The Magazine With A Sense Of Wonder
Sci-Fi, Classic Monsters, Horror Monthly Magazine from Chicago ,United States
Ceased publication

- First and last issue: 1970-2002
- Devoted to Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror films.
- Started by Fred Clarke as an amateur mimeograph version in 1967.
- Editor: Dan Persons
- 64 color pages in A4 format.

- Fred Clarke died in October 2000 and the mag was sold. The new CFQ will never be the same.
- Published by Frederick S. Clarke
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Debi Ziemkowski
Pierre Greenfield
Scott Matheson
Garry Malvern
Kevin Etheridge

Info from the Database
Listing is not complete, so it is not known what is missing.
There are 174 issues listed in the database

Info from the Cover Gallery
Covers found: 174
Covers missing: Not known
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CONTENTS: 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 All GALLERIES: 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 All

Issue 135
Vol 29 #8 - December 1997
Cover: Starship Troopers.
Mouse Hunt, Tomorrow Never Dies, Flubber, Alien: Resurrection, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, Anastasia, The Little Mermaid, Office Killer, Facing Off with John Woo

Issue 134
Vol 29 #6/7 - November 1997
Cover: Star Trek Deep Space Nine.
Blade, Starship Troopers, Gattaca, A Life Less Ordinary, I Know What you Did Last Summer, Mortal Kombat 2, An American Werewolf in Paris, Star Trek Voyager, House of Frankenstein, Rocketman, Fairy Tale: A True Story, Ninja Turtles

Issue 133
Vol 29 #4/5 - October 1997
Cover: The X Files.
Love God, Starship Troopers, Wishmaster, An American Werewolf in Paris, Phantoms, Millennium, Dark Empire, House of Frankenstein, Moonbase, Robert Wise, Scream, Haunted, Dark Side of Family Films, Dracula--1987-1997 100th anniversary, Hades Haunted House

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Issue 132
Vol 29 #3 - September 1997
Cover: Spawn.
Dark World, Kull the Conqueror, Snow White in the Black Forest, Sigourney Weaver, Casper, Taxas Chainsaw Massacre IV

Issue 131
Vol 29 #2 - August 1997
Cover: Contact.
Spawn, Event Horizon, Steel Shaquille O'Neal, Mimic, Stargate SG1, Oscar short subjects, Psychotronic Video Guide, The Lost World

Issue 130
Vol 29 #1 - July 1997
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Steel: A preview
George of the Jungle: From cartoon to live action
Contact: Jodie Foster's encounter with alien intelligence
Men In Black: Behind the scenes (16 pages)
Batman and Robin: 12 pages dedicated to Schumacher's movie
Tarzan The Epic Adventures: The second season
Sweet Angel Mine: Curtis Radclyffe's directorial debut
Lexx Dark Zone Adventures: Creator Paul Donovan on his outrageous sci-fi series
Buddy: raising a gorilla
Reviews: The Fifth Element, Anaconda, Cats Don't Dance, The Sixth Man, Liar Liar, The Saint.

Issue 129
Vol 28 #12 - June 1997
Batman and Robin: Filming the third serial
Men in Black: A preview
The Lost World: Spielberg returns
Hercules: 12 pages dedicated to the new Disney movie
The Top 50 in Sci-Fi: Emmerich and Devlin are #1, Spielberg is #2
Flesh and Blood: A retrospective of Morrissey's Flesh for Frankenstein and Blood for Dracula
Also Volcano, Star Wars, Dante's Peak and more.

Issue 128
Vol 28 #11 - May 1997
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Cover: Aeon Flux.
Quicksilver Highway, Warriors of Virtue, Anaconda, Invasion, Intensity, Hercules, The Shining (Kubrick's & King's), The Maxx, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Tsui Hark, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Necrophilia

Issue 127
Vol 28 #10 - April 1997
Cover: Space Truckers.
The Hunger, Anaconda, Men in Black, Dark Palent, Crash, Lost Highway, Genre Oscar winners, The Best of 1996

Issue 126
Vol 28 #9 - March 1997
Cover: Richard Edlund boss of Special Effects.
Spawn, 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, Warrior of Waverly Street, The Neverending Story III, Asteroid, Lost Highway, Neverwhere, Sinbad the series

Issue 125
Vol 28 #8 - February 1997
Cover: Star Wars 20th Anniversary.
Space Truckers, Gaston Leroux's Wax Mask, Touch, Crimetime, SW-Special Edition re-issue, Short History of CGI, V is for Vampire, Alien Nation, Pinky and the Brain, L5: First City in Space

Issue 124
Vol 28 #7 - January 1997
(Year misprinted as 1996 instead of 1997)
Cover: Mars Attacks.
Warrior of Waverly Street, Lexx, Scream, The Whole Wide World, The Preacher's Wife, Michael, Beavis & Butthead Do America

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