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Alfred Hitchcock Aug. 1963

Alfred Hitchcock Aug. 1963

Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine Vol. 8 No. 8 Aug. 1963
Alfred Hitchcock: Dear Readers (Hitch writes about freeing The Birds.)
Contents
Lawrence Block “Good for the Soul”
Carroll Mayers “A Piece of the Action”
Robert E. Alter “Killer in the Dark”
Murray Goodwin “A Good Man”
Clark Howard “The Little Things”
Richard Hardwick “One Man’s Family”
Lawrence Treat “Homicide, Maybe”
Nedra Tyre “Murder Between Friends”
Hilda Cushing “She is not My Mother”
A.R. Cooper “Brain Teaser”
Bryce Walton “Shakeup”
Fletcher Flora “Dinner Will Be Cold”
Each story includes an illustration by Marguerite Blair Deacon

Editor and Publisher: Richard E. Decker
Managing Editor: G.F. Foster
Associate Editors: Victoria S. Benham, Pat Hitchcock, Ned Benham, Donald C. Dilworth
Art Director: Marguerite Blair Deacon
128 pages, 35¢

Alfred Hitchcock April 1962

Alfred Hitchcock April 1962

Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine Vol. 7 No. 4 April 1962
Alfred Hitchcock: Dear Readers (Hitch announces Tuesday night’s half-hour Alfred Hitchcock Presents TV program on NBC, will expand to one hour next season and move to Sunday night on CBS.)
Contents
Clark Howard “Put Yourself in My Place”
Richard Hill Wilkinson “Circumstances Alter Cases”
De Forbes “Flora Africana”
Joe Mackey “Free Translation”
Bryce Walton “Never Hang Another”
Wade H. Mosby “Let Me Read Your Tea-Leaves”
Borden Deal “Make Your Pitch”
Tom MacPherson “Down to the Sea in Formaldehyde”
Robert Edmond Alter “Double Trouble”
William Link & Richard Levinson “Top-Flight Aquarium”
Allen Kim Lang “Beauty and the Beasts”

Publisher: Richard E. Decker
Editor: Lisa Belknap
Managing Editor: G.F. Foster
Associate Editors: Pat Hitchcock, Victoria S. Benham
Art Director: Meinrad Mayer
Illustrator: Marguerite Blair Deacon
128 pages, 35¢

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’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.