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Good News

Total Issues: 373+33+28=434

Good News presented stories by the very best of the authors of juvenile stories, such as Oliver Optic, Horatio Alger, Jr., Gilbert Patten, and also the earliest Stratemeyer 'Tom Swift' story.

All the uncompleted serials in Good News were continued in Army and Navy Weekly, which concentrated more on military-cadet school stories. These continued in the next series but was broadened to more adventure stories. Authors include Horatio Alger, Edward S. Ellis, William Murray Graydon, Matthew White, Jr.

Issues & Index Sources

  15-May-1890 – 26-Jun-1897: Bibliographic Listing: Good News
  19-Jun-1897 – 29-Jan-1898, as Army and Navy Weekly: Bibliographic Listing: Good News (incomplete in DimeNvl)
Dime Novel Bibliography
  5-Feb-1898 – 13-Aug-1898, as The Half-Holiday: Bibliographic Listing: Good News

Publishers

  Howard, Ainslee & Co.
  Street & Smith, NY

Editors

  15-May-1890 – 26-Jun-1897: Edward Stratemeyer & Arthur Dudley (as W.B. Lawson)
  19-Jun-1897 – 13-Aug-1898: Arthur Sewall (Henry Harrison Lewis)

Formats

  15-May-1890 – 26-Jun-1897: tabloid
  19-Jun-1897 – 13-Aug-1898: small quarto

Prices

  5c

Pagecounts

  15-May-1890 – 26-Jun-1897: 16pp
  19-Jun-1897 – 13-Aug-1898: 48pp

Frequency

  weekly

Sources

  Dime Novel Bibliography
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Good News Library

Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources:  21-Oct-1890 – 6-Jan-1891: Dime Novel Bibliography (title stories only)
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Formats:   8 x 5¾"
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   64
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Good Reading

Total Issues: 123

Issues & Index Sources:  1893 – 1903
Publishers:   A. D. Porter
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Good Stories

Listed in Worldcat as a "retitling" of Hearth and Home.

Issues & Index Sources:  188? – 194?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Vickery & Hill, Augusta, Maine
Formats:   10.5" x 13"
Prices:   25c per year
Pagecounts:   20pp - 32pp
Frequency:   monthly
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Good Things for the Young of All Ages

Children's monthly, a successor to Good Words. Serialized Macdonald's "The Princess and the Curdie" (Jan-1877 - Jun-1877); various title changes but generally entitled Good Things.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1872? – Jun-1877?

Publishers

  1872 – 1874: Henry S. King
  1874 – 1877: Alexander Strahan

Editors

  1872 – 1873: George Macdonald

Frequency

  monthly

Good Times

Subtitled "the magazine of pleasure".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Piccadilly Books Co
Editors:   Samuel Roth
Prices:   50c
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   monthly
 

Goodwitch Stories

Total Issues: 4

Amateur magazine dedicated to stories and poetry about good witches.

Issues & Index Sources:  Autumn 1994 – 1995
Publishers:   New Paradigm Press, St Louis, Missouri
Editors:   Rebecca & Chris Tannlund

Good Words [1867]

Total Issues: 556

Purportedly the most popular fiction magazine of the mid-Victorian period, until The Strand, with a circulation of around 160,000 in mid-1860s and up to 130,000 in the 1870s. Stories were strongly pious and moralistic, intended as improving the mind and soul. Authors include Anthony Trollope, Dinah Mulock, Charles Kingsley, Thomas Hardy ("The Trumpet Major," 1880), George Macdonald, J.M. Barrie, Mrs Oliphant, John Buchan. Christmas editions entitled Good Cheer. Started out as an 8-page 1d unillustrated religious magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1860 – Apr-1906: Index to Periodical Literature

#merges with The Sunday Magazine

Publishers

  1860 – 1904: Alexander Strahan
  Jan-1905 – Oct-1905: Pitman's
  Nov-1905 – Apr-1906: Amalgamated Press

Editors

  1860 – Jun-1872: Norman Macleod
  Jul-1872 – Apr-1906: Donald Macleod

Formats

  large format, illustrated

Prices

  6d

Pagecounts

  70pp

Frequency

  1860: weekly
  1861 – 1911: monthly

Sources

  British Literary Magazines Vol. 3, The Age of the Storytellers

Good Words [1867]

Total Issues: 35

Issues & Index Sources:  1867 – 1870
Publishers:   Lippincott
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Good Words for the Young

Total Issues: 49

A children's companion to Good Words. Serialized Macdonald's "At the Back of the North Wind" (Nov-1868 - Oct-1870). Was not a financial success and was sold to Henry S. King who relaunched it as Good Things for the Young.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1868 – Nov-1872

Publishers

  Alexander Strahan

Editors

  1868 – 1869: Norman Macleod
  1869 – 1872: George Macdonald

Frequency

  monthly

The Goose Girl Magazine

The Journal of the College of the Rhine Army, filled with contributions from students and staff at the College of the Rhine Army, both past and present.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1945 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Gottingen

The Gorgon

Total Issues: 11

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  v1 #1, 1947 – v2 #4, 1948: Science Fiction Index
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Gosh!

Total Issues: 1

A slender publication, featuring six to eight racey short stories, interspersed with black and white nude or scantily-clad pin-up, purporting to be a US pulp magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950
Publishers:   R.S. Gray Publications, London
Pagecounts:   36pp

Gossip and Piccadilly

Publications (weeklies?) mentioned by Sutherland (Longman Companion to Victorian Fiction) as having been edited by William Le Queux, late 1880s-early 1890s?.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1890

Gothic

Total Issues: 4

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1979 – Dec-1980: Science Fiction Index
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Gothic Light

Accepts any fiction that is gothic in nature but specifically interested in fantasy, mystery, sf, horror and humor. It published short stories, poems, vignettes and the occasional article.

Issues & Index Sources:  Autumn 1991 – ?
Publishers:   Brave New World Publishing, 3 S. Lancaster Ave., Aurora, IL 60506
Editors:   Abelardo Arenas and Jeffrey A. Knoedler
Frequency:   quarterly


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