Starting a magazine site with WordPress is very easy. You are going to need great content to get started. You need a good looking theme to grab the attention of your visitors though. The Magazon for WordPress is a cool theme that gives you a lot of flexibility building your site. It has a responsive design and is mobile friendly.
The Magazon Magazine Theme has a drag & drop homepage builder. It is search engine optimized and has a decent review system. The theme has unlimited sidebars and comes with 500+ fonts. The theme options panel gives you plenty of flexibility customizing your website. Magazon is multimedia friendly and has plenty of custom widgets.
The Magazon theme is good looking and easy to customize. It could prove a good choice for magazines and review sites.