The Press: X Marks Its Spot

For more than a year, 27 people had worked on a magazine that never came out. Curtis Publishing Company's "X" was to be a LIFElike picture magazine, with the Satevepost millions behind it. Last week Curtis President Walter D. Fuller notified X-men that, because of "production difficulties," the project was being abandoned for at least three years, and perhaps forever. Paper and press-time were hard to find.

Of the postwar crop of magazine hopefuls, that left only one big one still budding: Marshall Field's U.S.A., a sort of New Dealing Satevepost, which hopes to reach the stands this fall.


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