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The Midwest Bookman

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1920s: FictionMags Index (partial issue only)
Publishers:   Kansas City

Might and Main

Total Issues: 80

Dime novel series containing "stories of success and adventure about boys who climbed the golden ladder of fame by honest effort".

Title varied between Might and Main Library and Might and Main Weekly.

Issues & Index Sources:  24-Feb-1906 – 31-Aug-1907: Dime Novel Bibliography (FicMags sample issue only)
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Publishers:   The Winner Library Co., 165 West Fifteenth St., New York (imprint of Street & Smith)
Formats:   11 x 8"
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Mighty Midgets

Issues & Index Sources:  1942 – ?
Publishers:   W. Barton
Formats:   pocket library
Pagecounts:   36pp

Mike Hervey Detective Monthly Magazine

Total Issues: 12

The title was constant as "Mike Hervey Detective Monthly Magazine" on the contents page, but the cover title became "Mike Hervey's Detective Monthly Magazine" with issue 7. All the stories in all the issues were written by Mike Hervey.

Issues & Index Sources:  1952? – 1953?: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Transport Publishing Co., Sydney (an early imprint of Horwitz)
Formats:   digest
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   58pp
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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine

Total Issues: 337

Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine was one of the most successful crime digests, running for 337 issues over a period of 30 years from 1956 to 1985, each featuring a novella about the eponymous detective, created by Davis Dresser (although all but a handful of the novellas were written by other authors).

Entitled Michael Shayne Mystery Magazine until Apr-1957.

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1956 – Dec-1980: Crime Fiction Index
  Jan-1981 – Aug-1985: Crime Fiction Index

Publishers

  Renown Publications, NY

Editors

  Sam Merwin, Jr., Frank Belknap Long, Alden H. Norton, Charles E. Fritch

Formats

  digest

Prices

  35c (Price rose steadily to $1.50)

Pagecounts

  162pp (Pages dropped to 128pp)

Frequency

  mostly monthly, but bimonthly Apr-1957 - Jun-1958

Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine Annual

Total Issues: 3

Each issue contained an original Mike Shayne novella, and 15-17 short stories mainly reprinted from other Renown publications, chiefly The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. although six of the stories in the 1972 issue are also original.

Issues & Index Sources:  1971 – 1973: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Renown Publications, NY
Editors:   Cylvia Kleinman
Formats:   digest
Prices:   $1.00
Pagecounts:   192pp
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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine (Australia)

Total Issues: 14

Despite the appearance of being an Australian reprint edition of Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine this actually reprinted stories from a wide variety of sources, and even had some original stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1957 – May/Jun-1958: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Frew Publications, Sydney
Pagecounts:   128+pp (Jan-1957 - Apr-1957); 112+pp (May-1957 - May/Jun-1958)
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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine (UK)

Total Issues: 12+8=20

The first series is unusual because it is actually "published" in Australia for distribution in the UK. It appears to be identical to the first 12 issues of Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine (Australia) except that the issues are dated four months later (to allow for shipment to the UK, the volume numbering is changed to match the policy of the UK distributor, the covers are overprinted with "British Edition" (and the new date and UK price) and there are minor textual changes to the wording on the Table of Contents.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1957 – May/Jun-1958: Crime Fiction Index
  Mar-1964 – Oct-1964: Crime Fiction Index

Publishers

  May-1957 – May/Jun-1958: Frew Publications, Sydney (distributed by Atlas Publishing & Distributing)
  Mar-1964 – Oct-1964: Atlas Publishing & Distributing

Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Mi-Lady Magazine

A thin Australian digest printing original stories by Australian authors.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Action Comics, 14 Bond Street, Sydney
Frequency:   monthly
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Milestones

The corporate magazine of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company which featured some fiction and two Norman Rockwell covers.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1910s: FictionMags Index (partial issue only)
Publishers:   Firestone Tire and Rubber Company

Millennium Science Fiction & Fantasy Magazine

Online magazine which also had a quarterly print edition.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1996 – May-1997: Science Fiction Index (Missing: Apr-1996)
  Jul-1998 – Feb/Mar-2001: Science Fiction Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Apr-1996 – May-1997: Lorraine Van Valkenburg, Modesto, California
  1998 – 2001: JoPop Publications, Roswell, New Mexico

Editors

  1996 – 1998: Lorraine Van Valkenburg
  1998 – 2001: S. Joan Popek

Formats

  quarto

Prices

  $6.50
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The Million

Total Issues: 158+13=171

Issues & Index Sources

  26-Mar-1892 – 30-Mar-1895: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  6-Apr-1895 – 29-Jun-1895, as The Firefly

Publishers

  Newnes

Formats

  illustrated (colour) literary journal

Prices

  Initially 2d

Frequency

  weekly
 

Million: The Magazine About Popular Fiction

Total Issues: 14

A magazine of commentary on popular fiction in general, it published just three short stories, by Colin Dexter, Brian Stableford and Kim Newman.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan/Feb-1991 – Mar/Jun-1993: FictionMags Index

#merges with Interzone

Publishers

  Popular Fictions, Brighton

Editors

  David Pringle

Formats

  A4

Frequency

  bimonthly
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The Milwaukee Journal

Daily newspaper that published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1882 – 1995: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Editors:   Lucius Nieman (in 1882)
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Mind Boggling Science Fiction

Total Issues: 1

Small press science fiction magazine, published to coincide with Intersection.

Issues & Index Sources:  1995: Science Fiction Index
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MindFlights

Semi-professional online magazine formed from the merger of Dragons, Knights and Angels and The Sword Review. The print version was issued quarterly based on regularly updated online issues and planned to continue as an annual after issue #6.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 2008 – Spring 2009: FictionMags Index (incomplete)
Publishers:   Double-Edged Publishing, Inc., Cordova, Tennessee
Editors:   Selena Thomason


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