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The Bronzeman

"A black-owned magazine that published Chester Himes' first story sometime in 1931. Neither a copy of the story nor files of the magazine exist."

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1929 – Oct-1933
Publishers:   Fireside Publishing, Chicago
Editors:   Carswell W. Crews

Bronze Shadows

Total Issues: 15

Fred Cook's legendary publication.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1965 – Nov-1968
Editors:   Fred Cook

Brooklyn Review

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1980s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Editors:   Robert Thompson & Alan Tubbs

Brookside Library

Total Issues: 410

Issues & Index Sources:  1882 – 1884
Publishers:   Frank Tousey, NY
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Broom

Subtitled "An International Magazine of the Arts" it was better known for its criticisms than for its original writings, but published fiction by Sherwood Anderson, James Stephens, Manuel Komroff, J. D. Beresford, and others.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1921 – Jan-1924
Publishers:   Rome, Berlin, and New York
Editors:   Harold A. Loeb & Alfred Kreymborg (Nov-1921 - Feb-1922); Slater Brown; Matthew Josephson; Malcolm Cowley
Frequency:   Monthly

Brother Jonathan

Reputed to be the first American story-paper.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1839 – 1843
Publishers:   Park Benjamin (founder)
Editors:   Rufus Griswold; John Neal
Formats:   large tabloid
Frequency:   weekly

Brown Book of Boston

A women's magazine, and a good example of a 19th-century story paper on its way to become a 20th-century big slick. Although a monthly, it's in "weekly" format: large of size, saddle-stitched, pretty much exactly the same dimensions as later issues of The Saturday Evening Post and Collier's. Published a variety of fiction and articles, including some pieces by Ellis Parker Butler.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1900 – May-1905: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   The Bernard-Richards Co., Boston
Formats:   tabloid
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   28pp
Frequency:   monthly
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Brownie

"Short articles about training for Brownies (girls, 7½ -11 years). Serials with Bownie background (500-700 words per instalment); Puzzles, Line Drawings, "Things to make", etc." (1966 W&A Year Book)

Issues & Index Sources:  17-Jan-1962 – present
Publishers:   Girl Guides Association
Editors:   c. 1966: Mrs. I.D. Beck
Pagecounts:   20pp
Frequency:   weekly

Brown Library

Total Issues: 9

Issues & Index Sources:  1892 – 1-Jul-1893: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issue only)
Publishers:   I. H. & C. W. Brown Pub. Co. (New York); I. H. & C. W. Brown Pub. Co. (St. Louis)
Formats:   Paperback
Pagecounts:   300
Frequency:   Not stated, but believed to be monthly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Bruno's Weekly

Mentioned as a source of short stories in O'Brien, Best Short Stories 1915, p289; Bruno edited this and a series of chapbooks from his garret in Washington Square. Carried stories by Djuna Barnes.

Issues & Index Sources:  3-Jul-1915 – 30-Dec-1916: Index to (American) Little Magazines
Publishers:   Guido Bruno, NY
Editors:   Guido Bruno
Formats:   small (12mo) paper
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   weekly

Brutarian

Total Issues: 33 (to Oct-2001)

Mostly devoted to rock music, but they claim in issue 33 to have published a lot of fiction in the 10 years they have been going.

Issues & Index Sources:  1991? – present: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Odium Enterprises
Editors:   Dom Salemi

Bubbles [1895]

Also issued in monthly parts.

Issues & Index Sources:  15-Jul-1895 – ?
Publishers:   Barnado; Ward Lock
Pagecounts:   8pp
Frequency:   weekly

Bubbles [1950]

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

Bubbles Bedtime Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1951
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

Buccaneer Stories

Total Issues: 1

This magazine was assembled for trademark purposes and was never offered for sale to the general public. Eventually the concept of this magazine became Pirate Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1934: Adventure Fiction Index
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Buck Jones Western Stories

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1936 – Sep-1937: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Dell Publishing, NY
Editors:   Arthur Lawson
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   116pp
Frequency:   irregular
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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