Black Gate Back Issues

Black Gate Back Issues

Black Gate Magazine 4-smallBlack Gate was a twice-yearly magazine of epic fantasy fiction. We published reviews and original short stories from the best names in adventure fantasy. Black Gate covered virtually every aspect of modern print fantasy — books, comics, adventure gaming, role playing games, and much more.

Subscriptions No Longer Available

Black Gate has ceased publication, and subscriptions are no longer available.

However, you can still purchase back issues, while quantities remain — including our last, double-sized issue, BG 15. See below for details.

PDFs no Longer Available

PDF versions of issues 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15 were sold for a limited time and are no longer available.

Black Gate PDFs contained the complete magazine — all 350+ pages, plus the color cover – and require a free PDF reader, such as Adobe Acrobat.

Black Gate is $9.95 US per print issue ($15.95 – $18.95 for our big double-sized issues), and $9.99 for digital formats.  All print copies of Black Gate are mailed in a sturdy protective envelope, to ensure that they arrive at your door in pristine condition.

Kindle Prices

Black Gate 15 $9.95

PDF Back Issues — No Longer Available

PDF (1 issue)  Unavailable
PDF (2 issues)  Unavailable
PDF (3 issues)  Unavailable
PDF (4 issues)  Unavailable
PDF (5 issues)  Unavailable

Back Issue Prices

A limited number of our early issues are still available.

Issue Price
#1 $15.95
#2 $9.95
#3 $9.95
#6 through #13  $9.95 each
#14 $15.95
#15 $18.95

Shipping and Handling

Shipping and handling is $3.50 for the first issue, plus + $1.00 per additional issue, for all orders to US destinations.

Other destinations are charged as listed below. Canadian and international orders are shipped airmail. Why are our international rates so high? Black Gate is a heavy magazine, and first class postage for a single issue to Canada (for example) is $19.95.

# of Items US Canada International
1 $3.50 $28.95 US $28.95
2 $4.50 $32.50 US $34.95
3 $5.50 $35.50 US $48.00
4 $6.50 $38.50 US $85.00
5 $7.50 $56.00 US $85.00
6 $8.50 $56.00 US $85.00
7 $9.50 $58.00 US $85.00
8 $10.50 $58.00 US $85.00

Ordering Back Issues

Contact us at with a list of issues you’re interested in and your address, and we’ll send you a quote. Paypal is our preferred payment method.

Alternatively, you may request a quote at: New Epoch Press 815 Oak Street St. Charles, IL 60174 And thanks for supporting Black Gate!

Questions or problems? Contact us at and we’ll be happy to assist.

36 thoughts on “Black Gate Back Issues

  1. I am assuming you send out monthly news letters of some kind…I would very much like to receive them…I’ve filled out the forms below for that purpose…Thank you…P.

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