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Chapman

Noted as Scotland's leading literary magazine; mostly non-fiction but does publish a short story or two.

Issues & Index Sources:  1970 – present: Index to Commonwealth Little Magazines (1974 - 1992 only)
Publishers:   Joy M. Hendry, Edinburgh
Website:   www.chapman-pub.co.uk
Editors:   Joy M. Hendry
Frequency:   quarterly

Chapman's Magazine of Fiction

Total Issues: 42+50=92

An all-fiction magazine. Authors include Bret Harte, Violet Hunt ("The Story of a Ghost" Xmas 95), Arthur Machen ("The Red Hand" Xmas 95), Frank R. Stockton, Eden Phillpotts, F. Frankfort Moore, Ernest Bramah (the "Kai Lung" series), R. Andom, etc.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1895 – Oct-1898: Index to British Popular Fiction (in progress) (FicMags incomplete)
FictionMags Index
  Nov-1898 – Dec-1902, as Crampton's Magazine: Index to British Popular Fiction (in progress) (FicMags sample issue only)
FictionMags Index

Publishers

  May-1895 – Oct-1898: Chapman & Hall, London
  Nov-1898 – Sep-1900: New Century Press, London
  Dec-1901 – Dec-1902: Anthony Treherne

Editors

  May-1895 – Sep-1900?: Oswald Crawfurd
  Oct-1900 – Nov-1901: George H. Perris
  Dec-1901 – Dec-1902: Harold Tremayne

Formats

  standard, unillustrated, on quality coated stock

Pagecounts

  May-1895 – Oct-1898: 112pp (Xmas issue 148pp)
  Nov-1898 – Dec-1902: 92pp - 120pp

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  The Age of the Storytellers

Chapman's Sunnyside Series

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1860s
Publishers:   Chapman
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Charing Cross Magazine

Total Issues: 8

The Charing Cross Magazine was a popular, illustrated magazine running a bit of everything. The magazine promoted itself as bright and healthy, decrying the "morbid sentiment" of recent years.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1900 – Aug-1900: Index to British Popular Fiction (in progress) (Ficmags sample issue only)
FictionMags Index
Publishers:   The New Century Press.
Editors:   Not identified, but possibly Edwin Oliver.
Formats:   Standard
Prices:   3d
Pagecounts:   118/120 pages, dropped to 96 in Jun-1900 and 80 in Jul-1900.
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers

The Chariton Review

Authors include Raymond Carver, Fred Chappell, Jack Cady. Circulation about 700.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1975 – present?
Publishers:   Truman State University, Kirksville, MO 63501 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Jim Barnes (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   100pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Charles Garvice Series

Total Issues: 100

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1910s
Publishers:   Royal
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Charlie Chan Mystery Magazine

Total Issues: 4

A short-lived attempt to revive the popular Hawaiian sleuth created by Earl Derr Biggers in 1925.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1973 – Aug-1974: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Renown Books, Los Angeles [Leo Margulies]
Editors:   Cylvia Kleinman
Formats:   digest
Prices:   75c
Pagecounts:   128/160pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Charlotte M. Braeme Series

Total Issues: 122

There were apparently two printings of the series, one in 1884 - 85 and one in 1894.

Issues & Index Sources

  1-Sep-1884 – 10-Jun-1885: Dime Novel Bibliography
  1-Jan-1894 – 12-Oct-1894: Dime Novel Bibliography

Publishers

  George Munro, 17 to 27 Vandewater Street, New York

Formats

  Same as Seaside Library

Prices

  25c

Pagecounts

  250 to 300

Frequency

  Tri-Weekly

Sources

  Dime Novel Bibliography

Charlotte M. Braeme's Works

Total Issues: 26

"The following books are all written by the popular and well known 'Author of Dora Thorne'."

Issues & Index Sources:  1902: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, 57 Rose Street, New York
Formats:    (7 1/8 x 4 3/4")
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:    (200 - 250)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Charm [1852]

Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources:  30-Apr-1852 – 31-Mar-1853
Publishers:   Adey & Co.
Frequency:   monthly

Charm [1925]

Total Issues: 57

This may possibly be considered an adult publication. Probably became Modern Weekly.

Issues & Index Sources:  14-Mar-1925 – 10-Apr-1926: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Formats:   6.5" x 9"
Prices:   2d
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   weekly

Charm [1941]

A young woman's slick magazine, somewhat similar to the same publisher's Mademoiselle. Authors of fiction include Henry Kuttner ("Housing Problem," Oct. 1944), Ray Bradbury, Shirley Jackson, etc; started life as Your Charm but soon converted to Charm, buying the title from Bamberger's Department Store in-house journal; succeeded Picture Play.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1941 – ?
Publishers:   Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Editors:   Muriel Babcock, Elizabeth Adams, Frances Harrington
Formats:   big slick
Frequency:   monthly

Charm Story Magazine

Total Issues: 3?

Probably continued from Nickel Western.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1933 – Jan-1934: FictionMags Index (Missing: Dec-1933; Jan-1934)
Publishers:   Nickel Publications Inc.
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   15c
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Charter Oak Series

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  15-Jun-1881: Dime Novel Bibliography
Formats:   8 1/2 x 6"
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   96
Frequency:   Monthly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Chartist Circular

Total Issues: 146

A four-page tri-column weekly published in Glasgow from 1839 - 1842. Most of the contents are non-fiction and fairly interesting, if repetitive, but each issue contained a fair amount of anecdotal filler, and every so often a serialized story makes an appearance; nearly always the last page had a verse or two on it.

Issues & Index Sources:  28-Sep-1839 – 9-Jul-1842: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Universal Suffrage Central Committee for Scotland
Editors:   William Thomson
Prices:   ½d
Frequency:   weekly

Chase

Total Issues: 3

A short-lived mystery digest that never lived up to its initial promise.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1964 – Sep-1964: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Health Knowledge, Inc., 119 Fifth Avenue, New York 3, New York.
Editors:   Jack Matcha (first 2 issues); Robert A.W. Lowndes, final issue
Formats:   digest
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   every four months
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
Issue Checklist


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