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Modern Stories [1889]

Country: US
Total Issues: 90

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

Modern Stories [1934]

Country: UK
Total Issues: 5?

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

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1934 – Dec-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
Mentioned in:   The Age of the Storytellers
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Modern Stories [1983]

Country: US
Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1983: Science Fiction Index
Editors:   Lewis Shiner
Formats:   quarto
Prices:   $2.00
Pagecounts:   24pp

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Modern Story

Country: US

Subtitled "a magazine devoted to romance and beauty" which published a story in each issue. Probably a free giveaway by Princess Pat Beauty Supplies.

Issues & Index Sources:  1931
Publishers:   Modern Story, 221 W. 27th St., Chicago

Modern Story Magazine

Country: UK

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1946 – ?
Publishers:   Winter Brothers Press, 14 Bennett's Hill, Birmingham
Editors:   Bevis Winter
Formats:   "a midget magazine"
Prices:   1/-
Frequency:   quarterly

Modern Story Selections

Country: US
Total Issues: 3?

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1935 – Jan-1936?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   National Scientific Publications, Inc., New York
Editors:   Walter T. Higgins

Modern Weekly

Country: UK

Issues & Index Sources:  24-Apr-1926? – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Prices:   2d
Pagecounts:   52pp (in 1928); 40pp (in 1936)
Frequency:   weekly

Modern Woman

Country: UK

Published a number of Richmal Crompton's later "William" stories (Aug-1940 - May 1946).

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1925 – Feb-1966: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

#incorporated into Everywoman('s)


  George Newnes


  in 1949: Kay Smallshaw
  in 1962: Trevor Spooner


  1/- (in 1949)



Modern Women

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1900s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   The George Livingston Richards Co., Boston, MA
Frequency:   monthly

Modern Wonder(s)

Country: UK
Total Issues: 148+54=202

A boy's magazine that was a cross between the American Boys' Life or American Boy and Mechanics Illustrated. Early issues measured 16" by 10½". Somewhere in the fall of 1937 they became 14" by 10¼". There were at least two title changes. In late 1939 it became Modern Wonders and then in March of 1940 it became Modern World. Early covers were brightly colored affairs featuring machines in action. Towards the end covers became monochrome photographs concentrating on military matters. There was also a full color centerfold of a cross section of a machine or some military theme. Interior illustrations were usually black and white.

Issues & Index Sources

  22-May-1937 – 2-Dec-1939, as Modern Wonder: Story Paper Index
  9-Dec-1939 – 16-Mar-1940, as Modern Wonders: Story Paper Index
  23-Mar-1940 – 29-Mar-1941, as Modern World: Story Paper Index


  Odhams Press, London


  tabloid (later became a smaller tabloid)






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Modern World

see under Modern Wonder(s)


Country: US

An independent bimonthly journal covering the Jewish world.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1975 – present
Publishers:   470 41st Street N.W., Washington, DC 20016 (in 2002)
Editors:   Leonard Fein (1975 - 1987); Hershel Shanks (1987 - present)
Frequency:   bimonthly
Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

The Monday Evening Ghost

Country: US


Issues & Index Sources:  in 1960s
Publishers:   Robert Jennings
Editors:   Robert Jennings

Monkey Business

Country: US
Total Issues: 5 (as at Sep-2015)

Subtitled "New Writing from Japan".

Issues & Index Sources:  2011 – present: FictionMags Index (Missing: #2; #3; any after #4)
Publishers:   A Public Space Literary Projects, Inc., 323 Dean St., Brooklyn NY 11217
Editors:   Ted Goossen & Motoyuki Shibata


Country: US

Satirical magazine that published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1956 – 1965: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Editors:   Victor Navasky (in 1956)
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Monogram Series

Country: US
Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  1902
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Country: US

Small press horror magazine containing at least 1 story by D.F. Lewis.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1998

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