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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

Terror at the Crossroads

Terror at the CrossroadsA new horror anthology under the Dell Magazines imprint, Eris Press, titled Terror at the Crossroads: Tales of Horror, Delusion, and the Unknown, edited by Emily Hockaday and Jackie Sherbow and taken from the pages of Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, and Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, is now available.

The collection features stories from Kit Reed, David Brin, Tara Laskowski, Alec Nevala-Lee, Will McIntosh, Louis Bayard, Zandra Renwick, Chris Beckett, Barbara Nadel, Rachel L. Bowden, Stephen Ross, Paddy Kelly, Jason Half, Kurt Bachard, O.A. Tynan, Seth Frost, Kathy Lynn Emerson, Teresa Solana, A.J. Wright, Josh Pachter, and Megan Arkenberg.

The anthology is currently available on Amazon and will soon be available via other digital platforms.

Eris Press will be holding a digital launch for the anthology on Wednesday, October 31: a day-long event featuring book giveaways, twenty-minute Twitter AMAs with authors including Alec Nevala-Lee, Chris Beckett, and Josh Pachter, video readings, Q&As, costumed author photos, and more. To follow the event, stay up to date with @ErisPress.

This collection brings readers demonic encounters, the apocalypse and post-apocalypse, ghostly apparitions, mad scientists, demented artists, monsters, and plenty of bizarre and frightening experiences that will stay with you well beyond its pages. Join @ErisPress this Halloween for their digital launch!