- Hornig, Charles D[erwin]
- (1916–1999)youthful editor of The Fantasy Fan(September 1933–February 1935), the first important fanzine in weird fiction. Hornig, residing in Elizabeth, N.J., accepted HPL’s offer to serialize a revised version of “Supernatural Horror in Literature” there, but the serialization had progressed only to the middle of Chapter 8 by the time of magazine’s folding. Over much of the period he was editing The Fantasy Fan,Horning was also managing editor of Wonder Stories(1933–36). On May 25, 1935 (his nineteenth birthday), he met HPL in Providence. He edited Science Fiction(1939–41), Future Fiction(1939–40), and Science Fiction Quarterly(1940–41) but abandoned them all by 1941.
An H.P.Lovecraft encyclopedia. S.T. Joshi, David E. Schultz.