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Alfred Hitchcock Aug. 1960

Alfred Hitchcock Aug. 1960

Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine Vol. 5 No. 8 Aug. 1960
Alfred Hitchcock: Dear Readers
Contents
William Link and Richard Levinson “Who is Jessica?”
Hal Ellson “Dying a Thousand Deaths”
Donald Martin “Haul of Fame”
Bryce Walton “Suit of Armor: Size 36”
Richard Hardwick “Gone as By Magic”
H.A. DeRosso “I Hated the Hired Man”
Fletcher Flora “No Death, No Inheritance”
Duane Decker “Weighty Problem”
Forrest Bice “Even the Wicked Die”
Robert Edmond Alter “Schedule for an Assassination”
Earl Fultz “Of Snow and Death”
James Holding “Go to Sleep, Darling”
Ed Lacy “Crime Doesn’t Pay—Enough”
Donald Honig “The Mysterious Murders”

Publisher: Richard E. Decker
Editorial Director: William Manners
Managing Editor: G.F. Foster
Associate Editors: Pat Hitchcock, Lisa Belknap
Art Director: Meinrad Mayer
Illustrator: Barbara Remington
128 pages, 35¢

Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Mar/Apr 2019

Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Mar/Apr 2019

Contents
Linda Landrigan: Courting Danger (introduction)
The Lineup
Mat Coward “What Invisible Means” art by Hank Blaustein
Mark Lagasse: Scrambled Poirot (puzzle, solution on page 33)
Terence Faherty “Margo and the Red Carnation”
Doug Allyn “The Wedding Crasher”
Mysterious Photograph $25 fiction contest “Seeing is Believing”
Franz Margitza “Eulalia”
Amanda Witt “Up in the Air”
Kevin Egan “The Courthouse Paperboy” art by Tim Foley*
Marianne Wilski Strong “Louisa and the Tunnel”
Laurel Flores Fantauzzo: Booked and Printed
Robert Mangeot “Star of Zoe”
Eric Rutter “Mrs. Carter”
Mark Milstein “A Curious Transaction”
O’Neil De Noux “The Peeschwet”
William Burton McCormick “Murder in the Second Act (or The Reluctant Claqueur)” art by Ron Chironna
Arlene Fisher: Dying Words (acrostic puzzle, solution on page 192)
Cheryl Skupa “Ghost in the Nemaha County Courthouse”
The Story That Won (Nov/Dec) “An Apple a Day” by Roger Ewing Taylor
Coming in AHMM May/Jun 2019
Directory of Services/Indicia
Classified Marketplace

Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Vol. 64 No. 3 & 4 Mar/Apr 2019
Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Linda Landrigan
Associate Editor: Jackie Sherbow
Senior Director of Art & Production: Porter C. McKinnon
Senior AD: Victoria Green
Cover: Sean Wandzilak
192 pages
$7.99 on newsstands until April 23, 2019
Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine website

AHMM and EQMM Mystery Value Pack-8 $7.95
AHMM and EQMM Mystery Value Pack-16 $12.95
Mystery Double Issue Value Pack-12 $15.95

*See Tim Foley’s Artist’s Statement in The Digest Enthusiast No. 9 Jan. 2019

Alfred Hitchcock’s May 1960

AHMM May 1960

“Dear Readers” excerpt: “I have been hard at work on a new motion picture. I shall only tell you that it is entitled PSYCHO.”

Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine Vol. 5 No. 5 May 1960
Alfred Hitchcock: Dear Readers
Contents
Robert Edmond Alter “Each Night He Pulled the Trigger”
O.H. Leslie “Key to a Skeleton Closet”
Jeff Heller “Victim, Dear Victim”
Jack Ritchie “Lily-White Town”
C.B. Gilford “A Fair Warning to Mystery Writers”
Donald Martin “Don’t Rock the Boat!”
H.A. DeRosso “Lucrezia”
Richard Hardwick “The Still Small Voice”
Henry Slesar “Ruby Martinson’s Big Dentist Caper”
Jack Dillon “Very Moral Theft”
Donald Honig “Lingering Faces, Dead Faces”
Helen Nielsen “Woman Missing”

Publisher: Richard E. Decker
Editorial Director: William Manners
Managing Editor: G.F. Foster
Associate Editors: Pat Hitchcock, Lisa Belknap
Art Director: Meinrad Mayer
Illustrator: Barbara Remington
128 pages, 35¢

Alfred Hitchcock Nov. 1959

Alfred Hitchcock Nov. 1959

Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine Vol. 4 No. 11 Nov. 1959
Donald Honig “The Empty Room”
Richard Hardwick “Sheriff Peavy’s Whodunit Murder” (Sheriff Peavy)
Franklin M. Davis, Jr. “Seven Million Suspects”
Henry Slesar “Hunt the Tiger”
Nora H. Caplan “After the Burial”
Robert Edmond Alter “It Couldn’t Possibly Happen”
Donald Martin “Footprints in a Ghost Town”
Tom Parsons “A Killing in Real Estate”
Nedra Tyre “The Gentle Miss Bluebeard”
C. B. Gilford “The Night Lincoln Died”
Paul W. Fairman “Panther, Panther in the Night”

Publisher: H.S.D. Publications
Editor: William Manners
128 pages, 35¢

Contents from Galactic Central.

Alfred Hitchcock Oct. 1972

Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Oct. 1972

Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine Vol. 17 No. 10 Oct. 1972
Alfred Hitchcock: Dear Reader
Contents
Robert Colby “Murder Door to Door”
James Holding “A Homemade Dress”
Mary Linn Roby “Hide-and-Seek”
James McKimmey “Blessed are the Meek”
Charles Boeckman “A Long Crime Ago”
Phil Davis “Murder, Anyone?”
F.C. Register “Once Upon a Pheasant Hunt”
Margaret E. Brown “Side Trip to King’s Post”
Gary Brandner “Target for Hire”
Al Nussbaum “Alma”
Nancy Schachterle “Time Will Tell”
Joseph Payne Brennan “Zombique”
Stephen Wasylyk “A Small Price to Pay”

Publisher: Richard E. Decker
Editorial Director: Gladys Foster Decker
Editor: Ernest M. Hutter
Associate Editors: Pat Hitchcock, Frances E. Gass
Art Director: Marguerite Blair Deacon

Alfred Hitchcock Sep. 1959

Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Sep. 1959

Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine Vol. 4 No. 9 Sep. 1959
Alfred Hitchcock: Dear Readers
Contents
C.B. Gilford “Death Comes for Some Ladies”
Jacques Gillies “The Plural Mr. Grimaud”
Stanley George “Two Hunters and a Girl”
Theodore Pratt “Give Me Ten Days”
Douglas Farr “For Every Evil”
Robert Edmond Alter “The Assassin”
Donald Honig “Voices in Dead Man’s Well”
Ted Leighton “Memory Game”
Lawrence Treat “who’s Innocent?”
Donald Martin “Hot and Buried”
William Link and Richard Levinson “One Bad Winter Day”
Jack Dillion “The Look of Murder”

Publisher: Richard E. Decker
Editorial Director: William Manners
Managing Editor: G.F. Foster
Associate Editors: Pat Hitchcock, Ande Miller
Art Director: Meinrad Mayer

Opening Lines

AHMM May 1966 page 65

Opening line from “The Shunned House” by Robert Edmond Alter Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine May 1966:

“The abandoned Yost house has stood in shunned isolation for nearly two hundred years.”

Alfred Hitchcock March 1959

AHMM March 1959

Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine Vol. 4 No. 3 March 1959
Alfred Hitchcock: Dear Readers
Contents
Henry Slesar “Not So Sudden Death”
Kris Giles “Double Entry”
Donald Honig “An Honest Man’s Legal Justice”
Helen Nielsen “Angry Weather”
Bryce Walton “Unidentified and Dead”
O.H. Leslie “It Started Most Innocently”
Donald Martin “Meditations Upon a Murder”
Fletcher Flora “Of the Five Who Came”
Robert Edmond Alter “An Accident has been Arranged”
Douglas Farr “Sam’s Conscience”
C.B. Gilford “The Coldbrook Crime”

Publisher: Richard E. Decker
Editorial Director: William Manners
Managing Editor: Marguerite Bostwick
Associate Editors: Pat O’Connell, Nadine King
Art Director: Meinrad Mayer

AHMM August 1958

Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine Vol. 3 No. 8 August 1958Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine Vol. 3 No. 8 August 1958

Dear Readers: Alfred Hitchcock
Contents
Richard Hardwick “Suspicion is not Enough”
Helen Fislar Brooks “The Mink Coat”
Paul Tabori “An Interlude for Murder”
George Bush “Fate has Three Blinding Eyes”
Robert Edmond Alter “To Catch a Big One”
Bryce Walton “Good-Bye Sweet World”
Evan Hunter “Not a Laughing Matter”
Evans Harrington “Like a Legend of Evil”
Henry Slesar “Compliments to the Chef”
Borden Deal “The Followers”
Charles Mergendahl “Do-It-Yourself”
C.B. Gilford “The Dangerfield Saga”

Publisher: Richard E. Decker
Editorial Director: William Manners
Managing Editor: Marguerite Bostwick
Associate Editors: Pat O’Connell, Nadine King
Art Director: Meinrad Mayer

The graveyard pictured on the front cover also appeared in Vertigo, Hitchcock’s current film at the time of this issue’s release. See Peter Enfantino’s overview and synopses of Robert Edmond Alter’s stories for AHMM in The Digest Enthusiast book seven.

Opening Lines

AHMM May 2010“I’m not so sure about this job,” he said. “It sounds dangerous. You’ll be surrounded by addicts.”

Opening lines from “Death in Rehab” (Leah Abrams’ fifth adventure) by B.K. Stevens Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine May 2011