Friday, February 26, 2016

The full run of If magazine, scanned at the Internet Archive

The full run of If magazine, scanned at the Internet Archive  

Check out some of the covers at the link.

4 comments:

George said...

WORLDS OF IF was my favorite SF magazine in the late Sixties. Fred Pohl filled each issue with great stories!

Bill Crider said...

You can read 'em all again on the 'net!

Todd Mason said...

Even at its slightest, after the utterly pedestrian first issues edited by Paul Fairman, IF was worth reading. Larry Shaw, Damon Knight and Jamws Baen did notably good things with the magazine, and Eljer Jakobssen's run, at least, was an interesting mix of good and some less good Alternatives (such as attempting to hip it up withe new slogan). And founding publisher James Quinn, who was editor of the magazine as well during much of his ownership, was like Tony Boucher and Robert Lowndes a great booster of women writers, and did publish at least one story, by (Mari)Lyn Venable, "Time Enough at Last", that was adapted for probably the first iconic episode of The Twilight Zone.

Bill Crider said...

I really liked IF when I was a youngster and buying as many digests as I could find.