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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?


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


  1872 – 1873: George Macdonald



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 (FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index

#merges with The Sunday Magazine


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


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


  large format, illustrated






  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


  Alexander Strahan


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



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


Issues & Index Sources:  v1 #1, 1947 – v2 #4, 1948: Science Fiction Index
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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. 1953
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

The Goth

see under Udolpho


Total Issues: 4+2=6


Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1979 – Dec-1980: Science Fiction Index
  1986 – 1987: 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

Gothic Romances

Total Issues: 6

Most stories were reprints.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1970 – Mar-1971: Science Fiction Index
  May-1971 – Sep-1971, as Gothic Stories: Science Fiction Index


  Dell Publishing


  Barbara Schrank


  large format






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Gothic Secrets

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1971 – Oct-1971: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Stanley Publications, NY
Editors:   Alfred Bercovici
Formats:   large format
Prices:   50c
Pagecounts:   72pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
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