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The First Line

Total Issues: 20 (to Dec-2002)

Stories in any given issue all begin with the same sentence.

Issues & Index Sources:  May/Jun-1999 – present
Publishers:   P.O. Box 0382, Plano, TX 75025-0382
Editors:   David LaBounty & Jeff Adams
Frequency:   6 issues per year; quarterly in 2002
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2000 or 2002)
Website:   www.thefirstline.com
Email Address:   info@thefirstline.com

Fishing Adventures

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1955
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Five-Cent Adventures

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  1932?: Adventure Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Rainbow Publishing
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   5c
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Five Cent Comic Library

Total Issues: 192

Issues & Index Sources:  1892 – 1898: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Frank Tousey, NY
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Five-Cent Detective

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  18-Jun-1932: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Rainbow Publishing (imprint of Dell Magazines?)
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   5c
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Five-Cent Flying Stories

Issues & Index Sources:  1932?: Adventure Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Rainbow Publishing
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   5c
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The Five Cent Weekly Library

Total Issues: 75

Principally stories of the Civil War, Mexican War, detective and mystery, and circus stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  11-Dec-1882 – 12-May-1884: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Frank Tousey, NY
Formats:   8" x 11.5"
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Five-Cent Western

Issues & Index Sources:  ?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Rainbow Publishing
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   5c
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5-Detective Mysteries

Total Issues: 3

Short-lived detective pulp about which very little is known.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct/Nov-1942 – Feb/Mar-1943: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Dell Publishing, NY
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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5 Detective Novels Magazine

Total Issues: 17

A reprint magazine selecting mostly from other Standard Magazines of the late 1930s/early 1940s but later from American Magazine and Black Mask. Some sources list an 18th issue, Winter 1954, but Cook/Miller state this does not exist.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1949 – Fall 1953: Crime Fiction Index
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Publishers:   Standard Magazines, NY
Editors:   Harvey Burns to Summer 1951; David X. Manners Fall 1951 - Fall 1952; Morris Ogden Jones from Winter 1953
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   144pp (Pages reduced to 128pp from Spring 1951)
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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5 Detective Novels Magazine (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of 5 Detective Novels.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1949: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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580 Split

Total Issues: 16 (as at Aug-2015)

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – present
Publishers:   Mills College, P.O. Box 9982, Oakland, CA 94613 (in 2002)
Frequency:   annual
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
Website:   www.mills.edu/academics/graduate/eng/about/580_split.php

Five Fingers Review

Total Issues: 23

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – 2006
Publishers:   P.O. Box 12955, Berkeley, CA 94712-3955 (in 2000); P.O. Box 4, San Leandro, Ca 94577 (in 2006)
Editors:   Jaime Robles (in 2000-2006)
Prices:   $12 (in 2006)
Frequency:   annual
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not 2001 or 2002)
Email Address:   jrobles@aaahawk.com

Five Great Books by Charles Garvice

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  1896
Publishers:   George Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

5 Great Romances

Each issue typically contained reprints of five romantic novels specially edited and condensed for inclusion, although there was the occasional original story.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1982? – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Digest Publishing, NJ
Editors:   Lynn Lauber
Formats:   digest
Prices:   $1.75 (although listed as $2.00)
Pagecounts:   144pp
Frequency:   monthly (Jun-1983 - Oct-1983); bimonthly (Nov/Dec-1983 - ?)
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Five-Novels Monthly

Total Issues: 206

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1928 – Mar-1943: General Fiction Index
  Apr/Jun-1943 – Jan/Mar-1948, as Five-Novels Magazine: General Fiction Index

Publishers

  Feb-1928 – May-1931: Eff-Enn Publishing Corporation (Clayton Magazines)
  Jun-1931 – Aug-1933: Clayton Magazines
  Sep-1933 – Jan/Mar-1948: Dell Publishing

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  Feb-1928 – Mar-1943: monthly
  Apr-1943 – Oct-1945: quarterly
  Jan-1946 – Nov-1947: bimonthly
  Jan-1948: quarterly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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