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Munro's Library of Popular Novels

Total Issues: 272

Issues & Index Sources:  1894 – 1899
Publishers:   George Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Munro's Library (Ordinary)

Total Issues: 218

Issues & Index Sources:  1880 – 1884
Publishers:   George Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Munro's Library (Pocket)

Total Issues: 849

Issues & Index Sources:  1883 – 1888
Publishers:   N. Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Munro's New Illustrated Ser.

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1872
Publishers:   George Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Munro's Opera Series

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1880s
Publishers:   N. Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Munro's Pocket Magazine

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  1885
Publishers:   N. Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Munro's Railroad Series

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1887
Publishers:   George Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Munro's Ten Cent Novels

Total Issues: 354

Issues & Index Sources:  1863 – 1877
Publishers:   George Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Munro's Ten Cent Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1863
Publishers:   George Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Munro's Twenty-Five Cent Edition

Total Issues: 849

Issues & Index Sources:  1883 – 1888
Publishers:   N. Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Munsey's Magazine

Total Issues: 133?+457=590?

Had early hit with Hall Caine's "The Christian" (1896-97); also published F. Marion Crawford, H. Rider Haggard, Anthony Hope in early years. Later was a major market for O. Henry.

Issues & Index Sources

  2-Feb-1889 – 18-Aug-1891, as Munsey's Weekly
  Oct-1891 – Oct-1929, as Munsey's Magazine: General Fiction Index

#becomes All-Story Love (Stories/Tales/Magazine)

Publishers

  Frank A. Munsey

Editors

  Feb-1889 – Jun-1889: J. K. Bangs
  Jul-1889 – ?: Richard H. Titherton
  ?: Robert Hobart Davis

Formats

  Feb-1889 – Jun-1921: standard quality periodical
  Jul-1921 – ?: pulp

Prices

  Feb-1889 – Sep-1893: 25c
  Oct-1893 – ?: 10c

Frequency

  monthly (weekly 2-Feb-1889 - Sep-1891)

Related Sites

  The Pulp Magazines Project
  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Munsey's Popular Series

Total Issues: 22

Issues & Index Sources:  1887 – 1889
Publishers:   Munsey
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Murdaland

Total Issues: 2

Subtitled "Crime Fiction for the 21st Century", Murdaland is "a literary magazine dedicated to fiction that evokes the spirit and motifs of classic crime novels and film noir: dread, lust, violence, greed, nasty habits, bad feelings and worse decisions".

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 2007 – #2, 2007: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Mug Shot Press, 1739 East Carson St., #355, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Formats:   tall digest
Prices:   $12.00
Pagecounts:   267pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
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Murder

Total Issues: 5

Launched after the success of Manhunt, Murder featured the same mix of contemporary murder and crime-adventure stories, but was discontinued in the face of fierce competition before establishing its identity with the reading public.

Title on the cover is Murder!.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1956 – Sep/Oct-1957: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Flying Eagle, NY; Decker Publications
Formats:   digest (last issue pulp size)
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
 
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Murder Mysteries [1929]

Total Issues: 5

Short lived pulp magazine about which little is known.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1929 – Aug-1929: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: Aug-1929)
Publishers:   Magazine Publishers, Inc. (Ace Magazines)
Editors:   Harold Hersey
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Murder Mysteries [1934]

Total Issues: 5+9=14

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1934 – May-1935: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: May-1935)
  Dec-1936 – May-1938, as Detective and Murder Mysteries: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: Oct-1936; Jan-1938)

Publishers

  Oct-1934 – Apr-1935: Associated Authors, Inc., Hollis, Long Island, NY.
  Dec-1936 – Nov-1937: Associated Authors, Inc., 1008 W. York Street, Philadelphia, PA.
  May-1938: Shade Printing Co., Inc., 1008 W. York Street, Philadelphia, PA.

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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