Fantasmagoria

A fanzine published by John J. Weir with five issue from March 1937 to Winter 1939/1940. It included fiction by Henry Kuttner and non-fiction by Robert Bloch & Manly Wade Wellman.

Fantasmagoria
March 1937 Vol 1 No 1
Editor (not stated) John J Weir, 223 John Street, South Ambey, New Jersey
20 pages, including covers, hectographed. Size 5 1/2 ins by 8 1/2 ins. Price 5 cents.
Cover art not attributed

2* Editor * Editorial Thoughts * ed
4 * Rimel, Duane W * Fan Magazinitis * ar
7 * Lovecraft, H P * Astrophobos * pm
9 * Stickney, Corwin F * Time Traveller, The * ss
14 * Bloch, Robert H * Bard in the Hand, A * ar
15 * Dribble, Sarcophagus * Nast Nasty! * pm
15 * Dribble * Werewolf in Sheep’s Clothing, A * pm
16 * Dribble * Weird Occurrence, A * pm

Alistair Durie, creator of these tables of contents of issues of Fantasmagoria says "I suspect from the humorous tones of Bloch’s article on poetry that Dribble is one of his pseudonyms."

Pages 18 – 20 comprise adverts for other fanzines and a dedication of the fanzine to H P Lovecraft, who died 15 March 1937

July 1937 Vol 1 No 2
Editor John J Weir, Art Editor John V Baltadonis
20 pages, including covers, hectographed. Size 5 1/2 ins by 8 1/2 ins. Price 5 cents
Cover art by John V Baltadonis

2 * Editor * Editorial Thoughts * ed
4 * Lowndes, Robert W * Action and Reaction * ar
8 * Lumley, William * Ferryman, The * pm
9 * Petaja, Emil * Mist, The * ss
16 * Kuttner, Henry * Master of the Damned, Part 1 of 3 * sl

Winter 1937 Vol 1 No 3
Editor John J Weir, 318 Main Street, South Ambey, New Jersey.
Art Editor John V Baltadonis
20 pages, including covers, hectographed. Size 5 1/2 ins by 8 1/2 ins. Price 5 cents
Cover art by John V Baltadonis

2 * Editor * Editorial Thoughts * ed
4 * Baudelaire, Charles F (translated by Clark Ashton Smith )* Beatrice, La * pm
6 * Kuttner, Henry * Master of the Damned, Part 2 of 3 * sl
12 * Lumley, William * Where Messire Louis Says His Prayers * pm
13 * Pierce, Earl Jnr * Cat, The * vi
16 * Kenviden, Q T * Nothing * ar

Pages 18 – 20 comprise adverts for other fanzines.

November 1938 Vol 1 No 4
Editor John J Weir, 318 Main Street, South Ambey, New Jersey.
Assistant Editor Hugh M McKenna, Art Editor John V Baltadonis
20 pages, including covers, hectographed. Size 5 1/2 ins by 8 1/2 ins. Price 5 cents
Cover art by John V Baltadonis

2 * Editor * Editorial Thoughts * ed
4 * Kuttner, Henry * Master of the Damned Part 3 of 3 * sl
8 * Haggard, J Harvey * Falcon, The * pm
10 * Smith, Clark Ashton * Abomination of Desolation, The * vi
11 * Anon * Wolf-Rayet Star * ar
12 * Wellman, Manly Wade * Who Knows? * ar
16 * Heald, Hazel * Heir of the Mesozoic, The, Part 1 of 2 * sl

Winter 1939-40 Vol 1 No 5
Editor John J Weir, 318 Main Street, South Ambey, New Jersey.
Art Editor John V Baltadonis
20 pages, including covers, hectographed. Size 5 1/2 ins by 8 1/2 ins. Price 5 cents
Cover art by John V Baltadonis

2 * Editor * Editorial Thoughts * ed
4 * Dwyer, Barnard Austin * Snake God, The * ss
11 * Heald, Hazel * Heir of the Mesozoic, The, Part 2 of 2 * sl
18 * Lowndes, Robert W * Nyaghoggua * pm

Page 20 is taken up by adverts for other fanzines


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