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Bow Bells [1919]

Total Issues: 288

Sub-titled 'the home story paper'. Becomes: Charm (girls' paper)

Issues & Index Sources:  6-Sep-1919 – Mar-1925
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Frequency:   weekly

Bowery Boy Library

Total Issues: 100

Stories of mystery and adventure in New York with boy detective Bowery Billy. Last few issues titled Bowery Boy Weekly.

Issues & Index Sources:  21-Oct-1905 – 14-Sep-1907: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   The Winner Library Co. (Street & Smith)
Formats:   8" x 11"
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Boxing Shorts

Total Issues: 2

First issue was called Boxing Yarns.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1946 – Jun-1946: Sports Fiction Index
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan
Prices:   7d
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Total Issues: 1

"A rather crude type of boys' sporting publication; it contained stories and articles on cycling, rowing, etc." (W.O.G. Lofts)

Issues & Index Sources:  3-Jan-1891
Publishers:   Iliffe & Sons
Prices:   1d

Boy Amateur

Total Issues: 9

Incorporated into British Amateur (adult).

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1882 – May-1883
Publishers:   C.W. Mayo
Frequency:   monthly (or irregular?)


Entitled Boyfriend, 1-351; Trend & Boyfriend, 352-359; Boyfriend & Trend, 360-428.

Issues & Index Sources

  16-May-1959 – 2-Sep-1967

#incorporated into Petticoat


  City Magazines


Total Issues: 13

Incorporates: Guy Rayner's Boys' Own Journal

Issues & Index Sources

  29-Mar-1890 – 21-Jun-1890

#incorporated into Boys' Graphic


  Popular Publishing Co. (Guy Rayner)




Subtitled "A Weekly Paper for Boys".

Issues & Index Sources:  1915? – ?

Boy Messenger

Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1910 – Feb-1915
Publishers:   S.W. Partridge
Frequency:   monthly

Boy—Oh Boy!

Total Issues: 1

A slender publication, featuring six to eight racey short stories, interspersed with black and white nude or scantily-clad pin-up, purporting to be a US pulp magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950
Publishers:   R.S. Gray Publications, London
Pagecounts:   36pp

Boys [1875]

Total Issues: 10

Issues & Index Sources:  1-Jan-1875 – 5-May-1875
Publishers:   Ward Lock Tyler

Boys [1892]

Total Issues: 104

Issues & Index Sources

  15-Oct-1892 – 13-Oct-1894

#incorporated into The Boy's Own Paper


  Sampson Low


  Edward Step





Boys' Ace Library

Total Issues: 24

Issues & Index Sources:  22-Feb-1936 – 24-Apr-1937: FictionMags Index (Missing: #15)
Publishers:   C. Arthur Pearson
Frequency:   2 per month

Boys' Adventure Library [1940]

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Newbury House
Pagecounts:   36pp

Boy's Adventure Magazine

Total Issues: 3

Lead adventure novel by Robert Byrne plus two short stories each issue; also comics and jokes.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1936 – Nov-1936: Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Layne Publishing, NY
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Boys' Adventure Stories [1946]

Total Issues: 4?

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1946 – 1947: FictionMags Index (missing #4)
Publishers:   Art & Educational
Pagecounts:   48pp

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