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True Love Stories [1928]

see also under Live Girl Stories

True Magazine

"Incorporating Sincerely... first-person complete stories, 2000 - 10,000; also first-person serials".

Issues & Index Sources:  ?
Publishers:   C. Arthur Pearson Ltd (Newnes), Tower House, Southampton St., London WC2
Editors:   Miss P. Lamburn (in 1962)
Frequency:   monthly

True Marriage Stories

See under Marriage Stories

True Medic Stories

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s

True Men Stories

Total Issues: 114

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1956 – Jul-1974: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  Oct-1956 – Nov-1965: Feature Publications, NY
  Jun-1966 – ?: Stanley Publications, 281 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10016


  Theodore S. Hecht (in 1968)


  35c (in 1968)

Sources:   It's a Man's World
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True Murder Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1960s

True Mystery

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1950 – ?
Publishers:   Skye Publishing Co., 270 Park Ave., New York, NY, 60 W 46th St., New York, NY, and Louisville, KY
Frequency:   bimonthly

True Mystic Confessions

Total Issues: 1

True Mystic Confessions featured articles on astrology and dreams but mainly carried fictionalized and sensationalized accounts of nudist camp orgies, drugs and sex crimes. Nearly all of the pieces are anonymous and that is understandable. Many of the stories do have a weird element to them but in general this magazine is only for the completist.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1937: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Country Press, Greenwich, CT
Formats:   large pulp
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   76pp
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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True Mystic Crimes

see under Mystic Magazine

True Mystic Science

Total Issues: 8

True Mystic Science contained articles on astrology, numerology, graphology, mediums, prophecies, famous crimes and unexplained events and various psychic phenomena. R.T.M. Scott was a frequent contributor, Talbot Mundy had an article on Mystic India in the second issue and Otis Adelbert Kline had articles in the second and fifth issues. Arthur J. Burks appeared in the eighth.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1938 – Jul-1939: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   The Continental News, Inc.
Formats:   9 x 12 inches
Prices:   25c
Frequency:   monthly (with 1 missed month)
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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True Photo Magazine

Total Issues: 2

The second issue was subtitled "Showdown for Men" and is often confused with the magazine of that name.

Issues & Index Sources:  1956
Publishers:   Sterling

True Pictorial Stories

Total Issues: 3?

The first issue exists with cover dates of both January and March.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1940 – ?
Publishers:   Macfadden

True Police Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources

  1936 – ?


  in 1930s: Country Press Inc., 1100 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY, and Broadway and 11th, Louisville, KY
  in 1940s: Fawcett Publications, Fawcett Place, Greenwich, CT, and 22 W Putnam Ave., Greenwich, CT



Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines

True Police Cases (Canada)

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Super Publications

True Police Stories

True crime magazine which featured some fiction including "The Glass That Laughed" by Dashiell Hammett (Nov-1925).

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1924 – Apr-1926
Publishers:   The International Police Conference, New York

True Police Yearbook

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1951? – 1973?
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True Prize-Winning War Stories

see under War Stories

True Romances

Macfadden; downmarket slick

Issues & Index Sources:  1923 – ?
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True Romances & True Story

Perhaps UK editions of the US magazines of the same titles (?); "first-person true stories with strong love interest... 7000 - 8000 words".

Issues & Index Sources:  ?
Publishers:   8-10 Temple Ave., London EC4
Editors:   Mrs J.M. Hadley (in 1962)
Frequency:   monthly

True Society Whipping Stories

Total Issues: 9?

Flagellation magazine containing various stories about corporal punishment and a correspondence section on the same. Despite being published in France, this was targeted at a British audience.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s
Publishers:   Les Beaux Oeuvres, Establissement H.P., 43 Chaussee d'Antin, Paris
Prices:   2/6d

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