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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

Big Double Feature Magazine

Total Issues: 1

One-shot consisting of a copy of Ranch Romances and a copy of Black Mask (September 1939) bundled together with a new two-color cover. No date listed, could be 1939.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1940: Crime Fiction Index
Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Pro-Distributors Publishing Company, Inc
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Big Fiction

Total Issues: 7 (as at Mar-2017)

Big Fiction "celebrates the soul of the long story: generous, transportive, and a little wild. We are an independent journal publishing ambitious and delicious fiction twice a year, in hand-designed letterpress issues "

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer/Fall 2011 – present
Website:   www.bigfictionmagazine.com
Editors:   Heather Jacobs

The Big Issue

Weekly news magazine distributed by the homeless who keep a portion of the profits. Occasionally publishes fiction by authors like Jeff Noon. Has a number of regional variations such as The Big Issue in the North.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1994? – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   The Big Issue
Website:   www.bigissue.com
Formats:   A4
Prices:   £1.00
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   weekly

The Big Magazine

Total Issues: 1

"The Big Magazine was published in order to absorb some of the stories we had inherited with Adventure." Steeger in Xenophile #33 (Jul-1977) p.6

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1935: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   Popular Publications, NY
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   224pp
Frequency:   planned as monthly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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