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Avon Fantasy Reader
edited by Donald Allen Wollheim
Avon Fantasy Reader was a magazine (sometimes classed as a series of anthologies) which re-published science fiction and fantasy literature. It was published by Avon Novels, Inc. (aka Avon Book Co. and Avon Publishing Co.), New York and edited by Donald A. Wollheim.

Issues[edit]

Issue #1 – February 1947[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #1

Avon Fantasy Reader 1

Issue #2 – April 1947[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #2

Avon Fantasy Reader 2

Issue #3 – June 1947[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #3

Avon Fantasy Reader 3

  • "Rhythm of the Spheres" by A. MerrittCopyright Renewed as part of Thrilling Wonder Stories, October 1936; Popular Library, Inc.; 11Sep63; R321807.)
  • "The Silent Trees" by Frank OwenCopyright Renewed as part of Weird Tales, May 1926; Weird Tales; 1960-1-18; R109743.)
  • "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" by H. G. WellsCopyright Renewed as part of Ladies Home Journal, February or April 1932; Curtis Pub. Co.; 11Dec59; R247672 or R247674.)
  • "The Silver Key" (Randolph Carter series) by H. P. Lovecraft
  • "Black Thirst" (Northwest Smith series) by C. L. MooreCopyright Renewed: Catherine L. Moore Kuttner (A); 19May61; R276546.)
  • "Mimic" by Donald A. Wollheim (as Martin Pearson) (© Copyright Renewed as part of Astonishing Stories, December 1942; Popular Publications, Inc,; 10Nov69; R472055.)
  • "Bishop's Gambit" by August Derleth (as Stephen Grendon) (© Copyright Renewed: April Derleth & Balden Derleth(C); 20Jun75; R607403.)
  • "Evening Primrose" by John CollierCopyright Renewed as part of Presenting Moonshine; John Collier (A); 8Mar68; R431233.)
  • "Homecoming" by Ray BradburyCopyright Renewed: Ray Bradbury (A); 24Jun74; R579952.)

Issue #4 – September 1947[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #4

Avon Fantasy Reader 4

Issue #5 – March 1948[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #5

Avon Fantasy Reader 5

Issue #6 – May 1948[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #6

Avon Fantasy Reader 6

Issue #7 – September 1948[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #7

Avon Fantasy Reader 7

Issue #8 – December 1948[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #8

Avon Fantasy Reader 8

Issue #9 – February 1949[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #9

Avon Fantasy Reader 9

Issue #10 – July 1949[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #10

Avon Fantasy Reader 10 (transcription project)

Issue #11 – October 1949[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #11

Avon Fantasy Reader 11

Issue #12 – January 1950[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #12

Avon Fantasy Reader 12

Issue #13 – April 1950[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #13

Avon Fantasy Reader 13

Issue #14 – July 1950[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #14

Avon Fantasy Reader 14

Issue #15 – February 1951[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #15

Avon Fantasy Reader 15

Issue #16 – April 1951[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #16

Avon Fantasy Reader 16

Issue #17 – June 1951[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #17

Avon Fantasy Reader 17

Issue #18 – January 1952[edit]

Cover of Avon Fantasy Reader issue #18

Avon Fantasy Reader 18

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