Fanzines (by article title)
While fairly comprehensive, the following compilation does not include—with a handful of exceptions—a) letters to editors, b) interviews, or c) reprints of professionally published short stories.
A good number of the below entries may be found here: Fanac.org.
Note on abbreviations: OoMH: reprinted in Bloch's Out of My Head; ESoF: reprinted in Bloch's Eighth Stage of Fandom.
A good number of the below entries may be found here: Fanac.org.
Note on abbreviations: OoMH: reprinted in Bloch's Out of My Head; ESoF: reprinted in Bloch's Eighth Stage of Fandom.
The Stormy Petrel: A Collection of Articles about Francis Towner Laney, 1959; appreciation essay on Francis T. Laney—editor of The Acolyte fanzine
Another Part of the Forrest
Original source unknown; OoMH; ponders "What would the science fiction field have been like over the past forty years without a Forrest J Ackerman."
Art of Richard Matheson, The
The Journal of Science Fiction #4, 1953; discusses aspects Bloch admires in the writing of the young, “budding” Richard Matheson
Art of William Rotsler, The
Innuendo #8 Aug-58; ESoF; discusses his admiration for artist William Rotsler
Hodge-Podge #6, 1954; original artwork
At the Headwaters
Kteic magazine #29, 1955; ESoF; brief remembrance of attending a science fiction convention held in Cleveland, 1955.
Attention, Les Cole!
Deviant #3, Jul-54; presents results of a science fiction / fantasy questionnaire sent to roughly 500 known active fans taken late 1947/early 1948
Fanscient #8, Summer 1949; self-authored brief bio and bibliography
Omnicron #1, 1970
Confusion Vol. 1 #12, 1952
Slan #2, Dec 1968
Oopsla #25, Jul 1958; ESoF; sarcastically responds to a charge of being "…an old fan growing sour" made by a young sci-fi fan.
The Alien Critic #8, Feb 1974; from the 1973 World Science Fiction convention held in Toronto.
Bard in the Hand, A
Fantasmagoria #1, Mar 1937; short story concerning weird poetry.
Bibliography of Bloch, A
Oopsla! #30, Sep 1961; 1935-1959 inclusive; (issue also includes Bloch articles by Walt Willis and Dean Grennell)
Birth of a Notion, A
The Zed, Mar 1955; humorous one-act where a young science fiction writer, Ray Sadberry, has his dreams for a "real" science fiction film, Centrigrade 69 dashed by Hollywood producers.
Black Notebook, The
Fanews Magazine (issue number and date unknown); excerpt from Bloch's novel, The Scarf.
Black Revealer, The
Midnight Sun #5, 1979; recollections by Bloch on early Weird Tales contributor Carl Jacobi.
Bloch Denies All
Science Fiction Five-Yearly, #3, November 1961.
Bloch on the 17th Mailing
Grue, #23, Mar 1955.
Bloch Talks Shop
Night Gaunt #1, 1985; interview of Bloch by Jeff Kahan.
Bon Homme, Richard
Richard Matheson: He Is Legend: An Illustrated Bio-Bibliography; 1984; tribute to Matheson.
Boy Meets Ghoul
A Bas #10, Nov 1957; reflects on the trend of literary critics to elevate the works of deceased writers while ignoring the merits of living ones.
Brief Ackermention, A
Fantasia Dec 1970; tribute to Forrest J Ackerman.
But Doth Suffer…
Science*Fiction #1, Jan 1946; short story.
Calling Dr. Caligari
Fantastic Worlds #4, Summer 1953; makes the argument that while he can define definite horrific moments in a number of films, there are no, in his opinion, true "horror movies."
Candle to Light the Way
Oopsla #12, Mar 1954; a brief look at a handful of works written by Fritz Leiber Jr.
Vega #10, Aug 1953; ESoF; verse poem; concerns the rise of legitimacy of science fiction as literature.
Cause to Read Joyce
Hyphen #12, Dec 1954; ESoF; discusses the cyclical nature of literary criticism.
Peon #30, Jan 1954; humorous look at science fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon.
ChiCon 11 1/2
SaFari #2, Jul 1959; satirical account on a Chicago convention.
Children of Blunder
Grue #27, Feb 1956; ESoF; considers the use of advertising for the sale of several shocking items relevant to the times.
Child's Garden of Curses, A
Hodge-Podge #8, Apr 1954; numerous short book reviews.
Chip Off the (Robert) Bloch, A
Erg #86, Apr 1984; humorous reflection on what was happening with Bloch's friends the year of Erg's first issue (1959).
Closet Approach, The
Henry Kuttner: A Memorial Symposium Aug 1958; OoMH; reflects on the works and influence of his friend.
H.P. Lovecraft: A Symposium 1970; Bloch's comments regarding Lovecraft, transcribed from a 1963 LASFS panel discussion.
Destiny #10, Summer 1954; short story.
Confessions of a Fanzine Reviewer
Peon #38, Feb 1957; details the difficulties in reviewing fanzines.
Conventioneer’s Prayer, The
Abstract #8, Dec 1954; humorous piece where Bloch prays to Kali to protect him from numerous perils when attending an upcoming science fiction convention.
Credo for Fantasy Writers
Peon #35, May 1955; ESoF; an "oath" for "…all professional writers of weird or sf by the editor who purchases their first story."
Crumbs for a Toast to Solar Pons
Pontine Dossier Annual, May 1971; poem
D-B Symposium Part II, The
Double-Bill #8, Jan 1964; Bloch participates with other writers in answering questions regarding science fiction writing.
Damned Good Thing, A
A Bas #9, Nov 1956; ponders what circumstances govern the popularity and/or survival of a given effort, particularly in regard to books and music.
Dead-Beat Generation, The
Grue (issue date and publication date unknown); ESoF; bemoans the rise of the "New Hero" in current literature - the "Me-Firsters in the saddle, riding roughshod over every semblance of common decency."
Demolished Fan, The
Oopsla #11, Jan 1954; ESoF; remembrances while poring through a stack of old fanzines.
Detention 1959 Banquet Remarks
Detention #3, Nov 1959; convention speech.
Diary Found in the St. Louis Zoo
Worlds of If, Jan-70.
Egoboo #10, Mar 1970; reflections on fanzines reaching their 40th anniversary.
Doctor Bloomington, I Presume?
Science Fiction Fifty-Yearly #1, Nov 1957; ESoF; relates his first meeting with Bob Tucker.
Dr. Jessup on U.F.O.
Twig Illustrated #15, Jul 1959; review/analysis of M.K. Jessup's book The Case for the U.F.O.
Science Fiction Bulletin, Fall 1946; short story.
Ealing Art, The
Hyphen #18, May 1957; ESoF; compares English and American cinema.
Every Man His Own Psychiatrist
New Purposes #12, Jun 1949; ESoF; pokes fun at (the then) current-day popularity of unburdening oneself to others.
Excerpts from a Letter to P. Howard Lyons
Canadian Fandom, Dec-54; ESoF; memories of Bob Tucker in the days leading up to and during a science-fiction convention held in Chicago.
Extracts from a Letter to Laney
The Acolyte, Fall 1945.
Fabulous Mr. Tucker, The
Masque #12, May 1956; ESoF; light-hearted look into the "life" of Bob Tucker.
Fan Fan, The
Erratic #4, 1959; humorous piece on fans.
Chanticleer (issue and publication date unknown); humorous piece on fanzines.
(Fanzine one shot.) 1955; edited by Bloch.
Fanquette - 1960
Shangri-L'Affaires #50, Apr/May 1960; convention speech in absentia - written by Bloch who could not attend; delivered by Ted Johnstone.
Fantagoony (w/Willis Conover, Jr)
New Tesseract, Vol. 3 #1, Oct 1937; spoof on recent events
Fantasy and Psychology
Canadian Fandom #33a, Feb 1957; Guest of Honor speech from 1948 Worldcon.
Few Hints for Santa Claus, A
Yandro #36, Jan 1956; humorous piece of fandom.
Few Words About Ron Ellik, A
Odd #19, Summer 1968; an In Memorium piece on a contributor to fandom.
Few Words About Tucker, A
The Really Incompleat Bob Tucker, Oct-74.
Grue #22, Fall 1954; ESoF; various fake/humorous advertisements.
Foregone Conclusion, A
Retribution #14, Nov 1959; humorous piece on fandom.
Forgotten Giant of Science Fiction, A
Quixotic #3, Sep 1959; piece on Edson McCann.
Excelsior #2, Apr 1957; reflects on turning 40-years-old.
From Hubub Horizontal
Nandu #13, Mar 1956; ESoF; comments on a statement regarding the society in which one lives, made by John Brunner.
From Velvet Alley to Strait-Jacket
Zenith Speculation #7, Dec 1964; Bloch comments on a piece written by Alan Dodd concerning Bloch.
Fantasy #38 and 39, Sep 1936, Jan 1937; column on fandom.
Chanticleer #6 and 7; Aug 1945, June 1946; column on fandom (differs from column of same name appearing in Fantasy).
Shangri-L'Affaires #41, Feb 1959; comparison of science fiction to fairy tales.
Hyphen #31, Oct-58; ESoF; talks about his house in Weyauwega, WI, its isolation, and some of the few people who have come to visit.
Glands Across the Sea
Brennschluss #1, Oct 1954; discusses British fandom.
Gone But Not Forgotten
Thriller #1, 1972; discusses forgotten horror films.
Yandro #114, Jul 1962; long letter where Bloch addresses criticisms from Terry Carr from a previous issue.
Guest Starring - Robert Bloch
Christopher Lee Club Bulletin, Sep-Oct 1968; autobiographical interview.
Have You Heard the One About--?
Venus #2, Sep 1944; short story. (Later sold to Playboy magazine under the title "The Traveling Salesman.")
Etchings & Odysseys #4, 1984; tribute.
Hornbook for the Atomic Age, A
Journal of Science Fiction #1, Oct 1951; Bloch and Fritz Leiber assign aspects of the nuclear age to each letter of the alphabet; in rhyme.
Hornbook for Conventions, A
Innuendo #1, Jun 1956; assigns aspects of science fiction conventions to each letter of the alphabet; in rhyme.
Horror from Below, The
Yandro #76, May 1959; short story.
How Conventional Can You Get?
Confusion, 1975; report on a World Science Fiction convention.
How Red Was My Herring
Wastebasket #4, 1954.
How to Attend a Science Fiction Convention
Fan Warp #1, 1953; ESoF; "Rules and instructions" for attending a science fiction convention, for the benefit of "…the neophyte conventioneer."
How to be a SF Critic
Inside #1, Oct 1962; sarcastic look on literary criticism.
How Weak Was My End
Quandry #21, Jun-52; ESoF; describes a hectic evening during the Midwest Fan Conference of 1952.
I Was a Fake Fan for the F.B.I.
Abstract #9, Jan 1955; story where Bloch is an F.B.I agent assigned to "infiltrate" fandom.
I Was a Prisoner in a 21" Picture Tube
JD-Argassy #44, May 1959; discusses his participation in IT'S A DRAW, a local, weekly Milwaukee cartoon quiz program.
I Was a Teenage Faust
The Pavlat Report, Aug-59; OoMH; discusses his involvement with fandom; short script “…a factual dramatization of the circumstances attending my own entrance into fandom.”
I Was a White Slave for the Solacon
Mimsy #3, 1959; convention report.
I Was Ethel Lindsay's Sex Slave
Erg #63, Jul 1978; reflects on how many more opportunities exist for "bad" science fiction writing than decades past.
I Went to a Playboy Party for the FBI and Found--Charles Beaumont?
Bane #8, 1962; relates attending a late-night party at the home of Hugh Hefner.
I'll Fry Tomorrow
Science Fiction Five-Yearly #2, Nov/Dec 1956; ESoF; humorous story where 'Ellen Harlison' falls further into her growing fandommania.
Immodest Proposal, An
New Purposes #1, Jan 1949; ESoF; proposes humorously (we hope) the idea of cannibalism to solve the dual problems of dwindling natural resources and booming human population.
Immortal Ackerman, The
Fantasite #12, Feb 1944; story involving the invasion of earth by aliens…and Forrest J Ackerman.
In Dialog: Robert Bloch and Bob Tucker
Chat #1, Sep 1978; interview of Bloch and Tucker.
In Memoriam: Fritz Lang
Outre #3, Oct 1976; OoMH; tribute to the recently deceased director.
In Memoriam: Samuel D. Russell
Whispers #4, 1975; tribute to a founding member of the Minneapolis Fantasy Society.
In Memoriam: Weird Tales
Isomer #2, Sep 1955; ESoF; tribute to the magazine that was his literary "home" for decades.
Incomplete Faan, The
Spectre #5, Jul 1959.
Incredible Head-Shrinking Man, The
Sigbo #5, 1958; ESoF; considers science fiction films as psychological escapism.
Inside the Outsider
Xenophile #18, Oct 1975; tribute to Lovecraft.
The Best of Fandom - 1957; 1959; introduction to a collection of fanzine articles published in 1957.
Jabberwocky for Fandom
Rea #2, Fall, 1954; ESoF; poem.
Journey to the Unknown
Beabohemia #2, Dec 1968; recollections on his time working on the short-lived television series.
Just a Goddam Hobby
Psychotic #20, May/Jun/Jul 1955; ESoF; examines the obstacles that prevent "…fandom as a way of life."
Lament for a Lost Love
Chanticleer #5, May 1945; poem
Laughter of a Ghoul
The Fantasy Fan #16, Dec 1934; short-short story.
Left at the Post
Slant #7, Winter 1952/1953; ESoF; takes us through a day of examining received mail.
Lefty Feep and I
Algol #17, Nov 1971; OoMH; a short history of creating his recurring character, Lefty Feep.
Legend of Blackjack Sam, The
Lore #6, Aug 1966; book review.
SFWA Forum #45, Apr 1976; lengthy letter.
Lagniappe, Nov 1955; edited by Bloch; consists of a single-page letter.
Letter from Bloch
Quandry #14, Oct 1951; lengthy letter to editor regarding a recent convention.
Letter from Bloch
Oopsla #20, Jan 1956; lengthy letter discussing comics and comedy.
Letter from Good Ol' Cheerful Bob Bloch
Klein Bottle #1, May 1959; humorous marriage "advice" for husband/wife editors Terry and Miriam Carr.
Letter from Robert Bloch
Day*Star #9, Aug 1959; lengthy letter.
Letter from Sally Ann Bloch, A
Femizine #5, Feb 1955; ESoF; a Bloch-scripted "letter to the editor" from his eleven-year-old daughter.
Letter to a Convention-Goer
Newyorcon Program Book, Sep 1956; ESoF; light-hearted advice to first-time convention attendees.
Letter to a TAFF Winner
Moor Park #2, 1958; OoMH; light-hearted advice to an award winner when visiting England.
Letter to Carl Brandon, A
Innuendo #9, Jun 1959; letter to a made-up hoax "fan."
Letters Found in an Author's Drawers
Inside Science Fiction #53, Sep 1958; humorous made-up (self-penned) letters to Bloch.
Marvel Tales, Winter 1934; story.
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Grue #23, Mar 1955; humorously annotates Lincoln's famous speech.
Lomokome Papers, The
Stf-in-Gen & Bolide (Sigbo) #3, 1957; ESoF; book review of a Herman Wouk novel.
Lost and Found Department
Hodge-Podge #10, Aug 1954; ESoF; description of the ad pages contained within the January 1935 copy of Weird Tales.
Lovecraft Mythos, The
H.P.L.: A Tribute to Howard Phillips Lovecraft 1890-1937, 1972; OoMH; brief examination of how Lovecraft’s legacy went from an obscure to “in” writer.
Many Facets of Forrest J Ackerman, The
Lunacon Program Book, 1974; short bio and tribute.
McGuffey's First Science Fiction Reader
Imagination, Apr 1957; ESoF; Q&A with school children who learn of the life of a science fiction writer.
Men, Myths, and Monsters
Algol #22, May 1974; OoMH; brief, serious take on fantasy film history.
Most Horrible Book Ever Written, The
Science Fiction Five-Yearly #4, 1966; rips the error-laden volume, "Horror!" by Drake Douglas.
Music and Robert Bloch
CanFan #27/28, Dec 1955, Feb 1956; discusses music.
My Further Struggles
Science Fiction Five-Yearly #1, Nov 1951; short-short story; presented as written by "Floyd Scrilch as told to Robert Bloch."
My Struggle with Floyd Scrilch
Utopian #6, Jun 1952.
Corserpentis #3, 1972; essay on new wave science fiction.
Nightmares for Disc-Jockeys
Grotesque #2, Nov 1952; humorous piece discusses music.
Profanity #7, Feb 1960; unearthed speech from the 1951 Nolacon; Bloch takes the press to task for their slanted presentations of science fiction conventions.
Quip #5, Feb 1967; details of a trip to Canada, having missed the opportunity to attend a convention.
Non-Lewis Carol, A
Psychotic #19, Mar 1955; poem.
Oldies but Goodies
Grils #2, Oct 1969; shares memories of selected science fiction conventions.
Once Around the Bloch
Grue #20, Spring 1954; long letter.
Once There Were Two Irishmen
Warhoon #26, Feb 1969; touches on Irish fandom, writing, and recommends the book "The Improbable Irish."
Open Letter to a Young Girl about to Publisher Her First Fanzine, An
Etwas #1, May 1960; OoMH; response to letter received…as per the title.
Open Letter to Fandom, An
Nyralathotep #3, Jul 1966; humorous comments on the lack of science fiction in fanzines, replaced by talk of religion, politics, historical movements, etc.
Open Letter to Walter A. Willis, An
Confusion #3, Sep 1962.
Past Recaptured, The
Science Fiction Fifty-Yearly #1, Nov 1957; ESoF; answers the oft-posed question "What was it like to be a fan 'way back in the early days?"
Pastiches from Robert Bloch
Dimensions #15, Aug-Oct 1954; humorous reflections on a science fiction convention.
Pete Kelly's Blue Dragnet
Gasp! #7, Jan 1956; ESoF; discusses the Jack Webb film, Pete Kelly's Blues and laments the inaccurate portrayal of both the jazz music and the period of the 1920s.
Planning Your Own Funeral is a Serious Undertaking
Chanticleer #6, Aug 1945; poem.
Poe and Lovecraft
Ambrosia #2, Aug 1973; OoMH; compares and contrasts the backgrounds and styles of the two famous writers.
Poe and Me
Vanations #6, Jul 1953; ESoF; humorously “interviews” himself to discuss how he came to “collaborate” with Edgar Allan Poe on “The Lighthouse.”
Poem Calculated to Make Ogden not Utah, but GNASH!
Fandom Harvest, Mar 1955; humorous poem.
Post Conventional Triste
The BEM and I, 1970; convention article.
Postcard from Robert Bloch
Out There #3, publication date unknown; limerick about Isaac Asimov.
Postmark - Philadelphia
Vega #12, 1953; notes reporting on the PhilCon.
Pro and Con
Bem #3, Sep 1954; ESoF; contrasting opinions regarding the MidWesCon held May of 1954.
Peon #34, Feb 1955; considers the lack of introspective writing in fantastic fiction.
Public Apology, A
New Purposes #16, Mar 1950; ESoF; a sarcastic look at the "promises" made to Americans during the 1940s.
The Diversifier, #25 March 1978.
Quiet Weekend in Detroit, A
Retribution #14, Nov 1959; brief report on the 17th World Science Fiction Convention.
Real Goon Guy, A
Revolution! 1960; article on John Berry.
Regret in Twilight
Vega #12, 1953; poem.
Return of Lefty Feep, The
Shangri-L'Affaires, Nov 1958; OoMH; short story.
Robert Bloch: Man in London
Le Zombie #66, Dec 1968; recollections of trip to London for the 1965 World Science Fiction Convention.
Robert Bloch in Weyauwega
Fandom Harvest, May 1955; essay on fandom.
Robert Bloch on Crime Fiction
Mystery-Lover's Newsletter #6, 1968; speech excerpt.
Robert Bloch Says
Now & Then, No. 4, 1955
Rutting Season, The
Micro #1, publication date unknown.
San Francisco Confidential
Le Zombie #64, Jan 1955; convention report.
Science Fiction Fifty-Yearly
#1, Nov 1957; one-shot edited and published by Bloch and Bob Tucker.
Science Fiction World, The
#1-6, Aug 1955 - Spring 1957; six issues edited and published by Bloch and Bob Tucker.
New Purposes #9, May 1949; ESoF; day-by-day itinerary for Jesus' return.
Seven Ages of Fan, The
Fanscient #6, Winter 1949; humorous look that “discuss the strange metamorphosis which seems to take place in the character, personality, aims and attitudes of the Average Fan.”)
Beabohemia #13, Fall 1970; recollection on Bob Shaw.
Joe-Jim #1; publication date unknown; details his favorite movie shock moments.
Yandro #69, Oct 1958; convention speech.
Some Notes on an Entity
Tamlacht #12, publication date unknown; article on H.P. Lovecraft.
Stake in the Future, A
Haunted #1, Mar 1963.
Stay Tuned for Terror
Gothism #4, Aug 1973; OoMH; provides a short history of his involvement with the short-lived radio series.
Story Behind Psycho, The
Camber #12, 1960; answers self-penned questions regarding Psycho, both novel and film.
Suggestive Article, A
Aporrheta #12, Jul/Aug 1959; answers questions posed by the fanzine editor.
Sup Full of Horrors
Cthulhu Calls Vol. 3, #1, Jul 1975; OoMH; laments the increase in violence in fantastic literature and cinema.
Surrogate in '58
Oopsla! #23, Nov 1957; ESoF; thoughts on the 1958 World Science Fiction Convention.
Tape of Things to Come, The
Oopsla! #9, Jan 1953; ESoF; humorous conversation "caught on tape" during a 1952 convention.
Tell Us About Yourself
4-D #1, 1966; autobio sketch.
Them Ain't Bongo Drums
Shangri-L'Affaires #39, Nov 1958; ESoF; suggests that fandom replace the "Beat Generation."
Thirty Days at Hard Labor
Hocus #11, Oct 1959; laments fanzines that promise/start out monthly and then peter out on publication frequency.
Thirty-Years War, The
Science Fiction Five-Yearly #6, Nov 1976; discusses Sixth and Seventh Fandom.
This Method of Catharsis (aka: Criteria for Criticism)
The Acolyte #12, Fall 1945; ESoF; analysis of two motivations behind all writers.
Tabebulan #28, 1976; article on the humorous supernatural fantasy fiction writer.
Through a Picture-Tube, Darkly
The Vinegar Worm #3, Fall 1957; ESoF; outlines 17 things he learned about life through the medium of television.
Time Traveling with H.P. Lovecraft
Fantasy Correspondent (issue number and publication date unknown).
Alice Vol. 6 #1, 1956; poem.
The Speleobem #11, Apr 1961; transcript of 1956 NYCON II.
Traditions of Science Fiction and Conventions, The
The Alien Critic #10, Aug 1974; OoMH; Guest of Honor speech from the 31st World S.F. Convention (Aug 31, 1973)
Tribute to Boris Karloff
Fantasy News #10, 1969; tribute to the recently deceased actor.
Truth About Wallpaper, The
SaFari #1, Apr 1959; humorous relating of wallpapering his walls with rejection slips.
25th Anniversary Speech
Shangri L'Affaires #47, Dec 1959; convention speech.
Two Great Editors
Is #4, Oct 1971; OoMH; remembrances of publishing editors August Derleth and John Campbell.
2001: A Space Odyssey
Psychotic #25, May 1968; film review.
Tomorrow And… Vol. 1 #2, Oct 1968; ponders why the film Planet of the Apes "...has not received a tenth of the critical and conversational attention accorded 2001: A Space Odyssey."
Ultimate Ultimatum, The
Fantasy Magazine #33, Aug 1935; story.
Unconventional Approach, The
Science Fiction World #1, Aug 1955; editorial that considers the problems resulting from science fiction conventions' growth over the years.
Oopsla #14, Sep 1954; serious piece on the writings of Wilson Tucker.
Unsolved Mysteries of Fandom
Destiny #7, Winter 1953; contemplates on seven mysteries of fandom.
Is SF in a Rut? (single issue), 1958; edited by Bloch and Bob Tucker; Bloch contributes an article.
First Fandom #16, Winter 1969/70; poem.
Visit With H.P. Lovecraft, A
Science-Fantasy Correspondent #2, Jan 1937; story.
Visitor from Averoigne, A
Nyctalops #7, Aug 1972; article on Clark Ashton Smith.
Way of Life, A
Essay, different from short story of same name; original source unknown; ESoF.
What Every Television Critic Should Know
Spock's Sentinel, 1968; article on television criticism.
What Every Young Ghoul Should Know
Amateur Correspondent #2, Sep/Oct 1937; short story.
What Every Young Spaceman Should Know
Science Fantasy Bulletin #9, Oct 1952; humorous speech.
What I Don't Know About Sweden Would Fill a Page
Translations (issue number and publication date unknown); essay on Swedish science fiction fans.
Where Were You 7,889,760 Minutes Ago?
Scottische #55, Mar 1970; reflects on fandom 15 years previous.
Who Played the Harp?
Spaceship #20, Jan 1953; humorous article.
Will Success Spoil Bridey Murphy?
Science Fiction World #3, Aug 1956; editorial.
Will the Real Author of Psycho Please Stand Up?
Venture II, 1965; OoMH; humorous comparison of Bloch and Psycho screenwriter, Joseph Stefano.
Willis in America
Hyphen #3, Feb 1953; ESoF; recollection of first meeting with science-fiction writer, and editor of Hyphen fanzine, Walter Willis.
Wilson Tucker – the Smo-o-oth Operator
MidAmeriCon Program Book, 1976; OoMH; tribute to Wilson/Bob Tucker.
Wish I had Written That
Masque #7, vol. 2, Feb 1953; discusses admiration for H.P. Lovecraft’s “Pickman’s Model.”
Word from Bloch, A
Fantasy Journal #3, 1962; shares his views on writing.
Word on Weird, A
Deeper Than You Think #2, Jul 1968; regarding Weird Tales magazine.
Word to the Wise, A
Psychotic #11, May 1954; poses the question "what will
be the 'Word' in the Science Fiction of 1954?"
Worst Foot Forward
Inside #15, May 1956; ESoF; looks at possible culprits for the death of the science fiction boom.