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Smash Stories

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1941 – Dec-1941?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
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The Smith

see under Pulpsmith

Smith's Magazine

Total Issues: 202

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1905 – Feb-1922: General Fiction Index

#merges with Love Story Magazine

Publishers

  Street & Smith Publications, Inc.

Editors

  Theodore Dreiser

Formats

  standard; became a pulp circa 1919

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Smith's Weekly

see under Magazine of Short Stories

Smoked Glass

Semi-professional magazine. A continuation of Space Grits by two of the editors.

Issues & Index Sources:  1985

Smokehouse Monthly

Companion magazine to Captain Billy's Whiz Bang.

Issues & Index Sources:  1926 – ?
Publishers:   Fawcett Publications

Snake Nation Review

Total Issues: 25 (at at Sep-2015)

Regional journal of fiction, poetry, essays. Circulation 2,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1989 – present
Publishers:   110 #2 West Force Street, Valdosta, GA 31601 (in 1998 - 2002)
Website:   www.snakenationpress.org
Editors:   Robert George (in 1998 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   100pp
Frequency:   thrice yearly at outset, now quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Snap (UK)

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1950?: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Utopian Press, 22 Roland Gardens, London SW7
Pagecounts:   36pp

Snap (US)

Issues & Index Sources

  1958 – 1969?

Publishers

  in 1961 – 1962: American Art Agency, Inc., 11934 Valerio Street, North Hollywood, CA
  in 1963 – 1968: American Art Agency, Inc., 7311 Fulton Avenue, North Hollywood, CA.

Editors

  in 1961 – 1962: Robert Burnell
  in 1963: Felix Redmond
  in 1965 – 1967: Robert Burnell
  in 1968: Seth Allen
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Snapdragon

Published "There Was a Man Dwelt By a Churchyard" by M. R. James, 6 Sep-1924.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1924

Snappy Magazine

Issues & Index Sources

  1929 – Apr-1938?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  1929 – Nov-1932: Lowell Publications Inc.
  Dec-1932 – 1934: Merwil Publishing Co.
  1934 – 1938: D.M. Publishing

Editors

  Virgina O'Day, Alexander Samalman

Formats

  bedsheet

Prices

  25c

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  Uncovered: The Hidden Art of Girlie Pulps
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Snappy (UK)

Total Issues: 1

A slender publication, featuring six to eight racey short stories, interspersed with black and white nude or scantily-clad pin-up, purporting to be a US pulp magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950
Publishers:   Teal Publications
Pagecounts:   36pp

Snappy Adventure Stories

Total Issues: 2

Following the initial success of Spicy Detective Stories the publishers attempted to reserve the "Spicy" adjective for themselves by producing ashcan issues for two proposed companion titles, Spicy Mystery Stories and Spicy Adventure Stories.

Simultaneously, the same publishers (Harry Donenfeld & Frank Armer) produced three more ashcan issues, for a parallel line of "Snappy" titles. Each of these issues was 12 pages long and was dated July 1934. The three Snappies never did achieve real publication but, for reasons unknown, a second set of ashcan issues was prepared and copyrighted. They were a bit more substantial than the first issues (36 pages) and were all dated May 1935.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1934 – May-1935: Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Trojan Publishing (#1), Culture Publications (#2)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Snappy Detective Mysteries

Total Issues: 2+3=5

Short-lived risque companion to Snappy/Sizzling Romances and similar titles.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1935 – Jun-1935: Crime Fiction Index
  Jul-1935 – Sep-1935, as Sizzling Detective Mysteries: Crime Fiction Index

Publishers

  May-1935 – Jun-1935: Edmar Publishing Co., Inc., 125 W. 45th Street, New York
  Jul-1935 – Sep-1935: Nudeal Publishing Co., Wilmington.

Formats

  large pulp

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
 
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Snappy Detective Stories

Total Issues: 2

Following the initial success of Spicy Detective Stories the publishers attempted to reserve the "Spicy" adjective for themselves by producing ashcan issues for two proposed companion titles, Spicy Mystery Stories and Spicy Adventure Stories.

Simultaneously, the same publishers (Harry Donenfeld & Frank Armer) produced three more ashcan issues, for a parallel line of "Snappy" titles. Each of these issues was 12 pages long and was dated July 1934. The three Snappies never did achieve real publication but, possibly in response to the launch of Snappy Detective Mysteries by a rival publisher, a second set of ashcan issues was prepared and copyrighted. They were a bit more substantial than the first issues (36 pages) and were all dated May 1935.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1934 – May-1935: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Trojan Publishing (#1), Culture Publications (#2)
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Snappy Mystery Stories

Total Issues: 2

Following the initial success of Spicy Detective Stories the publishers attempted to reserve the "Spicy" adjective for themselves by producing ashcan issues for two proposed companion titles, Spicy Mystery Stories and Spicy Adventure Stories.

Simultaneously, the same publishers (Harry Donenfeld & Frank Armer) produced three more ashcan issues, for a parallel line of "Snappy" titles. Each of these issues was 12 pages long and was dated July 1934. The three Snappies never did achieve real publication but, possibly in response to the launch of Snappy Detective Mysteries by a rival publisher, a second set of ashcan issues was prepared and copyrighted. They were a bit more substantial than the first issues (36 pages) and were all dated May 1935.

The contents of the second issue are not known; the Library of Congress can no longer find its copy, and no other has yet surfaced.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1934 – May-1935: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: May-1935)
Publishers:   Trojan Publishing (#1), Culture Publications (#2)
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Snappy Romances

Total Issues: 2+3+6?=11?

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1935 – Jun-1935: FictionMags Index (Missing: Jun-1935)
  Jul-1935 – Sep-1935, as Sizzling Romances: FictionMags Index (Missing: Sep-1935)
  Jan-1936 – Jul-1936, as Real Breezy Romances: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Publishers

  May-1935 – Jun-1935: Edmar Publishing Co., Inc.
  Jul-1935 – Sep-1935: Nudeal Publishing Co.
  Jan-1936 – Jul-1936: Best Publishers

Formats

  May-1935 – Jun-1935: standard pulp
  Jul-1935 – Jul-1936: bedsheet

Prices

  25c

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Uncovered: The Hidden Art of Girlie Pulps
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Snappy Stories

Total Issues: 316+ (possibly 321)

An early example of liberated fiction full of free women!

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1912 – Mar-1927: FictionMags Index (incomplete)
  Apr-1927 – May-1928, as Snappy Stories and Pictures: FictionMags Index (incomplete)
  1930 – 1932?, as Snappy Stories

Publishers

  1912 – 1928: The New Fiction Publishing Corporation (Clayton Magazines)
  1930 – ?: Lowell Publications Inc.

Editors

  Virgina O'Day, Alexander Samalman

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  20c

Frequency

  Aug-1912 – Aug-1915: monthly
  Sep-1915 – Nov-1926: twice-monthly
  Dec-1926 – May-1928: irregular

Related Sites

  The Pulp Magazines Project

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Uncovered: The Hidden Art of Girlie Pulps
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