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Fortean Times #263 (June 2010)

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  • Release date: 27 May 2010
  • Cover price: £4.25
  • US Edition is dated July 2010 with a cover price of $11.99 USA (CAN $13.25, AUS $12.95, NZ $16.90)
  • Cover: Owen Richardson


  • 46 Look Out Below - When large chunks of ice plummet to earth from a great height
  • 42 John Alexander - Paranormal Soldier - From Special Services to spoon-benders and UFOs
  • 32 The Kimo Theatre Ghost - Doughnut-scoffing saboteur
  • 52 The Mull Panthers - Island big cats and folklore
  • 30 The Man Who Saw Meteors and Monsters - The sea voyager with a gift for uncanny events


32 The Kimo Theatre Haunting (Cover Story)
Ben Radford investigates a colourful case in which the doughnut-scoffing ghost of a long-dead child sabotaged a 1974 stage performance of A Christmas Carol.

38 The Perfect Imposter
Dr Jan Bondeson uncovers the curious case of the Hermit of Hamneda, a Swedish mystery man who kept the secret of his past for over 40 years.

42 Paranormal Soldier
Jim Schnabel interviews John Alexander about his highly unusual career in the US military - from Vietnam to spoon-benders, UFO sightings and cattle mutilations.

46 Look Out Below: Part One
Peter Hassall begins an occasional series on mysterious falls from the sky with a look at recent cases in which large chunks of ice have plummeted from the heavens with destructive results.


30 Blasts from the Past - No 22. The man who saw meteors and monsters by Ulrich Magin

74 Fortean Traveller - No 61. The Palpa Lines by Marinus Anthony van der Sluijs


51 Cheating the Devil by Rob Gandy

52 The Mull panthers by Merrily Harpur

54 La Vouivre by Christopher J Hobbs

55 Mapping the clouds by Lily Ford

Strange Days

Noah's Ark found (again); weeping image, miracle cure relapse and visions; white elephant hunt; scaly fish boy and multi-limbed reincarnation; criminal failings; happy endings; time travellers - and much more.

  • 14 Ghostwatch
  • 15 Mythconceptions
  • 16 Science
  • 19 Konspiracy Korner
  • 20 Archaeology
  • 21 Classical Corner
  • 25 Alien Zoo
  • 26 Necrolog
  • 27 Strange Deaths
  • 28 The UFO Files



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Back Issues CD-Rom

  • 56


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  • 65


  • 69

It Happened to Me

  • 73


Tales from the Vault

  • 80

Reader Info

  • 78


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