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    Milestones [October 1917]
    Incomplete details taken from the Index of Short Stories in Edward J. O’Brien’s The Best Short Stories (1915-1917).


    Milestones [December 1917]
    Incomplete details taken from the Index of Short Stories in Edward J. O’Brien’s The Best Short Stories (1915-1917).
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    • A Clause for Santa Claus · Jack Lait · ss


    Milestones [June 1918] (standard)
    Incomplete details taken from the Index of Short Stories in Edward J. O’Brien’s The Best Short Stories (1918-1921).
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    • 2 · Shanghaiing of Shard · Vance Palmer · ss

















    The Million [v1 #1, March 26, 1892] ed. Geo. Newnes (1p, 8pp, 12" x 17½")
    Details supplied by Richard Bleiler.
    • 3-4 · Hearts of Gold and Hearts of Steel [Part 1 of ?] · Henry Herman · sl
    • 5-6 · Azoff the Spy · Anon. · ss




    Million: The Magazine of Popular Fiction [#1, January-February 1991] ed. David Pringle (Popular Fictions, £1.95, 68pp, A4, cover by Hamza Arcan)
    • 4 · Editorial · David Pringle · ed
    • 6 · Dick Francis: The Full S.P. · Stan Nicholls · ar [Dick Francis]; Profile of the bestselling author.
    • 12 · Slightly Foxed: Thud and Blunder · David Langford · cl; Investigates some crime writers’ bloopers.
    • 13 · “I’ve Been Lucky” [Colin Dexter] · Lisa Tuttle · iv; Top British detective novelist interviewed.
    • 18 · Dead as a Dodo [Insp. Morse] · Colin Dexter · ss; illustrated by Tony Todd
    • 24 · Turtles Unmasked! · Duncan Johnstone · ar; About the name-changed reptiles.
    • 25 · Nine Bloody Valentines · Paul McAuley · ar [James Ellroy]; Profile of the outspoken new master of US crime.
    • 30 · A Very Special Dinner · Mike Ashley · ar [Arthur Conan Doyle; Oscar Wilde]; Describes a very special dinner party.
    • 31 · How to Be a Fighter [Sue Grafton] · Brendan Wignall · iv; Interview with the alphabet-murders lady.
    • 35 · The British Gangster Movie · Kim Newman · ar; A great film tradition rediscovered.
    • 39 · Classic Books About Popular Fiction, 1: Clubland Heroes by Richard Usborne · Paul Webb · ar [Richard Usborne]; A classic book about popular fiction.
    • 40 · Whatever Happened to Dennis Wheatley? · Stan Nicholls · ar [Dennis Wheatley]; His books are out of print, but Stan Nicholls remembers their heyday.
    • 44 · Passing the Baton · Andrew Lane · ar; On the passing of the baton from author to author: sequels by “other hands”.
    • 48 · Yesterday’s Bestsellers, 1: Marie Corelli · Brian Stableford · cl [Marie Corelli]; Her works now seem absurd: Brian Stableford shows how they once moved millions.
    • 53 · Romantic Resurgence · Mary Cadogan · br; Mary Cadogan re-acquaints herself with love stories.
    • 54 · Feral Children · Brian Stableford · br; On novels with a “Mother Was a Lovely Beast” theme.
    • 55 · Horrors Grotesque and Mundane · Mark Morris · br; His pick of 1990’s chillers.
    • 57 · Just a Mix of Words ’n’ Pix · Pete Crowther · br; On the birth of the graphic novel.
    • 58 · Thrillers · [Misc.] · br
    • 61 · Histories, Mysteries, etc. · [Misc.] · br
    • 65 · Non-Fiction Books About Popular Fiction—1990 · [Misc.] · bi



    Million: The Magazine of Popular Fiction [#3, May-June 1991] ed. David Pringle (Popular Fictions, £1.95, 68pp, A4, cover by Mark Harrison)
    • 4 · Readers’ Letters · [The Readers] · lt
    • 6 · Spinning Up with Leslie Thomas · Stan Nicholls · iv; A profile of the author of The Virgin Soldiers and many other novels.
    • 11 · W. Howard Baker · Jack Adrian · ob
    • 12 · Slightly Foxed: Bound and Gagged · David Langford · cl; On the Saint, gagged and bound.
    • 13 · Dragons and Beyond [Anne McCaffrey] · Jessica Palmer · iv; The Dragon Lady of SF is interviewed.
    • 18 · The Gothic—As She Ought to Be Wrote · John Christopher · ar; About the career of his alter ego, Hilary Ford.
    • 20 · Antiques, Medicine and a Sense of Fun [Jonathan Gash] · Guy Clapperton · iv; A talk to the creator of antiques expert and crimebuster Lovejoy.
    • 25 · Fiction Round the Rooms · George Locke · ar; On the fate of popular fiction in the auction rooms.
    • 28 · Peter O’Donnell’s Modesty · Wendy Bradley · iv; The wonderful career of Modesty Blaise outlined, with an interview with the heroine’s creator.
    • 31 · Punslingers · Angus Wells · ar; About his prolific past as writer of paperback westerns.
    • 35 · Classic Books About Popular Fiction, 3: The Art of the Mystery Story ed. Howard Haycraft · Brian Stableford · ar; Extolling a classic book about popular fiction.; illustrated by Howard Haycraft
    • 36 · From Spenser to Marlowe [Robert B. Parker] · Pete Crowther · iv; The creator of Spenser, private eye, has recently revived an older hero.
    • 40 · The Crimes of Fu Manchu · Andrew Lane · ar [Sax Rohmer]; The famous oriental villain, created by Sax Rohmer, has had a long career: a chronicle of it.
    • 45 · Ethel M. Dell: A Rapturous Realist · Mary Cadogan · ar [Ethel M. Dell]; Remembering this popular author’s tales of throbbing hearts.
    • 48 · Yesterday’s Bestsellers, 3: H. Rider Haggard and She · Brian Stableford · ar [H. Rider Haggard]; Probing the psychology of the creator of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed.
    • 52 · Victorian Governesses and Gritty, Wartime Girls · Mary Cadogan · br; Reviewing some love stories, old and new.
    • 54 · Historicals · Mat Coward & Eugene Byrne · br; Two recent historical novels are reviewed.
    • 55 · Thrills · [Misc.] · br
    • 58 · Rain and Sun · Mark Morris · br; A survey of the horror scene.
    • 59 · Crimes · [Misc.] · ar
    • 62 · Nostalgia’s Much More Than It Used to Be! · Pete Crowther · br; On some illustrated delicacies.
    • 64 · Books About Popular Fiction: January-February 1991 · [Misc.] · bi


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