The Fantast

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Fanzine published by C. S. "Sam" Youd (John Christopher) from April 1939 until March 1941 (issues 1-9) when it was taken over by John F. Burke (co-editor issues 9-10) and Douglas Webster (issues 10-14) ending in July 1942. It published early fiction and poetry by Youd, Arthur C. Clarke, Charles Eric Maine and others.

Harry Warner article

Issue Date Pages Notes
#1 V1.1 April 1939 20 Editor is C. S. Youd
#2 V1.2 May 1939 22
#3 V1.3 June 1939 20
#4 V1.4 July 1939 20
#5 V1.5 August 1939 20
#6 V1.6 September 1939 20
#7 V1.7 October 1939 30
#8 V2.1 May 1940 20 Cover says "VOL 1 NO 8 - Feb 1940" (then, underneath, "please amend to Vol. 2 No. 1 - May 1940")
#9 V2.2 March 1940 20
#10 V2.3 April 1941 20 Editor is now Douglas Webster ; The ToC says "August 1941"
#11 V2.4 November 1941 20
#12 V2.5 December 1941 24
#13 V3.1 April 1942 32
#14 V3.2 July 1942 34 Final issue

The Fantast online at fanac.org


Publication 19391942
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