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Skelos

Total Issues: 2 (as at Jul-2017)

Subtitled "The Journal of Weird Fiction and Dark Fantasy" and featuring short fiction, essays, poetry, reviews, and art by both seasoned pros and talented newcomers!

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 2016 – present: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: any after #2, Winter 2017)
Publishers:   Skelos Press, P.O. Box 20781, Tallahassee, Florida 32316
Website:   www.skelospress.com
Editors:   Mark Finn
Formats:   US quarto
Prices:   $11.95
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The Sketch

Total Issues: 2989

Ran two or three stories per issue, often society stories but also mysteries. Ran first Agatha Christie "Poirot" stories (1923) and also a series called "Tales With a Sting" including stories by Edwin Baird, E.M. Delafield, Marjorie Bowen.

Issues & Index Sources

  1-Feb-1893 – 17-Jun-1959: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Illustrated London News & Sketch

Editors

  1893 – 1899: Clement Shorter & J.M. Bulloch
  1899 – 1902: John Latey
  1902 – 1904: John Keble Ball
  1905 – 1959: Bruce Ingram

Formats

  glossy large-size slick in the 1920s?

Frequency

  weekly

Sources

  The Age of the Storytellers

Sketch Book and Printer's Pie

see under Printers' Pie

Sketchy Bits

Total Issues: 782

A humorous weekly journal of drama, sport & fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  29-Apr-1895 – 9-May-1910: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   "Sketchy Bits" Company Ltd., 1 & 3 Hind Court, Fleet Street, London EC
Editors:   Harry Shurey
Formats:   slim, saddle-stapled magazine on pulp paper, heavily illustrated
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   weekly

Skewed

Total Issues: 1?

Well-produced fanzine, with a mixture of fiction, poetry and articles, which looks like an outlet for graduates of the Clarion Summer Program.

Issues & Index Sources:  1982
Publishers:   Claudia Peck, Knoxville, Tennessee
Editors:   Claudia Peck

Skinned Alive

Total Issues: 5

"The Horror Fiction Fanzine".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s
Publishers:   Rod Williams, Keperra, Queensland
Editors:   Rod Williams

The Skipper [1930]

Total Issues: 543

Issues & Index Sources:  6-Sep-1930 – 1-Feb-1941: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   D.C. Thomson
Editors:   Andrew C. Hunter
Prices:   2d
Pagecounts:   28pp
Frequency:   weekly

The Skipper [1936]

Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1936 – Dec-1937: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Editors:   John L. Nanovic
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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The Skipper [1947]

Described as the "national sailing magazine", The Skipper frequently published fiction, some of which was collected in TALES FROM "THE SKIPPER" (Barre Publishing, 1968).

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1947 – Feb-1972
Publishers:   Skipper Pub. Co., Spa Creek, Annapolis, Maryland
Editors:   H.K. Riggs
Frequency:   monthly

Skull

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  v1 #1, 1994 – v1 #2, 1994: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   ASfraid Publishing, Burbank, CA.
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Skullduggery

Total Issues: 8+4=12

A short-lived small-press magazine that ran for 8 issues under the title Skullduggery and then a further 4 issues under the title Spiderweb

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1980 – Fall 1981: Crime Fiction Index
  Winter 1982 – Fall 1982, as Spiderweb: Crime Fiction Index

Publishers

  Jan-1980 – Jun-1980: Cook-McDowell
  Winter 1981 – Summer 1981: Skullduggery Magazine, PO Box 191, MIT Branch Station, Cambridge MA 02139
  Fall 1981 – Fall 1982: Corsair Press, PO Box 191, MIT Branch Station, Cambridge MA 02139

Editors

  Jan-1980 – Jun-1980: Michael Cook
  Winter 1981 – Spring 1981: Will Murray
  Summer 1981 – Fall 1982: Karen Shapiro & William Desmond

Formats

  digest

Prices

  $2.00 rising to $2.50

Pagecounts

  52pp

Sources

  Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Sky Aces

Total Issues: 15

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1938 – Apr-1941: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1

Publishers

  Magazine Publishers, Inc. (Ace Magazines)

Editors

  A.A. Wyn

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  15c

Pagecounts

  96pp

Frequency

  Jun-1938 – Dec-1939: quarterly
  Feb-1940 – Apr-1941: bimonthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Sky Birds

Total Issues: 74+6=80

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1929 – Dec-1935: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 4
  May-1936 – Mar-1937?, as Headquarters Detective: Crime Fiction Index

Publishers

  Magazine Publishers, Inc. (Ace Magazines)

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  20c

Frequency

  monthly/bimonthly?

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Sky Birds (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Sky Birds.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s: Adventure Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
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Sky Blazers

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1941 – Apr-1942?: Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Adam Publishing Co.
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Sky Devils

Total Issues: 7

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1938 – Feb-1940: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   Red Circle
Editors:   Robert O. Erisman
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   roughly quarterly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Sky Fighters

Total Issues: 118

Aug-1936 cover in Pulp Culture.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1932 – Spring 1950: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1

Publishers

  Jul-1932 – Jun-1933: William Mayer & Co.
  Oct-1933 – May-1937: Beverly House
  Jul-1937 – Spring 1950: Standard Magazines

Editors

  Edward McCrae

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  10c

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  Jul-1932 – Mar-1937: monthly [but none Jul-1933 - Sep-1933]
  May-1937 – Mar-1944: bimonthly
  Summer 1944 – Spring 1950: quarterly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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