Auto Craftsman was an East Coast, large format magazine that was published every other month from December, 1956 through June, 1958. It was published by H-K Publications at 1250 Camden Ave SW, Canton, Ohio, and the publishers were Joseph Hardie and Raymond Kelly.

It was a re-titling or re-positioning of Motorsport magazine. The first issue is whole number 52 and matches numbering from its predecessor. Although geared to the automotive enthusiast who wanted to upgrade performance, drag racing was also featured. Only 10 issues have been found.

At some point, How to Soup-Up Your Car was folded into this magazine, though there are few details.

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Auto Craftsman was consistently in either the 10th or 12th position in the three years the publisher provide print volumes (1957 to 1959). Growth was flat in terms of net monthly paid circulation, so the title got little traction!

Only 10 issues were published from 1956 to 1958. All cover images are complete, and table of content pages are still being collected.

Dec 1956
Dec 1956 Vol 7 No 7 #52
Feb 1957
Feb 1957 #53
April 195
April 1957 #54
June 1957
June 1957 #55
Aug 1957
Aug 1957 #56
Oct 1957
Oct 1957 #57
Dec 1957
Dec 1957 #58
Feb 1958
Feb 1958 #59
April 1958
April 1958 Vol 9 No 2 #60
June 1958
June 1958 #61
Last known issue