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Razar Magazine

Total Issues: 2

Thick, themed, horror magazine that contained considerable horror short fiction, articles, artwork and the occasional poem.

Issues & Index Sources:  2006 – 2007: Science Fiction Index
Editors:   Chris Bartholomew, Brian Hodges & Chuck Turner
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Read [1943]

A newsstand magazine containing a mixture of articles and short stories, including ones by Erskine Caldwell and John Cheever.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1943 – ?
Publishers:   Magazine Management Co., Dunellen, New Jersey
Editors:   Ralph Clark
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   68pp
Frequency:   monthly

Read [1970]

A supplementary publication for teaching reading and english. Each issue contains stories, poems, a short play based on a story, etc. Merged into Scholastic Scope.

Issues & Index Sources:  197? – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Xerox Education Publications, Middletown, Connecticut
Editors:   Edwin A Hoey

The Reader (Magazine)

Total Issues: 63

Subtitled "An Illustrated Monthly".

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1902 – Feb-1904, as The Reader
  Mar-1904 – Nov-1905, as The Reader Magazine
  Dec-1905 – Feb-1908, as The Reader

#merges with Putnam's Monthly


The Reader's Digest

Not important for fiction (although it has published condensed novels, but most fiction is reprint), but notable for two other factors: (a) it has achieved what is said to be the world's largest circulation of any magazine (circa 31 million in 1981); and (b) it established the so-called "digest" format (approx. 7.5" tall by 5.25" wide) which was later copied by many fiction magazines. A British edition has been published since 1938.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1922 – present
Publishers:   Reader's Digest Association (DeWitt Wallace)
Website:   www.rd.com
Editors:   DeWitt Wallace, Kenneth W. Payne and many others
Formats:   digest
Frequency:   monthly

The Reader's Library

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1932 – Jul-1932: General Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   E.F. Bordon (Clayton Magazines)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Reader's Scope

READER'S SCOPE was the antithesis of READER'S DIGEST, in format, at least. Some of the contributors are pretty impressive. Truman Capote, for one, was a regular columnist even before he hit 'The Big Time.' Other 'contributors' like Jack London and Poe are almost certainly all reprints, but a fair amount of the fiction was probably first appearance.

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1942 – Jul-1944, as Picture Scope
  Aug-1944 – Jul-1948, as Reader's Scope

Publishers

  Lev Gleason Publications, Inc., 114 East 32nd Street, New York 16, N. Y.

Prices

  25c

The Readerville Journal

Magazine aimed at "consciously bookish folk", occasionally containing some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 2003: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Randall Stickrod
Editors:   Karen Templer
Formats:   bedsheet slick
Prices:   $4.95
Pagecounts:   80pp
Frequency:   bimonthly

The Reading Room

Total Issues: 8 (as at Sep-2015)

An international literary quarterly of fiction, poetry, essays, discussion.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 2000 – present
Publishers:   Great Marsh Press, P.O. Box 2144, Lenox Hill Station, New York, NY 10021 (in 2002)
Website:   www.greatmarshpress.com
Editors:   Barbara Probst Solomon (in 2002)
Formats:   review format
Prices:   $17.95
Pagecounts:   340pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Real

Total Issues: 115

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1952 – Dec-1967: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Oct-1952 – Apr-1958: Literary Enterprises, Inc.
  Oct-1959 – Aug-1963: Excellent Publications, Inc.
  Feb-1964 – Feb-1967: PAR Publications, Inc.
  Apr-1967 – Dec-1967: Arizill Realty and Publishing

Sources

  It's a Man's World
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RE:AL: The Journal of Liberal Arts

Appears (by 2002) to be a web-only magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Fall 1974 – Spring/Fall 1988, as Re: Artes Liberales
  1989? – 1995?, as Re: Arts & Letters
  Spring 1996 – ?, as RE:AL: The Journal of Liberal Arts

Publishers

  School of Liberal Arts, Stephen F. Austin State University, P.O. Box 13007, SFA Station, Nagodoches, TX 75962 (in 1998 - 2000)

Website

  regardingartsandletters.wordpress.com

Editors

  Dale Hearell (in 1998 - 2000)

Sources

  O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2001 or 2002)

Real Action

Total Issues: 7

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1963 – Jun-1964
Publishers:   Normandy Associates Inc.
Sources:   It's a Man's World
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Real Action for Men

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1957 – Jan-1958
Publishers:   Four Star Publications
Sources:   It's a Man's World
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Real Adventure

Total Issues: 22+

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1955 – Nov-1958
  Nov-1960 – May/Jun-1961
  Sep-1963 – Nov-1963
  Aug-1969 – Nov-1970? (some issues as Real Adventures)

Publishers

  Mar-1955 – Sep-1958: Hillman Publications
  Nov-1960 – May/Jun-1961: H.S. Publications
  Sep-1963 – Nov-1963: Hillman Publications
  Aug-1969 – Nov-1970: Jalart House

Sources

  It's a Man's World
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Real America

True crime. Subtitled "The Outspoken magazine".

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1933 – ?
Publishers:   Lans Pub. Co.; Magna Publications
Editors:   Edwin Baird
 

Real Bedtime Tales

see under Real Boudoir Tales

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