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    Mean Streets   (about)
    Australian crime/mystery magazine that ran mostly non-fiction but usually had one or two stories per issue, several of them US reprints. Note that the following listing has been compiled from a number of different, partial, sources and is probably incomplete.







    Mean Streets [#6, May 1992] ($5.00, A4)
    Details taken from AustLit.
    • 44 · Rosie Bosanky: Australia’s First Female Private Eye? · Michael J. Tolley · ar
    • 46 · The Misplaced Corpse · A. E. Martin · ex NSW Bookstall, 1944
    • 54 · Book Reviews · [Various] · br


    Mean Streets [#7, August 1992] ($5.00, A4)
    Details taken from AustLit, supplemented by information from Mike Ashley.



    Mean Streets [#9, July 1993] ($5.00, A4)
    Details taken from AustLit.
    • 16 · No Looking Back · Stuart Coupe · iv
    • 42 · Force and Fraud by Ellen Davitt: Australia’s First Crime Novel · Lucy Sussex · bg [Ref. Ellen Davitt]
    • 46 · Lodging in a Christian Family · Ellen Davitt · ex from Force and Fraud, The Australian Journal 1865
    • 48 · A Bazaar · Ellen Davitt · ex from Force and Fraud, The Australian Journal 1865
    • 52 · Book Reviews · [Various] · br The Australian Journal 1865


    Mean Streets [#10, December 1993] ($5.00, A4)
    Details taken from AustLit.
    • 22 · Mr Brown Beats Inflation · Steve Wright · ss Case Reopened ed. Stuart Coupe & Julie Ogden, Allen & Unwin Australia, 1993; based on “The Qantas Bomb Hoax” case.
    • 31 · Crime in Time and Space · Zoran Bekric & Brian Forte · ar
    • 43 · The Big Fairy Tale Sleep · Dominic Cadden · ss Crosstown Traffic ed. Stuart Coupe, Julie Ogden & Robert Hood, Five Islands Press, 1993
    • 49 · Book Reviews · [Various] · br
    • · Playing with Fire: Dan J. Marlowe, Al Nussbaum and Earl Drake · Josef Hoffmann · ar [Ref. Dan J. Marlowe]









    Menace   (about)
    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.

    • Publishers:
      • St. John Publishing Corporation; 545 Fifth Avenue, New York 17, NY: Menace.
    • Editors:




    Mercury Mystery Book-Magazine:   (about)
    Mercury Mystery Book-Magazine was the continuation of a long-running series of full-length (and condensed) mystery novels published in a digest-sized, paperback format, under the title of Mercury Mystery since March 1940. It ran for 23 issues (starting with #210) before merging with Bestseller Mystery Magazine.



    Mercury Mystery Book-Magazine [Vol. 1 No. 1, Whole No. 210, September 1955] ed. Joseph W. Ferman (Mercury Publications, Inc., 35¢, digest, cover by Nicholas Solovioff)
    Details taken from Table of Contents.
    • 3 · Shoot a Sitting Duck · David Alexander · n. Random House, 1955; condensed.
    • 98 · Mystery Puzzle: Hotel Murder · J. A. Kripper · pz
    • 99 · Is Your Phone Tapped? · Jack Kerkhoff · ar
    • 107 · It’s Against the Law! · Dick Hyman · cl
    • 108 · Davy Crockett: Hero in Exile · Robert Jones · ss
    • 113 · Short Takes · Damon Runyon · gp (r)
    • _ · False Identification · Damon Runyon · vi Short Takes by Damon Runyon, Whittlesey House, 1946
    • _ · Grunt Guy · Damon Runyon · vi Short Takes by Damon Runyon, Whittlesey House, 1946
    • _ · The Dutchman · Damon Runyon · vi Short Takes by Damon Runyon, Whittlesey House, 1946
    • 119 · The Ape and the Very Merry Widow · Sam Boal · ar Argosy March 1955





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