A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Saturday, January 23, 2016
1/23/1992 Dell buys Queen and Hitchcock
January 23, 1992. On this date Bantam Doubleday Dell purchased Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock;s Mystery Magazine, and two science fiction magazines. Twenty-plus years later EQMM and AHMM remain the strongest magazines in the field.