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British Juvenile

Country: UK
Total Issues: 166

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1886 – Oct-1879
Publishers:   Willoughby
Frequency:   monthly


British Library

Country: UK
Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Howe


The British Magazine

Country: UK

Perhaps the first magazine to be edited by a major novelist; contributors included Smollett (his novel "Launcelot Greaves," 1760-1) and Oliver Goldsmith.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1760 – Dec-1767
Publishers:   James Rivington & James Pletcher; H. Payne; later John Newbery
Editors:   Tobias Smollett (assisted by Oliver Goldsmith)
Formats:   Octavo
Frequency:   monthly
Mentioned in:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 1

British Medical Journal

Country: UK

Medical journal that has published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  3-Oct-1840 – 1852, as Provincial Medical and Surgical Journal
  1853 – 1856, as Association Medical Journal
  1857 – 1988, as British Medical Journal: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  1988 – 2014, as BMJ
  2014 – present, as The BMJ

Website:   www.bmj.com

Publishers

  BMJ

Editors

  P. Hennis Green (in 1840)

Related Sites

  Wikipedia

British Quarterly Review

Country: UK

Issues & Index Sources:  1845 – 1886: The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals Volume 4
Index to Periodical Literature


British Science Fiction Magazine

see under Vargo Statten Science Fiction Magazine

British Space Fiction Magazine

see under Vargo Statten Science Fiction Magazine

The British Weekly

Country: UK

Published much of the internationally popular "Kailyard" school of Scottish regional fiction in the late 19th century (J.M. Barrie, S.R. Crockett, Ian Maclaren, etc). Still going in 1933 when its editor encouraged James Hilton to write his famous novella "Goodbye, Mr Chips."

Issues & Index Sources

  5-Nov-1886 – 7-Dec-1961
  14-Dec-1961 – ?, as The British Weekly and Christian World

Publishers

  publication shifted to Edinburgh in Jan-1959

Editors

  1886 – 1923: William Robertson Nicoll
  in 1934: Rev John A. Hutton

Frequency

  weekly

The British Workman

Country: UK

"World famous for its healthy, elevating literature, and first-class pictures." Was running a serial at least in 1904, which was given as it's Jubilee year.

Issues & Index Sources:  1855? – ?
Publishers:   S.W. Partridge & Co., 8 & 9 Paternoster Row, London E.C.
Editors:   Thomas Bywater Smithie (initially)
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   c. 12pp
Frequency:   monthly

The Briton

Country: UK
Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources:  4-Jun-1927 – 17-Aug-1927
Publishers:   Peel Publishing Co.
Frequency:   weekly


Briton's Own Library

Country: UK
Total Issues: 18

Contains complete stories of 70-80,000 words.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1914 – Feb-1916
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co., 1 Crown Court, London W.C.
Editors:   Percy Bishop
Pagecounts:   132pp

Broadsheet Novels

Country: UK
Total Issues: 6

Each issue was a complete (but perhaps condensed) novel.

Issues & Index Sources:  25-Jul-1936: Story Paper Index
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Formats:   broadsheet
Prices:   2d
Pagecounts:   24pp
Frequency:   6 per month

Broadside

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1965 – Mar/Apr/May-1974?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   American Art Agency, Inc., 7311 Fulton Avenue, North Hollywood, CA.

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Broadsword

Country: UK
Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1995 – #4, 1996: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Dreamscape International, Barking
Editors:   Nancy Sparling
Formats:   quarto
Prices:   £2.50
Pagecounts:   40pp
Frequency:   roughly quarterly

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Broadswords and Blasters

Country: US
Total Issues: 12 (as at Sep-2020)

Subtitled "Pulp Magazine with Modern Sensibilities".

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-2017 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #12, Winter 2020)
Website:   www.broadswordsandblasters.com
Editors:   Matthew X. Gomez & Cameron Mount
Formats:   quarto
Prices:   $6.99
Pagecounts:   121pp
Frequency:   quarterly
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The Broadway

Country: UK

Heavy emphasis on serials plus quality short fiction but fell short of its aims. Authors include Henry Kingsley, Mrs Pender Cudlip.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1867 – Dec-1872: Index to Periodical Literature
Publishers:   Routledge, London
Formats:   standard (imitation Cornhill)
Prices:   1/-
Frequency:   monthly

Broadway Brevities

Country: US

Broadway Brevities started as a gossip magazine which was forced to close in 1925 when the editor was convicted of running it as the basis of a blackmail racket. In 1930 it resurfaced as an uneven jumble of poems, movie publicity photographs, jokes, and thematic columns.

During its life the magazine used a variety of names, including Brevities, Broadway Brevities and Society Gossip and The New Broadway Brevities.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1916 – 1925
  Aug-1930? – 1933

Publishers

  Broadway Brevities, Inc.

Editors

  Stephen G. Clow

Related Sites

  UTP Journals

Broadway Brevities (Canada)

Country: Canada

Initially subtitled "Humor with a Million Laughs!" the Canadian version of Broadway Brevities started as a humour magazine containing only cartoons and small jokes. During its life the magazine used a variety of names, including Brevities and Broadway Brevities & Smart Story Magazine, some of which featured fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1937 – 1948?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Union Publishing Company, 446 Spadina Ave., Toronto, Ontario
Editors:   Stephen G. Clow (in 1937)
Related Sites:   UTP Journals


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