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Variety Detective Magazine

Total Issues: 8+8=16

Promising "12 stories for 10c", Variety Detective Magazine only lasted for 8 issues before changing to Lone Wolf Detective Magazine under which it ran for a further 8 years until wartime shortages brought it to an end.

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1938 – Dec-1939: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 3
  Feb-1940 – Apr-1941, as Lone Wolf Detective Magazine: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 2

Publishers

  Ace Magazines

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  10c

Frequency

  mostly bimonthly

Sources

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

Total Issues: 54

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1938 – May-1949: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Periodical House, Inc. (Ace Magazines)
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Variety Love Stories (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Variety Love Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s
Formats:   pulp
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Variety Novels Magazine

Total Issues: 1

Probably changed to 12 Adventure Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1938: FictionMags Index
Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Ace Magazines
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   15c
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Variety Sports Magazine

see under 12 Sports Aces

Variety Story Magazine

Total Issues: 2

Probably changed to 10 Action Adventures.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1938 – Oct-1938: Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Magazine Publishers, Inc. (Ace Magazines)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Variety Western

see under Super Western

The Varsity Magazine

The University of Toronto’s Student Newspaper.

Issues & Index Sources:  1880 – present
Website:   thevarsity.ca

Varsity (UK)

Cambridge University student newspaper which published J. G. Ballard's first short story, "The Violent Noon" (26 May 1951).

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1947 – present
Website:   www.varsity.co.uk
Frequency:   weekly?
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Varsity (US)

Subtitled "The Young Man's Magazine" it usually had a piece of ficion in each issue including Theodore Sturgeon's "Wham Bop!" (November 1947) and often featured artwork by Harvey Kurtzman.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1947 – 1951?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   The Parents' Institute, Inc., 4600 Diversey Avenue, Chicago
Editors:   Jeremiah Tax
Prices:   20c
Frequency:   bimonthly (monthly in late 1949)
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VB Tech Journal

A programmer's technical publication that regularly featured fiction in the first volume (only).

Issues & Index Sources:  v1 #1, 1995 – v1 #8, 1995: Science Fiction Index
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Velocities

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1982 – #5, 1988: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Velocities, Berkeley, CA
Editors:   Andrew Joron
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The Velvet Vampyre

Small press horror fiction magazine, produced on behalf of The Vampyre Society.

Issues & Index Sources

  in 1990s, as Vampires
  in 1990s, as The Velvet Vampyre

Publishers

  The Vampyre Society, 9 Edgar Rd. Sanderstead, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 0NJ
 

Vengeance Shorts

Total Issues: 2

Small pamphlet magazines offering "Thrilling Tales of Crime and Punishment" issued toward the end of the Second World War when paper rationing was at its height.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1945 – May-1946: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan
Formats:   digest
Prices:   7d
Pagecounts:   36pp
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Ventura II

Total Issues: 1

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  1965
Publishers:   Phillip A. Harrell, 2632 Vincent Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23509
Editors:   Phillip A. Harrell

The Venture [1928]

Total Issues: 6

"The Venture, tastefully produced, adorned with woodcuts and filled with neo-Georgian poems and stories, was in reality an undergraduate heir to Sir John Squire's London Mercury."

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1928 – Jun-1930
Editors:   Anthony Blunt (Nov 1928-Jun 1929), H. Romilly Fedden & Michael Redgrave

Venture [1953]

Small magazine with articles, short stories, poetry and book reviews. Subtitled "The Baylor Literary Quarterly".

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1953 – ?
Publishers:   Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Formats:   6" x 9¼"
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   42pp

Venture Action Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1940: Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Venture, St Elmo, Tennessee
Formats:   large pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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