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Amazing Stories

Amazing Stories was the first English-language magazine devoted entirely to science-fiction and, to date, has last through 609 issues in a number of incarnations and variant titles:

The magazine was so successful, that an annual was published in 1927, mainly containing reprinted stories, followed by a quarterly containing longer stories that ran from 1928 to 1934. There was also a one-off pamphlet containing a single story which was given to any readers who wrote in and asked for it.

Note that the magazine of this title in the 1940s simply contained rebound copies of unsold issues of Amazing Stories. There was also a one-shot in 1957 called Amazing Stories Science Fiction Novel.

In addition, an "ashcan" issue was published in 1950, presumably for trademark purposes. Ziff-Davis issued a large number of these in the late 40's but the purpose of this one is not certain. It is known that Howard Browne planned to convert Amazing Stories to a large-size, semi-slick format in 1950 but was thwarted by paper rationing when the Korean War started. This issue may have been printed to protect a modified version of Amazing's title and logo.

A British edition with variant contents was published between 1946 and 1955 in three separate series. There was also a Canadian edition in the 1930s but it is believed the contents were identical to the equivalent US issues.

1926      
v1 #1
Apr

v1 #2
May

v1 #3
Jun

v1 #4
Jul

v1 #5
Aug

v1 #6
Sep

v1 #7
Oct

v1 #8
Nov

v1 #9
Dec
1927
v1 #10
Jan

v1 #11
Feb

v1 #12
Mar

v2 #1
Apr

v2 #2
May

v2 #3
Jun

v2 #4
Jul

v2 #5
Aug

v2 #6
Sep

v2 #7
Oct

v2 #8
Nov

v2 #9
Dec
1928
v2 #10
Jan

v2 #11
Feb

v2 #12
Mar

v3 #1
Apr

v3 #2
May

v3 #3
Jun

v3 #4
Jul

v3 #5
Aug

v3 #6
Sep

v3 #7
Oct

v3 #8
Nov

v3 #9
Dec
1929
v3 #10
Jan

v3 #11
Feb

v3 #12
Mar

v4 #1
Apr

v4 #2
May

v4 #3
Jun

v4 #4
Jul

v4 #5
Aug

v4 #6
Sep

v4 #7
Oct

v4 #8
Nov

v4 #9
Dec
1930
v4 #10
Jan

v4 #11
Feb

v4 #12
Mar

v5 #1
Apr

v5 #2
May

v5 #3
Jun

v5 #4
Jul

v5 #5
Aug

v5 #6
Sep

v5 #7
Oct

v5 #8
Nov

v5 #9
Dec
1931
v5 #10
Jan

v5 #11
Feb

v5 #12
Mar

v6 #1
Apr

v6 #2
May

v6 #3
Jun

v6 #4
Jul

v6 #5
Aug

v6 #6
Sep

v6 #7
Oct

v6 #8
Nov

v6 #9
Dec
1932
v6 #10
Jan

v6 #11
Feb

v6 #12
Mar

v7 #1
Apr

v7 #2
May

v7 #3
Jun

v7 #4
Jul

v7 #5
Aug

v7 #6
Sep

v7 #7
Oct

v7 #8
Nov

v7 #9
Dec
1933
v7 #10
Jan

v7 #11
Feb

v7 #12
Mar

v8 #1
Apr

v8 #2
May

v8 #3
Jun

v8 #4
Jul

v8 #5
Aug/Sep

v8 #6
Oct

v8 #7
Nov

v8 #8
Dec
1934
v8 #9
Jan

v8 #10
Feb

v8 #11
Mar

v8 #12
Apr

v9 #1
May

v9 #2
Jun

v9 #3
Jul

v9 #4
Aug

v9 #5
Sep

v9 #6
Oct

v9 #7
Nov

v9 #8
Dec
1935
v9 #9
Jan

v9 #10
Feb

v9 #11
Mar

v10 #1
Apr

v10 #2
May

v10 #3
Jun

v10 #4
Jul

v10 #5
Aug
 
v10 #6
Oct
 
v10 #7
Dec
1936  
v10 #8
Feb
 
v10 #9
Apr
 
v10 #10
Jun
 
v10 #11
Aug
 
v10 #12
Oct
 
v10 #13
Dec
1937  
v11 #1
Feb
 
v11 #2
Apr
 
v11 #3
Jun
 
v11 #4
Aug
 
v11 #5
Oct
 
v11 #6
Dec
1938  
v12 #1
Feb
 
v12 #2
Apr
 
v12 #3
Jun
 
v12 #4
Aug
 
v12 #5
Oct

v12 #6
Nov

v12 #7
Dec
1939
v13 #1
Jan

v13 #2
Feb

v13 #3
Mar

v13 #4
Apr

v13 #5
May

v13 #6
Jun

v13 #7
Jul

v13 #8
Aug

v13 #9
Sep

v13 #10
Oct

v13 #11
Nov

v13 #12
Dec
1940
v14 #1
Jan

v14 #2
Feb

v14 #3
Mar

v14 #4
Apr

v14 #5
May

v14 #6
Jun

v14 #7
Jul

v14 #8
Aug

v14 #9
Sep

v14 #10
Oct

v14 #11
Nov

v14 #12
Dec
1941
v15 #1
Jan

v15 #2
Feb

v15 #3
Mar

v15 #4
Apr

v15 #5
May

v15 #6
Jun

v15 #7
Jul

v15 #8
Aug

v15 #9
Sep

v15 #10
Oct

v15 #11
Nov

v15 #12
Dec
1942
v16 #1
Jan

v16 #2
Feb

v16 #3
Mar

v16 #4
Apr

v16 #5
May

v16 #6
Jun

v16 #7
Jul

v16 #8
Aug

v16 #9
Sep

v16 #10
Oct

v16 #11
Nov

v16 #12
Dec
1943
v17 #1
Jan

v17 #2
Feb

v17 #3
Mar

v17 #4
Apr

v17 #5
May

v17 #6
Jun

v17 #7
Jul

v17 #8
Aug

v17 #9
Sep
 
v17 #10
Nov
 
1944
v18 #1
Jan
 
v18 #2
Mar
 
v18 #3
May
     
v18 #4
Sep
   
v18 #5
Dec
1945    
v19 #1
Mar
   
v19 #2
Jun
   
v19 #3
Sep
   
v19 #4
Dec
1946  
v20 #1
Feb
   
v20 #2
May

v20 #3
Jun

v20 #4
Jul

v20 #5
Aug

v20 #6
Sep

v20 #7
Oct

v20 #8
Nov

v20 #9
Dec
1947
v21 #1
Jan

v21 #2
Feb

v21 #3
Mar

v21 #4
Apr

v21 #5
May

v21 #6
Jun

v21 #7
Jul

v21 #8
Aug

v21 #9
Sep

v21 #10
Oct

v21 #11
Nov

v21 #12
Dec
1948
v22 #1
Jan

v22 #2
Feb

v22 #3
Mar

v22 #4
Apr

v22 #5
May

v22 #6
Jun

v22 #7
Jul

v22 #8
Aug

v22 #9
Sep

v22 #10
Oct

v22 #11
Nov

v22 #12
Dec
1949
v23 #1
Jan

v23 #2
Feb

v23 #3
Mar

v23 #4
Apr

v23 #5
May

v23 #6
Jun

v23 #7
Jul

v23 #8
Aug

v23 #9
Sep

v23 #10
Oct

v23 #11
Nov

v23 #12
Dec
1950
v24 #1
Jan

v24 #2
Feb

v24 #3
Mar

v24 #4
Apr

v24 #5
May

v24 #6
Jun

v24 #7
Jul

v24 #8
Aug

v24 #9
Sep

v24 #10
Oct

v24 #11
Nov

v24 #12
Dec
1951
v25 #1
Jan

v25 #2
Feb

v25 #3
Mar

v25 #4
Apr

v25 #5
May

v25 #6
Jun

v25 #7
Jul

v25 #8
Aug

v25 #9
Sep

v25 #10
Oct

v25 #11
Nov

v25 #12
Dec
1952
v26 #1
Jan

v26 #2
Feb

v26 #3
Mar

v26 #4
Apr

v26 #5
May

v26 #6
Jun

v26 #7
Jul

v26 #8
Aug

v26 #9
Sep

v26 #10
Oct

v26 #11
Nov

v26 #12
Dec
1953
v27 #1
Jan

v27 #2
Feb

v27 #3
Mar

v27 #4
Apr/May

v27 #5
Jun/Jul

v27 #6
Aug/Sep

v27 #7
Oct/Nov

v27 #8
Dec/Jan
1954    
v28 #1
Mar
 
v28 #2
May
 
v28 #3
Jul
 
v28 #4
Sep
 
v28 #5
Nov
 
1955
v29 #1
Jan
 
v29 #2
Mar
 
v29 #3
May
 
v29 #4
Jul
 
v29 #5
Sep
 
v29 #6
Nov

v29 #7
Dec
1956
v30 #1
Jan

v30 #2
Feb

v30 #3
Mar

v30 #4
Apr

v30 #5
May

v30 #6
Jun

v30 #7
Jul

v30 #8
Aug

v30 #9
Sep

v30 #10
Oct

v30 #11
Nov

v30 #12
Dec
1957
v31 #1
Jan

v31 #2
Feb

v31 #3
Mar

v31 #4
Apr

v31 #5
May

v31 #6
Jun

v31 #7
Jul

v31 #8
Aug

v31 #9
Sep

v31 #10
Oct

v31 #11
Nov

v31 #12
Dec
1958
v32 #1
Jan

v32 #2
Feb

v32 #3
Mar

v32 #4
Apr

v32 #5
May

v32 #6
Jun

v32 #7
Jul

v32 #8
Aug

v32 #9
Sep

v32 #10
Oct

v32 #11
Nov

v32 #12
Dec
1959
v33 #1
Jan

v33 #2
Feb

v33 #3
Mar

v33 #4
Apr

v33 #5
May

v33 #6
Jun

v33 #7
Jul

v33 #8
Aug

v33 #9
Sep

v33 #10
Oct

v33 #11
Nov

v33 #12
Dec
1960
v34 #1
Jan

v34 #2
Feb

v34 #3
Mar

v34 #4
Apr

v34 #5
May

v34 #6
Jun

v34 #7
Jul

v34 #8
Aug

v34 #9
Sep

v34 #10
Oct

v34 #11
Nov

v34 #12
Dec
1961
v35 #1
Jan

v35 #2
Feb

v35 #3
Mar

v35 #4
Apr

v35 #5
May

v35 #6
Jun

v35 #7
Jul

v35 #8
Aug

v35 #9
Sep

v35 #10
Oct

v35 #11
Nov

v35 #12
Dec
1962
v36 #1
Jan

v36 #2
Feb

v36 #3
Mar

v36 #4
Apr

v36 #5
May

v36 #6
Jun

v36 #7
Jul

v36 #8
Aug

v36 #9
Sep

v36 #10
Oct

v36 #11
Nov

v36 #12
Dec
1963
v37 #1
Jan

v37 #2
Feb

v37 #3
Mar

v37 #4
Apr

v37 #5
May

v37 #6
Jun

v37 #7
Jul

v37 #8
Aug

v37 #9
Sep

v37 #10
Oct

v37 #11
Nov

v37 #12
Dec
1964
v38 #1
Jan

v38 #2
Feb

v38 #3
Mar

v38 #4
Apr

v38 #5
May

v38 #6
Jun

v38 #7
Jul

v38 #8
Aug

v38 #9
Sep

v38 #10
Oct

v38 #11
Nov

v38 #12
Dec
1965
v39 #1
Jan

v39 #2
Feb

v39 #3
Mar

v39 #4
Apr

v39 #5
May

v39 #6
Jun
 
v40 #1
Aug
 
v40 #2
Oct
 
v40 #3
Dec
1966  
v40 #4
Feb
 
v40 #5
Apr
 
v40 #6
Jun
 
v40 #7
Aug
 
v40 #8
Oct
 
v40 #9
Dec
1967  
v40 #10
Feb
 
v41 #1
Apr
 
v41 #2
Jun
 
v41 #3
Aug
 
v41 #4
Oct
 
v41 #5
Dec
1968  
v41 #6
Feb
 
v42 #1
Apr
   
v42 #2
Jul
 
v42 #3
Sep
 
v42 #4
Nov
 
1969
v42 #5
Jan
 
v42 #6
Mar
 
v43 #1
May
 
v43 #2
Jul
 
v43 #3
Sep
 
v43 #4
Nov
 
1970
v43 #5
Jan
 
v43 #6
Mar
 
v44 #1
May
 
v44 #2
Jul
 
v44 #3
Sep
 
v44 #4
Nov
 
1971
v44 #5
Jan
 
v44 #6
Mar
 
v45 #1
May
 
v45 #2
Jul
 
v45 #3
Sep
 
v45 #4
Nov
 
1972
v45 #5
Jan
 
v45 #6
Mar
 
v46 #1
May
 
v46 #2
Jul
 
v46 #3
Sep
 
v46 #4
Nov
 
1973
v46 #5
Jan
 
v46 #6
Mar
   
v47 #1
Jun
 
v47 #2
Aug
 
v47 #3
Oct
 
v47 #4
Dec
1974  
v47 #5
Feb
 
v47 #6
Apr
 
v48 #1
Jun
 
v48 #2
Aug
 
v48 #3
Oct
 
v48 #4
Dec
1975    
v48 #5
Mar
 
v48 #6
May
 
v49 #1
Jul
 
v49 #2
Sep
 
v49 #3
Nov
 
1976
v49 #4
Jan
 
v49 #5
Mar
   
v50 #1
Jun
   
v50 #2
Sep
   
v50 #3
Dec
1977    
v50 #4
Mar
     
v50 #5
Jul
   
v51 #1
Oct
   
1978
v51 #2
Jan
     
v51 #3
May
   
v51 #4
Aug
   
v52 #1
Nov
 
1979  
v52 #2
Feb
   
v52 #3
May
   
v52 #4
Aug
   
v27 #5
Nov
 
1980  
v27 #6
Feb
   
v27 #7
May
   
v27 #8
Aug
   
v27 #9
Nov
 
1981
v27 #10
Jan
 
v27 #11
Mar
 
v27 #12
May
 
v28 #1
Jul
 
v28 #2
Sep
 
v28 #3
Nov
 
1982
v28 #4
Jan
 
v28 #5
Mar
   
v28 #6
Jun
   
v28 #7
Sep
 
v28 #8
Nov
 
1983
v28 #9
Jan
 
v56 #5
#507
Mar
 
v57 #1
#508
May
 
v57 #2
#509
Jul
 
v57 #3
#512
Sep
 
v57 #4
#513
Nov
 
1984
v57 #5
#514
Jan
 
v57 #6
#515
Mar
 
v58 #1
#516
May
 
v58 #2
#517
Jul
 
v58 #3
#518
Sep
 
v58 #4
#519
Nov
 
1985
v58 #5
#520
Jan
 
v58 #6
#521
Mar
 
v59 #1
#522
May
 
v59 #2
#523
Jul
 
v59 #3
#524
Sep
 
v60 #1
#525
Nov
 
1986
v60 #2
#526
Jan
 
v60 #3
#527
Mar
 
v61 #1
#528
May
 
v61 #2
#529
Jul
 
v61 #3
#530
Sep
 
v61 #4
#531
Nov
 
1987
v61 #5
#532
Jan
 
v61 #6
#533
Mar
 
v62 #1
#534
May
 
v62 #2
#535
Jul
 
v62 #3
#536
Sep
 
v62 #4
#537
Nov
 
1988
v62 #5
#538
Jan
 
v62 #6
#539
Mar
 
v63 #1
#540
May
 
v63 #2
#541
Jul
 
v63 #3
#542
Sep
 
v63 #4
#543
Nov
 
1989
v63 #5
#544
Jan
 
v63 #6
#545
Mar
 
v64 #1
#546
May
 
v64 #2
#547
Jul
 
v64 #3
#548
Sep
 
v64 #4
#549
Nov
 
1990
v64 #5
#550
Jan
 
v64 #6
#551
Mar
 
v65 #1
#552
May
 
v65 #2
#553
Jul
 
v65 #3
#554
Sep
 
v65 #4
#555
Nov
 
1991
v65 #5
#556
Jan
 
v65 #6
#557
Mar
 
v66 #1
#558
May

v66 #2
#559
Jun

v66 #3
#560
Jul

v66 #4
#561
Aug

v66 #5
#562
Sep

v66 #6
#563
Oct

v66 #7
#564
Nov

v66 #8
#565
Dec
1992
v66 #9
#566
Jan

v66 #10
#567
Feb

v66 #11
#568
Mar

v67 #1
#569
Apr

v67 #2
#570
May

v67 #3
#571
Jun

v67 #4
#572
Jul

v67 #5
#573
Aug

v67 #6
#574
Sep

v67 #7
#575
Oct

v67 #8
#576
Nov

v67 #9
#577
Dec
1993
v67 #10
#578
Jan

v67 #11
#579
Feb

v67 #12
#580
Mar

v68 #1
#581
Apr

v68 #2
#582
May

v68 #3
#583
Jun

v68 #4
#584
Jul

v68 #5
#585
Aug

v68 #6
#586
Sep

v68 #7
#587
Oct

v68 #8
#588
Nov
 
1994
v68 #9, #589
Winter

v69 #1, #590
Spring
 
v69 #2, #591
Fall
1995
v69 #3, #592
Winter
     
 
1998    
v70 #1, #593
Summer

v70 #2, #594
Fall
1999
v70 #3, #595
Winter

v71 #1, #596
Spring

v71 #2, #597
Summer

v71 #3, #598
Fall
2000
v71 #3, #599
Winter

v71 #5, #600
Special Edition

v72 #1, #601
Spring

v72 #2, #602
Summer
 
2004                
v73 #1
#603
Sep

v73 #2
#604
Oct

v73 #3
#605
Nov

v73 #4
#606
Dec
2005
v74 #1
#607
Jan

v74 #2
#608
Feb

v74 #3
#609
Mar
                 
 
2014      
v75 #1
Apr
               

Amazing Stories Annual

1927
v1

Amazing Stories Quarterly

1928
v1 #1
Winter

v1 #2
Spring

v1 #3
Summer

v1 #4
Fall
 
1929
v2 #1
Winter

v2 #2
Spring

v2 #3
Summer

v2 #4
Fall
 
1930
v3 #1
Winter

v3 #2
Spring

v3 #3
Summer

v3 #4
Fall
 
1931
v4 #1
Winter

v4 #2
Spring

v4 #3
Summer

v4 #4
Fall
 
1932
v5 #1
Winter

v5 #2
Spring/Summer

v5 #3
Fall/Winter
1933  
v6 #4
Spring/Summer
 
v7 #1
Winter
1934      
v7 #2
Fall
 
1935          
1936          
1937          
1938          
1939          
1940      
v1 #1
Fall
 
1941  
v1 #2
Spring

v1 #3
Summer

v1 #4
Fall

v2 #1
Winter
1942  
v2 #2
Spring

v2 #3
Summer

v2 #4
Fall

v3 #1
Winter
1943  
v3 #2
Spring

v3 #3
Summer

v3 #4
Fall

v4 #1
Winter
1947        
Winter
1948  
Spring

Summer

Fall

Winter
1949  
Spring

Summer

Fall

Winter
1950  
Spring

Summer

Fall

Winter
1951  
Spring
     

Vanguard of Venus

1928

Amazing (1950)

Apparently an "ashcan" issue published for trademark purposes.

1950              
vA #1
#1
Aug
       

Amazing Stories Science Fiction Novel

1957

Amazing Stories (UK)

British reprint edition of Amazing Stories.

1935    
Mar
                 
1936      
Apr
               
1937                        
1938   Feb                    
 
1946                      
 
1950        
#1
 
#2
 
#3
 
#4
 
1951
#5
 
#6

#7
           
#8
 
1952  
#9

#10

#11
 
#12

#13
 
#14
 
#15
 
1953
#16

#17
 
#18
 
#19

#20

#21

#22

#23

#24

v1 #1
1954  
v1 #2
 
v1 #3
 
v1 #4
 
v1 #5
 
v1 #6
 
v1 #7
1955  
v1 #8
                   

Amazing Stories (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Amazing Stories.

1933               v8 #5
Aug/Sep
v8 #6
Oct
v8 #7
Nov
v8 #8
Dec
1934 v8 #9
Jan
v8 #10
Feb

v8 #11
Mar
v8 #12
Apr
v9 #1
May
v9 #2
Jun

v9 #3
Jul
v9 #4
Aug

v9 #5
Sep
v9 #6
Oct
v9 #7
Nov
v9 #8
Dec
1935 v9 #9
Jan
v9 #10
Feb
v9 #11
Mar
v10 #1
Apr
v10 #2
May

v10 #3
Jun
v10 #4
Jul
v10 #5
Aug
       

Amazing Stories Quarterly (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Amazing Stories Quarterly.

1934      
v7 #2
Fall