The Alchemist was a science fiction fanzine published by Charles Hanson in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.
Six issues of The Alchemist appeared in the late 1930s and early 1940s.
Cover art work was by Hannes Bok for the Summer 1940 issue, Vol. 1 No. 3. His illustrations also appeared in the December 1940 (#4) issue and the February 1941 (#5) issue. Art by Roy Hunt also appeared in the fanzine.
Also included in the February 1941 issue is "A Visit with Margaret Brundage" by Forrest Ackerman (Voice of the Imagi-Nation); Margaret Brundage was the illustrator of many Weird Tales magazine covers.