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Avon Science Fiction Reader

Country: US
Total Issues: 3

A series of digest-sized anthologies. Don Day indexed them as magazines and SF fans have traditionally considered them as such.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1951 – #3, 1952: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Avon
Editors:   Donald A. Wollheim
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Mentioned in:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Avon Western Reader

Country: US
Total Issues: 4

A halfway house between a magazine and paperback anthology series, this reprinted western stories and lasted for a handful of issues in 1947.

Issues & Index Sources:  1947: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Avon Books, NY
Editors:   Herbert Williams (initially)
Formats:   digest
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Mentioned in:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Awesome Tales

Country: US
Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 2014 – #11, 2019: Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Bold Venture Press
Editors:   R. Allen Leider

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Country: UK
Total Issues: 5?

Literary fanzine containing poetry and stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s
Editors:   Michelle Oliver

Axolotl Exward

Country: US
Total Issues: 2


Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1971 – Apr-1972
Editors:   Gary S. Mattingly

Ayjay Westerns

Country: Australia
Total Issues: 62?

Thin Australian digest.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all except #53 to #59, #62 & #64)
Publishers:   Ayers & James
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The Babbler

Country: UK
Total Issues: 105?

Roman Catholic newsletter; no visible fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1948 – 1972?
Publishers:   in London
Editors:   A. Harrop
Frequency:   irregular


Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  1962 – 1964?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   American Art Agency, 7311 Fulton Avenue, North Hollywood, CA
Prices:   $1.00
Pagecounts:   80pp

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Baby Bunting Stories

Country: UK

Issues & Index Sources:  1920 – 1921
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.
Frequency:   issued in sets of 4

Baby Doll

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1960s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Rilgac Publishing Co., 1350 N Highland Ave, Room 22, Hollywood 28, California
Editors:   Bert Theel

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Country: US

Merged into Little Men and Women in Jan-1899.

Issues & Index Sources:  1877 – 1898
Publishers:   Daniel Lothrop Co., Boston
Editors:   Ella Farman Pratt
Frequency:   annual
Online Sources:   Online Books

Baby: the Mother's Magazine

see under Lloyd's Story Magazine

Bachelor [1937]

Country: US
Total Issues: 9

Magazine which promised to "promised to mirror the varied interests of the discerning cosmopolite in society, business, profession, politics, sports, theater, adventure, arts, and sciences".

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1937 – Dec-1937

Bachelor Magazine [1957]

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  ?-1956 – Nov-1958?

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Bachelor [1960s]

Country: US

Men's magazine that published some stories by Barry Malzberg, initially titled Men in Adventure but soon changed to Bachelor. Annual selections appeared from 1964 as Bachelor's Best.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1959 – Dec-1960, as Men in Adventure
  1961? – ?, as Bachelor: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  May-1959 – Dec-1960: Skye Publishing Co., Inc., NY
  Magtab Publications, 880 Third Avenue, NY (in 1960s)


  Ted Gottfried (in 1960s)

Mentioned in:   It's a Man's World
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Bachelor (UK)

Country: UK

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1958
Publishers:   L. Miller & Son. Ltd., 342-4 Hackney Road, London E2

Bachelor Party

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan/Feb/Mar-1968 – Jul/Aug/Sep-1972?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  1968: American Art Agency, 7311 Fulton Avenue, North Hollywood, CA.
  1969 – Jan-1971: Jaybird Enterprises, Inc.
  Apr-1971 – Jul-1972: American Art Enterprises, Inc.


  Hart Whitman
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