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Shock Totem

Total Issues: 13 (as at Jul-2017)

A bi-annual dark fantasy and horror publication.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-2009 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #10, 3/16)
Publishers:   Shock Totem Publications
Website:   www.shocktotem.com
Editors:   K. Allen Wood
Formats:   paperback
Prices:   $5.99
Frequency:   bi-annual
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Shoggoth

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1992 – #2, 1993: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Chris A. Masters, Melbourne, Australia.
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Shoreline of Infinity

Total Issues: 8 (to Summer 2017)

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 2015 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #8, Summer 2017)
Publishers:   The New Curiosity Shop
Website:   www.shorelineofinfinity.com
Editors:   Noel Chidwick
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Short Fiction by Women

Dead according to Mary Soon Lee's website.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1991 – ?
Publishers:   Stuyvesant Stn., NY
Frequency:   thrice yearly

Short Short Story Magazine

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1932? – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   The Short Short Story Publishing Co.
Editors:   Thomas M. Kelly
Formats:   11.25" x 8.5"
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   12pp

Short Stories [1890]

Total Issues: 1114

Initially most of the stories -- "25 stories for 25 cents" -- were reprints from all over, including translations; after 1910 converted into an all-fiction pulp adventure magazine, with stories by Sax Rohmer, W.C. Tuttle, Harold Lamb, Max Brand, Talbot Mundy, L. Patrick Greene, James B. Hendryx, Edgar Wallace, etc.

The final issue stated that it was whole number 2014, but a huge mistake was made in whole number totals between December 10, 1948 (whole no. 1029) and December 25, 1948 (whole no. 1930), a mistake of 900 whole numbers that was never corrected. So, subtracting 900 from 2014, we get a total run of 1114 issues.

There was also a sequencing error in 1946 when Vol. 197 No. 3 was followed by Vol. 198 No. 4.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1890 – Sep-1914: Index to Short Stories (in progress)
General Fiction Index
  Oct-1914 – Jun-1915, as Short Stories with Keith's House Plans: Index to Short Stories (in progress)
General Fiction Index
  Jul-1915 – Sep-1954, as Short Stories: Index to Short Stories (in progress)
General Fiction Index
  Sep-1956 – Feb-1959, as Short Stories: Index to Short Stories (in progress)
General Fiction Index
  Apr-1959 – Aug-1959, as Short Stories for Men: Index to Short Stories (in progress)
General Fiction Index

Publishers

  Jun-1890 – Feb-1904: The Current Literature Publishing Co., NY
  Mar-1904 – Feb-1910: The Short Stories Company, Ltd.
  Mar-1910 – Jan-1928: Doubleday, Page & Co., Inc., NY
  Feb-1928 – 25-Nov-1937: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., NY
  10-Dec-1937 – Sep-1954: Short Stories, Inc.
  Sep-1956 – Jun-1957: Codel Publishing Company, East 42nd St, New York
  Dec-1957 – Aug-1959: American Short Stories Corporation

Editors

  ? – 1912: Harry Peyton Steger
  1912 – 1929: Harry E. Maule
  1929 – Sep-1932: R. de S. Horn
  Oct-1932 – 1936?: Harry E. Maule
  1936 – Sep-1954: Dorothy McIlwraith
  Sep-1956 – Jun-1957: M.D. Gregory
  Apr-1959 – Aug-1959: Frank Belknap Long (associate editor)

Formats

  Jun-1890 – Feb-1910: smaller than standard
  Mar-1910 – Jun-1953: pulp
  Jul-1953 – Feb-1959: digest
  Apr-1959 – Aug-1959: large size

Frequency

  Jun-1890 – Aug-1921: monthly
  10-Aug-1921 – 25-Feb-1949: twice-monthly (no issues for 25-Dec-1927, 25-Jun-1947, or 25-May-1948)
  Mar-1949 – Apr-1954: monthly
  Jul-1954 – Sep-1954: bimonthly
  Sep-1956 – Aug-1959: bimonthly (although only one issue, Jun-1957, between Mar-1957 and Dec-1957)

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Short Stories [1893]

see also under Magazine of Short Stories

Short Stories (UK)

Mostly reprint of US original, but issues not necessarily in conjunction. Merged with the UK edition of West in March 1954 and was thereafter known as Short Stories incorporating West on the cover at least.

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1920 – Feb-1954: General Fiction Index (sample issues only)
  Mar-1954 – Feb-1955?, as Short Stories incorporating West: General Fiction Index (sample issues only)
  Aug-1958 – Mar-1959?, as Short Stories: General Fiction Index (Missing: any after Mar-1959)

Publishers

  World's Work

Editors

  maybe H. Norman Evans in 1930s

Formats

  pulp

Prices

  1/-

Pagecounts

  Mar-1941 – Jun-1941: 80pp
  Aug-1941 – Mar/Apr-1942: 72pp
  Jul-1942 – ?: 64pp

Frequency

  initially fortnightly; then monthly

Sources

  The Age of the Storytellers
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Short Stories (Australia) [1950s]

Australian reprint edition of Short Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1958: General Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Magazine Enterprises, 149 Castlereagh Street, Sydney
 
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Short Stories (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Short Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: General Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
 
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Short Stories (Australia) [1988]

Also known as Writers world short stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  1988? – 1998?
Publishers:   Surfers Paradise, Qld.; Tobago Pty Ltd
Editors:   Peter Hall
Frequency:   weekly

Short Stories Illustrated

Total Issues: 19

Issues & Index Sources

  30-May-1914 – 3-Oct-1914: FictionMags Index

#merges with The Penny Pictorial Magazine

Publishers

  The Proprietors of The Fleetway House, Farringdon Street, London EC

Prices

  1d

Pagecounts

  48pp

Frequency

  weekly

Short Stories Magazine

Total Issues: 16

A mixture of new short stories and reprints covering all genres.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1980 – Mar/Apr-1982: FictionMags Index

Publishers

  Short Stories Magazine Ltd., Burgess Hill

Editors

  Dec-1980 – Jul-1981: Michael Nelson
  Aug-1981 – Mar/Apr-1982: John Ransley

Formats

  Dec-1980 – Aug-1981: large digest
  Oct-1981 – Mar/Apr-1982: large flat

Prices

  Dec-1980 – Aug-1981: 90p
  Oct-1981 – Mar/Apr-1982: £1.00

Pagecounts

  Dec-1980 – Jan-1981: 128pp
  Feb-1981 – Mar-1981: 112pp
  Apr-1981: 100pp
  May-1981 – Aug-1981: 96pp
  Oct-1981 – Feb-1982: 80pp
  Mar/Apr-1982: 60pp

Frequency

  monthly, last issue bimonthly

Short Stories Quarterly

Quarterly compendium of stories previously published in Short Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  1898? – ?
Publishers:   The Short Stories Company, Ltd., 33 Liberty Street, New York
Frequency:   quarterly

Short Story

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 2006 – 2009
Publishers:   Short Story, P.O. Box 50567, Columbia, SC 29250
Website:   www.shortstoryreview.org
Editors:   Caroline Lord
Prices:   $6
Frequency:   twice-yearly

Short Story Digest

Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1991 – 1992
Publishers:   BWC Publishing, Richardson, Texas
Editors:   Wayne Caldwell
Formats:   digest
Prices:   $2.50

Short Story International

Total Issues: ?+116=?

Published short stories from around the world

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1963 – Jan-1966: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Apr-1977 – 1997: Short Story Index (Missing: #1 - #10)
FictionMags Index

Publishers

  1963 – 1966: Short Story International, Inc, 240 West 40 St, New York, NY 10018
  1977 – 1997: International Cultural Exchange

Editors

  1963 – 1966: Samuel Tankel
  1977 – 1997: Sylvia Tankel

Formats

  digest

Prices

  1964 – 1965: 50c
  1977 – 1997: $2.50 to $2.95

Pagecounts

  1963 – 1966: 160pp
  1977 – 1997: 168pp

Frequency

  1963 – 1966: monthly
  1977 – 1997: bimonthly


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