Fortean Times #285 (March 2012)
- Release date: 2 Feb 2012
- Cover price: £4.25
- US Edition is dated April 2012 with a cover price of $11.99 USA (CAN $13.25, AUS $12.95, NZ $17.30)
- Cover: Alex Tomlinson/Etienne Gilfillan
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- 72 The Shadow Over Bugarach - Adventures in the French village that's getting ready for the End of the World
- 04 Alien Big Cat DNA - Could Gloucestershire deer kills provide proof?
- 24 Not Shakin' That Ass - A case of hitting rock bottom
- 50 Death and the Maiden - The artist and the pickled dead tramp
- 52 Lost Ark - Seventies sea monster snaps
2012 Doomsday Special
33 Doomsday 2012 Introduction
34 Doomsday 2012
Ted Harrison gets ready for the end of the world as we know it... and wonders just how the Earth might be destroyed come December.
38 Indigenous Fantasy
Joseph Gelfer examines the way 2012 prophecies have often hijacked motifs from indigenous cultures to support their claims.
40 The Hidden History of 2012
John W Hoopes explores the origins of the 2012 mythos in the works of hermeticists, hippies and hackers - from Helena Blavatsky and HP Lovecraft to Terence McKenna.
44 End of the World Buffet
Kevin Whitesides piles his plate high as he looks at the way the 2012 phenomenon has produced such a bewildering array of pop-cultural explanations, interpretations and artefacts.
30 Blasts from the Past - No 36. The fabulous flying men of 1880, Pt 2 by Theo Paijmans
76 Stories from the Illustrated Police News - No 10. Postman hermit by Dr Jan Bondeson
49 Bomb-proof museum by Andrew May
50 Death and the maiden by Ru Callender
52 Two monsters for the price of one by Karl Shuker
Exorcism sold online; DNA test for big cat attack; penguin with a heart; beach foam; lake monsters; parrot news; falls of fruit and veg; unlisted ingredients; holy relics - and much more.
- 14 Science
- 16 Archaeology
- 17 Classical Corner
- 18 Ghostwatch
- 19 Mythconceptions
- 24 Medical Bag
- 25 Konspiracy Korner
- 26 Necrolog
- 27 Strange Deaths
- 28 The UFO Files
It Happened to Me
- 79 Phenomenomix
Tales from the Vault
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