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College Life

"Full of Snappy, Peppy and Breezy stories, cartoons and jokes".

Issues & Index Sources:  1926? – 1940?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Collegian Press, NYC
Editors:   Ned L. Pines
Prices:   25c (in 1928)
Pagecounts:   100pp (in 1928)
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College Sports

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1942 – Mar-1942?: Sports Fiction Index
Publishers:   Adam Publishing Co., Toronto
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College Stories [1920s]

Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources:  1926 – Mar-1928: General Fiction Index (incomplete)
Publishers:   College Stories Pub. Co., New York
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College Stories [1930s]

see under Sea Stories

Collier's Weekly

Noted for its popular fiction and high payment rates; secured first publication rights to many of Conan Doyle's "Sherlock Holmes" stories, and serialized Henry James's "The Turn of the Screw" (1898); in later years published many "Fu Manchu" serials by Sax Rohmer; other writers included Kurt Vonnegut, Ray Bradbury, Jack Finney; started life as Once-a-Week (1888 - 1898).

Issues & Index Sources

  24-Apr-1888 – 1889, as Collier's Once a Week
  1889 – 1895, as Once a Week, An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper
  1895 – 28-Jan-1904, as Collier's Weekly, An Illustrated Journal: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  4-Feb-1905 – 1949, as Collier's, The National Weekly: FictionMags Index (incomplete)
  1949 – 4-Jan-1957, as Collier's: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  26-Jun-2011 – present, as Collier's

Publishers

  1888 – 1919: P.F. Collier & Son
  1919 – 1957: Crowell-Collier
  26-Jun-2011 – present: American Brands, 1235 Westlakes Drive, Suite 320, Berwyn, PA 19312

Editors

  1888 – 1903: Peter Fenelon Collier
  1903 – 1912: Norman Hapgood
  1914 – 1917: Mark Sullivan
  1917 – 1919: Peter Finley Dunne
  1925 – 1943: William Ludlow Chenery
  1944 – 1946: Henry La Cossitt
  1946: Walter Davenport
  1949 – 1952: Louis Ruppel
  1955 – 1957: Kenneth McArdle
  1957: Edward Anthony
  26-Jun-2011 – present: John T. Elduff

Formats

  became a big slick by the 1900s

Frequency

  weekly; fortnightly from Aug-1953

Related Sites

  MagazineArt
  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Website:   www.colliersmagazine.com
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Collins' for Boys and Girls

"This has been described as "the last of the British high-quality children's periodicals" (Humphrey Carpenter & Mari Prichard, Oxford Companion to Children's Literature). Before its demise it became a 'teenage' magazine." (Mike Ashley)

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1948 – Mar-1950: Story Paper Index (sample issues only)
  Apr-1950 – Mar-1953, as Collins' Magazine: Story Paper Index (incomplete)
  Apr-1953 – Dec-1954, as Collins Young Elizabethan: Story Paper Index (incomplete)
  Jan-1955 – Apr-1958, as Young Elizabethan: Story Paper Index (incomplete)
  May-1958 – Jun-1973, as Elizabethan

Publishers

  Collins; Periodical Publications; Brontpress Ltd

Editors

  Pamela Whitlock
  Kaye Webb
  c. 1966 – 1971: Lewis Sheringham

Formats

  smaller format from Vol.11 No.1 (Jan 1958)

Prices

  c. 1966: 2s.
  c. 1971: 15p

Pagecounts

  72pp; 44pp

Frequency

  monthly

Collins Magazine

see under Collins' for Boys and Girls

Collins Young Elizabethan

see under Collins' for Boys and Girls

The Colonel

Man's magazine with pin-ups, cartoons, features and fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Norman Book Co.
Related Sites:   www.collectionscanada.ca/pulp/027019-1816-e.html

Colonial Monthly

see under Australian Monthly Magazine

Colonies Science Fiction Magazine

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 2000: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #1)
Publishers:   John Dunne, 14 Honor Avenue, Goldthorn park, Wolverhampton, WV4 5HH
Editors:   John Dunne
Formats:   A5
Prices:   £3.00
Pagecounts:   60pp
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Colophon

Featured occasional fiction by Lord Dunsany.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1950 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Derek Tatham & Co., Oxford St., London
Editors:   Peter Tatham
Formats:   small digest
Prices:   1/-
Frequency:   monthly

Colorado Quarterly

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1952 – Winter 1980
Publishers:   University of Colorado, Boulder
Frequency:   quarterly

Colorado Review

Has published fiction, poetry and essays by Marilyn Hacker, Stanley Elkin, Barbara Guest, Stephen Berg, Raboer Hass, W.S. Merwin, James Tate, Alberto Rios etc. Circulation 1,300.

Note: not to be confused with the Colorado State Review (Winter 1966- ?) which included work by Joyce Carol Oates.

Issues & Index Sources

  Winter 1956/1957 – ?
  Spring 1974 – present

Publishers

  Colorado State University, Dept. of English, Fort Collins, CO 80523 (in 1998 - 2002)

Editors

  1st series, John Lewis & Jay Pell; 2nd series, David Milofsky (in 1998 - 2002)

Formats

  review

Pagecounts

  200pp

Frequency

  twice yearly

Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
Website:   www.coloradoreview.colostate.edu/colorado-review

The Colored American Magazine

"An illustrated monthly devoted to Literature, Science, Music, Art, Religion, Facts, Fiction and Traditions of the Negro Race". Often featured fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1900 – Nov-1909
Publishers:   The Colored Co-operative Publishing Company, 232 West Canton Street, Boston, Mass
Editors:   Walter W. Wallace
Prices:   15c
Frequency:   monthly

The Colored Lens

Total Issues: 28 (to Summer 2018)

Online SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Autumn 2011 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after Summer 2018)
Publishers:   Light Spring
Editors:   Dawn Lloyd & Daniel Scott
Website:   www.thecoloredlens.com
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Colour

Total Issues: 116+11+42=169

Each issue is highly illustrated and contains fiction, poetry, and non-fiction (often art news and criticism, etc.)

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1914 – Sep/Oct-1924: FictionMags Index
  Jan-1925 – Jan-1927: FictionMags Index
  Nov-1928 – May-1932: FictionMags Index

Publishers

  1914 – 1924: William Dawson, London
  1925 – 1927: Suttley & Silverlock
  1928 – 1932: New Colour

Editors

  A. Wilson Barrett (in early 1920s)

Formats

  full slick

Pagecounts

  26pp

Frequency

  monthly

Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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Colportage Library

Total Issues: 91

Issues & Index Sources:  1893 – 1900
Publishers:   Bible Institute
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Colt Western Magazine

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Feature Productions Ltd., Box 5065, Wellington, New Zealand
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Columbia

A Catholic periodical which published 1 or 2 stories per issue and sometimes a serial.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1921 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Knights of Columbus, New Haven, CT
Editors:   John B. Donahue (in 1940)
Formats:   small tabloid
Frequency:   monthly
Website:   www.kofc.org/en/columbia/index.html


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