The PulpWiki

Revision [531]

This is an old revision of MunseyFrankA made by LouVega on 2009-11-25 22:58:53.

 

Frank A. Munsey Co.


American publisher, built a newspaper and magazine empire in the early 20th century.

The man

Frank A. MunseyFrank A. Munsey
Born: Aug. 21, 1854
Died: Dec. 22, 1925
U.S. newspaper and magazine publisher. He managed a telegraph office before moving to New York City, where he founded Golden Argosy (1882), later renamed Argosy Magazine; and Munsey's Magazine (1889), the first inexpensive, general-circulation, illustrated magazine in the U.S. He acquired several newspapers in Baltimore and New York, some of which disappeared in profitable mergers. He viewed his publications purely as moneymaking enterprises and maintained colourless editorial policies. He left most of his large fortune to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

The company

Here would be an unbiased, detailed history of the pulp publisher. With pertinent Wiki links to pulp editors, artists, fictioneers, etc. Can be as long as necessary. This section can be subdivided as needed. Such as...

Selected publications

Include a partial list of the publisherĂ­s magazines in list form:

Comments/trivia


Outside links



Categories
PulpPublishers
PulpContributors

Except where otherwise noted, content on the PulpWiki is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License.
Web-Counter graphic