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Two-Book Western Magazine

This title is listed in the ADVENTURE HOUSE GUIDE TO THE PULPS as the title of the first issue of BIG-BOOK WESTERN, but that issue has been located and has the same name as all the other issues so it is unclear whether this is a separate title or a phantom listing.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1933?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues; possibly phantom)
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Two Complete Detective Books

Total Issues: 76

Two Complete Detective Books was one of the precursors of book clubs in that it afforded the general public current, full-length, fiction in the mystery/detective field at a low price. Including two complete novels in each issue it ran for 76 issues from 1939 to 1953.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1939 – Spring 1954: Crime Fiction Index
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Publishers:   Real Adventures (imprint of Fiction House)
Editors:   Malcolm Reiss to Jan-1943; Jack Byrne to Mar-1951, then Jack O'Sullivan
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c (rising to 35c in Summer 1952)
Pagecounts:   112pp
Frequency:   thrice yearly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Two Complete Science-Adventure Books

Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources

  Winter 1950 – Spring 1954: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  Winter 1950 – Summer 1952: Wings Publishing, New York
  Winter 1952 – Spring 1954: Wings Publishing, Stamford, CT

Editors

  Winter 1950 – Summer 1951: Jerome Bixby
  Winter 1951 – Summer 1953: Malcolm Reiss
  Winter 1953 – Spring 1954: Katherine Daffron

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  25c

Pagecounts

  144pp (pagination varied)

Frequency

  thrice yearly

Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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2 Daring Love Novels

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1948 – Aug-1948: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Zenith Publishing Corp.
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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2 Detective Mystery Novel Magazine

see under Thrilling Mystery

Two-Fisted Detective Stories [1959]

Total Issues: 10?

Two-Fisted Detective Stories was another of the action-packed, violent, crime-adventure fiction magazines of the mid-1950s which added large measures of brutal sex to rough and ruthless tales of murder and mayhem.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1959 – Dec-1960: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Reese Publishing, NY
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Two-Fisted Detective Stories [1984]

Total Issues: 2

The first issue was devoted entirely to Robert E. Howard, but the second issue contained a selection of fiction from other authors.

Issues & Index Sources:  1984 – 1988: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Cryptic Publications (Robert M Price), 107 East James Street, Mount Olive, NC 28365, USA
Editors:   Robert M Price.
Formats:   digest
Prices:   $4.50
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Two-Fisted Librarians

Total Issues: 2

A pulp fiction anthology zine featuring fiction, comics, and art about libraries and librarians.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 2013 – #2, 2014: FictionMags Index
Website:   twofistedlibrarians.blogspot.co.uk

Two Girls Review

Fiction, poetry and art of an experimental or challenging nature. Has published Doug Rice, Kathy Acker, Harold Jaffe. No payments. Circulation 2,500.

Issues & Index Sources:  1995 – 2001
Publishers:   in Portland, OR
Editors:   Lidia Yukman
Formats:   small tabloid
Pagecounts:   100pp
Frequency:   twice yearly

Two Gun (Western) Stories [1928]

Total Issues: 17+16=33

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1928 – May-1930, as Two Gun Western Stories: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Jun-1929; Nov-1929)
  Jun-1930 – Sep-1932, as Two Gun Stories: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Jul-1932)

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Two-Gun Western (Novels) [1937]

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1937, as Two Gun Western Novelets Magazine: Western Fiction Index
  Apr/May-1937 – Nov-1938, as Two-Gun Western: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Apr/May-1937; Nov-1938)
  Feb-1939 – May-1948, as Two-Gun Western Novels: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Apr-1939)
  May-1953 – Nov-1953, as Two-Gun Western: Western Fiction Index
  Feb-1954 – May-1957, as 2-Gun Western: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Jul-1956)

Publishers

  Western Fiction then Stadium (both Martin Goodman)

Editors

  Robert O. Erisman (in Feb-1956)

Formats

  standard pulp; some issues may be digest

Prices

  25c (in Feb-1956)

Pagecounts

  98pp (in Feb-1956)

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Two Gun Western Action Books

Listed in DinWest, but not located.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues; possibly phantom)
Sources:   The Pulp Western
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Two-Gun Western Novels Magazine

see under Two-Gun Western (Novels)

Two-Gun Westerns (Australia)

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Young's Merchandising, 8 Spring Street, Sydney
Prices:   6d
Pagecounts:   64pp
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Two-Gun Western Stories

see under Two Gun (Western) Stories

Two-Gun Western Stories (UK)

see under New All-Action Stories

Two Gun Western (UK)

Total Issues: 1?

One of the many undated "one shot" magazines published in the UK in the years after the Second World War.

Issues & Index Sources:  1949?: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Hamilton & Co
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   9d
Pagecounts:   64pp
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291

Total Issues: 9

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1915 – Feb-1916

Two Tales

A weekly published every Saturday, featuring two original short stories in each issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  12-Mar-1892 – 1893

2 Western-Action Books

Total Issues: 3+11=14

Often listed as "Western Action Two Books".

Issues & Index Sources

  Summer 1950 – Winter 1950, as Two Western Romances: Western Fiction Index
  Spring 1951 – Spring 1954, as 2 Western-Action Books: Western Fiction Index

Publishers

  Fiction House

Editors

  Malcolm Reiss

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  35c

Frequency

  quarterly with gaps

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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