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Synonyms: promag
See also: fanzine, semiprozine
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A prozine is a professionally published (science fiction) magazine. The term was coined by science fiction fans to contrast with fanzine. Fancyclopedia's Prozines entry indicates that "purists" insist the term should only be used for SFF magazines, not for general interest periodicals like Time Magazine. According to the Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction, the term antedates 1942.

Not to be confused with Pros zines, which are fanzines.