Magazine Data Page 121

Magazine Issues  
Home Previous Next Magazines Indexes

Crack Detective Stories (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Crack Detective Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1948: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c
Issue Checklist

Crack Detective Stories (UK)

Reprinted issues of Crack Detective Stories and Famous Detective Stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  c. 1949: Crime Fiction Index (probably incomplete)
  in 1950s, as Famous Detective Stories (UK): Crime Fiction Index (Missing: #1, #4)


  Hermitage Publications; Leicester (distributed by Thorpe & Porter)


  standard pulp


Issue Checklist

Crack-Shot Western

Total Issues: 9

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct/Nov-1939 – Oct-1941: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Frank A. Munsey Company
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   mostly bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
Issue Checklist

Craig Rice Crime Digest

Total Issues: 2

Short-lived experiment containing "current best-sellers" digested by the best-selling Craig Rice "for smooth, speedy reading of your favourite mystery writers". It only lasted for two issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug/Sep-1945 – Oct/Nov-1945: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Anson Bond Publications, Hollywood
Editors:   'Craig Rice'
Formats:   digest
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   120pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
Issue Checklist

The Craig Rice Mystery Digest

Total Issues: 1

The Craig Rice Mystery Digest contained four abridged novels and, although in digest form was really an anthology issued as #12 in the 'Bonded Collection'. In effect, it served as a trial balloon for Craig Rice Crime Digest which was to be launched later in the year.

Issues & Index Sources:  1945: Crime Fiction Index
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
Issue Checklist

Crampton's Magazine

see under Chapman's Magazine


Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1993 – #8, 1998: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Broken Mirrors Press, Cambridge, MA. (NY from #8)
Editors:   Bryan Cholfin
Formats:   large digest
Prices:   $3.50 (price rose)
Pagecounts:   80pp
Frequency:   irregular though vaguely quarterly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Issue Checklist


Primarily a rock music magazine, but like Rolling Stone has published some literary journalism and occasional fiction, e.g. Harlan Ellison's "Knox" (Mar-1974).

Issues & Index Sources:  1966 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Paul Williams
Frequency:   irregular?


Total Issues: 87 (to Spring 2015)

Literary magazine. Has published Raymond Carver and John Updike. Circulation 1,000. See Best of Crazyhorse ed. David Jauss (Univ. Arkansas, 1990)

Issues & Index Sources

  1960 – present


  1981 – 2001: Dept. of English, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72204
  2002 – present: College of Charleston


  Ralph Burns & Lisa Lewis (in 2002)






  quarterly to 1978, now twice yearly

Related Sites


Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


The mixture of topics includes women's fashions, home decor, a lot of fiction, poetry and humor, a page of sheet music, a religion page, a kids' page, etc. The fiction contributions include a Horatio Alger story, "The Lost Receipts".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Belfast, Maine
Frequency:   monthly?

Cream City Review

Publishes 5-8 stories per issue, 25-35 poems, plus essays, reviews and visual features. Has published Stuart Dybek, Marge Piercy, Amy Clampitt, Derek Walcott, Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Circulation, 2,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1975 – present
Publishers:   University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   started by Mary Zane Allen; rotating editorship
Formats:   originally large quarto, duplicated, but now review-size, with glossy covers.
Pagecounts:   up to 275pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

The Creasey Mystery Magazine

see under John Creasey Mystery Magazine

Creative Brother's Sci-Fi Magazine

Total Issues: 11

A publication aimed at offering a platform to black writers.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-2004 – May-2008: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Black Sci Fi Horror Fantasy Club
Editors:   Cecil Washington
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Issue Checklist

Creep, Shadow!

Total Issues: 2

Fanzine produced by John Carnell for the British Amateur Press Association, containing fiction mainly reprinted from other fanzines or from Unknown Worlds by authors such as Nelson S. Bond, Ray Bradbury & Lester Del Rey.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1945 – Apr-1946: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   British Amateur Press Association
Editors:   John Carnell
Formats:   typewritten
Pagecounts:   38pp (1st issue) & 57pp (2nd issue)
Frequency:   irregular
Issue Checklist

Creepy Nightmares

Total Issues: 1 (as at Oct-2018)

Issues & Index Sources:  May-2018 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #1)
Publishers:   Rainfall Books
Editors:   John B. Ford & Steve Lines
Formats:   A5
Prices:   £4.00
Issue Checklist

The Crescent Review

Publishes only short stories, up to 15 per issue. No payment. Circulation 2,500.

Issues & Index Sources:  1983 – 2005
Publishers:   Crescent Review, Box 15069, Chevy Chase, MD 20825-5069 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   J. Timothy Holland (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Frequency:   three to four per year
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


Literary magazine for children 9 and over. Discussed at length in Children's Magazine Guide.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1973 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Open Court Publishing, La Salle, IL to Mar-1995; then Carus Publishing, Peru, IL
Editors:   Clifton Fadiman (in 1974); Lynn Gutknetcht; Deborah Vetter
Formats:   digest (in 1974); later slick
Prices:   $1.25 (in 1974); later $3.95
Pagecounts:   96pp (in 1974); later 64pp
Frequency:   monthly

Cricket & Company

UK edition of Cricket, although exact relationship is unclear.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1974 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Open Court Publishing, 59 St. Martin's Lane, LONDON WC2N 4JS
Editors:   Clifton Fadiman (in 1974)
Formats:   digest (in 1974)
Prices:   35p (in 1974)
Pagecounts:   96pp (in 1974)
Frequency:   monthly

Home Previous Next Magazines Indexes