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Big-Book Detective Magazine

Total Issues: 8

Big-Book Detective Magazine was launched as a companion to Big-Book Western Magazine, but was much less successful, lasting for a mere eight issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1941 – Feb-1943: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Fictioneers, Inc., imprint of Popular Publications, NY
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Big-Book Detective Magazine (Canada)

Total Issues: 15?

Initially a Canadian reprint edition of Big-Book Detective Magazine, this actually lasted longer than its parent magazine, reprinting from other magazines in later issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all except Jan-1942, Apr-1944, Aug-1944, Oct-1944, Dec-1944)
Publishers:   Popular Publications Canada
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Big-Book Detective Magazine (UK)

Total Issues: 2?

British reprint edition of Big-Book Detective Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Pemberton's (of Manchester) Ltd., 14 Lever Street, Manchester 1
Formats:   standard pulp
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Big Book Illustrated

Total Issues: 2

Only 2 issues were published - #1 is true crime and #2 is general fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?
Publishers:   Federal Publishing Co.

Big Book Sports

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1947 – Winter 1948: Sports Fiction Index
Publishers:   Exclusive Detective Stories, Inc.
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines
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Big-Book Western Magazine

Total Issues: 145

Issues & Index Sources

  Fall 1933 – Aug-1954: Western Fiction Index

Publishers

  Fall 1933 – Nov-1935: Two-Books Magazines, Inc.
  Apr-1936 – Aug-1954: Popular Publications

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  bimonthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Big-Book Western Magazine (Aust)

Australian reprint edition of Big-Book Western Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   1/-
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Big-Book Western Magazine (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Big-Book Western Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Popular Publications Canada
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Big-Book Western Magazine (UK)

Total Issues: 16?

British reprint edition of Big-Book Western Magazine. Issues #15 and #16 (at least) are subtitled "Combined with Walt Coburn's Western Magazine".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Hermitage Publications, Leicester
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   1/-
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Big Budget

Total Issues: 614

At various times a boys' comic or story paper, later merged with The Comet. Incorporates: Boys' Leader.

Issues & Index Sources

  19-Jun-1897 – 20-Mar-1909

Publishers

  C. Arthur Pearson, Henrietta St., W.C.

Editors

  1897: William H. Maas
  1897 – 1909: Arthur Brooke [Arthur C. Marshall]
  c. 1897: Herbert Wentworth James (assistant editor)
  1903 – ?: C. Malcolm Hincks [assistant]

Formats

  tabloid, published in sections

Pagecounts

  24pp

Frequency

  weekly (every Wednesday)

Big Budget Library

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1904: FictionMags Index (both issues dated January)
Publishers:   C. Arthur Pearson
Formats:   8½ x 5½"
Prices:   3d
Pagecounts:   96pp

Big Chief Western

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1940 – Feb-1941: Pulp Magazine Index 1
Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Frank A. Munsey Company, NY
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   112pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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The Big Click

Total Issues: 25

An electronic magazine of crime fiction with an emphasis on noir, confessional, weird and "literary" fiction that depict and interrogate crime and social trespass.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-2012 – Mar-2016: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Clockpunk Studios
Website:   www.thebigclickmag.com
Prices:   $2.99
Frequency:   bimonthly
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Big Detective

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  1941: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Super Publications
Formats:   standard pulp
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Big Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1948 – ?
Publishers:   Dell Publishing Company Inc., 261 Fifth Ave., New York, NY
Frequency:   annual

Big Detective Cases (Canada)

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Super Publications


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