OVERVIEW
Custom Rodder was an East coast, small format magazine published by Irwin Stein and his Magnum Publications organization at 47 East 44th St, New York.  Larry T. Shaw was the first editor.

Irwin Stein was well known as a New York publisher and owner of Lancer Books. Larry T. Shaw was well known as a science fiction writer.

The first use of the title was in May, 1957. It was a 68 page magazine and had good rod & custom content.  Published monthly in the beginning, the publishers switched to every other month starting in March, 1963 at the same time they went to a larger format.  The magazine was re-titled to Rodder & Super Stock in March, 1965.

Other publications also used this title. The second generation was published from 1979 to 1983 as a muscle and performance car magazine. And then in the Fall, 1991 Custom Rodder The Trendsetter was a hot rod magazine started by Tom McMullen with editor Jerry Weesner.

The table of contents can be seen by clicking on the  icon.

PUBLICATION DATA
Custom Rodder had three years of publisher provided print volume data from 1961 through 1963. The reported average monthly net paid circulation was 16,950 in 1961 and grew to 25,424 by 1963. The magazine consistently stayed in the #8 position.

CONTENT COMPLETENESS:
A total of 80 issues were printed from May, 1957 through January, 1965. All cover images are complete, and we are still collecting tables of contents pages.

May 1957
May 1957 Vol 1 No 1
July 1957
July 1957 Vol 1 No 2
Sept 1957
Sept 1957 Vol 1 No 3
Oct 1957
Oct 1957 Vol 1 No 4
Nov 1957
Nov 1957 Vol 1 No 5
Dec 1957
Dec 1957 Vol 1 No 6
Jan 1958
Jan 1958 Vol 2 No 1
Feb 1958
Feb 1958 Vol 2 No 2
Mar 1958
Mar 1958 Vol 2 No 3
Apr 1958
Apr 1958 Vol 2 No 4
May 1958
May 1958 Vol 2 No 5
June 1958
June 1958 Vol 2 No 6
July 1958
July 1958 Vol 3 No 1
Aug 1958
Aug 1958 Vol 3 No 2
Sept 1958
Sept 1958 Vol 3 No 3
Oct 1958
Oct 1958 Vol 3 No 4
Nov 1958
Nov 1958 Vol 3 No 5
Dec 1958
Dec 1958 Vol 3 No 6
Jan 1959
Jan 1959 Vol 4 No 1
Feb 1959
Feb 1959 Vol 4 No 2
Mar 1959
Mar 1959 Vol 4 No 3
Apr 1959
Apr 1959 Vol 4 No 4
May 1959
May 1959 Vol 4 No 5
June 1959
June 1959 Vol 4 No 6
July 1959
July 1959 Vol 5 No 1
Aug 1959
Aug 1959 Vol 5 No 2
Sept 1959
Sept 1959 Vol 5 No 3
Oct 1959
Oct 1959 Vol 5 No 4
Nov 1959
Nov 1959 Vol 5 No 5
Dec 1959
Dec 1959 Vol 5 No 6
Jan 1960
Jan 1960 Vol 5 No 7
Feb 1960
Feb 1960 Vol 6 No 2
Mar 1960
Mar 1960 Vol 6 No 3
Apr 1960
Apr 1960 Vol 6 No 4
May 1960
May 1960 Vol 6 No 5
June 1960
June 1960 Vol 6 No 6
July 1960
July 1960 Vol 7 No 1
Aug 1960
Aug 1960 Vol 7 No 2
Sept 1960
Sept 1960 Vol 7 No 3
Oct 1960
Oct 1960 Vol 7 No 4
Nov 1960
Nov 1960 Vol 7 No 5
Dec 1960
Dec 1960 Vol 7 No 6
Jan 1961
Jan 1961 Vol 8 No 1
Feb 1961
Feb 1961 Vol 8 No 2
Mar 1961
Mar 1961 Vol 8 No 3
Apr 1961
Apr 1961 Vol 8 No 4
May 1961
May 1961 Vol 8 No 5
June 1961
June 1961 Vol 8 No 6
July 1961
July 1961 Vol 8 No 7
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Aug 1961
Aug 1961 Vol 9 No 2
Sept 1961
Sept 1961 Vol 9 No 3
Oct 1961
Oct 1961 Vol 9 No 4
Nov 1961
Nov 1961 Vol 9 No 5
Dec 1961
Dec 1961 Vol 9 No 6
Jan 1962
Jan 1962 Vol 9 No 7
Feb 1962
Feb 1962 Vol 9 No 8
Mar 1962
Mar 1962 Vol 10 No 3
Apr 1962
Apr 1962 Vol 10 No 4
May 1962
May 1962 Vol 10 No 5
June 1962
June 1962 Vol 10 No 6
July 1962
July 1962 Vol 11 No 1
Aug 1962
Aug 1962 Vol 11 No 2
Sept 1962
Sept 1962 Vol 11 No 3
Oct 1962
Oct 1962 Vol 11 No 4
Nov 1962
Nov 1962 Vol 11 No 5
Dec 1962
Dec 1962 Vol 11 No 6
Jan 1963
Jan 1963 Vol 12 No 1
Feb 1963
Feb 1963 Vol 12 No 2
Mar 1963
Mar 1963 Vol 12 No 3
May 1963
May 1963 Vol 12 No 4
July 1963
July 1963 Vol 12 No 5
Sept 1963
Sept 1963 Vol 12 No 6
Nov 1963
Nov 1963 Vol 13 No 1
Jan 1964
Jan 1964 Vol 13 No 2
Mar 1964
Mar 1964 Vol 13 No 3
May 1964
May 1964 Vol 13 No 4
July 1964
July 1964 Vol 13 No 5
Sept 1964
Sept 1964 Vol 13 No 6
Nov 1964
Nov 1964 Vol 14 No 1
Jan 1965
Jan 1965 Vol 14 No 2
Last Issue