The Fantast

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 wrote an article about it in All Our Yesterdays: http://efanzines.com/AOY/AOY-16.htm

Issue Date Pages Notes
1.1 April 1939 20 Editor is C. S. Youd
1.2 May 1939 22
1.3 June 1939 20
1.4 July 1939 20
1.5 August 1939 20
1.6 September 1939 20
1.7 October 1939 30
1.8 February 1940 20
2.2 March 1940 20 There seems to have been no issue 2.1.
2.3 April 1941 20 Editor is now Douglas Webster
2.4 November 1941 20
2.5 December 1941 24
3.1 April 1942 32
3.2 July 1942 34 Final issue

Copies can be found at http://www.fiawol.org.uk/fanstuff/THEN%20Archive/Fantast/Fant.htm


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