Fantasy (1938 magazine)

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Fantasy was a British pulp magazine which published three issues in 1938 and 1939. The first issue was dated simply 1938, with no month; it appeared in July of that year. The editor was T. Stanhope Sprigg; when the war started, Sprigg enlisted as a pilot and the publisher, George Newnes Ltd., decided to close down the magazine. Contributors included John Wyndham, Eric Frank Russell, and John Russell Fearn. The final issue, dated 1939, appeared in June.[1]


  1. ^ Mike Ashley, "Fantasy", in Tymn & Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 254–256.


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