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Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly

see under The American Magazine

Frank Leslie's Series of New Novels

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1863 – 1890
Publishers:   Frank Leslie
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Frank Leslie's Ten Cent Monthly

see under Frank Leslie's Pleasant Hours (for Boys and Girls)

Frank Manley's Weekly

Total Issues: 32

School and sports stories about Frank Manley and his friends in imitation of the Frank Merriwell stories published by Street & Smith.

Issues & Index Sources:  8-Sep-1905 – 13-Apr-1906: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Frank Tousey, 24 Union Square, New York
Formats:   8" x 11"
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Frank Reade Library

Total Issues: 191

A dime novel series devoted entirely to SF. Issued in the small tabloid "nickel library" format of the late 1800's, with black and white covers.

Issues & Index Sources:  24-Sep-1892 – 5-Aug-1898: Science Fiction Index (sf content only)
Publishers:   Frank Tousey, NY
Formats:   small tabloid
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   16pp (some 24pp & some 32pp)
Frequency:   weekly; twice monthly from #152
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography
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Frank Reade Weekly Magazine

Total Issues: 96

Usually just one 'dime novel' reprint per issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  31-Oct-1902 – 26-Aug-1904: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Frank Tousey, NY
Formats:   quarto tabloid
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography
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Frank Starr's American Novels

Total Issues: 221

Issues & Index Sources:  1869 – 1877
Publishers:   Beadle
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Frank Starr's Fifteen Cent Illustrated Novels

Total Issues: 22

Issues & Index Sources:  1869 – 1871
Publishers:   Beadle
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Frank Starr's New York Dime Library

Total Issues: 26

Issues & Index Sources:  1877 – 1878
Publishers:   Beadle
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Frank Starr's Ten Cent Pocket Library

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1877
Publishers:   Beadle
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Frank Tousey's Boys Weekly

Total Issues: 74

Authors include Harry Enton, Thomas Hanshew.

Issues & Index Sources

  9-Dec-1881 – 4-May-1883: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issue only)

#merges with Young Men of America


  Frank Tousey, NY


  tabloid story-paper






  Dime Novel Bibliography
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Self published semi-pro magazine publishing novelettes by Robert Wilfred Franson.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1970s
Publishers:   Franson Publications of San Diego, California
Editors:   Robert Wilfred Franson

Fraser's Magazine

Started as the London rival to Blackwood's; a miscellany which ran much fiction especially William M. Thackeray, James Hogg, T. Crofton Croker, Charles Kingsley.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1830 – Oct-1882: The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals Volume 2

#superseded by Longman's Magazine


  1847 – 1863: J.W. Parker
  1865 – 1882: Longman


  1830 – 1836: William Maginn
  1836 – 1840?: Francis Mahony
  1841 – 1847: G.W. Nickisson
  1847 – 1860: John W. Parker
  1860 – 1874: J.A. Froude
  1874 – 1879: William Allingham
  1879 – 1881: John Tulloch


  standard, unillustrated




  British Literary Magazines Vol. 2

Fred Leslie's Journal

Total Issues: 20

Includes a comic supplement from issue 14.

Issues & Index Sources:  12-Apr-1902 – 30-Aug-1902
Publishers:   Charles Strong, 161 Strand, London W.C.
Formats:   tabloid
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   weekly (every Tuesday)

Freedom Fiction Journal

Total Issues: 7

Online amateur downloadable magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-2008 – May-2010
Editors:   Ujjwal Dey, Mumbai, India

Free for All

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950
Publishers:   The Park Trading Company, 14 Portland Road, London W11
Formats:   7" x 9.5"
Pagecounts:   36pp

The Free Press

Monthly New York City newspaper that occasionally publishes fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 2000s
Publishers:   P.O. Box 581, Bronx, NY 10463 (in 2000)
Editors:   J. Rudolph Abate (in 2000)
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Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not 2001 or 2002")

Freezer Burn Magazine

Total Issues: 10

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1995 – #10, 1997: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   David G. Rogers
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