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The Frontier [1924]

Total Issues: 26+134=160

Title in later years sometimes given as "Frontier Stories of Pioneer Days".

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1924 – Nov-1926: Western Fiction Index
  Dec-1926 – Winter 1953, as Frontier Stories: Western Fiction Index

Publishers

  Oct-1924 – Mar-1928: Doubleday, Page & Co., Inc., NY
  Apr-1928 – Apr-1929: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., NY
  Jun-1929 – Winter 1953: Fiction House

Editors

  Jack O'Sullivan (by 1953)

Formats

  standard pulp

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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The Frontier (UK)

Total Issues: 26+26+35=87

Began life as a British reprint edition of the Doubleday pulp The Frontier, later Frontier Stories, but acquired its own identity in Aug-1929 when it was retitled Empire Frontier and reprinted stories from a wide variety of sources. In Jul-1932 it merged with All Star under the title of All Star Western & (Empire) Frontier Magazine.

When the magazine folded in Jun-1933 its slot was used to launch All Star Detective Stories (UK).

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1925 – May-1927: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
  Jun-1927 – Jul-1929, as Frontier Stories (UK): Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
  Aug-1929 – Jun-1932, as Empire Frontier: Western Fiction Index (WFI has sample issues only)

#merges with All Star

Publishers

  The World's Work, Kingswood, Surrey

Formats

  standard pulp (large pulp from May-1926 - Jan-1927)

Prices

  1/-

Pagecounts

  Apr-1925 – Apr-1926: 176pp
  May-1926 – Jan-1927: 96pp
  Feb-1927 – Feb-1933: 176pp - 192pp
  Mar-1933 – Jun-1933: 128pp

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  The Age of the Storytellers
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Frontier Stories

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  1890
Publishers:   Lee & Sheppard
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Frontier Stories (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Frontier Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1937: Western Fiction Index (sample issue only)
Formats:   standard pulp

Frontier Tales

Total Issues: 2?

A thin Australian digest printing original stories by Australian authors.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: any after #2)
Publishers:   Atlas Publications Pty. Ltd., 48 Queen Street, Melbourne
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Frontier Times

Started as a monthly historical pulp.

Issues & Index Sources

  1923 – Nov-1985

Publishers

  1923 – 1957: J. Marvin Hunter
  1957 – 1985: Joe Small

Sources

  It's a Man's World

Frontier Western(s)

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   H. John Edwards Publishing Co. Pty Ltd., Sydney
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Frontier Western Stories (UK)

see under New All-Action Stories

Front Page Detective

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources

  1937 – ?

Publishers

  in 1930s: Macfadden Publishing, Washington and South Avenues, Dunellen, NJ
  early 1940s: Exposed Publishing Co. (possibly a division of Macfadden Publishing), 149 Madison Am., New York, NY
  in 1950s: Dell Publishing Company Inc., 261 Fifth Ave., New York, NY
  in 1960s: Detective Publications Inc., 750 Third Ave., New York, NY
  in 1980s: RGH Publishing Corp, 460 W 34th St., New York, NY

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Front Page Detective (UK)

True crime. British reprint edition of Front Page Detective.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1945
Publishers:   Pan Press

Front Page Stories

Total Issues: 4

The Aug/Sep-1931 issue was an unpublished "ashcan" issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug/Sep-1931 – May-1932: FictionMags Index (Missing: Aug/Sep-1931)
Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Headquarters Publishing (Harold Hersey)
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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FrostFire Worlds

Total Issues: 18 (to Nov-2017)

FrostFire Worlds is a magazine of science fiction and fantasy adventures for younger readers, published quarterly in February, May, August, and November.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-2013 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #18, Nov-2017)
Publishers:   Alban Lake Publishing
Website:   albanlake.com
Editors:   Sylvan Bree Baker
Formats:   quarto
Prices:   $7.00
Frequency:   quarterly
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Frothing at the Mouth

Total Issues: 3?

"Publishes stories of all genres (prefers character-driven stories of literary, sci-fi, horror, surrealism, slipstream) up to 6,000 words."

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 2003 – #3, 2004: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Sarloos Press, Mullica Hill, NJ
Editors:   Ellen M. Rhudy
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Fruity

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London
Prices:   2/6d
Pagecounts:   36pp

Fry's Magazine

see under C.B. Fry's Magazine of Sports and Out-of-Door Life

FSFnet

Fantasy and shared-world online fanzine. Continues as Dargonzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  1984 – 1988
Website:   www.dargonzine.org/issues/fsfnet
Editors:   Ornoth Liscomb, University of Maine

FTL

Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1989 – Winter 1991: Science Fiction Index
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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FTL Science Fiction

Total Issues: 1

Online downloadable magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-2002
Editors:   Patrick Burrows


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