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The Shan Van Vocht

Ran a lot of fiction, much of it ethnic and folkloristic. Stories by T.E. Mayne, Walter Lecky.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1896 – Apr-1899
Publishers:   Belfast
Editors:   Alice Milligan & Ethna Carbery
Formats:   quarto
Prices:   2d
Frequency:   weekly

The Shaolin Cowboy Adventure Magazine

Total Issues: 1

Pulp adventures based on the Shaolin Cowboy comic.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-2012: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Dark Horse
Editors:   Mike Richardson
Formats:   trade paperback
Prices:   $15.99
Pagecounts:   116pp
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Shapeshifter!

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1995: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Stygian Vortex Publications, Hollywood, FL.
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Sharpe's London Magazine

Intended as an educational and entertaining magazine, the quality and quantity of fiction varied considerably, most of it forgettable. Authors include Mary Howitt, Frank Smedley, Mrs S.C. Hall. By late 1850s it had shifted more to a women's magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  1-Nov-1845 – Feb-1849: Index to Periodical Literature
  Mar-1849 – Jun-1852, as Sharpe's London Journal: Index to Periodical Literature
  Jul-1852 – Dec-1870, as Sharpe's London Magazine: Index to Periodical Literature

Publishers

  1845 – 1848: T.B. Sharpe, London
  1848 – 1870: Arthur Hall & Co., London

Editors

  Nov-1847 – Feb-1849: Frank Smedley
  Mar-1849 – Jun-1852: unknown
  Jul-1852 – Dec-1852: Mrs S.C. Hall
  1853: Frank Smedley
  1854: Bethel Strousberg
  1854 – 1870: unknown, possibly Alfred W. Cole

Formats

  originally a 1d weekly, but converted to a Cornhill-style 1/- monthly; illustrated

Frequency

  1-Nov-1845 – 24-Dec-1847: weekly
  Jan-1848 – Dec-1870: monthly

Sources

  British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

The Shaver Mystery Magazine

Total Issues: 9?

An amateur magazine published by the Shaver Mystery Club, devoted to discussions and investigations of Shaver's claims of a factual basis for his stories. Contained only one piece of fiction, a serialized novel. See also Hidden World, a later magazine devoted to the same subject.

The main issues were followed by a mimeographed issue specifically identified in the ToC as "experimental".

Issues & Index Sources:  v1 #1, 1947 – v3 #2, 1949: Science Fiction Index (Missing: v2 #5, 1948)
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Shaw's Novels

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  1891
Publishers:   Elmer Shaw
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Shayol

Total Issues: 7

Semi-professional magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1977 – #7, 1985: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Flight Unlimited, Kansas
Editors:   Pat Cadigan
Formats:   slick
Prices:   $3
Pagecounts:   68pp (varied)
Frequency:   irregular
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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She

"Strong action fiction, unusual settings, 3000 words, or 1000 word twist-ending stories... No light romance" (W&A Ybk 1963), but no evidence of fiction in 1997.

Issues & Index Sources

  1955 – ?

Publishers

  National Magazine Co., Dorland House, 14-16 Lower Regent St., London SW1

Editors

  in 1962: Joan Werner Laurie
  in 1997: Alison Pylkkanen

Frequency

  monthly

She (US)

Two issues known - November 1942 & April/May-1945 - the latter of which contained a single item of fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Transradio New Features (in 1942)
Editors:   Alma Chesnut Moore (in 1942)
Formats:   digest (in 1942)
Pagecounts:   98pp (in 1942)

Sheena, Queen of the Jungle

see under Stories of Sheena - Queen of the Jungle

Sheer

"An early mens mag, featuring many fine nudes, many kooky Lynn Harrison cartoons and hard-boiled fiction by Richard E. Geis and others."

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1960s
Publishers:   Tri-S Publications Inc., 8032 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood 46, CA.
Editors:   Curt Wilson
Prices:   $1.00
Pagecounts:   50pp
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Sheer Folly

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1937 – Sep-1937
Prices:   15c
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The Sheffield Weekly Telegraph

see under The Weekly Telegraph

Sheldon Library

Total Issues: 10

Issues & Index Sources:  1899
Publishers:   Advance Publishing Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Sheldon Novels

Total Issues: 39

Issues & Index Sources:  1913 – 1915
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Shell Scott Mystery Magazine

Total Issues: 9

Published as a companion title to the Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, the Shell Scott Mystery Magazine also featured a novella about its eponymous detective, in this case created by Richard S. Prather. In the face of fierce competition it only lasted for nine issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1966 – Nov-1966: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   LeMarg Publishing (Leo Margulies)
Editors:   Alden H. Norton
Formats:   digest
Prices:   50c
Pagecounts:   144pp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Shelter of Daylight

Total Issues: 9

A biannual anthology of science fiction and fantasy short stories, with some poetry and art, published each year in April and October in perfect bound magazine format.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-2009 – Autumn 2012: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #4, Autumn 2010)
Publishers:   Sam's Dot Publishing
Editors:   Tyree Campbell
Formats:   quarto
Frequency:   twice a year
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Shenandoah

Literary quarterly which publishes a wide range of original poetry, fiction and essays displaying formal accomplishment, passionate understanding and serious mischief. Authors include Ray Bradbury ("The Tombling Day," Fall 1952), Seamus Heaney, W.S. Merwin. Circulation 2,100.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1950 – present: Index to English-Language Little Magazines, 1890-1970 (to 1970 only)
Publishers:   Troubador Theater, 2nd floor, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA 24450 (in 1998 - 2002)
Website:   www.shenandoahliterary.org
Editors:   R. T. Smith (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   130pp
Frequency:   thrice yearly to Spring 1953, now quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


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