The Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Weird Fiction Magazine Index


Contents Lists


Previous Issue/Checklist Index Table-of-Contents


    The Satellite [v1 #2, November 1938] ed. David McIlwain & John F. Burke (3d, 24pp, 6½" x 8¼" mimeo, cover by Mack)
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 3 · Action! · Frank D. Wilson · ar; promote science fiction.
    • 5 · The Call to Arms · Don J. Cameron · ss
    • 10 · Round and About · Anon. · cl; round up.
    • 11 · Liverpool Branch of the Science Fiction Association meeting on Friday September 23rd · Abe Bloom · ar
    • 13 · Mosaic · C. S. Youd · pm
    • 15 · Editorial · [The Editors] · ed; on content of the Satellite.
    • 16 · All Is Dust · Leslie J. Johnson · ar Novae Terrae; philosophy of an SF reader.
    • 19 · Stop Press · Anon. · ar; round up.
    • 20 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from William F. Temple, William E. Dunn, John Gabriel, Eric C. Williams.


    The Satellite [v1 #3, December 1938]
    Issue not found.
    • Need Contents



    The Satellite [v2 #2, February 1939] ed. John F. Burke (3d, 12pp, 8" x 10" mimeo)
    Assoc. editor David McIlwain. Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 1 · What of 1938? · “Sally” · ar; review of 1938.
    • 2 · Citadel of Dreams [Part 2 of 4] · Frank D. Wilson · rr
    • 5 · Why Not an Atlas for Authors? · Eric C. Williams · ar; on mapping SF stories.
    • 6 · Astronomy - a Modern Mythology · E. L. Gabrielson · ar
    • 9 · Liverpool SFA Branch Secretary’s report on Nov 11, Nov 25 and Dec 11, 1938 meetings · A. Bloom · ar
    • 11 · The Black Prince · C. S. Youd · pm
    • 11 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from Frank D. Wilson, R. Holmes and Eric C. Williams.


    The Satellite [v2 #3, #6, March 1939] (3d, 14pp, 8" x 10", cover by Mack)
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · Editorial · Editor · ed; state of Satellite.
    • 3 · The Science Fiction Religion · Maurice K. Hanson · ar
    • 4 · At the Bottom of My Garden · “Fantacynic” · cl; humorous article against Wollheim and Michelism.
    • 6 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from L. Turner, William F. Temple, Roland Foster, Frank D. Wilson.
    • 7 · Citadel of Dreams [Part 3 of 4] · C. S. Youd · rr
    • 10 · Museum Meander · William F. Temple · ss
    • 14 · Moonshine continued · Readers · lc


    The Satellite [v2 #4, April 1939] ed. John F. Burke (2d, 14pp, 8.3" x 10.4" mimeo, cover by Eric C. Williams)
    Art editor David McIlwain. Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · Parade · Frank D. Wilson · ar; humorous review of future SF seen through a ’time scanner’.
    • 5 · Citadel of Dreams [Part 4 of 4] · John F. Burke · rr
    • 9 · Lemegetatem · E. L. Gabrielson · ar; response to comments on his article on astronomy.
    • 10 · At the Bottom of My Garden · “Fantacynic” · cl; satirical article about other fans and editors.
    • 14 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from Eric C. Williams, L. Turner.


    The Satellite [v2 #5, May 1939] ed. John F. Burke (3½d, 12pp, 8" x 10" mimeo, cover by David McIlwain, [?])
    Art David McIlwain. Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · Editorial · Editor · ed; forthcoming changes to Satellite.
    • 3 · Liverpool Science Fiction Cosmos - Stairway to the Stars · L. V. Heald · ar; a theoretical visit to a meeting.
    • 4 · At the Bottom of My Garden · “Fantacynic” · cl; humorous article about other fans, editors and SF magazines.
    • 7 · The Complete SF Fan · R. Holmes · ar; what an SF fan should know.
    • 9 · Weird and Scientific Fiction · Maurice K. Hanson · ar; discussion of differences.
    • 11 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from D. R. Smith, L. Turner, Robert A. Madle, Roland Forster, Louis Kuslan, Richard Wilson Jr, Frank D. Wilson.


    The Satellite [v2 #6, June 1939] ed. John F. Burke (3½d, 14pp, 8" x 10" mimeo, cover by Alfred T. Bates)
    Art David McIlwain. Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · Editorial · “Sally” · ed; request for submissions.
    • 3 · The Interview · Don J. Cameron · iv; humorous spoof interview with Carnell.
    • 5 · Convention Parade · Ted Carnell · ar; report on May 21 London convention.
    • 7 · At the Bottom of My Garden · “Fantacynic” · cl; humorous article on recent convention.
    • 9 · Pome in Martian Splendour · Bob Tucker · pm
    • 10 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letter from R. D. Swisher.
    • 11 · Astrology - the Real ’Science’ of Astronomy · E. L. Gabrielson · ar


    The Satellite [v2 #7, July 1939] ed. John F. Burke (3½d, 14pp, 8" x 10" mimeo, cover by Harry E. Turner)
    Art David McIlwain. Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · Editorial · Editor · ed; requests for feedback.
    • 3 · A Michelist on Mars · Dave McIlwain · ss
    • 7 · Egos and the SFA · Eric C. Williams · ar; requests for opinions on the SFA.
    • 8 · S O S · L. Turner · ms; filler.
    • 9 · To Hell with all This! · Frank Edward Arnold · ar; exhortation to support the SFA.
    • 11 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from Eric S. Needham, Eric C. Williams, Harry Warner Jr, Maurice K. Hanson, J. M. Rosenblum, D. R. Smith, Arthur C. Clarke.


    The Satellite [v2 #8, August 1939] ed. John F. Burke (16pp, 8" x 10" mimeo, cover by Eric C. Williams)
    Associate David McIlwain. Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · Editorial · Editor · ed; update on Satellite.
    • 3 · New York S-F Convention · Louis Kuslan · ar; report on 2nd July meeting.
    • 5 · And the same to you! · C. S. Youd · ar; response to Arnold article in July 1939 issue.
    • 7 · Variation on an Ancient Theme · Eric S. Needham · pm
    • 8 · Astrology - the Pseudo-science · Harry E. Turner · ar
    • 10 · Some comments on the first issue of “Fantastic Adventures” · D. R. Smith · ar
    • 12 · At the Bottom of My Grave-yard · “Fantacynic” · ar; humorous article on recent magazines.
    • 14 · Other Places · James Rathbone · pm
    • 14 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from G. Morgan, Harry T. Kay, Julian F. Parr, Leslie Turner, Eric C. Hopkins, Ronald Holmes, Frank Edward Arnold, Roland Forster.


    The Satellite [v2 #9, November 1939] ed. John F. Burke (3½d, 14pp, 8" x 10" mimeo, cover by Alfred T. Bates)
    Given as v2 #8 on the cover. Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 3 · Editorial · Editor · ed; update on Satellite, since war declared..
    • 4 · Three men in a ship and three men in a ship · William F. Temple · ss; spoof story.
    • 8 · SFA Now Means Suspended for a While · Ted Carnell · ar
    • 9 · Variation on an Ancient Theme No 2 · Eric S. Needham · pm
    • 10 · In Defense of Weird Fiction · Bert Lewis · ar
    • 12 · Playground of the Stars · L. V. Heald · ar; report on visit to Liverpool SFA.
    • 14 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from W. P. Cockroft, Jack Speer, Harry Warner.


    The Satellite [v3 #1, December 1939] ed. John F. Burke (10pp, 8" x 10" mimeo, cover by Alfred T. Bates)
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · Editorial · Editor · ed; update on Satellite.
    • 3 · Into the Past · Arthur C. Clarke · ss
    • 7 · An Aesthetic Fan Decides · Williams Eric C. · ar; favourite magazine stories.
    • 8 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from Richard G. Medhurst, William F. Temple, Roland Forster, Harry Turner, Bert Lewis, D. R. Smith.


    The Satellite [v3 #2, January 1940] ed. John F. Burke (1/6d for 8 issues, 8pp, 8" x 10" mimeo)
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 1 · Star-dust · James P. Rathbone · pm
    • 2 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from Eric S. Needham, William F. Temple, Eric C. Hopkins, Liverpool Daily Post, C. S. Youd.
    • 3 · On Criticism · Harry T. Kay · ar
    • 5 · Bookshelf · Fantacritic · br
    • 6 · How to Enjoy “Pulp Magazine” Science Fiction · D. R. Smith · ar
    • 7 · Moonshine continued · Readers · lc


    The Satellite [v3 #3, February 1940] ed. John F. Burke (10pp, 8" x 10" mimeo, cover by Harry E. Turner)
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from A. G. Dunn, Roland Forster, Eric C. Williams, D. R. Smith, D. Webster.
    • 3 · Science Fiction 1939 · D. R. Smith · ar; review of 1939 SF magazines.
    • 4 · The Fan in His Supernatural Haunt · Eric C. Hopkins · vi
    • 6 · The Life Story, together with some account of the reputed death, of the Anti-gravitational Screen · Richard G. Medhurst · ar
    • 9 · Moonshine continued · Readers · lc


    The Satellite [v3 #4, (March) 1940] ed. John F. Burke (12pp, 8.3" x 10.4" mimeo)
    [dating from Pavlat & Evans index] Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 1 · Snow I · C. S. Youd · pm
    • 2 · At the Mountains of Murkiness, or Lovecraft Into Leacock · Arthur C. Clarke · ss
    • 8 · The Return of Sam Inscrutable · Sam Moskowitz · ar; follow up to article in New Worlds on UK and US fandom and fan magazines.
    • 10 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from C. S. Youd, Eric C. Hopkins, A. G. Dunn, D. Webster, D. R. Smith.


    The Satellite [v3 #5, August 1940] ed. John F. Burke (2/- for 6 issues, 14pp, 8.3" x 10.4" mimeo)
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · Bookshelf · Fantacritic · br
    • 3 · Dream Talk with Olaf Stapledon · Eric C. Williams · ar
    • 4 · Nightride · John F. Burke · pm
    • 5 · Memoirs of a Psychic Researcher · Dave McIlwain · ar; spoof article on psychic research.
    • 7 · Have you read it? II · Charles Rowlands · ar; article on Thorne Smith.
    • 8 · Snow II · C. S. Youd · pm
    • 9 · Moonshine · Readers · lc; letters from Arthur C. Clarke, William F. Temple, Eric S. Needham, D. Webster, Eric C. Hopkins.
    • 11 · [no title] · John F. Burke · ed; announcement that Satellite is stopping.
    • 12 · Swansong Inscrutable · Robert W. Lowndes · ar; on British fandom.
    • 13 · A Visit to the Ivory Tower · Wilfred Owen Morley · ar; spoof ? visit to 2574 Bedford Avenue.


    Satellite Science Fiction    (about)
    The June 1959 issue was assembled but never printed. A very few copies of the galley proofs do exist. Another issue dated July 1959 was in the works but had never been assembled.

    • Publishers:
      • Renown Publications, Inc.; New York: Satellite Science Fiction

    • Editors:
      • Sam Merwin, Jr. - Editor: Satellite Science Fiction, Oct 1956 – Dec 1956.
      • Leo Margulies - Editor: Satellite Science Fiction, Feb 1957 – Jun 1957.
      • Cylvia Kleinman - Managing Editor: Satellite Science Fiction, Oct 1956 – Dec 1958.
      • Cylvia Kleinman - Editorial Director: Satellite Science Fiction, Feb 1959 – May 1959.
      • Frank Belknap Long - Associate Editor: Satellite Science Fiction, Feb 1959 – May 1959.

    • Features:
      • The Science Fiction Collector · Sam Moskowitz · br; Feb, Apr, Dec 57.











Next Issue/Checklist Index Table-of-Contents