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Pluck [1956]

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  1956
Publishers:   L. Miller
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   monthly

Pluck and Luck

Total Issues: 1605

The longest-running dime novel series, primarily printing stories of adventure in many different settings.

Issues & Index Sources:  12-Jan-1898 – 6-Mar-1929: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
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Publishers:   Frank Tousey, NY
Frequency:   semi-monthly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography
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Plume & Sword

Student literary magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1960 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   University of Virginia
Editors:   Thomas T. Taylor
Formats:   digest
Prices:   30c
Pagecounts:   28pp
Frequency:   monthly (except Jun-Sep)

Plush

Total Issues: 12

Subtitled "Living for Men".

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1958 – 1960
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Pluto

A classic late 1930s/early 1940s fanzine which included stories, articles and fan notes. It also ran some poetry and has an extensive letter column. There were letters from Damon Knight, Will Sykora, H.C. Koenig and other "big name" fans.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   The Literature, Science and Hobbies Club, Decker, Indiana
Editors:   Vincent and Marvis Manning
Frequency:   bimonthly

Pocket Book Weekly (Storyteller)

Total Issues: 731?

Story paper that published some "Saint" stories by Leslie Charteris.

Issues & Index Sources

  23-Jan-1943 – 15-May-1943, as Pocket Book: Wireless Weekly
  22-May-1943 – 1949?, as Pocket Book Weekly
  1949? – 23-Feb-1957?, as Pocket Book Weekly Storyteller: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Associated Newspapers Ltd., Sydney

Formats

  6¾" x 7¾"

Pagecounts

  80pp

Frequency

  weekly
 

Pocket Budget Library

Total Issues: 26?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1903 – Apr-1904: Story Paper Index (Missing: #5, #6, all after #8)
Publishers:   James Henderson
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Pocket Budget Stories of Short and Serial Stories

Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources

  2-May-1903 – 11-Jul-1903

#becomes Pocket Budget Library

Publishers

  James Henderson

Frequency

  weekly

Pocket Detective Magazine [1936]

Total Issues: 11

An early experiment with a "pocket-sized" magazine to persuade readers to part with their cash in the hard days after the depression, Pocket Detective featured many of the same authors as the other Street & Smith detective pulps. Bad sales did not result in the anticipated success and it folded after 11 issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1936 – Oct-1937: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Editors:   Robert Arthur
Formats:   Pocketbook
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   160pp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Pocket Detective Magazine [1950]

Total Issues: 2

Designed to fit in a man's hip-pocket, Pocket Detective featured fast-action, crime-adventure stories, each preceded by a pulplike illustration and printed on cheap paper. It folded after only two issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1950 – Nov-1950: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Trojan Magazines
Editors:   Adolphe Barreaux
Formats:   pocketbook
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   96pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Pocket Love Magazine

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1937 – Nov-1937
Publishers:   Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Formats:   pocketbook
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The Pocket Magazine [1818]

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1818 – Jun-1824
  Jul-1824 – Dec-1826, as Arliss' Pocket Magazine
  Jan-1827 – 1833, as The Pocket Magazine

Frequency

  monthly

Pocket Magazine [1895]

Featured short stories plus humorous quips.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1895 – Dec-1901: FictionMags Index (Missing: Jun-1900; Oct-1900; Dec-1900; Aug-1901; Oct-1901; Dec-1901)

#merges with The American Magazine

Publishers

  Frederick A. Stokes, NY

Editors

  Nov-1895 – Jun-1898: Irving Bacheller
  Jul-1898 – Dec-1901: Abbot Frederic (pseudonym of Frederick Stokes)

Formats

  pocketbook

Prices

  5c to 10c

Pagecounts

  128pp to 256pp

Frequency

  monthly to Jun-1898, then bimonthly
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The Pocket Magazine [1922]

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  26-Aug-1922: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   United Press Ltd., St. Bride's House, Salisbury Square, Fleet Street, London EC4
Prices:   3d
Pagecounts:   80pp

The Pocket Magazine [1930]

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1930: General Fiction Index
Publishers:   Gilbert Patten Corp.
Editors:   S.W. Jenkins
Formats:   pocketbook
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Pocket Man

Total Issues: 230+

Offshoot from Man with the same mix of pin-ups, cartoons, features and fiction, it was effectively a replacement for Man Junior when that title shifted to full-size format.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1954 – 1973?
Publishers:   K.G. Murray, Sydney
Formats:   digest
Related Sites:   www.collectingbooksandmagazines.com/man.html


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