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The Gay Mag

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1929
Publishers:   The London Publishing Company
Pagecounts:   48pp
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Gay Parade

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s
Publishers:   Franburn Press, Manchester
Pagecounts:   36pp

Gay Parisienne

Total Issues: 93?

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1930 – Nov-1938?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Deane Publishing Company, Dover, Delaware
Prices:   25c
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Uncovered: The Hidden Art of Girlie Pulps
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Gay Parisienne (Canada)

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1939 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   International Magazine Publishers
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Gay Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  193?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Gay Stories (UK)

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1949
Publishers:   Utopian Press, 22 Roland Gardens, London SW7
Prices:   5/-

Gay Sunshine

Gay/lesbian fiction magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  1970 – 1982
Publishers:   Gay Sunshine Press, Box 40397, San Francisco, CA, 94140
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   Our Own Voices


Magazine of "Features, Fiction, Films, Cartoons & Competitions".

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1946: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Gaze Publications, 66 Park Road West, Birkenhead, Cheshire
Editors:   N. Wesley Firth
Formats:   5.5" x 8.25"
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   42pp

G-8 and His Battle Aces

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G-8 and His Battle Aces (UK)

British reprint edition of G-8 and His Battle Aces.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Adventure Fiction Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Thorpe & Porter
Formats:   pulp
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Total Issues: 97 (to Summer 2015)

"The Canadian Magazine of Ideas and Culture".

Issues & Index Sources:  1990 – present
Publishers:   Stephen Osborne, 1014 Homer Street #103, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 2W9 Canada (in 1998 - 2000); 1014 Homer Street #103, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 2W9, Canada (in 2002)
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
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Gem [1960]

Issues & Index Sources:  1960? – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   G&S Publications, Inc.

The Gem [1907]

Total Issues: 1663

Companion to The Magnet. The best known contributor was Charles Hamilton writing as Martin Clifford. Incorporated Nelson Lee Library from 19-Aug-1933.

Issues & Index Sources

  30-Mar-1907 – Dec-1939

#merges with The Triumph


  Amalgamated Press


  1908 – 1911: Percy Griffith
  1911 – 1916: Herbert Hinton
  1916 – 1919: John Pentelow
  1919 – 1921: Herbert Hinton
  1921 – 1940: Charles Down


  small tabloid


  30-Mar-1907 – 1910: ½d
  1910 – ?: 1d
  ?: 2d


  fortnightly, then weekly
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Gem Detective

Total Issues: 1

Very little is known about this title which seems to be a one-shot pulp launched by H.C. Blackerby who also launched another one-shot detective pulp, Chief Detective, and a one-shot western pulp called Prize Western at the same time.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1946: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Atomic Action, NY (H.C. Blackerby)
Editors:   Raymond W. Porter
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   planned as quarterly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Total Issues: 1?

Fanzine, made up of 2 separate items bound together like one of the old Ace doubles, and containing sf fiction and poetry including "The Sky Is Round" by Fritz Leiber.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1975: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Los Altos Science Fiction Association, Los Altos, California
Editors:   Daniel J. Oakes and Bob Rogers
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Gem Library [1891]

Total Issues: 111

Issues & Index Sources:  1891 – 1897
Publishers:   Charles Sibley
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Gem (Library) [1907]

Total Issues: 1711

The first title in what was to become known as the Companion Papers group at A.P. which included the Gem's younger sibling, The Magnet Library. Contained complete school stories of 20,000 words and serials (65,000 words).

Incorporates: Nelson Lee Library from 19-Aug-1933

Issues & Index Sources

  16-Mar-1907 – 8-Feb-1908, as The Gem Library: Story Paper Index
  15-Feb-1908 – 28-Dec-1918, as The Gem Library
  4-Jan-1919 – 20-Mar-1920, as The Gem
  27-Mar-1920 – 4-Nov-1922, as The Gem Library
  11-Nov-1922 – 3-Apr-1926, as The Gem Library of School and Sporting Stories
  10-Apr-1926 – 13-Apr-1929, as The Gem Library
  20-Apr-1929 – 30-Dec-1939, as The Gem

#incorporated into The Triumph


  Amalgamated Press, Fleetway House


  1907 – 1911: Percy Griffith
  1911 – 1916: Herbert A. Hinton
  1916 – 1919: John Nix Pentelow
  1919 – 1921: Herbert A. Hinton
  1921 – 1936: C.M. Down
  1936 – 1940: Arthur Aldcroft [under C.M. Down]
  1908 – 1911: Herbert A. Hinton [Assistant Editor]
  1911 – 1914: C.M. Down [Assistant Editor]
  1914 – 1917: G.R. Samways [Assistant Editor]
  c. 1918 – 1920: Stanley Austin [Assistant Editor]
  1919 – 1921: G.R. Samways [Assistant Editor]
  c. 1921: Frederick K. Adams [Assistant Editor]
  in 1920s: Noel Wood-Smith [Assistant Editor]
  ?: Arthur Aldcroft [Assistant Editor]
  1933 – 1936: Reginald S. Taylor [Assistant Editor]
  1936 – 1939: R.C. Hewitt [Assistant Editor]


  small tabloid


  16-Mar-1907 – 8-Feb-1908: ½d except for double number 37 at 1d
  15-Feb-1908 – ?: 1d except double numbers 41, 93, 145, 197, 250, 302, 407, 458, 511 at 2d; 1½d from 529; 2d from 770 (Nov 1922).


  20pp (16-Mar-1907 - 8-Feb-1908)


  weekly (every Wednesday / Thursday)

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