Friday, February 5, 2010

"Unknown Fantasy Fiction", Vol 3 No 3 (May 1940) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents

Cover by M Isip of Unknown Fantasy Fiction magazine, May 1940 issueScans of this magazine are online in CBR format at Crosseyed Cyclops.

I had an understanding that this short lived magazine was edited by John Campbell. But I don't find his name mentioned on cover or ToC page.

Table of contents.

  1. [novel] L Sprague de Camp & Fletcher Pratt's "The Roaring Trumpet": "Shea thought he'd get into the world of Irish Mythology & make himself important - but he landed in the Norse Twilight of the Gods!"
  2. [ss] Winston K Marks' "Mad Hatter": "It sounds like a good theory for the origin of some of those women's hats!"
  3. [ss] E Hoffmann Price's "Well of the Angels": "With the aid of the Two Angels, a man could beat fate - at a price -"
  4. [ss] Lester del Rey's "The Pipes of Pan": "If a god's last worshipper dies, & the god must work like a mortal to live, what would Pan do -"
  5. [serial - conclusion] Jack Williamson's "The Reign of Wizardry": "Ancient Crete's mighty empire falls!"

See also.

  1. Old "pulp" magazines.
  2. Fiction from 1940s.