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The Metropolitan [1885]

Country: US
Total Issues: 30

Issues & Index Sources:  1885 – 1888
Publishers:   Metropolitan
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Metropolitan Magazine [1895]

Country: US
Total Issues: 361

Still a standard magazine in 1912, but became an oversize slick before 1920 (perhaps in 1915 - 1916). Titled The New Metropolitan from April to August 1903.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1895 – Oct-1913: FictionMags Index (incomplete)
  Nov-1913 – Dec-1922, as Metropolitan: The Standard Index of Short Stories (incomplete)
FictionMags Index
  Jan-1923 – Jun-1924, as Metropolitan with The Girl of To-day: FictionMags Index
  Jul-1924 – Sep-1924, as Metropolitan Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Oct-1924 – Aug-1925, as Macfadden Fiction-Lover's Magazine: FictionMags Index (Missing: Apr-1925 - Aug-1925)

Publishers

  ?: John Brisben Walker
  Oct-1924 – Aug-1925: Bernarr Macfadden

Editors

  ?: John Brisben Walker
  1904 – ?: John Kendrick Bangs
  Oct-1924 – Aug-1925: F. Orlin Tremaine

Formats

  Feb-1895 – Sep-1911: standard, illustrated, often with posed photographs
  Nov-1911 – Feb-1922: 11" x 14"
  Feb-1922 – Aug-1925: 9.5" x 11"

Prices

  15c

Frequency

  monthly (no issues for Oct-1911; Apr-1916; Jul-1921; Aug-1922 & double issue Feb/Mar-1923)

Online Sources

  Online Books
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Metropolitan [1993]

Country: UK
Total Issues: 9

Dedicated to the short story; seeking to develop new writers but also publishes Russell Hoban, Colum McCann.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1993/1994 – Winter 1997/1998
Publishers:   John Ashbrook, Manchester
Editors:   Elizabeth Baines & Ailsa Cox
Frequency:   twice-yearly

Metropolitan Idle Hour Series

Country: US
Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1886: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Cosmopolitan Co., Ltd., 44 Broadway, New York
Formats:   7 1/4 x 5"
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


The Metropolitan Review

Country: US

On indefinite hiatus in Dec-2002.

Issues & Index Sources:  1998 – 2001?
Publishers:   1 Embarcadero Center, P.O. Box 26470, San Francisco, CA 94126-6470 (in 2000)
Editors:   Mary Claire Ray (in 2000)
Frequency:   twice yearly
Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2001 or 2002)

Metropolitan Series

Country: US
Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources:  1892 – 1893: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Hovendon Company, 17 and 19 Waverley Place, New York, NY
Formats:   7 1/2 x 5"
Prices:   50c
Pagecounts:   300
Frequency:   monthly (with extra issues)
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


MEZRAB

Country: US

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Marion Zimmer Bradley & Robert A. Bradley
Editors:   Marion Zimmer Bradley & Robert A. Bradley
Related Sites:   Fancyclopedia 3

Michael Moorcock's New Worlds

Country: UK
Total Issues: 2

Short-lived online magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-2012 – May-2013: Science Fiction Index
Editors:   Roger Gray
Formats:   online
Frequency:   irregular

Michigan Quarterly Review

Country: US

Mostly non-fiction and poetry but runs fiction. Has published Margaret Atwood, Louise Gluck. Circulation 1,800. Supersedes The Michigan Alumnus Quarterly Review.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1962 – present: Index to English-Language Little Magazines, 1890-1970 (Missing: 1971-1974 at least)
Short Story Index
Website:   www.umich.edu/~mqr/
Publishers:   The University of Michigan, 3032 Rackham Building, 3032 Rackham Building, Ann Arbor, MI 41809-1070 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   Laurence Goldstein (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   160pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Mid-American Review

Country: US
Total Issues: 38 (to 1-2000)

A strong literary review. Has published Stuart Dybek, Albert Goldbarth, David Foster Wallace, Stephen Dunn, took over from the in-house magazine Itinerary.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1980 – present: website
Website:   casit.bgsu.edu/midamericanreview
Publishers:   Dept. of English, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Robert Early to 1984, Ken Letko to 1988, George Looney to Spring 1999, now Wendell Mayo (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   160pp
Frequency:   twice yearly (Spr, Fall)
Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
 

Mid-Day

Country: UK
Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1946/1947: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Mid-Day Publications Ltd., Holywell Press, 9 Alfred Street, Oxford
Formats:   digest
Prices:   2/6d
Pagecounts:   56pp


Midget Library

Country: UK
Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Fairylite
Formats:   pocket library
Pagecounts:   20pp


The Midland

Country: US

Little magazine of the Middle West.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1915 – May/Jun-1933: Index to (American) Little Magazines (FicMags partial issues only)
FictionMags Index

#merges with The Frontier

Publishers

  John T. Frederick, Iowa

Editors

  John T. Frederick, plus Frank Luther Mott from 1925

Frequency

  monthly

Online Sources

  Hathi Trust

Midland Series

Country: US
Total Issues: 28

Issues & Index Sources:  1892
Publishers:   Morrill, Higgins
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Midnight [1922]

Country: US
Total Issues: 24

Midnight is an extremely scarce, early, bedsheet, crime magazine that initially featured a mixture of fiction, true confessions, and exposes, but later became all fiction under the names Midnight Mysteries and Midnight Mystery Stories. Some of the early issues were destroyed by court order as being too risque.

Issues & Index Sources

  19-Aug-1922 – 11-Nov-1922: Crime Fiction Index
  18-Nov-1922 – 15-Nov-1922, as Midnight Mysteries: Crime Fiction Index
  2-Dec-1922 – 3-Feb-1923, as Midnight Mystery Stories: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: 20-Jan-1923)

Publishers

  Midnight Publishing imprint of Macfadden

Editors

  P.L. Atkinson

Formats

  tabloid/bedsheet (9¼" x 12¼")

Pagecounts

  32pp

Frequency

  weekly

Mentioned in:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Midnight [1960]

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources

  1960 – 1969?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  in 1961: American Art Agency, Inc., 7311 Fulton Avenue, North Hollywood, CA.
  in 1970: Jaybird Enterprises, Inc., 7311 Fulton Avenue, North Hollywood, CA.

Editors

  in 1961: Ron Black
  in 1964: Colin Stanley
  in 1966 – 1969: Phillip Sparrow
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