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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


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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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?


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


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



  Ralph Burns & Lisa Lewis (in 2002)






  quarterly to 1978, now twice yearly


  O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


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)
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)


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
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

Cricket & Company

UK edition of Cricket, although exact relationship is unclear.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1974 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Open Court Publishing, 59 St. Martin's Lane, LONDON WC2N 4JS
Editors:   Clifton Fadiman (in 1974)
Formats:   digest (in 1974)
Prices:   35p (in 1974)
Pagecounts:   96pp (in 1974)
Frequency:   monthly

Cricket Library

Total Issues: 16

Issues & Index Sources:  18-Jan-1888 – 2-May-1888: Dime Novel Bibliography (title stories only)
Publishers:   Novelist Pub. Co., 18 Rose St., New York
Formats:   8 x 5½"
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   32
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Total Issues: 6


Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s
Editors:   Tom Reamy

Crime and Justice Detective Story Magazine

Total Issues: 4

Really a gangster magazine with atmosphere of a 40s pulp. Old-time writers G.T. Fleming-Roberts and Robert Sidney Bowen appeared alongside newcomers Harlan Ellison and Edward D. Hoch.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1956 – Mar-1957: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Everett M. Arnold, 1 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Mass
Editors:   Alfred Grenet
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Crime and Punishment

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1967 – ?
Publishers:   Mi Enterprises Inc., 150 Fifth Ave., New York, NY
Frequency:   bimonthly

Crime Annual [1931]

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1931 – ?
Publishers:   F. V. White & Co., London
Frequency:   annual

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