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EditorsArthur C. Spratt
PublisherDoctor Wilson
First issueMarch 1934
Total issues5

Wilsonian was the the official Magic Periodical of the Doctor Wilson Magical Society of Kansas City which started publishing around March 1934 with Arthur C. Spratt as editor in chief. The covers were hand-lettered and the contents typewritten.

The first issue was called "Little Sphinx", with but with Volume 1, No.2 the name had changed to Wilsonian. It continued for three more issues. [1]

Around August 1934, Spratt's business took him back to St. Joseph, MO, and Aden Lynch took over the duties.[2]


  1. First Born, None Followed: Magic Magazines That Came and Went in One Issue, STEPHEN A. FERNANDES, Magicol, No. 170 (February 2009)
  2. Linking Ring June 1934