd · pm
    • 8 · The Creed of an Atheist · H. E. Turner · ar
    • 10 · The Road to Fame [Part 1 of 6] · D. R. Smith · uw
    • 14 · Inquest · John B. Michel · pm
    • 15 · Fantasy as seen by the Ordinary Man with a Typewriter · William Harris · ar
    • 16 · Mataiya · R. W. Lowndes · vi
    • 17 · Letters to a Secretary of an Interplanetary Society (spoof letters) · Arthur Ego Clarke · ar
    • 18 · Editorial (on present position of The Fantast) · C. S. Youd · ed
    • 19 · Fantast’s Folly · [The Editor] · lc; letters from D R Smith, Bill Temple, Renny Rennison, Johnny Burke.


    The Fantast [v2 #3, No. 10, April 1941] (; Idlewild, Fountainhall Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, 6d, 22pp, 8″ x 10″ mimeo, cover by H. E. Turner) []
    “Incorporating The Satellite”, “Published irregularly by Douglas Webster”.
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · For No Apparent Reason (excerpts from other fanzines) · [The Editor] · ms
    • 3 · Comment—on receiving Fantast · Julian F. Parr · ar
    • 3 · Conclusion (reprint from other fanzines) · Louis Russell Chauvenet · pm (r)
    • 4 · The Strange Sad Story of Joe · Robert W. Lowndes · ss
    • 6 · Fragment · William Harris · pm
    • 7 · A Fable of Misch-masch · D. R. Smith · vi
    • 8 · The Creed of a sceptic · Osmond Robb · ar
    • 9 · Broadside (on ships, building houses, the last summer before war) · C. S. Youd · ar
    • 12 · Winter Illusions · J. P. Rathbone · pm
    • 13 · The Road to Fame [Part 2 of 6] · D. R. Smith · uw
    • 18 · Bang Again—Being an Editorial (on Position of The Fantast) · [The Editor] · ed
    • 19 · Fantast’s Folly · [The Editor] · lc; letters from Milton A. Rothman, Osmond Robb, Eric Hopkins, C. S. Youd, Julian Parr, Damon Knight, D. R. Smith, Russell Chauvenet.


    The Fantast [v2 #4, No. 11, November 1941] (; Idlewild, Fountainhall Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, 6d, 22pp, 8″ x 10″ mimeo, cover by H. E. Turner) []
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · For No Apparent Reason (excerpts from other fanzines) · [The Editor] · ms
    • 3 · Cosmic Case No 5—a Continuation of the Old Novae Terrae Series · D. R. Smith · ss
    • 5 · Dialectic · William Harris & Christopher Youd · pm
    • 6 · Opinion (on society) · Eric C. Williams · ar
    • 7 · Radio · W. G. Harris · pm
    • 8 · The Road to Fame [Part 3 of 6] · D. R. Smith · uw
    • 13 · De Omnibus Dubitandum (on religion) · Julian Parr · ar
    • 14 · Swine · Frieda Wilson · pm
    • 14 · Broadside (on John F. Burke and Handing Over The Fantast to Douglas Webster) · C. S. Youd · ar; the bulk of this is the piece on Burke which is subtitled “Portrait of the Artist as a Young Flop”.
    • 17 · Tying up Loose Ends Dept (on The Fantast) · Douglas Webster · ed
    • 18 · Fantast’s Folly · [The Editor] · lc; letters from J. F. Burke, Damon Knight, the mighty Russell, Zeus Craig, Eric C. Williams, Maurice Hanson, Milty Rothman, D. R. Smith, Fido, C. A. Beling, John Michel, Joe Gilbert, Woof, C. S. Youd.


    The Fantast [v2 #5, No. 12, December 1941] (; Idlewild, Fountainhall Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, 6d, 32pp, 8″ x 10″ mimeo, cover by H. E. Turner) []
    “Published when circumstances permit by Douglas Webster”.
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · For No Apparent Reason (excerpts from other fanzines) · [The Editor] · ms
    • 3 · Fantasy Show-down (fans and the war) · Januarius · ar
    • 5 · Aspects of violence · Eric C. Hopkins · pm
    • 6 · A Short History of Fantocracy 1948-1960 [Part 1 of 3] · Arthur C. “Ego” Clarke · sl
    • 9 · The Spirit of the New Age 1—Christopher Samuel Youd · John F. Burke · ar
    • 12 · Bough-bride · Bill Hobson · pm
    • 12 · Recipe for Immortality (exploring space) · Maurice K. Hanson · ar
    • 13 · And My Indigestion (response to Hanson article) · Eric C. Hopkins · ar
    • 16 · GALATEA—The First Space Ship · John Michel · pm
    • 16 · Culled from an experiment… · C. S. Youd · pm
    • 17 · The Bells of Hell (response to Eric Williams) · Sid Birchby · ar
    • 18 · The Road to Fame [Part 4 of 6] · D. R. Smith · uw
    • 22 · The Creed of a Communist · Raymond France · ar
    • 24 · Swillings from the StF Trough (on various fans) · Swine · cl
    • 26 · Tying up Loose Ends Dept (on The Fantast) · Douglas Webster · ed
    • 27 · Fantast’s Folly · [The Editor] · lc; letters from Roland Forster, Jack Speer, Warp and Woof, August Derleth, Sid Birchby, Harry ?, Maurice K. Hanson, John F. Burke, C. S. Youd.


    The Fantast [v3 #1, No. 13, April 1942] (; Idlewild, Fountainhall Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, 6d, 36pp, 8″ x 10″ mimeo, cover by H. E. Turner) []
    “Published most irregularly by Douglas Webster”.
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · For No Apparent Reason (excerpts from other fanzines) · [The Editor] · ms
    • 3 · Some Dope on the Underworld (on life in caves) · Sid Birchby · ar
    • 6 · For the Intelligentsia · R. W. Lowndes · pm
    • 7 · Bicarbonate for Eric (response to Hopkins article in previous issue) · Arthur C. Clarke · ar
    • 8 · The Road to Fame [Part 5 of 6] · D. R. Smith · uw
    • 13 · Nude gels · Forrest J Ackerman · ar
    • 15 · The Spirit of the New Age 2—Douglas William Lawrence Webster · John F. Burke · ar
    • 17 · Night-rain · Louis Russell Chauvenet · pm
    • 18 · Whacky · Roger Conway · vi
    • 19 · On Women’s Hats · D. R. Smith · ar
    • 20 · In reply to Mr Smith (article on hats) · Joan Burke · ar
    • 21 · A Short History of Fantocracy 1948-1960 [Part 2 of 3] · Arthur C. “Ego” Clarke · sl
    • 25 · Swillings from the StF Trough (on various fans) · Swine · cl
    • 27 · Two Poems
    • _27 · Lullaby · C. S. Youd · pm
    • _27 · Farmer · C. S. Youd · pm
    • 27 · Editorial (on content of The Fantast) · Douglas Webster · ed
    • 28 · Fantast’s Folly · [The Editor] · lc; letters from Arthur C. Clarke, Doc Lowndes, Eric Russell, Eric Hopkins, Louis Craig, Joan Burke, Maurice Hanson, Milt Rothman, Russell Chauvenet, ? Besmirchme, Forry Ackerman, Roland Forster, Rita Pitman, William F Temple.


    The Fantast [v3 #2, No. 14, July 1942] (; Idlewild, Fountainhall Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, 6d, 36pp, 8″ x 10″ mimeo, cover by H. E. Turner) []
    “Published now and then by Douglas Webster”. Note: The serial “The Road to Fame” was not finished. The next episode was expected to be the conclusion.
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · For No Apparent Reason (excerpts from other fanzines) · [The Editor] · ms
    • 3 · Poltergeists and Suchlike Beasties · Harold Chibbett · ar
    • 7 · Evensong—The Creed of a Mystic · James Parkhill Rathbone · ar
    • 8 · A Short History of Fantocracy 1948-1960 [Part 3 of 3] · Arthur C. “Ego” Clarke · sl
    • 11 · Chinese Drinking Song · C. S. Youd · pm
    • 12 · Ostensibly on Swearing (on religion, sex and politics) · Eric C. Hopkins · ar
    • 17 · Simple Hates · John F. Burke · ar
    • 19 · The Road to Fame [Part 6 of 6] · D. R. Smith · uw
    • 23 · In Search of a Sage (on visiting D. R. Smith) · Eric S. Needham · ar
    • 25 · Whacky · Ego · vi
    • 26 · Rationalism on Women’s Hats · Charles Rowlands · ar
    • 27 · Swillings from the StF Trough (on various fans and their activities) · Swine · ar
    • 30 · Tying up Loose Ends (The Fantast suspended) · Douglas Webster · ar
    • 30 · Fantast’s Folly · [The Editor] · lc; letters from D. R. Smith, Harold Chibbett, Maurice Hanson, Jack Gibson, Bob Tucker, Arthur C. Clarke, Roland Forster, Rita Pitman, William F. Temple.


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