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Top 10 Magazine Launches of 2013

The time has come once again for Vocus Media Research Group to present you with our list of the top 10 magazine launches of 2013. We have chosen these publications based on their reach, appeal, originality or a combination of these attributes. If you know of any magazines you feel should be included on this list, please let us know at invocus(at)

Walmart Live Better

Walmart Canada and Rogers Media teamed up to publish this in-store made-for-moms-by-moms guide featuring frugal shopping tips for readers looking for recipe ideas, home decor items, nutrition advice and beauty tips.

Good Cents Cooking

As a cooking guide with a twist, this magazine was launched with the goal of not only helping its readers save time in the kitchen, but also providing budget-minded cooks with tips on how to provide a meal for “a family of four for $12 or less.”


The newest magazine by Modern Luxury, BEACH celebrates the affluent lifestyle of the Hamptons.


dot429, the multiplatform network connecting LGBT professionals, is now publishing a quarterly magazine called FourTwoNine, exploring how LGBT people live in the context of the larger world in the areas of business, politics, fashion and culture.


This magazine folded in 2009 in the midst of nationwide economic woes. After more than a year of announcements and a few issues of special editions, the shelter publication has been revived as a quarterly print magazine and e-commerce website.


United Airlines and its publisher Ink joined forces to create this in-flight and in-lounge magazine. Unlike Hemispheres, its sister United publication, this magazine is exclusive to business and first-class travelers.

The Urban Outlook

Launched by social justice advocates, this online publication focuses on politics, entertainment and social issues and how they tie into urban communities, specifically how they affect LGBT, African-American and Latino communities.

Politico Magazine

This is a magazine featuring articles on national politics that don’t fit with Politico’s daily content, including long-form articles and timely opinion pieces.

Annex Man

Conceived as a new way for men to look at fashion, Annex Man is a “high street fashion lifestyle magazine,” geared toward men who appreciate obscurity and individuality. It will be renamed as Kode in January and will include women in its target audience.


The city of Houston’s first paid circulation local magazine, this publication serves as a guide to its residents, providing them with news, entertainment, shopping, nightlife and more


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