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Movie Detective

Total Issues: 2

Movie Detective capitalised on the popularity of the Hollywood screen magazines and mainly contained story adaptations of recent films. It only lasted for two issues, though sources differ on the dates of those issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1942 – Feb-1942: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: Feb-1942)
Publishers:   Manhattan Fiction Publications (Albing Publications), 366 Broadway, New York, NY
Editors:   Jerry Albert
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Movie Fun

Started as Movie Fun with a very small "Pictorial" as prefix, but in 1942 the emphasis was on Fun, initially with "Pictorial Movie" as prefix and subsequently just "Pictorial" as prefix.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1940 – Aug-1942? (possibly non-fiction)
Frequency:   monthly
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Movie Humor

Total Issues: 54

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1934 – May-1939 (possibly non-fiction)
Publishers:   1450 Broadway, New York City
Editors:   M. R. Reese
Prices:   20c
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Movie Love

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1941 – Jan-1942: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Albing Publications
Editors:   Jerry Albert
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Movie Merry-Go-Round

Total Issues: 15?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1936 – Jun-1939?
Publishers:   Periodical House Inc., NY
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Movie Mystery Magazine

Total Issues: 3

Movie Mystery Magazine was a digest magazine, printed on the rough paper of the paperbacks of the day, and featuring one novelization of a movie in each issue. It stood little chance when competing with the slick, large, movie magazines of the time and folded after three issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul/Aug-1946 – Dec-1946/Jan-1947: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Anson Bond Publications, Hollywood
Editors:   Anson Bond & Eddie Koblitz
Formats:   digest
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Movie Novel Magazine

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1929 – Mar-1929: General Fiction Index
Publishers:   Jacobsen Publishing Co.
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   100pp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Movie Stars Handies

see under Silk Stocking Revue/Stories

Movie Story Magazine

Total Issues: 33+173=206

General magazine about films & film stars which frequently included fiction in the form of film stories, several of which were written (anonymously) by Murray Leinster.

First issue is numbered Vol 1 #2.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1933 – Feb-1937, as Romantic Movie Stories: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Mar-1937 – Jul-1951, as Movie Story Magazine

Publishers

  Dec-1933 – Mar-1934: Graphic Arts Corporation
  Apr-1934 – May-1937: Fawcett Publications

Formats

  pulp

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Movie Thrillers

see under Movie Adventures

Movie Western

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1941 – Mar-1942?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all after Dec-1941)
Publishers:   Albing Publications
Editors:   Jerry Albert
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Moving Picture Stories

Total Issues: 834

Ran around six stories based on prominent films each issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  3-Jan-1913 – 29-Oct-1929: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Tousey
Editors:   Lu Senarens
Frequency:   weekly
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Mrs. Ellen Wood's Celebrated Novels

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1860s
Publishers:   Dick & Fitzgerald
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Mrs. L. T. Meade Series

Total Issues: 32

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1920
Publishers:   Arthur Westbrook (Cleveland)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Mrs. Stephens' New Monthly

Initially titled Mrs. Stephens' Illustrated New Monthly in the bound volumes (and possibly on the covers).

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1856 – 1858

#merges with Peterson's Magazine

Publishers

  Ann S. Stephens, 126 Nassau Street, New York

Editors

  Ann S. Stephens

M'sieur

Total Issues: 12

Title changes to Monsieur with #5 or #6.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1948
Publishers:   The Park Trading Company, 14 Portland Road, London W11
Pagecounts:   36pp
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Mslexia

Total Issues: 67 (to Nov-2015)

Subtitled "the magazine for women who write", it mainly consists of advice to would-be writers and interviews with real writers, but most issues also contain some poetry and/or prose.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1999 – present
Publishers:   Mslexia, PO Box 656, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE99 1PZ
Website:   www.mslexia.co.uk
Frequency:   quarterly

Ms. Magazine

A strong feminist magazine which runs a story or two per issue. Authors include Alice Walker, Eric Jong, Margaret Atwood, Lisa Goldstein, Ursula K. Le Guin.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1971 (pilot issue)
  Jul-1972 – 1989: Short Story Index (Missing: all before 1974 at least)
  Jul-1990 – ?: Short Story Index

Publishers

  1972 – 1987: Ms Foundation
  1989 – 1996: Lang Communications
  Jun-1996 – Dec-1998: MacDonald Communications
  Dec-1998 – ?: Liberty Media for Women

Editors

  Jul-1972 – ?: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
  ?: Suzanne B. Levine
  in 1998: Marcia Ann Gillespie

Email Address

  ms@echonyc.com

Formats

  slick

Frequency

  bimonthly


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