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Newspapers and Magazines

Newspapers

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Publisher:Newspapers
Available Online:Titles: 1 | Books: 9
Latest Comic Book:The Star Weekly 1945-05-12 | Uploaded: Aug 13, 2015
Titles:The Star Weekly (6)

Adult Humor & Wit

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Title:Adult Humor & Wit
Issues Available:15
Latest Issue:Spice O' Life v01 01 | Uploaded: Jun 29, 2017
This section is a repository various publications that are of a similar ilk to Fawcett's Capt. Billy's Whiz Bang, which gained enough popularity that various titles like Hot Dog, Gloom, Cap'n Joey's Jazza-Ka-Jazza and The Quirt popped up all over the United States.

The American Magazine

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Title:The American Magazine
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:The American v114 01 | Uploaded: Aug 11, 2012
Categories:Mixed Bag
The American Magazine was a periodical publication founded in June 1906, a continuation of failed publications purchased a few years earlier from publishing mogul Miriam Leslie. The original title, Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, had begun publishing in 1876 and was renamed Leslie's Monthly Magazine in 1904, and then was renamed again as Leslie's Magazine in 1905. From September 1905 through May 1906 it was called the American Illustrated Magazine; then subsequently shortened as The American Magazine until publication ceased in 1956. It kept continuous volume numbering throughout its history.

In June 1906, muckraking journalists Ray Stannard Baker, Lincoln Steffens and Ida M. Tarbell left McClure's to help create American Magazine. Baker contributed articles using the pseudonym David Grayson. Under John S. Phillips, who served as editor until 1915, the monthly magazine departed somewhat from the muckraking style and focused on human interest stories, social issues and fiction. Initially published by his Phillips Publishing Company of Springfield, Ohio, it later was taken over by Crowell Publishing Company, which merged with Collier's. The American Magazine was published by Crowell-Collier until the last issue which was displayed on newsstands in August 1956. (Source: wikipedia)

Buz Sawyer

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Title:Buz Sawyer
Issues Available:5
Latest Issue:1947 Buz Sawyer Dailies - 05 | Uploaded: Jun 15, 2014
Categories:War/Armed Forces | Aviation | Water/Boats

Cavalcade

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Title:Cavalcade
Issues Available:90
Latest Issue:Cavalcade v25 04 | Uploaded: Jul 28, 2017
Categories:Crime | Non-fiction | Humor | War/Armed Forces
Australian men's magazine that began in the early 1940s during WWII. The book started out with some fairly serious subject matter as much of the features had to to do with the war. The early cartoons and gags were also benign at first. As time went on the magazine became more risque both in cartoons and in the lurid/sensational text stories. Some issues featured the well done comic stories with art by Phil Belbin. By the end of the book's run it was more akin to Playboy.

Collier's Weekly

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Title:Collier's Weekly
Issues Available:14
Latest Issue:Collier's Weekly v081 08 | Uploaded: Dec 28, 2014
Categories:Mixed Bag | Non-fiction
Collier's is an American magazine, founded in 1888 by Irish immigrant Peter F. Collier (1849-1909). As a result of Peter Collier's pioneering investigative journalism, Collier's Weekly established a reputation as a proponent of social reform. When attempts by various companies to sue Collier ended in failure, other magazines became involved in what Theodore Roosevelt described as "muckraking journalism."

Collier left Ireland at age 17. Although he went to a seminary to become a priest, he instead started work as a salesman for P. J. Kenedy, publisher of books for the Roman Catholic market. When Collier wanted to boost sales by offering books on a subscription plan, it led to a disagreement with Kenedy, so Collier left to start his own subscription service. P.F. Collier & Son began in 1875, expanding into the largest subscription house in America.

In April 1888, Collier's Once a Week was launched as a magazine of "fiction, fact, sensation, wit, humor, news". By 1892, with a circulation climbing past the 250,000 mark, Collier's Once a Week was one of the largest selling magazines in the United States. The name was changed to Collier's Weekly: An Illustrated Journal in 1895. With an emphasis on news, the magazine became a leading exponent of the halftone news picture. To fully exploit the new technology, Peter Collier recruited James H. Hare, one of the pioneers of photojournalism.

The magazine ceased publication with the January 4, 1957 issue and didn't resume again until it was briefly revived in February 2012. (Source: wikipedia)

Confidential

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Title:Confidential
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Confidential v02n03 | Uploaded: Jun 21, 2013
Categories:Non-fiction | Media/Stars

Davy Crockett's Almanack

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Title:Davy Crockett's Almanack
Issues Available:7
Latest Issue:Davy Crockett's Almanack 1839 | Uploaded: Oct 25, 2013
Categories:Western | Western Heroes
Davy Crockett maybe known as the "King of the Wild Frontier", but after reading these Almanacks, "Star of the Wildest Stories Ever" would certainly be a better description.

Davy Crockett Almanacks and other literature purporting to have been written by him began appearing a year or so before his death at the Battle of the Alamo, March 6, 1836. It is also pretty certain that Crockett didn't have a hand in any of them.

The Almanacks we house here contain ridiculously tall stories ... teaching a pet bear and alligator to dance the polka ... a fight with 2,000 snakes ... being carried UP Niagara falls by his pet alligator. Although there were fanciful tales of Crockett (some of which told by himself) when he was alive, these books published after his death helped cement the myth of Davy Crockett and indeed that of the Pioneering West.

Our 1938 Almanack states that posthumous material and anecdotes were still being discovered along with his own drawings. The later Almanack's "editor" and teller of numerous tales is Ben Harding, an old-timer and good friend of Crockett. Believe it all if so you wish!

Fantastic Monsters of the Films

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Title:Fantastic Monsters of the Films
Issues Available:7
Latest Issue:Fantastic Monsters of the Films v01 04 | Uploaded: Oct 28, 2012
Categories:Monsters | Horror

Flying Cadet

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Title:Flying Cadet
Issues Available:7
Latest Issue:Flying Cadet Magazine v1 3 | Uploaded: Nov 10, 2016
Publication History: Active: - | Number of Series: | Number of Issues:
Branding:Indicia Publishers: | Brand Groups: | Brand Emblems: 0
Categories:War/Armed Forces | Non-fiction | Aviation
Publication History:Issues: 17 |  Sequence: #1 - v2 #7 |  Dates: Jan 1943 - Oct 1944
External Links:Grand Comics Database
v1 and v2 some have comics some do not.

Follies

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Title:Follies
Issues Available:2
Latest Issue:Follies v02 12 | Uploaded: Aug 11, 2012
Categories:Humor
This is a risque title. By today's standards it is a mild PG.

Horror Monsters

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Title:Horror Monsters
Issues Available:4
Latest Issue:Horror Monsters v01 05 | Uploaded: May 30, 2017
Categories:Monsters | Horror
Charlton horror magazine

Laughter

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Title:Laughter
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Laughter v03 03 | Uploaded: Aug 12, 2012
Categories:Humor

Mad Monsters

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Title:Mad Monsters
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Mad Monsters v01 06 | Uploaded: Oct 28, 2012
Categories:Monsters | Horror
A Charlton publication

The Magazine of Fun

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Title:The Magazine of Fun
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:The Magazine Of Fun v01 01 | Uploaded: Aug 11, 2012
Categories:Humor

Picture Show

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Title:Picture Show
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:Picture Show 336 | Uploaded: Sep 29, 2012
Categories:Media/Stars
Picture Show was a film magazine, published in the United Kingdom between 3 May 1919 and 31 December 1960, and thus one of the longest running film entertainment magazines in United Kingdom.

It was a weekly magazine produced by Amalgamated Press. (Source: wikipedia)

Secrets

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Title:Secrets
Issues Available:2
Latest Issue:Secrets v42 06 | Uploaded: Feb 23, 2017
Categories:Romance
Secrets Magazine was published by Ace Publications

The Smart Set

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Title:The Smart Set
Issues Available:34
Latest Issue:The Smart Set v62 04 | Uploaded: Aug 18, 2017
Categories:Adventure | Humor | Romance
The Smart Set was an American literary magazine, founded by Colonel William d'Alton Mann and published from March 1900 to June 1930. During its heyday under the editorship of H. L. Mencken and George Jean Nathan, The Smart Set offered many up-and-coming authors their start and gave them access to a relatively large audience. Its headquarters was in New York City.

read more about the magazine here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Smart_Set

True Confessions

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Title:True Confessions
Issues Available:2
Latest Issue:True Confessions v01 010 | Uploaded: Jun 23, 2017
Categories:Romance
A long running romance story magazine from Fawcett that also had it's share of lurid and sensational stories.

The World Liberator

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Title:The World Liberator
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:World Liberator v02 01 - China | Uploaded: Jul 14, 2013
Categories:Religious

You

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Title:You
Issues Available:1
Latest Issue:You 01 | Uploaded: Oct 14, 2012
Categories:Media/Stars
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Alaska Sportsman v05 10 36 wolfhound Oct 5, 2013 119.62 2833 48
American Woodsman V03 011 53 Twobyfour / DREGS Oct 21, 2013 43.85 2887 36
Clicks Cartoon Annual (1940) 133 unknown / hoover Oct 5, 2013 131.40 5387 231
Comic Cuts 0001 7 harmsworth / josemas Oct 28, 2012 6.98 5640 107
Life Story v10 55 109 ufikus Jun 16, 2017 124.17 524 27
Motion Picture v59 03 89 Cecil B DeDregs Jun 16, 2017 54.71 647 43
Pictorial Weekly 1774 45 hoover Jul 8, 2017 45.18 569 28
Picture Scoop v01 02 36 D&M Oct 5, 2013 39.73 4737 111
Picture Story Magazine - 1 The Doctor and the Model 69 Archive May 30, 2017 46.57 607 30
Public Ledger, Color Supplement, Sep 7, 1919 9 Pulpshmoo Oct 25, 2013 198.27 3285 39
Richardson's Sketch Book. 51 melbee Sep 20, 2015 29.97 2893 55
Saturday Magazine 065 8 aloening Sep 19, 2015 1.80 2174 20
Screenland v03 01 108 Archive Jun 8, 2017 84.62 421 34
Sunday Pictorial 005 24 unknown / hoover Oct 5, 2013 55.47 3378 48
Television v01 01 56 unknown / hoover Oct 4, 2013 121.42 4311 137
The American Needlewoman v35 11 33 DREGS Oct 21, 2013 32.50 2616 33
The Cosmopolitan v28 01 233 unknown / hoover Oct 5, 2013 141.01 3167 58
The Farmers Wife v35 10 37 DREGS Oct 21, 2013 32.49 3594 54
True Experience v54 01 87 Gorgon776 Oct 5, 2013 129.85 3452 73
True Story Magazine v06 04 116 Archive Jun 5, 2017 98.98 366 25
Victory v17 12 80 CosmicJukebox Oct 5, 2013 46.60 3561 54
Whisper v3 7 44 Kracalactaka Dec 27, 2016 48.70 1585 100
Xmas 1939 Gift Catalogue 148 unknown / hoover Oct 5, 2013 73.74 5391 196
Young's Magazine v27 01 140 unknown / hoover Oct 5, 2013 40.12 3411 38
  
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