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Sports Fiction

Total Issues: 43

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1938 – Sep-1951: Sports Fiction Index (Missing: Oct-1948)
Publishers:   Columbia Publications
Editors:   Robert W. Lowndes
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines
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Sports For Boys

Total Issues: 28

Issues & Index Sources

  9-Oct-1920 – 16-Apr-1921

#incorporated into All Sports

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press

Editors

  Arthur Steffans; John W. Wheway (Sub-editor)

Pagecounts

  28pp

Frequency

  weekly

Sports Fun

Total Issues: 13+29=42

Part comic, part story paper, based on the popular format of Film Fun but featuring sportsmen rather than film stars.

Issues & Index Sources

  11-Feb-1922 – 6-May-1922
  13-May-1922 – 25-Nov-1922

#incorporated into Football & Sports Favourite

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press

Editors

  Arthur Steffens

Prices

  2d

Pagecounts

  20pp

Frequency

  weekly

Sports Illustrated

Sports magazine; although almost wholly non-fictional (like other Luce publications), it has published occasional pieces of fiction, e.g. by Robert Graves.

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – present
Publishers:   Time, Inc. (Henry Luce)
Formats:   big slick
Website:   www.si.com

Sports Leaders Magazine

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1948 – Oct-1948: Sports Fiction Index
Publishers:   Stadium Publishing
Editors:   Robert O. Erisman
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines
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Sports Library

see under Boys' Realm Football Library

Sportsman

Total Issues: 75

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1953 – Aug-1965
  Nov-1965 – Jul-1966, as Sportsman and Guns
  Oct-1966 – Apr-1968, as Sportsman

Publishers

  Apr-1953 – Aug-1966?: Male Publishing (Martin Goodman)
  Oct-1966 – Apr-1968: Magnum-Royal Publications

Sources:   It's a Man's World
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Sports Novels Magazine

Total Issues: 85

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr/May-1937 – Apr-1952: Sports Fiction Index
Publishers:   Popular Publications
Editors:   Henry Steeger
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Frequency:   mostly bimonthly, but apparently no issues during 1945
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines
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Sports Novels Magazine (Australia)

Despite the title this appears to be a non-fiction magazine rather than a reprint of Sports Novels Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1946 – Oct-1964
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   monthly
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Sports Novels Magazine (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Sports Novels Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1951: Sports Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Popular Publications Canada
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Sports Pictorial

Total Issues: 10

Issues & Index Sources:  1-Apr-1922 – 3-Jun-1922
Publishers:   Odhams Press
Formats:   tabloid
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   weekly

Sports Shorts

Total Issues: 26?

Published monthly between 1950 and 1953. Early issues in this series contained between 2 and 4 short stories, while later issues contained a single novelette. Issues up to #4 were 48 pages in length, while subsequent issues were 36 pages in length.

Issues & Index Sources:  1950 – 1953: Sports Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   The Calvert Publishing Company, Sydney
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Sports Short Stories

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1947 – Nov-1948: Sports Fiction Index
Publishers:   Interstate
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines
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Sports Tales

Total Issues: 7?

A series of Australian booklets, numbered but not dated.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Sports Fiction Index
Publishers:   Malian Press, Sydney
Formats:   digest
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Sport Stories

Total Issues: 14

School and sports stories about Jack Lightfoot, originally published in All-Sports Library.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1923 – Nov-1923
Publishers:   Street & Smith
Formats:   5" x 7"
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   250-300pp
Frequency:   bi-weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Sport Story Annual

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1942: Sports Fiction Index
Publishers:   Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Formats:   bedsheet
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines
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Sport Story Magazine

Total Issues: 427

Circulation soon rose to around 160,000.

Issues & Index Sources

  8-Sep-1923 – Mar-1931: Sports Fiction Index
  Apr-1931 – Jul-1943?, as Street & Smith's Sport Story Magazine: Sports Fiction Index

Publishers

  Street & Smith Publications, Inc.

Editors

  in 1920s: Lon Murray
  in 1937: Ronald Oliphant
  in 1940s: Charles Moran

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  twice monthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines
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