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Mabs Weekly

Total Issues: 177+54+124=355

Young women's story paper.

Issues & Index Sources

  3-Oct-1931 – 16-Feb-1935: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  23-Feb-1935 – 29-Feb-1936, as Mabs Home Weekly
  7-Mar-1936 – 16-Jul-1938, as Home Weekly

Publishers

  Fashions for All Ltd., The Fleetway House, Farringdon Street, London, EC1

Formats

  7.2" x 10.5"

Prices

  2d

Pagecounts

  28pp

Frequency

  weekly

Macabre [1948]

Total Issues: 2

Amateur magazine. The first issue had 2 stories and a longish poems, as well as 2 articles and a batch of departments.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1948 – Jun-1948
Publishers:   Don Hutchison & Jack Doherty, Toronto, Canada
Editors:   Don Hutchison & Jack Doherty
Related Sites:   ZineWiki

Macabre [1957]

Total Issues: 23

Semi-professional magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1957 – #23, 1976: Miller/Contento
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Macabre [1972]

Total Issues: 20

Initially a fanzine, it changed format dramatically with the fifth issue.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1972 – Summer 1976: Miller/Contento
  Spring/Summer 1977 – Fall/Winter 1981, as The Argonaut: Miller/Contento
  Fall 1983 – Summer 1995, as Argonaut: Miller/Contento

Publishers

  Spring/Summer 1977 – Fall 1983: Michael E. Ambrose
  Summer 1984 – 1989: Argo Press, Austin, TX

Editors

  Michael E. Ambrose

Prices

  Spring/Summer 1977: 75c
  Winter/Spring 1979 – Fall/Winter 1980: $1.50
  Fall/Winter 1981: $2.00
  Fall 1983 – 1989: $3.00
  Summer 1991: $5.00
  Summer 1992 – Summer 1995: $4.95
 
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Macabre [2002]

Total Issues: 3?

Issues & Index Sources:  2002 – 2004: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Allegra Press, Singapore
Editors:   Christina Sng
Formats:   octavo
Prices:   $4.00
Pagecounts:   20
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Macfadden's Fiction Lover's Magazine

see under The Metropolitan Magazine

Macho

Total Issues: 5?

Glossy American-Spanish co-production featuring nude girls and fiction by Ed Morrison, Dick Pickering and others.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1983 – Sep-1983?
Publishers:   OMT Publications, 16 N.E. 27th Street, Miami, FLA 33137
Editors:   Jose Iliaro Font
Prices:   $3.50
Pagecounts:   114pp
 
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MacKill's Mystery Magazine

Total Issues: 22

MacKill's Mystery Magazine was primarily a reprint magazine, and ran for 22 monthly issues from September 1952 to June 1954. Each issue featured a story in Roy Vickers' "Department of Dead Ends" series, as well as other classic reprints from authors like Agatha Christie and Ellery Queen.

The title was changed on the cover only to MacKill's for the last four issues.

Some, or all, of the issues were also distributed in the US, initially just with an overprinted price, but after April 1953 with specific US editions with the same volume/issue number but different cover dates.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1952 – Jun-1954: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Todd Publishing, London.
Formats:   digest
Prices:   1/- (6d in Feb-1953 only)
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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MacKill's Mystery Magazine (US)

Total Issues: 19?

US reprint edition of MacKill's Mystery Magazine (US). Initially these were just the UK editions with an overprinted price, but no issue was published in March 1953 and from April 1953 on there were specific US editions with the same volume/issue number but different cover dates (and, occasionally, different cover art).

The title was changed on the cover only to MacKill's for the last five issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1952? – Aug-1954: Crime Fiction Index
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly (missing Mar-1953, Aug-1953)
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Mack's Pocket Detective Stories Magazine

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1930: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Pocket Magazine Co., 1860 Broadway, N.Y.
Formats:   digest
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Maclean's

Began as a mainly reprint publication, but soon featured new fiction by Canadian writers (e.g. Robert W. Service's "The Trail of '98" was serialized, 1911); authors included Gilbert Parker, Arthur Stringer, Alan Sullivan, Stephen Leacock, Thomas Head Raddall; it also became an important market for American fiction writers in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s; US authors included Talbot Mundy, Stephen Vincent Benet, Ray Bradbury.

Issues & Index Sources

  1896 – Feb-1911, as The Busy Man's Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Mar-1911 – present, as Maclean's: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  John Bayne Maclean, Toronto

Website

  www.macleans.ca

Editors

  Oct-1914 – 1920: Thomas Bertram Costain
  1920 – 1926: J. Vernon Mackenzie
  1926 – ?: H. Napier Moore

Formats

  standard format, becoming a big slick in 1914

Frequency

  monthly, becoming fortnightly in the 1920s, then weekly?

Macmillan's Magazine

Total Issues: 546

The first of the literary shilling monthlies; though it never quite matched The Cornhill in the quality of its fiction it still published such memorable serials as "The Water-Babies" Kingsley (1862-3), "The Portrait of a Lady" James (1880-1), "The Woodlanders" Hardy (1886 - 1887). Other authors include R.D. Blackmore, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Margaret Oliphant, W. Clark Russell, Charlotte M. Yonge.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1859 – Oct-1907: Index to Periodical Literature (Poole to 1906 only, Well1 to 1900 only)
The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals Volume 1

Publishers

  Macmillan, London

Editors

  Nov-1859 – Apr-1868: David Masson
  May-1868 – Apr-1883: George Grove
  May-1883 – Sep-1885: John Morley
  Oct-1885 – Oct-1907: Mowbray Morris

Formats

  standard?

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

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

Macy's Popular "Star" Novels

Total Issues: 59

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s
Publishers:   N. Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Mademoiselle

Initially fiction was limited but developed significantly under the fiction editor Marian Ives in the 1940s. Authors include Katherine Anne Porter, Elizabeth Bowen, William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, Marcel Ayme, Ray Bradbury, Robert Penn Warren and Truman Capote (first story). Circulation reached 500,000 in 1950s.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1935 – Nov-2001: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  1935 – 1960: Street & Smith
  1960 – Nov-2001: Conde Nast

Website

  www.mlle.com

Editors

  Betsy Blackwell

Formats

  slick

Frequency

  monthly

Madison Magazine

Monthly magazine of Madison, Wisconsin. Has annual short fiction contest with winner published in the August issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – present
Publishers:   126 S. Franklin Street, Madison, WI 53703 (in 2000)
Website:   www.madisonmagazine.com
Editors:   Brian Howell (in 2000)
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not 2001 or 2002)

The Madison Review

Issues & Index Sources:  early 1970s – present
Publishers:   University of Wisconsin, 600 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706 (in 1998 - 2002)
Website:   www.english.wisc.edu/madisonreview
Editors:   rotating editorship
Frequency:   twice-yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Madison Square Series

Total Issues: 172

Issues & Index Sources:  1888 – 1902
Publishers:   G. W. Carleton
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography


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