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Crab Orchard Review

Total Issues: 14 (to Dec-2002)

A biannual journal of creative works featuring new fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction, interviews with authors, and book reviews of small press and university press titles.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall/Winter 1995 – present
Publishers:   Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901-4503 (in 2000 - 2002)
Website:   www.craborchardreview.siuc.edu
Editors:   Richard Peterson (in 2000 - 2002)
Frequency:   twice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Crack Detective (and Mystery) (Stories)

Total Issues: 11+1+2+10+34+3+32+4=97

Note that some issues of Swan American Magazine reprinted stories from the magazine under various derivative titles.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1938 – Apr-1941, as Detective Yarns: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: Vol 2 #3)
Pulp Magazine Index 1
  Sep-1941, as Black Hood Detective: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 2
  Nov-1941 – Jan-1942, as Hooded Detective: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 2
  May-1942 – Sep-1943, as Crack Detective: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 3
  Nov-1943 – Sep-1949, as Crack Detective Stories: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 2
  Nov-1949 – Mar-1950, as Famous Detective: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
  Jun-1950 – Oct-1956, as Famous Detective Stories: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 4
  Dec-1956 – Jul-1957, as Crack Detective and Mystery Stories: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 2

Publishers

  Jun-1938 – Oct-1939: Blue Ribbon Magazines (Columbia Publications)
  1940: Double-Action Magazines, Inc. (Columbia Publications)
  1941 – 1957: Columbia Publications

Editors

  Cliff Campbell to Jan-1942; Robert A.W. Lowndes

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  various (10c-25c)

Pagecounts

  various (96pp-128pp)

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Crack Detective Stories (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Crack Detective Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1948: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c
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Crack Detective Stories (UK)

Reprinted issues of Crack Detective Stories and Famous Detective Stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  c. 1949: Crime Fiction Index (probably incomplete)
  in 1950s, as Famous Detective Stories (UK): Crime Fiction Index (Missing: #1, #4)

Publishers

  Hermitage Publications; Leicester (distributed by Thorpe & Porter)

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  1/-
 
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Crack-Shot Western

Total Issues: 9

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct/Nov-1939 – Oct-1941: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Frank A. Munsey Company
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   mostly bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Craig Rice Crime Digest

Total Issues: 2

Short-lived experiment containing "current best-sellers" digested by the best-selling Craig Rice "for smooth, speedy reading of your favourite mystery writers". It only lasted for two issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug/Sep-1945 – Oct/Nov-1945: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Anson Bond Publications, Hollywood
Editors:   'Craig Rice'
Formats:   digest
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   120pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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The Craig Rice Mystery Digest

Total Issues: 1

The Craig Rice Mystery Digest contained four abridged novels and, although in digest form was really an anthology issued as #12 in the 'Bonded Collection'. In effect, it served as a trial balloon for Craig Rice Crime Digest which was to be launched later in the year.

Issues & Index Sources:  1945: Crime Fiction Index
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Crampton's Magazine

see under Chapman's Magazine

Crank!

Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1993 – #8, 1998: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Broken Mirrors Press, Cambridge, MA. (NY from #8)
Editors:   Bryan Cholfin
Formats:   large digest
Prices:   $3.50 (price rose)
Pagecounts:   80pp
Frequency:   irregular though vaguely quarterly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Crawdaddy

Primarily a rock music magazine, but like Rolling Stone has published some literary journalism and occasional fiction, e.g. Harlan Ellison's "Knox" (Mar-1974).

Issues & Index Sources:  1966 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Paul Williams
Frequency:   irregular?

Crazyhorse

Total Issues: 87 (to Spring 2015)

Literary magazine. Has published Raymond Carver and John Updike. Circulation 1,000. See Best of Crazyhorse ed. David Jauss (Univ. Arkansas, 1990)

Issues & Index Sources

  1960 – present

Publishers

  1981 – 2001: Dept. of English, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72204
  2002 – present: College of Charleston

Website

  crazyhorse.cofc.edu

Editors

  Ralph Burns & Lisa Lewis (in 2002)

Formats

  review

Pagecounts

  136pp

Frequency

  quarterly to 1978, now twice yearly

Sources

  O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Cream

The mixture of topics includes women's fashions, home decor, a lot of fiction, poetry and humor, a page of sheet music, a religion page, a kids' page, etc. The fiction contributions include a Horatio Alger story, "The Lost Receipts".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Belfast, Maine
Frequency:   monthly?

Cream City Review

Publishes 5-8 stories per issue, 25-35 poems, plus essays, reviews and visual features. Has published Stuart Dybek, Marge Piercy, Amy Clampitt, Derek Walcott, Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Circulation, 2,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  1975 – present
Publishers:   University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201 (in 1998 - 2002)
Website:   www.creamcityreview.org
Editors:   started by Mary Zane Allen; rotating editorship
Formats:   originally large quarto, duplicated, but now review-size, with glossy covers.
Pagecounts:   up to 275pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

The Creasey Mystery Magazine

see under John Creasey Mystery Magazine

Creative Brother's Sci-Fi Magazine

Total Issues: 11

A publication aimed at offering a platform to black writers.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-2004 – May-2008: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Black Sci Fi Horror Fantasy Club
Editors:   Cecil Washington
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Creep, Shadow!

Total Issues: 2

Fanzine produced by John Carnell for the British Amateur Press Association, containing fiction mainly reprinted from other fanzines or from Unknown Worlds by authors such as Nelson S. Bond, Ray Bradbury & Lester Del Rey.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1945 – Apr-1946: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   British Amateur Press Association
Editors:   John Carnell
Formats:   typewritten
Pagecounts:   38pp (1st issue) & 57pp (2nd issue)
Frequency:   irregular
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The Crescent Review

Publishes only short stories, up to 15 per issue. No payment. Circulation 2,500.

Issues & Index Sources:  1983 – ?
Publishers:   Crescent Review, Box 15069, Chevy Chase, MD 20825-5069 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   J. Timothy Holland (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Frequency:   three to four per year
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Cricket

Literary magazine for children 9 and over. Discussed at length in Children's Magazine Guide.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1973 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Open Court Publishing, La Salle, IL to Mar-1995; then Carus Publishing, Peru, IL
Website:   www.cricketmag.com
Editors:   Clifton Fadiman (in 1974); Lynn Gutknetcht; Deborah Vetter
Formats:   digest (in 1974); later slick
Prices:   $1.25 (in 1974); later $3.95
Pagecounts:   96pp (in 1974); later 64pp
Frequency:   monthly


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