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The Midwest Bookman

Country: US

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


Might and Main

Country: US
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)
FictionMags Index
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
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Mighty Midgets

Country: UK

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


Mike Hervey Detective Monthly Magazine

Country: Australia
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

Country: US
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

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

Country: US
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)

Country: 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)

Country: 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

Mentioned in:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Mi-Lady Magazine

Country: Australia

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

Country: US

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

Military Novels

Country: US
Total Issues: 32

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1860s: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   T. B. Peterson & Brothers, 308 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA
Prices:   50c - $1.50
Pagecounts:   150 - 200
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Millennium Science Fiction & Fantasy Magazine

Country: US

Online magazine which also had a quarterly print edition.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1996 – Winter 2000: Science Fiction Index (Missing: Apr-1996; Summer 1998; Fall 1998; Winter 1998; all after Fall 1999)

Publishers

  Apr-1996 – May-1997: Lorraine Van Valkenburg, Modesto, California
  1998 – Winter 2000: JoPop Publications, Roswell, New Mexico

Editors

  1996 – 1998: Lorraine Van Valkenburg
  1998 – Winter 2000: S. Joan Popek

Formats

  quarto

Prices

  $6.50
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The Million

Country: UK
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

Country: UK
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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Milwaukee Arts Monthly

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The Milwaukee Journal

Country: US

Daily newspaper that published some fiction.

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

Minardor

Country: Australia
Total Issues: 4

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1977 – Dec-1977
Publishers:   Marc Ortleib
Editors:   Marc Ortleib


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