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Squire: A Man's Magazine

Country: Australia

Men's magazine which ran three or four stories per issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: FictionMags Index (partial issues only)
Publishers:   Atlas Publications
Frequency:   monthly

Staffs and Starships

Country: US
Total Issues: 3

Semi-professional online magazine available by subscription only.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 2007 – #3, 2009
Publishers:   Sheer Speculation Press, Shorewood, Wisconsin
Editors:   James Boone Dryden

Stag [1937]

Country: US

Subtitled "A Magazine for Men" and very similar in style to the British Lilliput, with a number of stories in each issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1937 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Leeds Publishing Corporation, 570 Seventh Avenue, New York
Editors:   Arthur Brackman
Formats:   digest
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   96

Stag [1945]

Country: UK
Total Issues: 6+3=9

A thin collection of stories, jokes, articles and glamour photos.

Issues & Index Sources

  Spring 1946 – Autumn 1947, as Stag: Man's Own Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Spring 1948 – Autumn 1948, as Stag: The Popular Male Miscellany: FictionMags Index


  Winter Brothers Press, 14 Bennett's Hill, Birmingham


  Bevis Winter









Stag [1950]

Country: US
Total Issues: 444+

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1949 – 1994?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  1951: Official Com. Inc., 350 5th Avenue, New York
  Feb-1952 – Mar-1958: Official Magazine
  Jul-1958 – Oct-1968: Atlas
  Dec-1970 – Jan-1978: Magazine Management Co. Inc., 625 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022
  Feb-1978 – ?: Stag Magazine Corp., Seventh Avenue, New York


  Noah Sarlat




  Oct-1951: 25c
  Oct-1971: 50c


  bimonthly (in 1951)

Mentioned in:   It's a Man's World
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Stag (Canada)

Country: Canada

Featured "cartoons, humour, fiction & comment". Started out in a full-sized magazine format, but switched to a smaller digest format within a year of its first issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Daring Publishing Co., Suite 502, 28 Wellington Street West, Toronto
Prices:   25c

Stage and Screen

Country: UK
Total Issues: 1?

Although the publisher and displayed price are American, this was a British magazine that reprinted from a variety of US magazines.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1940: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Movie Digest Inc., New York

Stage and Screen Stories [1929]

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1929: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Ramer Reviews

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Stage and Screen Stories [1936]

see under Spicy Screen Stories

Stage Stories

Country: US
Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1929 – Apr-1929: General Fiction Index
Publishers:   Dell Publishing
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps

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The Stake

Country: US

A satirical magazine which takes the line that "our planet is indeed dying, and the people who are killing it have names and addresses, but why not sit on our hands and laugh until the bitter end?"

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   III Publishing, P.O. Box 170363, San Francisco, CA 94117-0363, USA
Formats:   A4
Prices:   $3.95
Pagecounts:   36pp


Country: UK
Total Issues: 220 (as at Jan-2019)

A heavy emphasis on poetry and international fiction with occasional special issues, e.g. Eastern European literature, Australian literature, etc. Also sponsors an international fiction contest. Emphasis on social injustice issues and relationship with community. Publishes 10-12 stories per year. Incorporating Three Arts Quarterly and the North East Arts Review.

Issues & Index Sources:  1952 – present: Index to English-Language Little Magazines, 1890-1970 (Sader1 1952 - 1970 only; CommLit 1964 - 1992 only)
Index to Commonwealth Little Magazines
Publishers:   Jon Silkin (London until 1966, then Newcastle); under aegis of University of Leeds
Editors:   Jon Silkin with various co-editors; currently John Kinsella & Michael Hulse (2000)
Formats:   first issue was mimeographed; became a pocketbook; now A5
Prices:   95p (in 1983)
Pagecounts:   84pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Mentioned in:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

The Standard [1827]

Country: UK

British daily newspaper which published some fiction. In 1857 it became a morning paper with the more famous Evening Standard being created in 1859 as a sister paper.

Issues & Index Sources:  21-May-1827 – 1916
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Standard [1899]

Country: US

Theatre magazine which, under a bewildering number of names, eventually led to Vanity Fair (US).

Issues & Index Sources

  1889 – 1892, as Sport, Music and Drama
  7-Jan-1893 – 16-Dec-1893, as Music and Drama
  23-Dec-1893 – 23-Jun-1894, as Standard and Music and Drama
  30-Jun-1894 – 18-Dec-1901, as Standard
  21-Dec-1901 – 12-Apr-1902, as Saturday Standard
  19-Apr-1902 – 3-May-1902, as Vanity Fair and Saturday Standard
  2-Sep-1904 – 6-Jul-1912, as Standard and Vanity Fair

#becomes Vanity Fair (US)


  The Vanity Fair Co., New York

The Standard [1914]

Country: US

"Published to promote ethical thinking and to encourage better ways of living."

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1914 – 1956?: FictionMags Index (partial issues only)
Publishers:   American Ethical Union, 2 West 64th St., New York
Editors:   David Saville Muzzey (in 1914)
Online Sources:   Hathi Trust

Standard and Music and Drama

see under Standard

Standard and Vanity Fair

see under Standard

Standard Designer

see under The Designer

Standard Fiction Series

Country: US
Total Issues: 41

Issues & Index Sources:  1894
Publishers:   Eastern Book
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Standard Fiction Series

Country: US
Total Issues: 48

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s
Publishers:   Laird & Lee
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

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