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Table HISTORY
F&SF: COVER ART (by date) Note: Numbers in parentheses denote the number of issues
Title  
The Magazine of Fantasy 1949 FLL (1)
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1950 SPR - 1979 APR (334)
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1979 MAY - 1999 DEC (244)
Publisher  
Fantasy House, Inc. (subsidiary of Mercury Press) 1949 FLL - 1958 FEB (81)
Mercury Press 1958 MAR - 1999 DEC (498)
Schedule  
Quarterly 1949 FLL - 1950 FLL (4)
Bi-monthly 1950 DEC - 1952 AUG (11)
Monthly 1952 SEP - 1991 SEP (469)
Monthly except for an OCT/NOV double issue 1991 OCT/NOV - 1999 DEC (95) (counted as 2 whole numbers until 1996 OCT/NOV, when counted as only 1 whole number)
Format  
Digest (5 by 8) 1949 FLL - 1999 DEC (579)
Pages  
128 1949 FLL - 1957 JUL (74)
132 (covers now counted) 1957 AUG - 1971 OCT (170)
164 (10th Anniversary) 1959 OCT (1)
148 1971 NOV - 1972 SEP (11)
164 1972 OCT - 1999 DEC (311)
212 (25th Anniversary) 1974 CCT (1)
324 (30th Anniversary) 1979 OCT (1)
226 (40th Anniversary) 1989 OCT (1)
244 (for combined issues) 1991 OCT/NOV - 1998 OCT/NOV (8)
324 (50th Anniversary) 1999 OCT/NOV (1)
Cover Price  
35 1949 FLL - 1958 FEB (93)
40 1958 MAR - 1964 DEC (70)
50 1958 MAR - 1964 DEC (70)
60 1969 JUL - 1971 OCT (29)
75 1971 NOV - 1975 FEB (39)
$1.00 1975 MAR - 1978 FEB (36)
$1.25 1978 MAR - 1980 FEB (23)
$2.50 (30th Anniversary) 1979 OCT (1)
$1.50 1980 MAR - 1982 SEP (31)
$1.75 1982 OCT - 1988 SEP (72)
$2.00 1988 OCT - 1990 DEC (26)
$2.95 (40th Anniversary) 1989 OCT (1)
$2.50 1991 JAN - 1993 SEP (31)
$3.95 (for combined issues) 1991 OCT/NOV - 1994 OCT/NOV (4)
$2.75 1993 DEC - 1995 JUN (19)
$2.95 1995 JUL - 1997 JAN (16)
$4.50 (for combined issues) 1995 OCT/NOV - 1996 OCT/NOV (2)
$2.99 1997 FEB - 1999 DEC (29)
$4.59 (for combined issues) 1997 OCT/NOV - 1998 OCT/NOV (2)
$5.95 (50th Anniversary) 1999 OCT/NOV (1)
Publisher  
Lawrence E. Spivak (1900-1994) 1949 FLL - 1954 JUL (38)
Joseph W. Ferman (1906-1974) 1954 AUG - 1970 OCT (195)
Edward L. Ferman (1937- ) 1970 NOV - 1999 DEC (346)
Editor  
Anthony Boucher (1911-1968) & J. Francis McComas (1911-1978) 1949 FLL - 1954 AUG (39)
Anthony Boucher 1954 SEP - 1958 AUG (48)
Robert P. Mills (1920-1986) 1958 SEP - 1962 MAR (43)
Avram Davidson (1923-1993) 1962 APR - 1964 NOV (32)
Joseph W. Ferman (1906-1974) 1964 DEC - 1965 DEC (13)
Edward L. Ferman (1937- ) 1966 JAN - 1991 JUN (306)
Kristine Kathryn Rusch (1960- ) 1991 JUL - 1997 MAY (70)
Gordon Van Gelder (1966- ) 1997 JUN - 1999 DEC (28)
F&SF: COVER ART (by artist)
F&SF: INTERIOR ART (by date)
F&SF: INTERIOR ART (by artist)
F&SF: FIRST PUBLICATIONS (by date)
F&SF: FIRST PUBLICATIONS (by author)
F&SF: PSEUDONYMS (by pseudonym)
F&SF: PSEUDONYMS (by author)
F&SF: TRANSLATED WORKS (by date)
F&SF: TRANSLATED WORKS (by author)
F&SF: SERIES AND SEQUELS (by series)
F&SF: SERIES AND SEQUELS (by author)
F&SF: LETTERS (by date)
F&SF: LETTERS (by author)
F&SF: PERSONS MENTIONED IN ISAAC ASIMOV'S SCIENCE COLUMN (by date)
F&SF: SUBJECTS MENTIONED IN ISAAC ASIMOV'S SCIENCE COLUMN (by date)
F&SF: SPECIAL ISSUE, THEME OR MOTIF (by date)
F&SF: SPECIAL ISSUE, THEME OR MOTIF (by type)
F&SF: HUGO AWARDS (by date)
F&SF: HUGO AWARDS (by person)
F&SF: NEBULA AWARDS (by date)
F&SF: NEBULA AWARDS (by person)
F&SF: OTHER AWARDS (by date)
F&SF: OTHER AWARDS (by person)
F&SF: ANTHOLOGIES (by date)
F&SF: ANTHOLOGIES (by editor)
F&SF: ANTHOLOGIES (by content)
F&SF: ANTHOLOGY STORIES (by author)
F&SF: STORIES (by date)
F&SF: STORIES (by author)
 
 
Venture Science Fiction
VSF: COVER ART (by date)
VSF: COVER ART (by artist)
VSF: INTERIOR ART (by date)
VSF: INTERIOR ART (by artist)
VSF: FIRST PUBLICATIONS (by date)
VSF: FIRST PUBLICATIONS (by author)
VSF: PSEUDONYMS (by pseudonym)
VSF: PSEUDONYMS (by author)
VSF: SERIES AND SEQUELS (by series)
VSF: SERIES AND SEQUELS (by author)
VSF: ANTHOLOGIES (by date)
VSF: ANTHOLOGY STORIES (by author)
VSF: STORIES (by date)
VSF: STORIES (by author)

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