Vintage movie magazines, science fiction magazines pdf. We have 500+ free magazines to download or read online at Century Past, with many thousands of back issues. On this page: magazines for science fiction and fantasy, films, comics, humor, fiction, games, and entertainment. Use the links below.
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Ace Comics Variety – Comics to Read Online Free
U.S.: Ace Comics
“Ace Comics was the banner under which pulp magazine publisher Aaron A. Wyn and his wife Rose Wyn produced comic books between 1940 and the end of 1956. Like many comic book publishers of the day, Ace Comics earlier series included costumed superheroes, although as trends in the comic book market changed by the 1950s the focus shifted more to other genres, such as crime, horror, romance, and later, Westerns. ” – Internet Archive. Comics to read online free.
American Comics Group Variety – Comics to Read Online Free
“American Comics Group (ACG) was an American comic book publisher that started in 1939 and existed under the ACG name from 1943 to 1967.” – Internet Archive.
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American Humor & Show Biz Magazine Variety – Online Humor Magazines
U.S. – Various publishers
Here is a selection of American humorous magazines from around 1920, including some with show business or celebrity themes. Humor magazines include ‘Capt. Billy’s Whiz Bang, ‘Cap’n Joey’s Jazza Ka Jazza’, and ‘Hot Dog’. Show biz-themed magazines include ‘The Tatler’ and ‘Broadway Brevities.’ Vintage humor magazines, pulp fiction magazines.
Classics Illustrated – Comics to Read Online Free
U.S.: Classics Illustrated
“Classics Illustrated is an American comic book/magazine series featuring adaptations of literary classics such as Les Miserables, Moby Dick, Hamlet, and The Iliad. Created by Albert Kanter, the series began publication in 1941 and finished its first run in 1971, producing 169 issues. ” – Internet Archive.
Cracked Magazine – Online Humor Magazine
U.S.: Major Magazines
“Cracked was an American humor magazine. Founded in 1958, Cracked proved to be the most durable of the many publications to be launched in the wake of Mad magazine. Cracked’s publication frequency was reduced in the 1990s, and was erratic in the 2000s. The print publication was cancelled in February 2007.” – Wikipedia. Cracked magazine back issues. Free humor magazines.
Crazy Magazine – Online Humor Magazines
NY: Marvel Comics
“Crazy Magazine was an illustrated satire and humor magazine, and was published by Marvel Comics from 1973 to 1983 for a total of 94 regular issues (and two “Super Specials”, Summer 1975, 1980). It was preceded by a standard-size comic book titled Crazy, consisting of reprints from Not Brand Echh, which lasted three issues.” – Internet Archive. Free humor magazines.
Creepy Magazine PDF – Horror Magazines Online
“Creepy magazine was an American horror-comics magazine launched by Warren Publishing in 1964. An anthology magazine, it initially was published quarterly but later went bimonthly.” It ran from 1964 to 1983, and again from 2009 to 2016. – Wikipedia. Creepy magazine back issues. Creepy magazine PDF, free horror magazine.
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Fawcett Comics VarietyComics to Read Online Free
U.S.: Fawcett Comics
“Fawcett Comics, a division of Fawcett Publications, was one of several successful comic book publishers during the Golden Age of Comic Books in the 1940s. Its most popular character was Captain Marvel. Other characters published by Fawcett include Captain Video, Hopalong Cassidy, Ibis the Invincible, Bulletman and Bulletgirl, Spy Smasher, Captain Midnight, Phantom Eagle, Mister Scarlet and Pinky, Minute-Man, Commando Yank and Golden Arrow.” – Internet Archive. Comics to read online free.
Sick Magazine – Humor Magazines Online
U.S.: Crestwood, Hewfred, Charleton Comics
A monthly. “Sick was created in 1960 by comic-book writer-artist Joe Simon, who also edited the title until the late 1960s. The magazine was published by Crestwood Publications until issue #62 (1968), when it was taken over by Hewfred Publications. Charlton Comics took over publishing the magazine in 1976 with issue #109. The last issue was published in 1980.” – Wikipedia. Sick magazine archive. Online humor magazine.
Webcomic Universe – Comics to Read Online Free
This Internet Archive collection of over 5,000 comic books is described only as “a collection of comics from Ace Comics.” The collection contains a wide variety of titles and genres from many different publishers.
Billboard – Free Magazines to Download
Billboard Co., Cincinnati, OH
“An American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries. It publishes pieces involving news, video, opinion, reviews, events, and style, and is also known for its music charts, including the Hot 100 and Billboard 200, tracking the most popular songs and albums in different genres. It also hosts events, owns a publishing firm, and operates several TV shows.” -Wikipedia. Billboard Magazine online.
Den of Geek Magazine – Free Magazines to Read Online
NY and London: Den of Geek
“Den of Geek is dedicated to serving the interests of today’s entertainment enthusiast.” – Website
Entertainment Weekly – Free Magazines to Read Online
“An American magazine online free that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.” -Wikipedia. The link has about 40 issues from 2015 to 2016. Entertainment Weekly Magazine back issues online.
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National Enquirer – Free Magazines to Download
“The National Enquirer magazine is an American tabloid newspaper published by American Media, Inc.. Founded in 1926, newspaper has undergone a number of changes over the years. As of April 18, 2019, The Washington Post reported that the National Enquirer was being sold for $100 million to James Cohen, CEO of Hudson Group.” This collection has about 40 issues. National Enquirer magazine back issues online.
Rolling Stone – Free Magazines to Read Online
U.S. – Penske Media Corp.
“Rolling Stone magazine is a cultural icon. It’s the number one pop culture reference point for 13 million young adults. In addition to its authoritative position in music, Rolling Stone’s sphere of influence reaches into entertainment, movies, television, technology, and national affairs. Rolling Stone covers everything that’s important, trend-setting, and newsworthy to the thought leaders among young adults.” – Rolling Stone Magazine back issues online. Rolling Stone magazine archives online.
Us Weekly – Free Magazines to Read Online
U.S. – American Media Inc.
“Us Weekly Magazine covers film, video, television and contemporary music. It provides in-depth editorials on top personalities, events and developments current in the world of entertainment.” – Us Weekly Magazine back issues online, entertainment magazines online.
Weekly World News – Free Magazines to Download
Weekly World News Magazine appears to be one of the more extreme tabloid newspapers. Pop culture magazine, entertainment magazines online.
Adventure Magazine – Fiction Magazines
U.S. – Various publishers
Adventure magazine was first published in 1910 by the Ridgway company. It became one of the most popular and profitable of the pulp magazines, continuing until 1971. Vintage fiction free, pulp magazine pdf, pulp fiction magazines.
Argosy Magazine – Fiction Magazines
U.S. – Frank Munsey
Argosy Magazine is said to be the first American pulp magazine, appearing in 1882 and continuing until 1978. In the inter-war years it was one of the most important pulp magazines, and contained stories by the better-known writers of the era. Argosy magazine pdf. Vintage short story magazine, pulp fiction magazines.
Aviation Fiction Variety – Free Magazines to Download
U.S.: Various publishers
Various magazines, mostly short story fiction, about flyers and flying. Vintage fiction magazines, pulp fiction magazines.
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Blue Book – Fiction Magazines
U.S.: Consolidated Magazines & other publishers
Blue Book was one of the four top fiction magazines in the U.S. in the early 20th century. The target audience was both men and women, and the work of many well-known writers and illustrators appeared there. Authors included Edgar Rice Burroughs, Agatha Christie, Zane Grey and Rider Haggard. The Blue Book was published under varying titles from 1906 to 1975. – from Wikipedia. Vintage short story magazines, pulp fiction magazines.
Classics Illustrated – Free Comic Books Online
U.S.: Classics Illustrated
“Classics Illustrated is an American comic book/magazine series featuring adaptations of literary classics such as Les Miserables, Moby Dick, Hamlet, and The Iliad. Created by Albert Kanter, the series began publication in 1941 and finished its first run in 1971, producing 169 issues. ” – Internet Archive. Free comic books online.
Crime Stories Magazine Collection – Detective Fiction Magazines
A wide variety of mystery & crime fiction magazines, published from the late 19th century through the 1960s.Vintage fiction magazine, detective magazine pdf.
Detective Magazine Collection – Detective Fiction Magazines
U.S. – Various publishers
A number of titles are represented here, especially including ‘True Detective Mysteries Magazine’, ‘Dime Mystery Magazine’ and ‘Dime Detective Magazine’. Detective magazine pdf, free fiction magazines, True Detective Mysteries Magazine.
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Love Story Magazine – Free Magazines to Download
U.S.: Street & Smith
Love Story was one of the most popular pulp fiction magazines, and the leading romance magazine in the 1930s and 1940s. There were 1,158 issues during its life from 1922 to 1947, as it appeared weekly for long stretches. – from The Pulp Magazines Project. Romantic short stories free, pulp fiction magazines.
Western Magazine Variety – Free Magazines to Download
U.S. – Various publishers
Here are several Western fiction magazines, mostly published from the 1930s to about 1960. Magazine titles include ‘.44 Western’, Speed ‘Western Stories’, ‘Thrilling Western’, ‘Western Story’, ‘World Wide Adventure’, ‘Zane Grey’s Western’, and others. Free Western magazines.
Websites of More Fiction Magazines – Fiction Magazines
Free online versions of these fiction magazines are not available, but their websites feature articles of interest.
Computer and Video Games PDF Magazine – Free Magazines to Read Online
“Computer and Video Games (CVG, C&VG or C+VG) was a UK-based video game magazine, published in its original form between 1981 and 2004. Its offshoot website was launched in 1999 and closed in February 2015. It was the world’s first dedicated video games magazine.” – Wikipedia. Computer and Video games magazine back issues free. Free PDF magazine back issues.
Computer Gaming World – Free Magazines to Read Online
CA: Golden Empire
Computer Gaming World (CGW) was an American computer game magazine published between 1981 and 2006. Computer Gaming World magazines free.
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Cubed Magazine – Entertainment Magazine Online
Sheffield, South Yorkshire UK: Cubed Magazine
“A monthly gaming magazine from the team of volunteers at Cubed Gamers, an international gaming collective offering the best in reviews, comment and features about the games industry.” – Publisher.
Edge Free Back Issues of Magazines PDF – Free Magazines to Read Online
“Edge is a multi-format video game magazine published by Future plc in the United Kingdom, which publishes 13 issues of the magazine per year.” – Publisher. Edge magazine free back issues.
Gambit Magazine – Free Magazines to Download
Gambit stands for Games, entertainment, movies, television and technology. The articles mostly appear to be about games. There is also a “news” section.
Game and Gamer Collection – Free Magazines to Read Online
This is a collection of magazines and newsletters based around gaming of all sorts: Arcade games, Computer Games, Console Games, as well as Board Games, Role-Playing Games, and any other sort of related entertainment. Collection at the Internet Archive. Various game and gamer PDF magazines free.
Game Nite Magazine – Free Magazines to Download
Shelter Island, US: Serge Pierro
“Game Nite Magazine is a free monthly magazine covering the world of Tabletop Gaming. We cover Board Games, Card Games, Miniatures, and more.” – Publisher
Games & Puzzles Magazine – Free Magazines to Read Online
London, UK: Edu-Games
Games & Puzzles first appeared in 1972 in London. The first editor recruited a team of experts as writers and consulting editors, and it had a good reputation in the games community. It ceased publication in 1981, but was briefly revived in the 1990s. – Wikipedia
The General – Free Magazines to Read Online
Baltimore, MD: Avalon Hill
“The General (1964–1998) was a bi-monthly periodical devoted to supporting Avalon Hill’s line of wargames, with articles on game tactics, history, and industry news. It was the first professionally produced wargaming magazine for the nascent cardboard and hex-map wargaming hobby. Over the years the magazine was variously called The Avalon Hill General, Avalon Hill’s General, The General Magazine, or simply General. With the sale of Avalon Hill to Hasbro in 1998 the magazine ceased.” – Wikipedia. Avalon Hill began producing games for the computer in the early or mid-90s, and the magazine issues of that period reflect the change. The General free back issues of magazines.
PC Zone Free PDF Magazine – Free Magazines to Download
UK: Dennis, Future Plc
“PC Zone, founded in 1993, was the first magazine dedicated to games for IBM-compatible personal computers to be published in the United Kingdom. The last issue of PC Zone went on sale 2 September 2010. ” – Wikipedia. PC Zone free back issues of magazines .
Playstation PDF Magazine Collection – Free Magazines to Read Online
At this site there are numerous back issues of various magazines dedicated to games for Sony Playstation game consoles. Titles include: Playstation Max, Playstation Pro, Playstation World, Extreme Playstation, Planet Playstation, Mean Machines Playstation and more. Various Playstation magazines free archive.
Retro Gamer Free Back Issues of Magazines – Free Magazines to Download
“Retro Gamer is a British magazine, published worldwide, covering retro video games. It was the first commercial magazine to be devoted entirely to the subject. Launched in January 2004 as a quarterly publication, Retro Gamer soon became a monthly. In 2005, a general decline in gaming and computer magazine readership led to the closure of its publishers, Live Publishing, and the rights to the magazine were later purchased by Imagine Publishing. It was taken over by Future plc on 21 October 2016, following Future’s acquisition of Imagine Publishing.” – Wikipedia
Sims Nation Magazine – Free Magazines to Read Online
Wireframe FreePDFMagazine – Free Magazines to Download
UK: Raspberry Pi Trading
“Wireframe magazine is a monthly magazine that lifts the lid on video games. In every issue, we’ll be looking at how games are made, who makes them, and even guide you through the process of making your own.” – Publisher. Wireframe magazine back issues free.
Websites of More Games Magazines
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American Cinemotographer – Film Magazines Online
Hollywood, CA.: American Society of Cinematographers
“American Cinematographer magazine is a magazine published monthly by the American Society of Cinematographers. It focuses on the art and craft of cinematography, covering domestic and foreign feature productions, television productions, short films, music videos and commercials. The emphasis is on interviews with cinematographers, but directors and other filmmakers are often featured as well. Articles include technical how-to pieces, discussions of tools and technologies that affect cinematography, and historical features.” – Wikipedia
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Australian TV Week Magazine- Brisbane – Free Magazines to Read Online
Melbourne: Southdown Press
“TV Week magazine is a weekly Australian magazine that provides television program listings information and highlights, as well as television-related news. Content ranges from previews for upcoming storylines of popular television programs, particularly dramas, comedies, soap operas and reality shows airing in Australia, celebrity interviews, gossip and news reports about television, movies and music. A full weekly program guide with highlights is featured, as well listings for streaming services and crossword puzzles. It was first published as a Melbourne-only publication in December 1957.” – Wikipedia
Backstage – Free Magazines to Download
“Backstage is the resource for actors, movers, and shakers in the performing arts—expert advice, casting news intel, inspiration, opportunities, and more, provided by industry pros and fellow artists.” – Website
Box Office Pro – Movie Theater Trade Magazines
Hollywood, CA.: PUBLISHER
Box Office Pro is a film industry magazine dedicated to the movie theater business, and has had various names since it was founded in 1920. It has been the official publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners since 2006. For several decades a ‘Barometer’ issue” was published each January reviewing the past year. – Wikipedia.
Cinefantastique – Film Magazines Online
Forest Park, IL.: Cinefantastique
Cinefantastique magazine is an American horror, fantasy, and science fiction film magazine. Cinefantastique originally started as a mimeographed fanzine in 1967, then relaunched as a quarterly magazine in 1970. Publisher/editor Frederick S. Clarke made it a serious critical/review journal of the genres. Clarke died in 2000, and not long afterward the magazine was sold, and the name was changed to CFQ. – Wikipedia
Cinesprint Magazine – Film Magazines in India
Hyderabad, India: Wishesh Digital Media
News and happenings from the Indian Cine world, including movie reviews, hot gossip, interviews, star profiles, news, etc. Film magazines in India.
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Deadline Hollywood – Film Magazines Online
Hollywood, CA.: PMC
“Deadline Hollywood has become the authoritative source for breaking news in the entertainment industry and readers check the site multiple times each day. Deadline Hollywood is regularly included on lists of top entertainment websites. Influential industry leaders and key decision-makers across many fields track Deadline many times a day and its postings regularly receive more reader comments than all of the entertainment industry news sites combined.” – Website
Disney News – Free Magazines to Download
U.S.: Walt Disney
“The Disney Magazine, otherwise known as Disney News Magazine, was the “Official Magazine for Magic Kingdom Club Families” and ran between the years of 1965 and 2005. The magazine was sent out four times a year, with one edition per season and was free to members of the Magic Kingdom Club (MKC).” – Wikipedia.
Doctor Who Magazine – Vintage Movie Magazines
UK: Marvel Comics, Panini House
“Doctor Who Magazine is a magazine devoted to the long-running British science fiction television series “Doctor Who”. Launched in 1979 as Doctor Who Weekly, the magazine became a monthly publication the following year. Now with 13 issues a year, the publication features behind the scenes articles on the TV show and other media, as well as producing its own comic strip.” – Internet Archive
Fangoria – Vintage Movie Magazines
“Fangoria magazine is an internationally distributed American horror film fan magazine, in publication since 1979. At the height of its popularity in the 1980s and early ’90s it was the most prominent horror publication in the world.” – Internet Archive. In August 2020 it was announced that the dying magazine was being purchased by new owners and would be re-animated.
Film Bulletin – Film Magazines Online
A motion picture trade paper, issued every other week. Seems to be aimed mainly at cinema managers and other professionals in film distribution. It features (among many other articles), reviews of films that each contain a synopsis of the story and an assessment of its drawing power for ticket buyers. Film Bulletin Magazine.
Film India – Vintage Movie Magazines
Bombay (Mumbai): Baburao Patel
“Film India magazine was an Indian monthly magazine covering Indian cinema and published in English. The magazine featured film news, editorials, studio round-ups, gossip, and reviews of different language films, mainly from Hindi and regional cinema and affiliated reviews from Hollywood.” – Wikipedia. Film magazines in India.
Films in Review – Vintage Movie Magazines
NY: Then and There Media
The magazine was apparently begun in the nineteen teens under a different name by the National Board of Review, an organization founded to censor Hollywood movies. In 1950 the format was changed along with the name, and it became more reader friendly. In the mid-1990s the National Board of Review sold it, and the print publication was discontinued shortly thereafter. – Website
Flix Premiere Close Up – Film Magazines Online
UK: Flix Premiere
“Flix Premiere is an online Cinema bringing you exclusive new movies every week. Discover Award-Winning new movies, across all genres, only available on Flix Premiere. The purpose of this magazine is to share with our movie-goers, the industry and our partners – updates about what is happening at Flix Premiere each month. We aim to highlight and explore the upcoming month’s film premieres in each market, and occasionally announce new developments on our platform. ” – Publisher.
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ICG Magazine – Read Magazine Free Online
Hollywood, CA.: International Cinematographers Guild
“The International Cinematographers Guild represents the most talented camera professionals in the world. The technicians and artisans in our union are the creators of the visual images on the big screen, the television screen and our computer screen.” – Website
Modern Screen – Vintage Movie Magazines
Modern Screen magazine was an American fan magazine that debuted in November 1930 and was published by Dell in New York City, selling for 10 cents. For many years Modern Screen and Photo Play were the most popular magazines among film fans. Modern Screen continued to be successful well into the ’70s, but in the 80s the public was turning to celebrity magazines like People. Modern Screen closed in 1985. – from Wikipedia.
Motion Picture Fan Magazine Variety – Vintage Movie Magazines
U.S. – Various publishers
Many of the earliest American film magazine titles for fans are here; mostly from the early 1920s. They include ‘Film Fun’, ‘Movie Weekly’, ‘Screenland’, and ‘Movie Pictorial’. This website (Century Past), has extensive collections of three film fan magazines from the inter-war period; ‘Photoplay’, ‘Motion Picture’, and ‘Silver Screen’. All three can be found on the Entertainment Magazines page. Film fan magazines.
Movie and Radio Guide – Vintage Movie Magazine
“Movie and Radio Guide, a weekly, began life in 1931 as Radio Guide, changing its name in 1940. The name was revised again in 1940 to Movie-Radio Guide. “There were as many as 14 regional editions, intended to reflect local programming schedules and stations. It morphed into Radio guide and is the predecessor of TV Guide” – World Radio History.com. Nearly half of each issue has articles about movie and radio shows and stars, with most of the remainder devoted to extensive radio schedules. See the entry on this web page for “Radio Guide Magazine” for issues from 1931 to 1940.
Movie Fan Magazine Collection – Vintage Movie Magazine
This collection of early fan magazines includes Screenland, Movie Pictorial, Photo-Play World, Close-Up, New Zealand Theatre & Motion Picture, Film Fun, Movie Weekly, and other titles.
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Moving Picture World – Vintage Film Magazines
NY: J.P. Chalmers Jr.
“The Moving Picture World magazine was an influential early trade journal for the American film industry, from 1907 to 1927.” – Wikipedia. This was an industry journal, intended for professionals in the film industry or cinema owners rather than for film fans.
Nostalgia Illustrated – Vintage Movie Star Magazines
NY: Curtis Magazines
Subtitled “The Pleasures of the Past”, this brief series in the mid-70s contained articles & photos of pop culture from the early- to mid-20th century. TV, movies and movie stars make up a large share of the content. Nostalgia Illustrated Magazine.
Odeon Magazine – Movie Theater Trade Magazines
Bath, UK: Future Fusion
Published on behalf of Odeon cinemas. “Every packed issue, ODEON Magazine brings you the latest film news, previews, reviews and features, presented, written with blockbusting passion and knowledge by film lovers for film lovers.” – Publisher.
Old Radio Times – Vintage Movie Magazines
U.S.: Old Radio Times Researchers Group
“The ‘Old Radio Times’ magazine is the official publication of the Old Time Radio Researchers. Every two months readers are treated to informational and entertaining features by the hobby’s best writers and researchers. Articles are varied, but are centralized on events surrounding the Golden Age of Radio. Topics include, but are not limited too, how shows were produced, bios and events in OTR personalities lives, detailed series descriptions and information, current research techniques, transcribing techniques, rare OTR photographs, OTR editorials, and much more.” – Old Time Radio Researchers Group.
Photoplay – Vintage Movie Magazine
Chicago: McFadden Publications
Photoplay magazine was one of the first American film fan magazines. It was founded in 1911 in Chicago, the same year that J. Stuart Blackton founded Motion Picture Story, a magazine also directed at fans. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s Photoplay was the most popular magazine in the genre.
Picture-Play – Vintage Movie Magazines
NY: Street & Smith
“Picture Play magazine, originally titled Picture-Play Weekly magazine, was an American weekly magazine focusing on the film industry. Its first edition was published on April 10, 1915. It eventually transitioned from a weekly to a monthly magazine, before ending its production run in 1941 when it merged with Charm Magazine.” – Publisher. Picture-Play’s intended audience was movie fans, and the issues are filled with articles about stars and recent films, and lots of photos.
PVR Movies First Magazine – Film Magazines in India
India: PVR Cinemas
Published by PVR Cinemas, which owns a chain of cinemas in India. Each issue includes information about upcoming films, as well as profiles of stars. Film magazines in India.
Radio Guide – Free Magazines to Download
NY Radio Guide
Radio Guide magazine published listings of network radio programming schedules, with articles about the stars, stations and networks. It began in late 1931 and changed names to “Movie and Radio Guide” in 1940; then ceased publication in 1943.
Radio Mirror – Free Magazines to Download
NY – Syndicate Management Corp.
A monthly magazine for listeners that began publication in late 1933. It changed names a few times, and was finally “Radio & TV Mirror’ in 1952-1953. Radio Mirror Magazine.
Realscreen – Film Magazines Online
Ontario, Canada: Brunico
“Realscreen is the only international magazine devoted exclusively to the non-fiction film and television industries. Realscreen aims to bring diverse communities together for dialog, debate and discussion about the global business of factual entertainment.” – Publisher.
Screen Africa – Film Magazines Online
Johannesburg, South Africa: Sun Circle
“Screen Africa has become the industry bible for South Africa’s film and broadcasting sectors. As South Africa has increasingly taken its place as a leader and partner among Africa’s 54 nations, Screen Africa has broadened its horizons to include film and broadcast industries across the continent. The magazine is now constantly expanding its footprint in one of the world’s most exciting, diverse and vibrant entertainment and communications sectors and expanding its vision from a South African one to a truly pan-African one.” – Website
Screen Thrills Illustrated – Vintage Movie Magazines
A popular magazine covering movies, TV and stars. Westerns, war movies and other adventure shows are the main content, and the target audience is mainly male. Screen Thrills Illustrated Magazine.
SDC Journal – Film Magazines Online
New York: Stage Directors and Choreographers Society
“Published by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, SDC JOURNAL’s mission is to give voice to an empowered collective of directors and choreographers working in all jurisdictions and venues across the country, encourage advocacy, and highlight artistic achievement. SDC is a national theatrical labor union.” – Publisher
Silver Screen – Vintage Movie Magazine
New York Dewey Dec. 050
This monthly fan magazine focusing on the film industry began in 1930 and continued, with changes, until 1977. Vol 1-10 (Nov 1930 – Oct 1940), except Vol 3 and part of Vol 5 (Nov 1934 – Feb 1935) are available. Silver Screen Magazine.
Television Magazine – Entertainment Magazine PDF
London, UK: Royal Television Society
“The Royal Television Society is an educational charity promoting the art and science of television. Television Magazine is the UK’s leading monthly on television issues and broadcasting policy, distributed free to all RTS members.” – Website
Television / Radio Age – Entertainment Magazine PDF
NY: Television Editorial Corporation
“This was a U.S. television industry trade magazine from 1953 to 1989. It was known for its dry but detailed coverage of the broadcasting industry and pioneering efforts to connect Madison Avenue (the advertisers) with program makers.” – Wikipedia
TV & Satellite Week – Entertainment Magazine PDF
London, UK: Future Publishing
“TV & Satellite Week is a television listings magazine published in the United Kingdom. Its focus is on quality dramas, comedy and documentaries, films and sport.” – Wikipedia. Free TV magazines. TV & Satellite Week Magazine.
TV Guide – Entertainment Magazine PDF
U.S.: TV Guide Magazine LLC
“TV Guide Magazine is a bi-weekly American magazine that provides television program listings information as well as television-related news, celebrity interviews and gossip, film reviews, crossword puzzles, and, in some issues, horoscopes.” – Wikipedia. Free TV magazines.
World Screen – Free Magazines to Read Online
NY: World Screen
“World Screen, the publishing group behind World Screen magazine, also publishes TV Europe, TV Latina, TV Formats, TV Asia, TV Kids, TV Real, TV Drama and TV Listings. The company’s online offerings include ten English- and Spanish-language newsletters, twenty websites and a number of targeted annual guides.” – Website. This collection includes several of the listed titles.
Websites of More Movie, TV & Radio Magazines
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Amazing Stories Magazine – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
“Amazing Stories Magazine began in 1926 as the first American magazine devoted solely to Science Fiction. It played an important role in the genre for many years, not suspending print publication until 2005. Science fiction pulp magazines. Amazing Stories magazine back issues. Science fiction magazines free, free fantasy magazines.
Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
U.S.: Dell Magazines
Founded in 1977 by Isaac Asimov, in recent years, Asimov’s has placed more stories on the Final Hugo Ballot than all of its competitors combined, and more than twice as many as its closest competitor. – Publisher. Asimov’s magazine back issues, science fiction magazines free.
Astounding Stories Magazine – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
U.S. – Various publishers
‘Astounding Stories of Super-Science Magazine’ appeared in January 1930. By 1938, when the title was changed to ‘Astounding Science Fiction Magazine’, it was the best-known American Science Fiction magazine, offering stories by the top writers of the genre. In 1959 the title was changed to ‘Analog Science Fact/Science Fiction’. Astounding Stories magazine online. Science fiction magazines pdf.
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Creepy Magazine PDF – Horror Fiction Magazines
“Creepy magazine pdf was an American horror-comics magazine launched by Warren Publishing in 1964. An anthology magazine, it initially was published quarterly but later went bimonthly.” It ran from 1964 to 1983, and again from 2009 to 2016. – Wikipedia. Creepy magazine pdf archive. Horror fiction magazines.
Doctor Who Magazine – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
UK: Marvel Comics, Panini House
“Doctor Who Magazine is a magazine devoted to the long-running British science fiction television series “Doctor Who”. Launched in 1979 as Doctor Who Weekly, the magazine became a monthly publication the following year. Now with 13 issues a year, the publication features behind the scenes articles on the TV show and other media, as well as producing its own comic strip.” – Internet Archive. Free Doctor Who magazines.
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Famous Fantastic Mysteries Magazine – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
U.S.: Frank A. Munsey Co., Popular Publications
Famous Fantastic Mysteries was launched in 1939 with the purpose of reintroducing stories the Frank Munsey company had acquired in previous decades for other titles. In 1942 the magazine was sold to Popular Publications, and different content appeared, including original stories and serialized books long out of print. The magazine was published irregularly throughout its life, which ended with the June 1953 issue. – from the Pulp Magazines Project. Free mystery magazines, pulp magazines pdf.
Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
NY: World Editions
“Galaxy Science Fiction was an American digest-size science fiction magazine, published from 1950 to 1980. It was founded by a French-Italian company, World Editions, which was looking to break into the American market. World Editions hired as editor H. L. Gold, who rapidly made Galaxy the leading science fiction (sf) magazine of its time, focusing on stories about social issues rather than technology.” – Wikipedia. Galaxy magazines online,
IF Magazine – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
“If was an American science fiction magazine launched in March 1952 by Quinn Publications, owned by James L. Quinn. The magazine was moderately successful, though it was never regarded as one of the first rank of science fiction magazines. It achieved its greatest success under editor Frederik Pohl, winning the Hugo Award for best professional magazine three years running from 1966 to 1968. If was merged into Galaxy Science Fiction after the December 1974 issue” – Internet Archive. If magazine online.
Interzone Magazine – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
U.S.: TTA Press
Interzone was founded in 1982 by David Pringle and others. Pringle stepped down in 2004, and it has since been published by TTA Press. – Publisher. Interzone magazine online.
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Magazine of Horror – Horror Fiction Magazines
U.S.: Health Knowledge
” The digest magazine, titled Magazine of Horror and Strange Stories for the first three issues, was published from August, 1963, until April, 1971, for a total run of 36 issues. From the beginning, the magazine published SF stories along with the horror tales. Some readers objected to this policy, but [editor] Lowndes always found room to reprint SF and fantasy stories by such writers as H. G. Wells, H. P. Lovecraft, David H. Keller, August Derleth, Robert E. Howard, Edgar Allan Poe, Hugh B. Cave, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Jack Williamson, and Rudyard Kipling.” – Fancyclopedia 3. Magazine of Horror archive, free horror magazines.
Nebula – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
“Nebula Science Fiction was the first Scottish science fiction magazine. It was published from 1952 to 1959, and was edited by Peter Hamilton, a young Scot who was able to take advantage of spare capacity at his parents’ printing company, Crownpoint, to launch the magazine. Hamilton went to great lengths to encourage new writers. Many fans regarded it as the best-loved British SF magazine.” – Wikipedia. Nebula magazine free online, free science fiction magazines.
Omni Magazine – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
New York: General Media
“Omni was a science and science fiction magazine published in the US and the UK. It contained articles on science, parapsychology, and short works of science fiction and fantasy.” – Website
Realms of Fantasy Magazine – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
“Realms of Fantasy was a bimonthly fantasy speculative fiction magazine. Its original publisher was Sovereign Media, and it first launched with the October 1994 issue. The magazine published short stories by some of the genre’s most popular and most prominent authors.” – Wikipedia. It was discontinued in 2010. Realms of Fantasy magazine, free fantasy magazine.
Science Fiction Chronicle – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
Virginia: DNA Publications
“The ‘Chronicle’ split off from the magazine ‘Algol’ in 1979, produced by Andrew Porter. It was a news magazine about science fiction, with fan material, brief book reviews, and a regular film column. The magazine won Hugo awards in 1993 and 1994. It was purchased by DNA Publication in 2000, and its final issue appeared in 2006. -Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
Simulacrum – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
Subtitled “The Magazine of Speculative Transformation”. In the first issue, editor Lynne Jamneck wrote that Simulacrum meant to “blur the line between genre, and bring together work from writers and artists alike across the spectrum.” Simulacrum magazine free online, free fantasy magazines.
Starlog Magazine PDF – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
U.S.: Starlog Group
This collection is a complete run of the magazine, from issue #1 until it ceased publication in 2003. “Starlog was a monthly science fiction magazine that was created in 1976 and focused primarily on Star Trek at its inception. Starlog, though it called itself a science fiction magazine, actually contained no fiction. The primary focus of the magazine, besides the fact that it was mostly based on Star Trek fandom, was the making of science fiction media – books, films, and television series – and the work that went into these creations. ” – Wikipedia. Starlog magazine pdf.
Supernatural Magazines Collection – Science Fiction Magazines PDF
Here is a selection of magazines at the Internet Archive’s Pulp Magazine Archive categorized as “Supernatural” fiction. Titles include Macabre Cadaver, Arkham Tales, Fate, The Black Magic Omnibus, Magazine of Horror, Supernatural Stories, and more. Paranormal stories free, pulp magazines online.
Weird Tales Magazine – Horror Fiction Magazines
Weird Tales Magazine is an American fantasy and horror fiction pulp magazine founded by J. C. Henneberger and J. M. Lansinger and first appearing in March 1923. It ceased publication in 1954, although there were several attempts to re-start it. Weird Tales magazine online. Horror stories free, pulp magazines online.
Websites of More Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Magazines
Free online versions of these science fiction, fantasy & horror magazines are not available, but their websites feature articles of interest.