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Smash Detective-Crime Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s

Smashing Detective (Australia)

Total Issues: 2 (at least)

Another thin Australian digest about which very little is known.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1954: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all except #2)
Publishers:   Action Comics, 14 Bond Street, Sydney
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Smashing Detective Stories

Total Issues: 27+6=33

One of the last detective pulps to be launched, Smashing Detective Stories featured hard-action stories of mystery and detection. After 27 issues the magazine title changed to Fast Action Detective and Mystery Stories but only 3 more pulp issues were published under this title, followed by 3 digest issues.

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1951 – Nov-1956: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
  Jan-1957 – Feb-1958, as Fast Action Detective and Mystery Stories: Crime Fiction Index

Publishers

  Columbia Publications

Editors

  Robert A.W. Lowndes

Formats

  Mar-1951 – May-1957: standard pulp
  Aug-1957 – Feb-1958: digest

Prices

  Mar-1951 – May-1957: 20c
  Aug-1957 – Feb-1958: 35c

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  Mar-1951 – Dec-1954: quarterly
  Mar-1955 – May-1957: bimonthly
  Aug-1957 – Feb-1958: quarterly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Smashing Detective Stories (UK)

Total Issues: 11?

British reprint edition of Smashing Detective Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1952: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: any after #11)
Publishers:   Hermitage Publications / Thorpe & Porter
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   100pp
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Smashing Novels Magazine

Total Issues: 4+7?=11?

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1936 – Nov-1936: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
  Feb-1937 – Dec-1939, as Adventure Novels and Short Stories: Adventure Fiction Index (Missing: Feb-1937; Apr-1938)
Pulp Magazine Index 1

Publishers

  Chesterfield Publications (Columbia Publications)

Editors

  Cliff Campbell

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  15c

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  May-1936 – Nov-1936: bimonthly
  Feb-1937 – Dec-1939: irregular

Sources

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

Total Issues: 15

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1936 – Oct-1939: Western Fiction Index (incomplete)
Publishers:   Chesterfield Publications (Columbia Publications)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Smashing Western (Stories) (Canada)

Issues & Index Sources:  1941 – 1942?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Duchess Printing & Publishing Co.
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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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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