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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)

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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?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   K.G. Murray, Sydney
Formats:   digest
Related Sites:   www.collectingbooksandmagazines.com/man.html

Pocket Reader Series

Total Issues: 33?

A series of small paperbacks that are variously listed as anthologies or magazines. Contents of issues varied between detective, romance and westerns, at least. The detective issues were entitled Detective Tales and mainly reprinted stories from the Popular Publications magazine of the same name and Dime Detective, leading it to be listed sometimes as a British reprint edition of the former magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  1947 – 1951?: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: #112, #115, #120, #121; all after #130)
Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   T.V. Boardman, 14 Cockspur St., London, SW1
Editors:   Tom Boardman
Formats:   small digest (4" x 5.5") for #101 - #112; then digest (4.75" x 6.75")
Prices:   6d
Pagecounts:   96pp (#101 - #112); 64pp (#113 - #122); 96pp (#123 - #130)
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Pocket Series

Total Issues: 50

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Pocket Editions
Formats:   pocket library

Pocket Sketch

Men's humour magazine that published several pieces of fiction in each issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1940 – ?
Formats:   9" x 6"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   94pp

Pocket Western Magazine [1937]

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1937 – Oct-1937: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Formats:   pocketbook
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   160pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Pocket Western Magazine [1950]

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1950 – Nov-1950: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Trojan Magazines
Formats:   Pocketbook
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   96pp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Pocket Wonder Library

Total Issues: 12?

Issues & Index Sources:  1946: Story Paper Index
Publishers:   P.M. Productions
Formats:   60 x 91 mm
Pagecounts:   32pp

Poe Forevermore

Total Issues: 1

Subtitled "Tales of Mystery & Imagination", features a mix of feature and non-fiction dedicated to Edgar Allan Poe.

Issues & Index Sources:  Autumn 2012: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Damfino Media LLC., P.O. Box 19428, Baltimore, MD 21206
Editors:   Mark Redfield
Prices:   $9.95
Website:   www.poeforevermore.com
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Poetry

One of the leading monthly poetry journals in the English-speaking world.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1912 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   The Poetry Foundation
Editors:   Harriet Monroe (in 1912)
Related Sites:   Wikipedia
Website:   www.poetrymagazine.org

The Poetry Review of America

Poetry magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1916 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   The Poetry Review Co., Cambridge, MA
Editors:   W.S. Braithwaite and J. Lebowich


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