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Hardboiled (Detective)

Total Issues: 44

Started life as Detective Story Magazine but after issue 9 merged with Hardboiled to become Hardboiled Detective, and was subsequently renamed Hardboiled.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1988 – Sep-1990, as Detective Story Magazine: Crime Fiction Index
  Oct-1990 – Oct-1991, as Hardboiled Detective: Crime Fiction Index
  Mar-1992 – Sep-2014, as Hardboiled: Crime Fiction Index


  Gryphon Publications, Box 209, Brooklyn, New York, 11228-0209


  Gary Lovisi


  May-1988 – Jul-1998: 5" x 8"
  Apr-2000 – Sep-2003: trade paperback
  Jan-2004 – Sep-2014: digest

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The Hardcore

Fanzine featuring some horror fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   P.O.S.
Editors:   Scott Dorward
Formats:   A4
Prices:   £1.50 (in 1992)
Pagecounts:   32pp (in 1992)

Hardluck Stories

Total Issues: 21

Quarterly ezine whose mission was "to help hardboiled readers discover future hardboiled classics".

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 2002 – Summer 2008: Crime Fiction Index
Editors:   Dave Zeltserman
Related Sites:   Thrilling Detective


Total Issues: 2


Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1989 – #2, 1990: Science Fiction Index
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Hardy Scot

Total Issues: 19

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1903 – May-1905
Publishers:   Hardy Scot Publications
Frequency:   monthly

Harem Frolics

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  1948: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   John Spencer & Co.
Pagecounts:   32pp
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Harem (UK)

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

Harem (US)

Issues & Index Sources:  1959?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Art Enterprises, 8511 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles 46, California

Harkaway Library

Total Issues: 34

Issues & Index Sources:  1904
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Harkness Hoot

Issues & Index Sources:  1930 – 1934: FictionMags Index (partial issue only)
Editors:   William Harlan Hale & Selden Rodman (in 1930)
Related Sites:   Yale Alumni

Harlem Hotspots

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1948: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Utopian Press, 22 Roland Gardens, London SW7
Pagecounts:   36pp

Harlem Stories

Total Issues: 2

General magazine featuring stories about black life in Harlem.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1932 – Aug-1932: General Fiction Index
Publishers:   Jaycline Publishing Corp.
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Harlequin [1963]

see under Dapper

Harlequin Magazine

Total Issues: 68

Magazine advertising Harlequin Romances and containing book reprints and original fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1973 – Jun-1974, as Harlequin Newsletter Magazine: FictionMags Index (Missing: Vol. 1 No 2 - Vol. 1 No. 5)
  Jul-1974 – May-1975, as Harlequin's Woman: FictionMags Index (Missing: Vol. 3 No. 1, Vol. 3 No. 4)
  Jun-1975 – Dec-1975, as The Harlequin Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Jan-1976 – Dec-1978, as Harlequin: FictionMags Index (Missing: Vol. 4 No. 8)


  Harlequin Enterprises Limited, 101 Duncan Mill Road, Suite 404, Don Mills, Ontario, Canada.


  Beth McGregor








  monthly (plus a Christmas issue in 1975)
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Harlequin World's Best Romances

Each issue typically contained extracts from a number of romantic novels published by Harlequin.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Harlequin Periodicals, Inc.
Editors:   Candy Lee (in 1997); Rebecca Pearson (in 1998)
Formats:   digest
Prices:   $3.50
Pagecounts:   150pp
Frequency:   bimonthly

The Harmsworth (Monthly Pictorial/London) Magazine

see under The London Magazine

Harper's Bazar/Bazaar

Fashion magazine with high fiction content -- initially mostly reprints from Britain; later established as a top market for women's slick fiction.; spelling changed to Harper's Bazaar in 1929.

Issues & Index Sources

  2-Nov-1867 – Oct-1929, as Harper's Bazar: The Standard Index of Short Stories (Hannigan Jan-1900 - Dec-1914 only, FicMags sample issues only)
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  Nov-1929 – present, as Harper's Bazaar: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  1867 – 1913: Harper & Brothers
  1913 – ?: Hearst


  1867 – 1889: Mary L. Booth
  1889 – 1899: Margaret Sangster
  1900 – 1913: Elizabeth Jordan
  1913 – 1914: William M. Johnson
  1914 – 1916: Harford Powell
  1916 – 1920: J.C. Hilder
  1920 – 1926: Henry B. Sell
  1926 – 1929: Charles Hanson Towne
  1929 – 1934: Arthur H. Samuels
  1934 – ?: Carmel Snow


  became a big slick under Hearst


  weekly; monthly from Apr 1901

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Harper's Bazaar (UK)

Total Issues: 493

British edition of the US slick, but featured entirely home-grown material. Regular fiction slot (sometimes more than one story). First issue featured "The Staircase" Hugh Walpole and "The Central Figure" H.R. Wakefield. Authors include Lord Dunsany, John Collier, Dorothy L. Sayers ("The Cyprian Cat" May-1933), Martin Armstrong, Evelyn Waugh. Much weird fiction until 1934, which was then phased out.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1929 – ?
Publishers:   Hearst
Editors:   P. Joyce Reynolds; Anne Scott-James
Formats:   large-format slick
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers

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