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Matrix [1974]

Total Issues: 101 (as at Sep-2015)

Publishes fiction, poetry, commentary and photography. Authors include Anne Carson, Nino Ricci, Lorna Crozier, Margaret Atwood. Note: Not to be confused with Matrix published from Philadelphia in c1940.

Issues & Index Sources:  1975 – present
Publishers:   P.O. Box 100, Ste-Anne de Bellevue, PQ H9X 3L4
Frequency:   2-3 issues per year
Website:   www.matrixmagazine.org

Maverick

Based on TV series of same name.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1959: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues; possibly phantom)
Publishers:   Great American
Formats:   digest
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Mavericks

Total Issues: 4+1=5

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1934 – Dec-1934: Western Fiction Index
  Feb-1935, as Bull's-Eye Western Stories: Western Fiction Index

Publishers

  Popular Publications

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  15c

Frequency

  monthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
 
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Max Brand's Western Magazine

Total Issues: 33

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1949 – Aug-1954: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   New Publications (Popular Publications)
Formats:   large pulp
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   96pp
Frequency:   mostly bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
 
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Max Brand's Western Magazine (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Max Brand's Western Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Max Brand's Western Magazine (UK)

Total Issues: 18?

British reprint edition of Max Brand's Western Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: #2; #3; #5; #6; #7; #8; #10; any after #18)
Publishers:   Pemberton's of Manchester
Formats:   standard pulp
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Mayfair [1946]

Contained articles and fiction for teen-agers.

Issues & Index Sources:  1946 – ?
Publishers:   Spry Publications Ltd., 119 Ewell Road, Surbiton, Surrey.
Editors:   Hilary Jordan
Prices:   1/6d
Frequency:   monthly

Mayfair [1966]

Total Issues: 648 (to v53 #4)

A sex-oriented pictorial men's magazine in the Playboy and Penthouse mould. Still publishes occasional men's-magazine fiction. Circulation 330,000. Absorbed King in 1968.

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1966 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Publishers

  Aug-1966 – Jan-1990: Fisk Publications
  Feb-1990 – Jun-2010: Paul Raymond, London
  Jul-2010 – present: Trojan Publishing Group

Editors

  Aug-1966 – Jan-1990: Kenneth Bound
  in 1990s: Steve Shields

Formats

  slick

Frequency

  monthly; now four-weekly

Related Sites

  Wikipedia
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Mayflower Library

Total Issues: 10

Issues & Index Sources:  1891 – 1892
Publishers:   John A. Taylor Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Maywood Library

Total Issues: 137

Issues & Index Sources:  1900 – 1910
Publishers:   Mershon
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Maywood Library

Total Issues: 512

Issues & Index Sources:  1900 – 1905
Publishers:   George Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

M-Brane SF

Total Issues: 30

Online magazine, in both print-on-demand and downloadable format.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-2009 – Feb-2012: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #28, May-2011)
Editors:   Christopher Fletcher, Oklahoma City
Frequency:   mainly monthly
Website:   www.mbranesf.com/
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McBride's Magazine

see under Lippincott's Magazine

McCall's

Became a large-format women's magazine after the turn of the century; circulation had reached 6 million by 1960. Published copious fiction, authors including Willa Cather, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gelett Burgess, Ray Bradbury, Jack Finney, Anne Tyler, Tim O'Brien.

Began as a small pattern magazine entitled The Queen Illustrated Magazine of Fashion on 1-Apr-1876.

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1897 – Mar-2001: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  May-2001 – Dec-2002, as Rosie, the Magazine

Publishers

  McCall

Editors

  1921 – 1928: Harry Payne Burton
  1928 – 1949: Otis L. Wiese

Formats

  standard, later big slick

Frequency

  monthly

Related Sites

  MagazineArt
   
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McClure's Magazine

Total Issues: 409

Modelled on The Strand, it was originally planned as a US edition of The Idler and initially reprinted much material from it. Cheaply priced, it became the 1890s trend-setter for American illustrated magazines (Munsey's Magazine soon copied it); known for its exposes and muckraking, it was also a major vehicle for popular fiction. Authors included Conan Doyle, O. Henry, Jack London, Joel Chandler Harris, W.A. White.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1893 – Sep-1921: FictionMags Index
  Mar-1922 – Aug-1924: FictionMags Index
  May-1925 – Jan-1926: FictionMags Index
  Jun-1926 – Jun-1928: FictionMags Index (Missing: Jun-1926)
  Jul-1928 – Mar-1929, as The New McClure's: FictionMags Index

#merges with The New Smart Set

Publishers

  1893 – 1913: McClure's, NY
  1926 – 1928: Hearst
  1928 – 1930: James R. Quirk

Editors

  1893 – 1913: S.S. McClure
  1927 – 1928: Arthur S. Hoffman
  ? – 1929: Magus

Formats

  1893 – c. 1915: standard
  c. 1920: big slick
  ?: standard size
  ?: pulp paper

Frequency

  monthly (suspended publication for a year in 1921/1922, a half-year in 1924/1925 and six months in 1926)

Related Sites

  Spartacus Educational
  Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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McGirt's Magazine

An illustrated monthly on art, science, literature, and other subjects. Serialised "The Black Sleuth" by John Edward Bruce.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1903? – 1909
Publishers:   James E. McGirt, Philadelphia, PA
Editors:   James E. McGirt
Frequency:   monthly (Aug-1903? - Aug-1908); quarterly (1909)

McSweeney's

Total Issues: 52 (as at Apr-2018)

McSweeney's began in September 2000 as a literary journal, edited by Dave Eggers, that published only works rejected from other magazines. McSweeney's has grown to be one of the country's best and largest-circulation literary journals with an expanding, loyal subscriber base and strong independent book store following. Original content also posted on Web site.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-2000 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   429 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215; 394A Ninth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   David Eggers (in 2000)
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
Website:   www.mcsweeneys.net
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