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Jinx was a science fiction fanzine by Harry Jenkins, Jr.

Jinx was released in the early 1940s in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.A. The first issue appeared in December 1941. The second issue appeared in March 1942, and the third in June 1942. Volume 2, No. 1, the fifth issue, was published in June 1943, and was the last issue.

Jinx was distributed by the Fantasy Amateur Press Association. It was a Dixie Press Publication, which also released The Southern Star and Fanart, among other titles.

Contributors included Lee B. Eastman, Fred W. Fischer (The Southern Star), Joe J. Fortier (Starlight), Joseph Gilbert (The Southern Star), Philip Schumann (Frontier), Raymond Washington and Paul Wynburn.

At the same times as he published Jinx, Harry Jenkins was also the Art Editor for The Southern Star, and published Fanart as well. He also published two issues of the fanzine Science Fiction Hash in 1942. He contributed to a number of other fanzines and was also published in Amazing Stories.