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Issues & Index Sources:  1962 – 1966?
Publishers:   American Art Agency, Inc., 7311 Fulton Avenue, North Hollywood, CA.
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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)


  1935 – 1960: Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
  1960 – Nov-2001: Conde Nast


  Betsy Blackwell





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)
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)
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


Total Issues: 10

Small press science fiction, fantasy & horror magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1987 – Summer 2001: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Sol Publications
Editors:   Malcolm E. Wright
Formats:   A5 (in 2001)
Prices:   £2.40 (in 2001)
Pagecounts:   68pp (in 2001)
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Maelstrom Speculative Fiction

Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1998 – Oct-2001: Miller/Contento (Missing: #1, #2)
Publishers:   PO Box 3645, Chatham Drive, Palm Harbor, FL 34684
Editors:   Dave Felts
Formats:   7" x 8½"
Prices:   $3.00
Pagecounts:   32
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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The Mag!

"Short features... short fiction".

Issues & Index Sources:  1995 – ?
Publishers:   Specialist Publications, Bristol
Editors:   Karen Ellison
Frequency:   quarterly

Magabook [1963]

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1963 – #3, 1965: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Galaxy Publishing Co., New York.
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Mag-a-Book [1982]

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1982 – #26, 1982: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   SABCO Communications, New York.

Magazine for Boys

Listed by Lofts as a title that ran 1862-1889, but a subsequent note (p19) explains that this is a combination by Lofts of the run of {Every Boys' Magazine} and its subsequent title changes. see under Every Boy's Magazine (UK)

Magazine for the Young

Issues & Index Sources:  1842 – 1875
Frequency:   monthly

The Magazine of Bizarro Fiction

Total Issues: 11 (as at Oct-2015)

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 2007 – present: Miller/Contento (Missing: any after #11)
Publishers:   Eraserhead Press
Editors:   Jeff Burk
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The Magazine of Edgar Rice Burroughs

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  2007 – 2009: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Pulp Tales Press
Formats:   digest
Prices:   $14.95
Pagecounts:   114pp
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The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

Total Issues: 717 (to Nov/Dec-2015)

Issues & Index Sources

  Fall 1949, as The Magazine of Fantasy: Miller/Contento
  Winter 1950 – present, as The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction: Miller/Contento (Missing: any after Nov/Dec-2015)


  Fall 1949 – Sep-2000: Mercury Press (though under the Fantasy House subsidiary until Feb-1958)
  Oct-2000 – present: Spilogale, Inc.



  Fall 1949 – Aug-1954: Anthony Boucher & J. Francis McComas
  Sep-1954 – Aug-1958: Anthony Boucher
  Sep-1958 – Mar-1962: Robert P. Mills
  Apr-1962 – Nov-1964: Avram Davidson
  Dec-1964 – Dec-1965: Joseph Ferman
  Jan-1966 – Jun-1991: Edward L. Ferman
  Jul-1991 – May-1997: Kristine Rusch
  Jun-1997 – present: Gordon Van Gelder




  160pp (since Oct 1972)
  Apr/May-2009 – present: 260pp


  Fall 1949 – Fall 1950: quarterly
  Dec-1950 – Jun-1952: bi-monthly
  Aug-1952 – Dec-1990: monthly
  Jan-1991 – Mar-2009: 11 issues per year with a combined Oct/Nov issue
  Apr/May-2009 – present: bi-monthly

Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia


  Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (UK) [1953]

Total Issues: 12

British reprint edition of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.

This edition may have been distributed in Australia with different cover prices, but no other differences, although this cannot be confirmed (and would have caused some confusion as the same covers were reused in the later Australian edition).

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1953 – Sep-1954: Miller/Contento
Index to British Science Fiction Magazines
Publishers:   Mellifont Press, London.
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The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (Australia)

Total Issues: 14

Australian reprint edition of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1954 – #14, 1958: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Consolidated Press, Ltd., Sydney, Australia.
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