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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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Rapid-Fire Western Stories

Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1932 – May-1933: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Mar-1933)
Publishers:   Rapid-Fire Publications (Clayton Magazines)
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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The Rapid Review

Total Issues: 34+4+6=44

Although the name was first changed to The Rapid in Dec-1906, the magazine was relaunched in Apr-1907 as a short-lived companion to Pearson's and The Novel, which ran some fiction but was chiefly a vehicle for comment on matters of social and human interest.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1904 – Nov-1906
  Dec-1906 – Mar-1907, as The Rapid
  Apr-1907 – Sep-1907, as The Rapid: FictionMags Index (Missing: May-1907, Jun-1907, Jul-1907)

Publishers

  C. A. Pearson

Editors

  Percy Everett?

Prices

  4d

Pagecounts

  144pp

Rapture

Issues & Index Sources:  1959 – 1968: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   American Art Agency
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Rare Constellations

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1993 – #2, 1993: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #1)
Publishers:   Rare Constellations, Princeton, WV
Editors:   Dana K. Allen
Formats:   octavo
Prices:   $5.00
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Rare Crime Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Fireside Publications Ltd.

Rare Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Sparkling Publications/Albert Publications
Frequency:   monthly

Rare Detective (Stories)

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Classic Publishing Co. (1944); Fireside Publications Ltd. (1947-1949)

Raritan

Subtitled "A Quarterly Review"; infrequently publishes fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1981 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Rutgers University, 31 Mine Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08093 (in 1998 - 2002)
Website:   raritanquarterly.rutgers.edu
Editors:   Richard Poirier (in 1988 - 2002)
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


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