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Monthly news magazine distributed by the homeless who keep a portion of the profits. Most issues have at least one piece of fiction, often by Robert Sheckley.

Issues & Index Sources

  ? – Mar-2005: FictionMags Index (Missing: all issues before Nov-2001)
  Fall 2005: FictionMags Index


  Mainchance, A Program of Grand Central Neighborhood Social Services Corporation




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Big Pulp

Total Issues: 9

Quarterly magazine of SF, fantasy, mystery, horror, and romance fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 2010 – Summer 2013: General Fiction Index
Publishers:   Bill Olver
Editors:   Bill Olver
Frequency:   quarterly
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Big Sports Magazine

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1948 – Nov-1948: Sports Fiction Index


  May-1948 – Sep-1948: Exclusive Detective Stories, Inc.
  Nov-1948: Atlas News Company, Inc.


  standard pulp




  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines
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Big Story Magazine [1925]

Total Issues: 1+9+3=13

Jan-1925 issue is a rebound copy of Ace-High Magazine.

There was also a non-fiction digest magazine of the same title based on radio and TV shows, and edited by Walter B. Gibson, in 1951.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1925: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Jan-1925)
  Jan-1929 – Oct-1929: Western Fiction Index
  Nov-1929 – Jan-1930, as Western Novel Magazine: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Nov-1929)


  Western Stories Publishing (Clayton Magazines), NY


  Fanny Ellsworth


  standard pulp




  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Big Story Magazine [1951]

Total Issues: 3

True crime. A non-fiction digest magazine based on radio and TV shows.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1951 – Dec-1951
Publishers:   Markrite Enterprises Inc., 19 Biltmore Ave., Tuckahoe, NY
Editors:   Walter B. Gibson
Formats:   digests
Frequency:   monthly

Big West

True stories of the Old West.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1960s

Big Western Stories (Canada)

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Western Fiction Index (sample issue only)
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Bijou Series

Total Issues: 116

Issues & Index Sources:  15-Feb-1892 – Jan-1896: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   F. M. Lupton
Formats:   7¼ x 4¾"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   110-225
Frequency:   Tri Weekly (Nos. 1-75); Monthly (Nos. 76-116)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Bill Barnes, Air Adventurer

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Bill Barnes, Air Adventurer (Canada)

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Bill Barnes Air Trails

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Bill Barnes, Air Trails (Canada)

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Bill Wayne Western

Total Issues: 3?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1942 – May-1942?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Jan-1942; any after May-1942)
Publishers:   Adam Publishing Co., Toronto
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Biographies of Prominent Border Bandits

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1919
Publishers:   M. A. Donohue & Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Bitch Magazine

"Humorous magazine for women... fiction... maximum 1500 words".

Issues & Index Sources:  1992 – ?
Publishers:   Hove, East Sussex
Editors:   Anne Harrison

Bite Me Magazine

Total Issues: 21?

Subtitled "The Journal of the Vampire and Its Kin", later issues contained a "gothic fiction" section.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1999 – 2008?
Editors:   Arlene Russo

Bits for Boys

Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources

  24-Jun-1893 – 9-Sep-1893

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  Best for Boys Co.



Bits For Our Boys

Total Issues: 144

Issues & Index Sources:  23-Jan-1902 – 1909
Publishers:   Barbour
Frequency:   monthly

Bizarre [1950]

Total Issues: 2


Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1950 – Sep-1951
Publishers:   Tom Covington, Wilmington, North Carolina
Editors:   Tom Covington
Related Sites:   ZineWiki

Bizarre [1948]

Total Issues: 1

This extremely rare Canadian magazine contains no publication data whatsoever, not surprising since it appears to have pirated the stories. According to Forrest J Ackerman it was published in Canada sometime in the late Forties.

Issues & Index Sources:  1948: Science Fiction Index
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