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Imagination!, subtitled The Fanmag of the Future With a Future! was a science fiction fanzine published by the Los Angeles Science Fiction Society in the 1930s and edited by Forrest J. Ackerman.

Imagination! was first published in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. in October 1937. Thirteen issues were released, and it ceased publication in October 1938.

Imagination! is noted for publishing the first writing by Ray Bradbury, who was 17 at the time in the January issue (#4), His story, "Hollerbochen's Dilemma", was continued in the September issue, when he had turned 18.

Other contributors of writing included Franklin Brady, Karel Capek, Jack Coburn, Myrtle Douglas, Litterio Farsaci (The Golden Atom), Paul Freehafer (Polaris), Erick Freyor, Allen Glasser, Russ Hodgkins, Charles D. Hornig (The Fantasy Fan), Henry Kuttner, Raymond Palmer, Julius Schwartz (The Time Traveller), Fred Shroyer, Donald Wollheim (The Phantagraph) and T. Bruce Yerke..

Covers were by Hannes Bok, Ray Bradbury, and Ray Harryhausen.

Letters published were from Issac Asimov, John V. Baltadonis, Robert Bloch, Jack Chapman Miske (Scienti-Snaps), Amelia Reynolds Long, Robert Madle, Catherine Moore, Elmer Perdue, and Jack Speer.