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    The Fantast [v1 #1, April 1939] ed. C. S. Youd (; 244 Desborough Road, Eastleigh, Hants, 3½d, 19pp+, 8" x 10" mimeo, cover by Osmond Robb)
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 2 · The Twilight of a Sun · Arthur C. Clarke · pm
    • 3 · The Parson and the Fairy · David McIlwain · ss
    • 7 · How to Be Famous (Be a Dead Author) · John F. Burke · ar
    • 9 · Dreamer 3 (Variation on a Rondeau) · C. S. Youd · pm
    • 10 · No Grave! · Harriett Hawkins · ss
    • 13 · He Gets on My Nerves · “Astra” · pm
    • 13 · Editorial (on The Fantast) · Editor · ed
    • 14 · Fantast’s Folly · “Fantacynic” · lc; letters from Osmond Robb, R. C. Reichert, D. R. Smith, G. Ken Chapman, Frank Skerbeck and review of current magazines.


    The Fantast [v1 #2, May 1939] ed. C. S. Youd (; 244 Desborough Road, Eastleigh, Hants, 3½d, 22pp, 8" x 10" mimeo, cover by Osmond Robb)
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 1 · Mars and Venus · Osmond P. H. Robb · ar
    • 3 · How to write weird poetry · Dave McIlwain · ar
    • 6 · Conversation Piece (on reading science fiction) · Garrett Soffer · ar
    • 7 · Answers to Correspondents (spoof) · Don J. Cameron · ar
    • 8 · Dreamer 4 · C. S. Youd · pm
    • 9 · Fanopolis: Part 1 · “Fantacynic” · sl
    • 12 · An Appreciation (of Don A. Stuart) · D. R. Smith · ar [Don A. Stuart]
    • 13 · Fantast’s Folly · Editor · lc; letters from Ken Chapman, J. F. Burke, Osmond Robb, D. R. Smith, Eric Williams, Dave McIlwain, Arthur C. Clarke, Eric Hopkins, J. Rathbone.


    The Fantast [v1 #3, June 1939] ed. C. S. Youd (; 244 Desborough Road, Eastleigh, Hants, 3½d, 22pp, 8" x 10" mimeo, cover by Robb)
    Details taken from eBay listing.


    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) · Editor · ed
    • 15 · Fantast’s Folly · 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, 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) · Editor · ed
    • 14 · Department? · C. S. Youd · cl; on fortune telling and games.
    • 14 · Fantast’s Folly · 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? · 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) · Editor · ed
    • 17 · Fantast’s Folly · 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 round robin) · “Fantacynic” · sl
    • 8 · Hints on how to write Science-Fiction · Julian F. Parr · ar
    • 10 · The Ilk of Ezra Pound · John B. Michel · pm
    • 11 · Department! · 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) · Editor · ar
    • 16 · Fantast’s Folly · Editor · lc; letters from Swisher, Eric F. Russell, John Michel, D. R. Smith, H. E. Turner, Bill Temple, D. Webster, Russell Chauvenet, Doc Lowndes.


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