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Mr. America

Total Issues: 4+7+5=16

For most of it's run, Mr. America was a bodybuilding and fitness magazine, but in August 1952 it changed to a men's adventure magazine. Confusingly it then split into two magazines, American Manhood which continued the issue numbering of the former magazine but ran only for a further 7 issues before folding, and a new Mr. America which restarted at v1#1 but only ran for 5 issues before reverting to being a body-building magazine with no fiction.

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  Aug-1952 – Nov-1952
  Dec-1952 – Jul-1953, as American Manhood
  Jan-1953 – Aug-1953, as Mr. America
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Issues & Index Sources:  1964 – 1966?
Publishers:   D and R, Inc., 1504 N. Gardner Ave, Los Angeles, CA
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Mithila Review

Total Issues: 8 (to Sep-2017)

A Literary Speculative Fiction & Poetry Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-2016 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #9, Sep-2017)
Editors:   Ajapa Sharma & Salik Shah
Frequency:   monthly
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The Mixture

Christmas supplement to "The Bee", the in-house magazine of Boots Pure Drug Co. Published a lot of fiction by Boots employees.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Boots Pure Drug Co., Station Street, Nottingham
Editors:   J.H. Davis
Formats:   quarto
Pagecounts:   72pp
Frequency:   annual

Mizpah Novels

Total Issues: 154

#1 (Apr-1919) is "Snubbed By the Mill"

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1919 – 25-Mar-1922


  Amalgamated Press


  Apr-1919 – Jul-1919: monthly
  9-Aug-1919 – 25-Mar-1922: weekly

M'lle New York

A magazine of highly active commentary about literature and the arts; mostly non-fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1895 – Apr-1896
  Nov-1898 – 1899


  Vance Thompson; assisted by James Huneker


  Vance Thompson


  little magazine




Likes fiction and poetry that explores social change and is innovative. Circulation 1,500.

Issues & Index Sources:  1989 – present
Publishers:   Mobius, Madison, WI
Editors:   Fred Schepartz
Formats:   tabloid
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   quarterly


Total Issues: 2

One of several gangster pulps published by Harold B. Hersey. However, by the time it was published, in 1930, public interest in gangsters was fading and it only lasted for 2 issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun/Jul-1930 – Aug-1930: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Good Story Magazine (Harold Hersey)
Editors:   W. M. Clayton
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Mobs and Gangs

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1977 – ?
Publishers:   Countrywide Publications, 150 Fifth Ave., New York, NY, before 1974, then 257 Park Ave. South, New York, NY
Frequency:   bimonthly


Total Issues: 3

Although published for only three issues, Mobsters was an important traditional pulp magazine with "stories of the fight against the Underworld". The covers were similar to the paperback books that began in this period to crowd out the magazines.

A cover was produced for the fourth issue identifying two of the stories that would have appeared therein.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1952 – Apr-1953: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Standard Magazines, NY
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Model Airplane News

Mainly a model airplane magazine but often featuring an aviation story in the early years.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1929 – Dec-1929
  Jan-1930 – Dec-1930, as Junior Mechanics and Model Airplane News
  Jan-1931 – Aug-1932, as Model Airplane News and Junior Mechanics
  Sep-1932 – Mar-1935, as Universal Model Airplane News
  Apr-1935 – present, as Model Airplane News


  Jul-1929 – Aug-1932: Model Airplane News Pub. Corp, Dunellen, N.J.
  Sep-1932 – Mar-1935: Jay Pub. Co, Springfield, Mass.
  Apr-1935 – present: Air Age, Inc., Darien, Conn.



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Model Series

Total Issues: 19

Issues & Index Sources:  1896 – 1897
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Modern Adventuress

See under Scarlet Adventuress

Modern Art & Stories

A unique combination of pictures, illustrations and text - Wonderful Deco-era 32 pages of tasteful period nude photographs and risque stories....Mostly Full Page layouts, tinted monochrome.... Eventually published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  early 1930s
Publishers:   Culture Publications, Wilmington, Delaware
Formats:   8½" x 11½"
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Modern Author's Library

Total Issues: 652

Issues & Index Sources:  1896 – 1905
Publishers:   M. A. Donohue & Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Modern Author's Library

Total Issues: 100

Issues & Index Sources:  1894 – 1897
Publishers:   Donohue-Henneberry
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Modern Boy

Total Issues: 523+87=610

Authors include W.E. Johns, Murray Roberts, merges with Boy's Cinema. Incorporates: Chums from 9-Jul-1932

Issues & Index Sources

  11-Feb-1928 – 12-Feb-1938: FictionMags Index (Missing: all issues after 5-Dec-1931)
  19-Feb-1938 – 14-Oct-1939

#incorporated into Boy's Cinema


  Amalgamated Press


  Charles Boff (Assistant Editor); Fred Lidstone (Assistant Editor)


  tabloid; later issues smaller






  weekly (every Saturday)

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