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Mean Streets

Total Issues: 17

Hardboiled crime quarterly. Mostly non-fiction but it usually had one or two stories per issue, several of them US reprints.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1990 – Dec-1996: Crime Fiction Index
Editors:   Stuart Coupe
Frequency:   quarterly
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Meccano Magazine

Closes in-Jul-1967 (Vol.52 No.7) and subsequently relaunched in-Jan-1968 (Vol.53 No.1). Contains "Engineering, scientific, geographical articles for thinking boys aged 15-16" as well as some occasional fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep/Oct-1916 – Jul-1967
  Jan-1968 – Dec-1972
  Spring 1973 – Summer 1981


  Sep/Oct-1916 – Feb-1924: Meccano Ltd.
  Mar-1964 – Jul-1967: Thomas Skinner &v Co.
  Jan-1968 – Dec-1972: Model Aeronautical Press
  Spring 1973 – Summer 1981: Meccano Ltd.


  Ellison Hawks (c. 1934); W.H. McCormick (c. 1948)


  colour from May-1924; smaller format from 1940






  Sep/Oct-1916 – Jul/Aug-1922: bimonthly
  Sep-1922 – Dec-1972: monthly (no issues Aug-1967 - Dec-1967)
  Spring 1973 – Summer 1981: mainly quarterly

Related Sites

  Meccano Indexes
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Mechanical Boy

Total Issues: 29

Incorporated into Mechanical Age (adult).

Issues & Index Sources:  4-Sep-1924 – Jun-1925
Publishers:   Percival Marshall
Frequency:   weekly

Medal Library

Total Issues: 858

Issues & Index Sources:  1899 – 1915: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Medical Horrors

Total Issues: 1

Combination fiction and non-fiction. While the name Medical Horrors might lead one to believe that this magazine dealt with either horror or weird menace stories, its contents are much more mundane. There is an unattributed "article" about psychics ("I Am Thy Father's Spirit") and another about "a fiend incarnate - monster, madman, monstrosity" ("Dr. A.W. Waite: Satan's Personal Representative" by Mary Ellis). None the less the thrust of this publication is best captured by the sub-title of "Chloroformed" by Gordon Reynolds.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1932: General Fiction Index
Publishers:   Green Band Publishing (Harold Hersey)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Subtitled "A Literary Journal of the Health Professions", Mediphors was a literary magazine targeted to health professional authors and readers, featuring fiction, essays, poetry, art and photographs.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1993 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   P.O. Box 327, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Editors:   Eugene D. Radice

The Megaflow Manifesto

Total Issues: 4

Fanzine about Michael Moorcock.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1988 – May-1992: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   The Nomads of the Time Streams
Editors:   Paul W. Cashman
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see under The Science-Fiction Collector

Melbourne Series

Total Issues: 51

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1892 – 1896: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   E.A. Weeks & Company, Chicago
Formats:   7 5/8 x 5 1/8"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   250-500
Frequency:   Monthly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Mellifont All-Western Library

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all except #1, #3, #6)
Publishers:   Mellifont Press Ltd.
Formats:   digest
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The Memphis State Review

see under The Pinch

Men [1997]

see under Advocate Men

Men [1952]

Total Issues: 364

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1952 – Oct-1982: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  Mar-1952 – Oct-1968: Zenith Publishing Corp., 625 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022
  Nov-1968 – Dec-1968: Perfect Film
  Jan-1969 – ?: Magazine Management


  in 1965: George Fox
  in 1968: Carl Sifakis




  40c (in 1965 & 1968)

Sources:   It's a Man's World
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Total Issues: 2

Menace, like Murder, was a short-lived attempt to please the reading public with contemporary crime-adventure stories that were but one step removed from the pulp magazines. Although not lacking better-known writers, the competition was too fierce and the magazine folded after only two issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1954 – Jan-1955: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   St. John Publishing
Editors:   John McCloud
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Men and Adventure

see under Adventure (Australia)

Men in Action

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1955 – Sep-1955
Publishers:   Medalion
Sources:   It's a Man's World
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Men in Adventure [1950s]

see under Bachelor

Men in Adventure [1960s]

Total Issues: 44+

Issues & Index Sources

  1961? – Summer 1974: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  Jan-1963 – 1966: Jalart House
  Dec-1968 – ?: Rostam Publications Inc., P.O. Box 1374, New York, NY 10022




  60c (in 1971)

Sources:   It's a Man's World
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Men in Combat

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1957 – Sep-1957
  Nov-1957 – Nov-1958, as Showdown for Men


  Hanro Pubs

Sources:   It's a Man's World
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Men in Conflict

Total Issues: 27+

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1961 – Mar-1967


  Aug-1961 – Nov-1966: Normandy Associates
  Mar-1967: Stanley Publications

Sources:   It's a Man's World
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Men in Danger

Total Issues: 6+6=12

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1955 – Aug-1956
  Jan-1964 – Apr-1965


  Jan-1964 – Apr-1965: Jalart House



Sources:   It's a Man's World
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