The Alchemist was a science fiction fanzine edited by Charles Ford Hanson, Lew martin and Roy Hunt and published by Charles Ford Hanson in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.
Six issues of The Alchemist were released, the first in February 1940 and the last in the Winter of 1947.
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.