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3-Book Western

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1957 – May-1957?: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Atlas News Company
Editors:   Harry Widmer
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   160pp
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Three Cent Pulp

Featured poetry, fiction, letters, commentary, graphic art, etc. Landmark underground journal which set the tone for Western Canadian publications of its kind. Issues were distributed free to vendors who, in turn, sold them for 3 cents.

Issues & Index Sources:  15-Nov-1972 – 1980
Publishers:   Pulp Press, Vancouver
Formats:   One 8.5 x 11 inch sheet of 24-pound paper folded in half.
Prices:   3c
Pagecounts:   4pp
Frequency:   bi-weekly

Three Chums

Total Issues: 60

Primarily school stories about Ben Bright, Dorothy Dare and Tom True and the adventures which take them on travels around the world.

Issues & Index Sources:  10-Nov-1899 – 28-Dec-1900
Publishers:   Frank Tousey, NY
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Three Detective Novels (US)

Total Issues: 1

Announced as a companion to Three Western Novels, no trace of this magazine has yet been found and it may not exist.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1949: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Atlas News
Formats:   standard pulp
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Three Detective Novels (UK)

see under Triple Detective Novels

Three Love Novels Magazine

Total Issues: 5+7=12

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr/Jun-1932 – Nov-1933/Jan-1934: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Apr-1934 – Nov-1934, as Love Novels Magazine

Publishers

  Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., NY

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  25c

Pagecounts

  256pp

Frequency

  Apr/Jun-1932 – Nov-1933/Jan-1934: quarterly
  Mar-1934 – Nov-1934: monthly but no Jul-1934

Sources

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

Total Issues: 140 (to Winter 2015)

Covers the whole range of creative and literary works. Contributors include John Berger, Seamus Heaney, Susan Sontag, Amy Tan, Thom Gunn. Circulation 10,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter/Spring 1980 – present
Publishers:   P.O. Box 9131, Berkeley, CA 94709 (in 1998 - 2002)
Website:   www.threepennyreview.com
Editors:   Wendy Lesser (in 1998 - 2002)
Email Address:   wlesser@threepennyreview.com
Formats:   tabloid
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

3SF

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-2002 – Feb-2003: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Big Engine Co. Ltd, P.O. Box 185, Abingdon, OX14 1GR
Editors:   Liz Holliday
Formats:   A4
Prices:   £3.50
Pagecounts:   72pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Three Star Magazine

Total Issues: 21+13+26=60

Issues & Index Sources

  1-Apr-1928 – 1-Feb-1929: FictionMags Index
Adventure Fiction Index
  14-Feb-1929 – Sep-1929, as Three Star Stories: FictionMags Index
Adventure Fiction Index
  Oct-1929 – Jun-1932, as All Star Detective Stories: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 4

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Publishers

  1-Apr-1928 – 1931: Three Star Publishing Corporation (Clayton Magazines), 80 Lafayette St., New York, NY (a subsidiary of Clayton Magazines)
  1931 – 1932: Clayton Magazines

Editors

  Carl F. Happel

Formats

  standard pulp

Pagecounts

  144pp

Frequency

  1-Apr-1928 – 15-Jul-1929: twice-monthly
  Oct-1929 – May-1931: monthly
  Jul-1931 – Jun-1932: bimonthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Three Star Stories

see under Three Star Magazine

3 Star Western Stories

see under New All-Action Stories

Three Western Novels Magazine

Total Issues: 11?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1948 – Dec-1950: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Atlas News
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   bimonthly but no issues Nov-1948 - May-1949
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Threshold of Fantasy

Total Issues: 2

Semi-professional magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1982 – #2, 1985: Science Fiction Index
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The Thrill Book

Total Issues: 16

While contemporary statements of intent indicate that this magazine was originally intended to have a heavy fantasy orientation, in actuality its fantasy content is probably not much higher than most contemporary adventure fiction magazines, and varies considerably from issue to issue.

The Annotated Index to The Thrill Book by Richard Bleiler (Starmont, 1991)

Issues & Index Sources

  1-Mar-1919 – 15-Oct-1919: Adventure Fiction Index

Publishers

  Street & Smith Publications, Inc.

Editors

  1-Mar-1919 – 15-Jun-1919: Harold Hersey
  1-Jul-1919 – 15-Oct-1919: Ronald Oliphant

Formats

  1-Mar-1919 – 15-Jun-1919: "nickel library" format (10.75" x 8")
  1-Jul-1919 – 15-Oct-1919: standard pulp

Prices

  1-Mar-1919 – 15-Jun-1919: 10c
  1-Jul-1919 – 15-Oct-1919: 15c

Pagecounts

  1-Mar-1919 – 15-Jun-1919: 48pp
  1-Jul-1919 – 15-Oct-1919: 160pp

Frequency

  twice-monthly

Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The Thriller [1916]

The Thriller is an obscure magazine made up of unsold issues of The Black Cat, Short Stories and possibly other magazines. At this time it has been impossible to ascertain how many issues of The Thriller were published - the latest known is #4 in 1917.

A 1916 issue of The Black Cat contains an ad for The Thriller (probably #1) containing the August through November 1915 issues of The Black Cat.

Issues & Index Sources:  1916? – 1917?: General Fiction Index (Missing: all except #4)
Publishers:   The Shortstory Publishing Co.
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps
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The Thriller [1929]

Total Issues: 589

Contained a complete mystery story (25,000 words) each issue, plus supporting serials, short stories or features. Published masses of crime, mystery and thriller serials and stories, many adapted from US sources. Noted for its stories by Leslie Charteris and Edgar Wallace; also published Douglas Newton, Edmund Snell, Barry Perowne, Sydney Horler, Capt W.E. Johns and 'Maxwell Grant'.

Incorporates: Wild West from 25-Feb-1939 Further Reading: The Thriller by Derek J. Adley & W.O.G. Lofts (Colne, Lancs., A & B Whitworth, 1990).

Issues & Index Sources

  9-Feb-1929 – 2-Mar-1940: Crime Fiction Index
  9-Mar-1940 – 18-May-1940, as War Thriller: Crime Fiction Index

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press

Editors

  Len Pratt; Jack Hunt (Assistant Editor)

Formats

  small tabloid

Prices

  2d

Pagecounts

  28pp; 24pp

Frequency

  weekly (every Saturday)

Sources

  Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines, The Age of the Storytellers
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The Thriller (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of The Thriller.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s: Crime Fiction Index
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Thriller [1962]

Total Issues: 3

A confession format horror magazine with ludicrous photo covers. Printed in Canada.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1962 – Jul-1962: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Tempest Publications, NY
Editors:   Harry Schriner
Formats:   Quasi-slick
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
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Thriller Library

Total Issues: 24

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1934 – Jun-1935: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Pagecounts:   100pp
Frequency:   2 per month
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