Fantasmagoria

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(Did you mean a Chris Hughes fanzine?)

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.


Issue Date Pages Notes
1 Summer 1937 20
2 July 1937 20
3 Winter 1937 30
4 November 1938 20
5 Winter 1939-40 20


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 * Duane W. Rimel * Fan Magazinitis * ar
  • 7 * H. P. Lovecraft * Astrophobos * pm
  • 9 * Corwin F. Stickney * Time Traveller, The * ss
  • 14 * Robert Bloch * 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
  • 18 * Adverts for other fanzines and a dedication of the fanzine to Lovecraft, who died 15 March 1937

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."

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

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 * Henry Kuttner * Master of the Damned, Part 2 of 3 * sl
  • 12 * William Lumley * Where Messire Louis Says His Prayers * pm
  • 13 * Earl Pierce, Jr * Cat, The * vi
  • 16 * Q. T. Kenviden * Nothing * ar
  • 18 * 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 * Henry Kuttner * Master of the Damned Part 3 of 3 * sl
  • 8 * J. Harvey Haggard * Falcon, The * pm
  • 10 * Clark Ashton Smith * Abomination of Desolation, The * vi
  • 11 * Anon * Wolf-Rayet Star * ar
  • 12 * Manly Wade Wellman * Who Knows? * ar
  • 16 * Hazel Heald * 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 * Barnard Austin Dwyer * Snake God, The * ss
  • 11 * Hazel Heald * Heir of the Mesozoic, The, Part 2 of 2 * sl
  • 18 * Robert W. Lowndes * Nyaghoggua * pm
  • 20 adverts for other fanzines



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