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Abyss & Apex

Total Issues: 69 (as at Jan-2019)

Online SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan/Feb-2003 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #69, 1st Quarter 2019)
Publishers:   ByrenLee Press, Riverdale, New York.
Editors:   Carol Burrell; Aleta Daknis; Wendy S. Delmater
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Website:   www.abyssapexzine.com
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The Academy

Total Issues: 2276

Issues & Index Sources

  9-Oct-1869 – 11-Jan-1902: Index to Periodical Literature (from 1882 only)
  18-Jan-1902 – 4-Mar-1905, as The Academy and Literature: Index to Periodical Literature
  11-Mar-1905 – 10-Dec-1910, as The Academy: Index to Periodical Literature (to 1906 only)
  17-Dec-1910 – 11-Sep-1915, as The Academy and Literature
  18-Sep-1915 – Aug-1916, as The Academy

Publishers

  Oct-1869 – Sep-1870: John Murray
  Oct-1870 – Dec-1873: Williams & Norgate
  Jan-1874 – 1-Mar-1905: Academy
  8-Mar-1905 – 17-May-1907: Country Life
  24-Mar-1907 – 7-Mar-1908: H.E. Morgan
  14-Mar-1908 – Dec-1911: Odhams

Editors

  1869 – 1878: Charles Appleton
  1878 – 1880: Charles Doble
  1881 – 1896: James S. Cotton
  1896 – 1903: Charles L. Hind
  1903 – 1904: William Teignmouth Shore
  1905 – 1906: Graham & Child
  1907 – 1910: Lord Alfred Douglas
  1910 – 1915: Cecil Cowper
  1915: Henry Savage
  1916: T.W.H. Crosland

Frequency

  Oct-1869 – Dec-1870: monthly
  Jan-1871 – Dec-1873: fortnightly
  Jan-1874 – 18-Sep-1915: weekly
  Oct-1915 – Dec-1915: monthly
  Jan-1916 – Aug-1916: irregular (3 revived issues 12-May-1916, 17-Jun-1916, Jul/Aug-1916)

Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

A Capella Zoo

Total Issues: 15 (to Fall 2015)

A Web & Print Journal of Magic Realism & Slipstream.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 2008 – present
Website:   www.acappellazoo.com

Accent

Total Issues: 80?

Called 'A Quarterly of New Literature'.

Issues & Index Sources:  Autumn 1940 – Autumn 1960: Index to (American) Little Magazines (to 1947 at least)
Publishers:   University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Formats:   review
Frequency:   quarterly

Accent on Youth

see under Twelve Fifteen

Acclaim

Fiction by amateurs, tied in to the Ian St James Awards; since 1996 merged with Quartos to form The New Writer & shifted mostly to non-fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1992 – 1996
Publishers:   Merric Davidson, Kent
Editors:   Suzanne Ruthven
Frequency:   bimonthly; monthly from 1996

Accused Detective Story Magazine

Total Issues: 4

Hard-boiled detective magazine with stories by Hal Ellson, Jack Webb, John Jakes, Richard S. Prather, Stephen Marlowe, Richard Deming and, surprisingly, B. Traven ("His Wife's Legs" Jul-1956).

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1956 – Jul-1956: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Atlantis Publishing Co., Inc., 1 West 47th Street, New York 36, NY. (William Simms)
Editors:   William R. Thompson
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Ace Magazine

see under Sport Adventure

Ace Detective Magazine

see under Gold Seal Detective

Ace G-Man Stories

Total Issues: 41

Ran the "Suicide Squad" stories by Emile C. Tepperman. Other authors include Arthur Leo Zagat, Frederick C. Davis, Wyatt Blassingame, Paul Ernst, Norvell W. Page.

Issues & Index Sources

  May/Jun-1936 – Apr-1943: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1

Publishers

  Popular Publications, Inc.; 2256 Grove St., Chicago, IL.

Editors

  1936: Henry Treat Sperry
  1937 – 1939: Moran Tudury

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  10c

Pagecounts

  112pp

Frequency

  bimonthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Ace G-Man Stories (Canada)

Total Issues: 21

This edition ran for 21 issues (Jul-1942 - Nov-1945) and though initially a reprint of the US original later issues picked up stories from other Popular pulps and ran new material, many being straight police stories and non G-Men.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1942 – Nov-1945: Crime Fiction Index (incomplete)
Publishers:   Popular Publications, Montreal, Canada
Formats:   pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Ace G-Man Stories (UK)

British reprint edition of Ace G-Man Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Crime Fiction Index (samples issue only)
Publishers:   Thorpe & Porter
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   1/6d
Pagecounts:   66pp
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Ace Gripping Action Westerns

Total Issues: 1?

Note that one of the issues of Western Yarns (a sister magazine) was also titled "Ace Gripping Action Westerns" on the cover (only).

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1948/1949: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   International Publications Ltd., 166 Buchanan St., Glasgow
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   32pp
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Ace-High Detective Magazine

Total Issues: 7

Despite the lurid covers and story titles, Ace-High Detective Magazine ran fairly standard mystery-adventure stories. It only lasted seven issues before folding.

General thuggery but ran material by Cornell Woolrich, Dale Clark, Frank Gruber, Carroll John Daly and even Fred MacIsaac.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1936 – May-1937: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   Popular Publications, Inc., 2256 Grove Street, Chicago, IL.
Editors:   Ken White
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly, last issue bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
 
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Ace-High Detective Magazine (UK)

British reprint edition of Ace-High Detective Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Thorpe & Porter
Formats:   pulp
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Ace-High (Western) (Stories) Magazine

Total Issues: 279+7+33+91=410

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1921 – Jan-1935, as Ace-High Magazine: Western Fiction Index (Missing: 1st Sep-1923; 1st Feb-1924; 1st Apr-1925; 1st Sep-1926; 3rd Jan-1931)
  Aug-1936 – Feb-1937, as Ace-High Western Magazine: Western Fiction Index
  Mar-1937 – Feb-1940, as Ace-High Magazine: Western Fiction Index
  Apr-1940 – Jun-1951, as Ace-High Western Stories: Western Fiction Index

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Publishers

  Sep-1921 – 22-May-1931: Readers' Publishing Corp. (Clayton Magazines)
  5-Jun-1931 – Jun-1933: Clayton Magazines
  Nov-1933 – Jan-1935: Dell Publishing, NY
  Aug-1936 – Nov-1939: Popular Publications, NY
  Feb-1940 – Jun-1951: Fictioneers Inc. (Popular Publications)

Editors

  Apr-1927 – Jun-1927: Harold Hersey
  Oct-1927 – Nov-1927: David Redstone
  Dec-1927 – Feb-1933: H.A. McComas
  1934 – 1935: Carson Mowre

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  1921 – 1929: 20c
  1934: 15c

Frequency

  Sep-1921 – Sep-1922: monthly
  Oct-1922 – Mar-1932: twice monthly (bi-weekly during 1930 & 1931)
  Jan-1932 – Jan-1935: irregular
  Aug-1936 – Nov-1939: monthly
  Feb-1940 – Nov-1945: bimonthly
  Jan-1946 – Feb-1949: monthly
  Mar-1949 – Jun-1951: bimonthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Ace-High (Western Stories) Magazine (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Ace-High Western Stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  in 1930s, as Ace-High Magazine (Canada): Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
  late 1940s, as Ace-High Western Stories (Canada): Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Popular Publications, Toronto

Formats

  pulp
 
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Ace-High Novels

Total Issues: 7

A companion publication of the well-known Ace-High Magazine. As the editor explained in the first issue "Ace-High readers wanted more novels; it wasn't feasible to publish more novels in Ace-High Magazine or to publish Ace-High Magazine more often--hence, Ace-High Novels".

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1932 – Jun-1932: Western Fiction Index
  Jul-1932 – Oct-1932, as Ace-High Novels Monthly: Western Fiction Index

Publishers

  Clayton Magazines, NY

Editors

  H.A. McComas

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  monthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
 
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Ace-High Western Magazine

see under Ace-High (Western) (Stories) Magazine

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