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Modern Man

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1951 – Dec-1976: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Publishers Development Corp., 8150 North Central Park Avenue, Skokie, Illinois
Prices:   50c
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Modern Maturity

A very large-circulation glossy for old folks; publishes occasional fiction, e.g. "The Book Collector" by Leon Arden (Dec-1993/Jan-1994).

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – present: Short Story Index
Publishers:   American Association of Retired Persons
Website:   www.modernmaturity.org/
Frequency:   bimonthly

Modern Mechanics and Inventions

A pulp-size science magazine. During the period from November 1928 to July 1929 it serialized reprints of three Edgar Rice Burroughs novels: The Moon Maid as "Conquest of the Moon" (Nov 28 to Feb 1929), At the Earth's Core as "Lost Inside the Earth" (Feb to Apr 1929), and Under the Moons of Mars as "Carter of the Red Planet" (Apr to Jul 1929). It published no original fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1928 – Jul-1929: Miller/Contento (only fiction indexed)
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Modern Miss

Total Issues: 9

Subtitled "The Magazine for the Younger Set".

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1948 – May-1949: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Eric H. Hale
Editors:   Rita Boyce (1948); Rita Boyce & Joan Seager (1949)
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   24pp

Modern Mythology

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 199? – #2, 1993

The Modern Priscilla

Subtitled "A Fancy Work Magazine", aimed at women, particularly needlework fans, seems to have been running one, sometimes two stories per issue. Absorbed Everyday Housekeeping in Mar-1912, and Home Needlework Magazine in May-1917

Issues & Index Sources:  1887 – Jul-1930: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   The Priscilla Publishing Co., Boston, Mass.
Prices:   10c (in 1911); 20c (in 1927)
Frequency:   monthly
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The Modern Quarterly

The journal served as a major forum for intellectual debate and Marxist critique and was largely responsible for sustaining a distinctively American strain of independent radicalism through the Stalinist-dominated years of the 1930s.

Issues & Index Sources:  1923 – 1940
Publishers:   Baltimore, Maryland
Editors:   V.F. Calverton

Modern Reading

Total Issues: 23

Arguably an anthology.

Issues & Index Sources:  1941 – 1953
Publishers:   Staples & Staples to #5; Wells Gardner & Darton to #13, then Phoenix House Ltd. 38 William IV St., London WC2
Editors:   Reginald H. Moore; Vera M. Snelling
Formats:   hardcover
Prices:   6/-
Frequency:   quarterly but irregular

Modern Review [1880]

Issues & Index Sources:  1880 – 1884: The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals Volume 3

The Modern Review [1991]

A journal of commentary on the popular arts ("low culture for high brows"); sometimes nicknamed "The Youngie" in contrast with Richard Ingrams's The Oldie (which was launched soon after).

Issues & Index Sources

  1991 – 1995
  1997 – ?

Publishers

  Julie Burchill & others, London

Editors

  1991 – 1995: Toby Young
  1997: Charlotte Raven

Formats

  tabloid

Frequency

  bimonthly

Modern Romances

Purportedly full of true stories (some serialised across multiple issues), it is likely that much of the content was fictional, although none of it is credited.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1931 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Dell Publishing
Formats:   quarto
Prices:   10c (in 1941)
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Modern Romances (Australia)

Total Issues: 10?

A series of Australian booklets, numbered but not dated.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: FictionMags Index (Missing: #1, #2, #5, #6, #7, #8)
Publishers:   Malian Press, Sydney
Formats:   digest

Modern Screen

Modern Screen ran for over 50 years featuring articles, pictorials and interviews with movie stars (and later television and music personalities) and the occasional piece of fcition.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1930? – 1985?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Modern Short Stories

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1988 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Claggk Publications, Farmingdale, NY
Editors:   Glenn E. Steckler
Formats:   digest
Prices:   $1.95
Pagecounts:   128pp

Modern Stories [1889]

Total Issues: 90

Issues & Index Sources:  1889 – 1897
Publishers:   F. B. Warner
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Modern Stories [1934]

Imitation Argosy all-reprint magazine, featuring work by G.K. Chesterton, Agatha Christie, John Buchan and others.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1934 – ?: General Fiction Index (Missing: all except #4 & #5)
Publishers:   World's Work
Editors:   possibly H. Norman Evans
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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