Reported the new edition of N. W. Ayer & Son's Directory of Newspapers
> U.S. magazines had a total circulation of 185,887,761 in 1942, up
26,994,432 over 1941.
>Circulation of general magazines increased 7,395,699; of technical
and trade publications, 8,667,616.
> Detective, adventure, romance and
movie magazines gained 4,831,619 new readers.
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