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Rangeland Romances (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Rangeland Romances.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Popular Publications Canada
Formats:   pulp
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Rangeland Romances (UK)

British reprint edition of Rangeland Romances.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Thorpe & Porter
Formats:   pulp
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Rangeland Stories

Total Issues: 12+38+13=63

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1928 – Oct-1929: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Nov-1928; Dec-1928)
  Nov-1929 – Dec-1932, as Rangeland Love Story Magazine: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Nov-1932)
  Jan-1933 – Jul-1934, as Rangeland Love Stories: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Jan-1933; May/Jun-1933)

Publishers

  Nov-1928 – May-1931: Climax Publishing Corp. (Clayton Magazines)
  Jun-1931 – May-1933: Clayton Magazines
  Nov-1933 – Jul-1934: A.M. Clayton (Clayton Magazines)

Formats

  Nov-1928 – Dec-1932: standard pulp
  Jan-1933 – May-1933: bedsheet
  Nov-1933 – Jul-1934: standard pulp

Frequency

  mostly monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Rangeland Sweethearts

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1940 – Apr-1941: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Feb-1941)
Publishers:   Fictioneers, Inc.
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Rangeland Westerns (Australia)

Total Issues: 2?

A thin Australian digest printing original stories by Australian authors.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all except #2)
Publishers:   Atlas Publications Pty. Ltd., 48 Queen Street, Melbourne
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The Ranger [1931]

Total Issues: 130

Issues & Index Sources

  14-Feb-1931 – 5-Aug-1933

#becomes The Ranger (New Series)

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press

Editors

  Hedley O'Mant
  G. Cecil Graveley [Assistant Editor]
  Clifford Gates [Assistant Editor]

Prices

  2d

Pagecounts

  28pp

Frequency

  weekly

The Ranger (New Series)

Total Issues: 112

Contains "original adventure stories (5000 words), series or serials (65,000 words) to appeal to boys age 9-14."

Incorporates: Pioneer from 4-Aug-1934

Issues & Index Sources

  12-Aug-1933 – 28-Sep-1935

#becomes Pilot

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press

Formats

   (larger than previous series)

Prices

  2d

Pagecounts

  24pp

Frequency

  weekly

Ranger [1965]

Total Issues: 40

Issues & Index Sources

  18-Sep-1965 – 18-Jun-1966

#incorporated into Look and Learn

Publishers

  Fleetway

Pagecounts

  36pp

Frequency

  weekly

Range Riders

Total Issues: 8+67=75

The first issue was numbered v3#2, presumably continuing from some other title.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1938 – Feb-1940: Western Fiction Index
  Fall 1940 – Apr-1953, as Range Riders Western: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Winter 1942, Summer 1942)

Publishers

  Better Publications (Standard Magazines)

Editors

  mid 1940s: G.B. Farnum
  Nov-1950: Edmund Collier
  Mar-1952: Morris Jones

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  Oct-1937 – Dec-1939: 15c
  Feb-1940 – Apr-1953: 10c

Pagecounts

  Oct-1937 – Dec-1939: 128pp
  Feb-1940 – ?: 112pp (pages further reduced)

Frequency

  bimonthly to Feb-1940; quarterly Fall 1940 - Summer 1945; bimonthly from Oct-1945

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Range Riders Western (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Range Riders Western.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Better/Thrilling Publications
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Range Riders Western (UK)

Total Issues: 13?

British reprint edition of Range Riders Western.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: #2-#8; #10; any after #13)
Publishers:   Pemberton's (of Manchester) Ltd.
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   9d
Pagecounts:   66pp
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Range Riders (UK)

Total Issues: 2?

British reprint edition of Range Riders Western.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar/Apr-1960 – ?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all after Mar/Apr-1960)
Publishers:   Atlas Publishing
Formats:   digest
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   64pp
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Range Western

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Western Fiction Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Southdown Press
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Ransom!

A sample, ashcan, issue was distributed but did not generate enough interest to merit a full run.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1933

Rapid

see under The Rapid Review

Rapid-Fire Action Stories

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1932 – Dec-1932: FictionMags Index
Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Rapid-Fire Publications (Clayton Magazines)
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Rapid-Fire Detective Stories

Total Issues: 8

Published as a companion to Rapid-Fire Action Stories and Rapid-Fire Western Stories, Rapid-Fire Detective Stories was an undistinguished detective pulp that ran for 8 issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1932 – May-1933: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 3
Publishers:   Rapid-Fire Publications (Clayton Magazines)
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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