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A. Lynes & Son's Illustrated Magazine

Total Issues: 14?

Kensington fashion house which published a bi-yearly magazine, in the Summer and Winter.

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1870 – Winter 1877: FictionMags Index (Missing: Winter 1871, Summer 1872, Winter 1872, #13)
Publishers:   A. Lynes

Lynx Eye

Issues & Index Sources:  1994? – 2006?
Publishers:   1880 Hill Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90041 (in 2002)
Editors:   Pam McCully & Kathryn Morrison (in 2002)
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

The Lyons Mail

In-house magazine of the J. Lyons company which ran several short stories by Edgar Wallace (and others) as well as articles by Arthur Machen.

A separate "Forces edition" was published during World War II.

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   The Lyons Club, Cadby Hall, Kensington, London (in 1921)
Prices:   2d (in 1921)
Related Sites:   www.kzwp.com/lyons/inhouse.htm
 

The Lyre

Total Issues: 2

Small press sf/fantasy/horror fiction magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1991 – #2, 1993: Science Fiction Index
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Lyric Love Stories

Total Issues: 5?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1936 – Jul-1936?
Publishers:   Gordon Associates
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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M

Total Issues: 3 (as at Apr-2018)

Published twice annually, each issue contains a mix of mystery and horror.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-2014 – present: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: any after #3, Jun-2016)
Publishers:   Big Pulp
Editors:   Bill Olver
Prices:   $6.00
Pagecounts:   48pp
Website:   www.bigpulp.com/publications/m.html
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Mab S^e^r

see under Beyond the Boundaries

Mabs Weekly

Total Issues: 177+54+124=355

Young women's story paper.

Issues & Index Sources

  3-Oct-1931 – 16-Feb-1935: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  23-Feb-1935 – 29-Feb-1936, as Mabs Home Weekly
  7-Mar-1936 – 16-Jul-1938, as Home Weekly

Publishers

  Fashions for All Ltd., The Fleetway House, Farringdon Street, London, EC1

Formats

  7.2" x 10.5"

Prices

  2d

Pagecounts

  28pp

Frequency

  weekly

Macabre [1948]

Total Issues: 2

Amateur magazine. The first issue had 2 stories and a longish poems, as well as 2 articles and a batch of departments.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1948 – Jun-1948: Science Fiction Index (Missing: Jun-1948)
Publishers:   Don Hutchison & Jack Doherty, Toronto, Canada
Editors:   Don Hutchison & Jack Doherty
Related Sites:   ZineWiki
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Macabre [1957]

Total Issues: 23

Semi-professional magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1957 – #23, 1976: Science Fiction Index
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Macabre [1972]

see also under The Argonaut

Macabre [2002]

Total Issues: 3?

Issues & Index Sources:  2002 – 2004: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Allegra Press, Singapore
Editors:   Christina Sng
Formats:   octavo
Prices:   $4.00
Pagecounts:   20
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Macabre Tales

Total Issues: 1?

Fanzine, a collection of text horror stories with illustrations by Don Rico.

Issues & Index Sources:  1960
Publishers:   Delphi Publishing, Hollywood, California
Editors:   Don Rico
Pagecounts:   48pp

Macfadden's Fiction Lover's Magazine

see under Metropolitan Magazine

Macho

Total Issues: 5?

Glossy American-Spanish co-production featuring nude girls and fiction by Ed Morrison, Dick Pickering and others.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1983 – Sep-1983?
Publishers:   OMT Publications, 16 N.E. 27th Street, Miami, FLA 33137
Editors:   Jose Iliaro Font
Prices:   $3.50
Pagecounts:   114pp
 
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MacKill's Mystery Magazine

Total Issues: 22

MacKill's Mystery Magazine was primarily a reprint magazine, and ran for 22 monthly issues from September 1952 to June 1954. Each issue featured a story in Roy Vickers' "Department of Dead Ends" series, as well as other classic reprints from authors like Agatha Christie and Ellery Queen.

The title was changed on the cover only to MacKill's for the last four issues.

Some, or all, of the issues were also distributed in the US, initially just with an overprinted price, but after April 1953 with specific US editions with the same volume/issue number but different cover dates.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1952 – Jun-1954: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Todd Publishing, London.
Formats:   digest
Prices:   1/- (6d in Feb-1953 only)
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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MacKill's Mystery Magazine (US)

Total Issues: 19?

US reprint edition of MacKill's Mystery Magazine (US). Initially these were just the UK editions with an overprinted price, but no issue was published in March 1953 and from April 1953 on there were specific US editions with the same volume/issue number but different cover dates (and, occasionally, different cover art).

The title was changed on the cover only to MacKill's for the last five issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1952? – Aug-1954: Crime Fiction Index
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly (missing Mar-1953, Aug-1953)
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Mack's Pocket Detective Stories Magazine

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1930: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Pocket Magazine Co., 1860 Broadway, NY
Formats:   digest
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Maclean's

Began as a mainly reprint publication, but soon featured new fiction by Canadian writers (e.g. Robert W. Service's "The Trail of '98" was serialized, 1911); authors included Gilbert Parker, Arthur Stringer, Alan Sullivan, Stephen Leacock, Thomas Head Raddall; it also became an important market for American fiction writers in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s; US authors included Talbot Mundy, Stephen Vincent Benet, Ray Bradbury.

Issues & Index Sources

  1896 – Nov-1905, as The Business Magazine
  Dec-1905 – Feb-1911, as The Busy Man's Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Mar-1911 – present, as Maclean's: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  John Bayne Maclean, Toronto

Editors

  Oct-1914 – 1920: Thomas Bertram Costain
  1920 – 1926: J. Vernon Mackenzie
  1926 – ?: H. Napier Moore

Formats

  standard format, becoming a big slick in 1914

Frequency

  monthly, becoming fortnightly in the 1920s, then weekly?

Website:   www.macleans.ca


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