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July 05, 2016

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Todd Mason

23 issues over (how many?) years isn't too shabby a run for THUGLIT...that the horror/fantasy/sf magazine SPACE AND TIME is about to celebrate a 50th anniversary is extraordinarily extraordinary, for a 'little" magazine independent of any institutions (or even for those housed and supported by universities and such). Has HARDBOILED, in its various gyrations and mergers, been the longest-running primarily non-newstand CF magazine so far?

Wow, THUGLIT has managed a regular bimonthly schedule since 2012, so not so long a span, but regularity in itself is another triumph.
http://www.philsp.com/homeville/fmi/c/clm557.htm#A5822

BV Lawson

Yes, I highly commend Todd Robinson for all his excellent, hard work on Thuglit - I also understood his reasons. He got a lot more story submissions than he had subscribers. If all of those folks had purchased issues and supported it, that would have helped. It's a hard reality for all magazines these days, though, not just Thuglit.

Hardboiled was established in 1985, I think? That might make it the longest non-newstand pub. Of course EQMM wins for continuous newstand pub, est. 1941.

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