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Lynx Eye

Country: US

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


The Lyons Mail

Country: UK

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

Country: UK
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

Country: US
Total Issues: 5?

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

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M

Country: US
Total Issues: 3

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

Issues & Index Sources:  May-2014 – Jun-2016: Crime Fiction Index
Website:   www.bigpulp.com/publications/m.html
Publishers:   Big Pulp
Editors:   Bill Olver
Prices:   $6.00
Pagecounts:   48pp
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Mab Sêr

see under Beyond the Boundaries

Mabs Weekly

Country: UK
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]

Country: Canada
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]

Country: US
Total Issues: 23

Semi-professional magazine.

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

see also under The Argonaut

Macabre [2002]

Country: Singapore
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

Country: US
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

Country: US
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

Country: UK
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
Mentioned in:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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MacKill's Mystery Magazine (US)

Country: 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)
Mentioned in:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Mack's Pocket Detective Stories Magazine

Country: US
Total Issues: 1

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

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Maclean's

Country: Canada

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 the early 1950s: US authors included Talbot Mundy, Stephen Vincent Benet, Ray Bradbury. By the late 1950s fiction was becoming rarer and the last fiction was published in 1960 or thereabouts.

Issues & Index Sources

  1896 – Sep-1905?, as Business
  Oct-1905 – Nov-1905, as The Business Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Dec-1905 – Feb-1911, as The Busy Man's Magazine: FictionMags Index (Missing: Dec-1905; Aug-1908 - Feb-1911)
  Mar-1911 – Apr-1918, as MacLean's Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  May-1918 – 15-Oct-1931, as MacLean's: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  1-Nov-1931 – present, as Maclean's: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Website:   www.macleans.ca

Publishers

  1896 – Sep-1905: J. S. Robertson Co.
  Oct-1905 – present: 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

  Oct-1905 – Jan-1920: monthly
  1-Feb-1920 – 15-Feb-1955: semi-monthly
  5-Mar-1955 – Dec-1966: fortnightly
  Jan-1967 – Jan-1976: monthly
  9-Feb-1976 – Sep-1978: fortnightly
  18-Sep-1978 – present: weekly

Online Sources

  Online Books
  Online Books
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Macmillan's Magazine

Country: UK
Total Issues: 546

The first of the literary shilling monthlies; though it never quite matched The Cornhill in the quality of its fiction it still published such memorable serials as "The Water-Babies" Kingsley (1862-3), "The Portrait of a Lady" James (1880-1), "The Woodlanders" Hardy (1886 - 1887). Other authors include R.D. Blackmore, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Margaret Oliphant, W. Clark Russell, Charlotte M. Yonge.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1859 – Oct-1907: Index to Periodical Literature (Poole to 1906 only, FicMags sample issue only)
FictionMags Index

Publishers

  Macmillan, London

Editors

  Nov-1859 – Apr-1868: David Masson
  May-1868 – Apr-1883: George Grove
  May-1883 – Sep-1885: John Morley
  Oct-1885 – Oct-1907: Mowbray Morris

Formats

  standard?

Frequency

  monthly

Related Sites

  Wikipedia

Mentioned in:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3, The Age of the Storytellers

Online Sources

  Online Books


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