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Federal Crimes Detective

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1949 – ?
Publishers:   The Picture Detective Publishing Co., The Charlton Building, Derby, CT
Frequency:   bimonthly

Federal Detective Bureau

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1950 – ?
Publishers:   Frank Comunale Publishing Co., 87 S. Penataquit Ave., Bay Shore, Long Island, NY, and 505 Fifth Ave., New York, NY
Frequency:   monthly

The Feds

Total Issues: 15

The Feds was Street & Smith's attempt to cash in on the fad for G-Men stories inspired by the Jimmy Cagney movie Public Enemy. It was never very successful and folded after a mere fifteen issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul/Sep-1936 – Dec-1937: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Editors:   John L. Nanovic
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Frequency:   mostly monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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The Female Spectator

Issues & Index Sources:  1744 – 1746
Editors:   Eliza Haywood
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 1


Issues & Index Sources:  in 1970s
Publishers:   American Art Enterprises, Inc., 21322 Lassen Street, Chatsworth, California
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Total Issues: 33 (to v18 #1, 2017)

"An interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to critical and creative works in the realms of sf, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres." Mostly a critical magazine, but it did publish fiction regularly.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1999 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Femspec, Cleveland state University, Ohio
Editors:   Batya Weinbaum
Formats:   8.5" x 11" perfect bound
Prices:   $15
Pagecounts:   120pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia


Total Issues: 30 (to Winter/Spring 2015)

Primarily poetry but also promotes fiction with five or six stories per issue. Encourages original and diverse treatment.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring/Summer 1998 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Fence Magazine, 14 Fifth Avenue, 1A, New York, NY 10011 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   Rebecca Wolff (in 2000 - 2002); Fiction editor is Jonathan Lethem
Formats:   square digest (9" x 7")
Frequency:   twice yearly (April and October)
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
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Fenno's Select Series

Total Issues: 69

Issues & Index Sources:  1895 – 1900
Publishers:   Fenno
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Festival Bedtime Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1951
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

Feverish Fiction

Total Issues: 6

Subtitled "Pulp Flash Fiction & Underground Art 'Zine".

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-2016 – May-2017: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Sleazy Viking Press
Editors:   Michael Faun
Prices:   $10.00
Pagecounts:   24pp
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Fiction [1867]

Ran "tales and romances."

Issues & Index Sources:  1867
Publishers:   John Dicks, London
Prices:   1d
Frequency:   weekly

Fiction [1903]

Total Issues: 15

Issues & Index Sources:  4-Feb-1903 – 13-May-1903: FictionMags Index (Missing: 18-Feb-1903)
Publishers:   J.H. Buxton, Junior, & Co., 54 Fleet Street, London
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   weekly

Fiction Magazine [1943]

Total Issues: 3

Short-lived magazine which promised "Romance—Mystery—Adventure—Humor".

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1943 – Apr-1943: General Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Ideal Publishing Corp.
Formats:   bedsheet
Frequency:   mostly monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Fiction [1972]

Total Issues: 60 (as at Aug-2015)

Academic literary magazine which has published work by Russell Banks, Donald Barthelme, Raymond Carver, Jerome Charyn, Albert Guerard, John Hawkes, Alice Hoffman, Joseph McElroy, Joyce Carol Oates, Ronald Sukenick, etc. Looks for innovation and the unusual. Circulation 3,000: 1972-1996, available online at website.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1972 – present
Publishers:   English Dept., The City College of New York, New York, NY 10031 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Mark Jay Mirsky (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   200pp
Frequency:   twice-yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


Total Issues: 9

Subtitled "a magazine for the arts of storytelling", the magazine was published irregularly, but was always filled with topnotch fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. It was the "elder sister" to Galileo.

The first four issues were produced as an amateur publication by an unpaid staff of two as a means of learning how to produce a professional publication.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1972 – 1976: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Avenue Victor Hugo Publishers, Boston
Editors:   Vincent McCaffrey
Formats:   A4
Prices:   $1.00 (last issue $1.50)
Pagecounts:   72pp
Frequency:   irregular

The Fiction Magazine [1982]

General literary fiction magazine; published special sf issue Jul/Aug-1987; retitled Fiction from Apr-1988

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1982 – Aug-1988?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Keith Young, London
Editors:   Judy Cooke; Chris Maillard from Apr-1988
Formats:   quarto for last five issues
Frequency:   quarterly; monthly from Apr-1988

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