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Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone Magazine

Country: US
Total Issues: 60

Issues contain substantial material about movies and TV shows, but fiction usually predominates, including scripts from the original Twilight Zone tv show. See Great Stories from TZ for explanation of why vol 2 #9 was skipped.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1981 – Jun-1989: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   TZ Publications
Editors:   T.E.D. Klein to Aug-1985; Michael Blaine to Oct-1986; then Tappan King
Formats:   slick
Prices:   $2
Pagecounts:   100pp
Frequency:   monthly to Dec-1982, then bimonthly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone Magazine Special

Country: US
Total Issues: 1

This first of two "Twilight Zone Specials" contains an anthology titled "Night Cry." The second was "TZ Trivia Quiz Book," published in December 1984, and had no fiction. Night Cry became the title of a separate magazine, splitting off from this series and starting with vol 1 #2.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1984: Science Fiction Index
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Rogue

Country: US

Men's magazine. Published much work by sf/fantasy writers. Authors include Harlan Ellison, Alfred Bester, Henry Slesar, William F. Nolan, Robert Bloch.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1955 – Dec-1965: FictionMags Index
  Feb/Mar-1966 – Dec-1967?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Dec-1955 – Dec-1965: Greenleaf Publishing, 1426 Fowler Avenue, Evanston, Illinois
  Feb/Mar-1966 – Dec-1967?: Douglas Publishing, Los Angeles

Editors

  Dec-1955 – Sep-1961: William L. Hamling
  Oct-1961 – Dec-1965: Frank M. Robinson

Formats

  Went slick from May-1959

Frequency

  monthly; bimonthly from 1966
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Rogue Worlds

Country: US
Total Issues: 14

Amateur online magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-2001 – Oct-2006

Roguish Bedtime Stories

Country: UK
Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1951
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London


The Rohmer Review

Country: US
Total Issues: 18

Official magazine of the Sax Rohmer Society.

Issues & Index Sources:  1968 – 1981
Publishers:   The Sax Rohmer Society
Editors:   Douglas A. Rossman & Robert E. Briney
Related Sites:   Battered Silicon Dispatch Box

The Rolling Stone [1894]

Country: US

Weekly newspaper published by William Sydney Porter (O. Henry).

Issues & Index Sources:  28-Apr-1894 – 27-Apr-1895
Publishers:   William Sydney Porter
Editors:   William Sydney Porter
Related Sites:   Texas State Historical Association

Rolling Stone [1968]

Country: US
Total Issues: 867 (to 26-Apr-2001)

Originally tabloid, latterly in big slick format; primarily a rock music magazine, but has published much literary journalism and some fiction, notably by Tom Wolfe.

Issues & Index Sources:  1968 – present: FictionMags Index (partial issues only)
Publishers:   Jann Wenner
Frequency:   fortnightly
Website:   www.rollingstone.com
 

Romance [1890]

Country: UK

Issues & Index Sources:  1890 – ?
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.
Frequency:   weekly


Romance [1891]

Country: US
Total Issues: 91?

All fiction, but mostly reprints.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1891 – Dec-1891, as Romance: being Tales of the New York Story Club: FictionMags Index
  Jan-1892 – Jul-1897, as Romance: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  W.H. Benton, NY

Editors

  Gilson Willets

Formats

  small octavo

Frequency

  monthly?

Romance. A Complete Illustrated Weekly Novelette [1897]

Country: UK

Companion weekly to My Queen; possibly a Harry Shurey publication?

Issues & Index Sources:  1897 – 1906
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.
Formats:   large digest (octavo)
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   48pp; 32pp from early 1898
Frequency:   weekly

Romance [1914]

Country: US
Total Issues: 28

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1914 – Jul-1916: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   The New Fiction Publishing Corporation (Clayton Magazines)
Formats:   digest (later a standard pulp)
Prices:   25c
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps

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Romance [1919]

Country: US
Total Issues: 12+7+8=27

Title acquired by Popular Magazines in 1934. Note that while the cover to the April 1929 issue was labeled ROMANCE Combined with EVERYBODY'S, the masthead read only ROMANCE. It was not until the June 1929 issue that both the cover and masthead carried the legend EVERYBODY'S Combined with ROMANCE as the title of the magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1919 – Oct-1920: FictionMags Index
  Nov-1928 – May-1929: FictionMags Index
  Jun-1929 – Jan-1930, as Everybody's Combined with Romance: FictionMags Index

Publishers

  The Ridgway Co.

Editors

  Nov-1919 – Oct-1920: Arthur Sullivant Hoffman

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  Nov-1919 – Apr-1920: 20c
  May-1920 – Oct-1920: 25c

Frequency

  monthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Romance (UK) [1923]

Country: UK
Total Issues: 54

A women's magazine with a mixture of love and dashing adventure stories. Authors include Elinor Glyn, Sydney Horler, Mrs Baillie Reynolds, Ellis Parker Butler. Serialised Leslie Beresford's "The Venus Girl" (Feb-1923 - Oct-1923). Story by Ivor Novello, "The Rat" (Aug-1924). From Jul-1924 included a photographic stage and screen insert.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1923 – Jul-1927

Publishers

  Feb-1923 – Jan-1927: Odhams Press
  Feb-1927 – Jul-1927: F.J. Parsons for The Blue Magazine Co.

Editors

  1923: Philippa Preston
  1924: W.A. Williamson
  1925 – 1926: Miss F.C. MacKenzie
  1926 – 1927?: J. Hoole

Formats

  standard pulp (illustrated)

Prices

  Feb-1923 – Jun-1924: 7d
  Jul-1924 – Dec-1925: 9d
  Jan-1926 – Jul-1927: 1/-

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  monthly

Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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Romance (UK) [1934]

Country: UK
Total Issues: 47

A women's magazine of love stories. One long story plus a serial. Authors include Denise Robins, Sylvia Snow, Vena Appleby. From #40 included insert of film stills.

Issues & Index Sources:  29-Jan-1934 – 17-Dec-1934: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Shurey's Publications, London
Editors:   Isobel Thorne
Formats:   large digest
Prices:   2d
Pagecounts:   48pp
Frequency:   weekly

Romance [1937]

Country: US
Total Issues: 2+1+4+117=124

Popular acquired the title to Romance from Butterick in 1934.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1937 – Aug/Sep-1937: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Jan/Feb-1938 – Jul/Aug-1938
  Apr-1940 – Aug-1940: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Jan-1942 – Apr-1951: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Jun-1951 – Sep-1954, as Romance Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Popular Publications

Editors

  Jan/Feb-1938 – Jul/Aug-1938: Jane Littell
  in 1947 – in 1950: Peggy Graves

Formats

  standard pulp (briefly digest in 1951)

Frequency

  Jan/Feb-1938 – Jul/Aug-1938: bimonthly
  Jul-1942 – Mar-1944: bimonthly
  May-1944 – Apr-1951: monthly
  Jun-1951 – Sep-1954: bimonthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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