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True Strange (Stories) [1956]

Total Issues: 7

True Strange may be a revival of True Weird. They share the same publisher and followed one upon another. True Strange also reprinted material from True Weird. True Strange was a large magazine subtitled "incredible...weird... and factual." There were a total of seven issues with one short story in four of the issues.

Other authors with material that may be of interest are: Arthur J. Burks (5-6/57); M.E. Counselman (10/56, 3/57, 10/57, 2/58); Jules De Grandon (3/57); Theophile Gautier (3/57); R. DeWitt Miller (8/57).

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1956 – Feb-1958: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  Weider Periodicals Inc., 16 Hopkins Ave., Jersey City, New Jersey

Editors

  Oct-1956 – Oct-1957: William R. Shelton
  Dec-1957 – Feb-1958: Allen Camelli

Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, It's a Man's World
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True Supernatural Stories

Total Issues: 1

This magazine was assembled for trademark purposes and was never offered for sale to the general public.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1934: Science Fiction Index
Formats:   bedsheet
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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True Thrills

Total Issues: 4

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1941 – 1942
Publishers:   Country Press Inc., 1100 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY, and Broadway and 11th, Louisville, KY

True Twilight Tales

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1963 – #2, 1964: Science Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   League Publications, Inc., New York.
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True War [1956]

Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1956 – Jul-1958
Publishers:   Magnum Magazines
Sources:   It's a Man's World
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True War [1975]

Total Issues: 23+

Possibly non-fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1975? – Mar-1981?
Publishers:   Countrywide Pubs.
Sources:   It's a Man's World
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True War Stories

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan/Feb-1953 – Apr/May-1953
Publishers:   Westridge Publishing Corp.
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True Weird

Total Issues: 3

True Weird was a large magazine subtitled "strange... fantastic... true!". The magazine contained no fiction. It dealt with sensationalized accounts of myths legends and stories. Topics such as Lincoln's ghost, Count St. Germain (4000 year old man), levitation, the Holland tulip mania of 1635 and various vampires, witches and werewolves. The magazine would not be of interest to most collectors.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1955 – May-1956: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Weider Periodicals Inc., 16 Hopkins Ave., Jersey City, New Jersey
Editors:   Howard Booth
Formats:   bedsheet
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, It's a Man's World

True West

Issues & Index Sources:  1953 – present
Sources:   It's a Man's World
Website:   www.truewestmagazine.com

True Western Adventures

Copy of #1 seen for 1957.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1957 – ?
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western

True Western and Far West

Spurious reading of entry for True Western Stories listed in DinWest

True Western Stories

Total Issues: 13+4+23+28+7+9=84

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1925 – Aug-1926: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Aug-1925)
  Sep-1926 – Dec-1926, as Far West Illustrated Magazine: Western Fiction Index
  Jan-1927 – Nov-1928, as Far West Illustrated: Western Fiction Index
  Dec-1928 – Mar-1931, as Far West Stories: Western Fiction Index
  Apr-1931 – Oct-1931, as Street & Smith's Far West Stories: Western Fiction Index
  Nov-1931 – Jul-1932, as Street & Smith's Far West Romances: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Nov-1931)

Publishers

  Street & Smith Publications, Inc.

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  monthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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True Woman's Adventures

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1956
Publishers:   148 Publishing Corp, 147 East 50th Street, New York 22
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True World

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – Feb-1956
Sources:   It's a Man's World
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Tru-Life Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1941 – ?
Publishers:   Volitant Publications, 103 Park Ave., New York, NY, and 105 E. 35th St., New York, NY
Frequency:   monthly

Trumpet

Total Issues: 12

Amateur magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1965 – #12, 1981: Science Fiction Index
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Trunk Stories

Total Issues: 3

Horror and speculative fiction magazine with fiction, articles and poetry. A fourth was planned but never printed and the contents were serialised on Smith's blog during 2008.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-2003 – Nov-2005: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   470 Prospect Ave., Apt 3D, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Editors:   William Smith
Prices:   $4.00
Pagecounts:   38
Frequency:   bi-annual
Website:   hangfirebooks.blogspot.co.uk
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