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Uncle Sam

Originally a general newspaper but after 1850 became a literary periodical; main source for early serials by Joseph H. Ingraham.

Issues & Index Sources

  25-Sep-1841 – ?


  Williams Bros., Boston


  1842 – 1843: H.L. Williams
  1844 – 1850?: George H. Williams


  large tabloid


  3c at outset





Uncle Sam's Gang Smashers

Total Issues: 1

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1937
Publishers:   Clayton Publishing, New York, NY

Undercover Detective

Total Issues: 3

Short-lived magazine featuring a gripping action novel about "Conway Clark, International Undercover Ace" in each issue, as well as several other short stories and novelettes.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1938 – Apr-1939: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 2
Publishers:   Double-Action Magazines, Inc. (Columbia Publications)
Editors:   Cliff Campbell
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   112pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Under Fire

Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1928 – Jun-1929: FictionMags Index
Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Magazine Publishers
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   20c
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Under Magellanic Clouds

Total Issues: 5?

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer/Autumn 1997 – 1999: Science Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Under Magellanic Clouds, Upper Mongogarie, N.S.W.
Editors:   Marijke Fitzgerald
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Under the Bed

Online fantasy magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  2012 – Feb-2017?
Publishers:   eFiction Publishing
Editors:   Doug Lance

Under the Gas Light

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  1878
Publishers:   Gaslight Pub.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Underworld

Total Issues: 20+66+4=90

Despite the title, The Underworld featured better than average action crime stories, mainly by authors unknown today, most initially reprinted from other Munsey titles. Launched in 1927 it ran for 93 issues under a variety of title variations before folding in 1935.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1927 – Aug-1928: Crime Fiction Index
  Dec-1928 – Mar-1935, as The Underworld Magazine: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: May-1929)
  Apr-1935 – Jul-1935, as The Underworld Detective: Crime Fiction Index


  May-1927 – Aug-1928: J. Thomas Wood
  Dec-1928 – Sep-1929: Magazine Publishers, Inc. (Harold Hersey)
  Oct-1929 – Jul-1935: Carwood Publishing (Tom Wood), briefly as


  May-1927 – Aug-1928: Tom Chadburn
  Dec-1928 – Sep-1929: Harold Hersey
  Oct-1929 – Dec-1930: Tom Chadburn
  Jan-1931 – Jan-1932: A.A. Wyn
  Feb-1932 – Jul-1935: Tom Wood


  standard pulp


  Jan-1927 – Jul-1927: 25c
  Aug-1927 – Jul-1935: 15c


  May-1927 – Jul-1927: 128pp
  Aug-1927 – Mar-1928: 96pp
  Apr-1928 – Jan-1930: 112pp
  Feb-1930 – Jul-1935: 128pp


  Jan-1927 – Sep-1927: monthly
  5-Oct-1927 – 20-Jan-1928: twice monthly (5th and 20th)
  Feb-1928 – Jul-1935: mostly monthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The Underworld [1930] (UK)

British reprint edition of The Underworld.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s?: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Underworld [1951] (UK)

Total Issues: 2?

Short-lived magazine with a mix of reprints from US pulps and original stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1951 – Spring 1952?: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   S.D. Frances
Editors:   Maurice Read
Prices:   2/-
Pagecounts:   64pp
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The Underworld Detective [1930s]

see under The Underworld

The Underworld Detective [1950s]

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1949 – ?
Publishers:   World at War Publishing Co., 19 W. 44th St., New York, NY., 55 Morton St., New York, NY
Frequency:   nine times a year

Underworld Love Stories

see under Underworld Romances

The Underworld Magazine

see under The Underworld

Underworld Romances

Total Issues: 3+1=4

Short-lived attempt to merge the gang and love pulp genres.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1931 – Jan-1932: Crime Fiction Index
  Feb-1932, as Underworld Love Stories: Crime Fiction Index


  Popular Publications


  standard pulp



Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Total Issues: 2

Underworlds was launched as a tri-annual paperback magazine that sought "to create a bridge between crime fiction (especially, but not necessarily exclusively, of the noir school) and horror fiction". It folded after only two issues in two years.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-2002 – Dec-2004: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Underworlds Magazine, Ridgewood, NY
Editors:   Thomas Deja (#1), Sean Wallace (#2)
Formats:   7½" x 9" spiral-bound
Prices:   $5.99
Pagecounts:   108pp
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Underworld Stories

Another thin Australian digest, this one seemingly containing only reprint stories Subtitled "incorporating Crime Story Magazine" even though Crime Story Magazine was being published at the same time.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all except v5 #1)
Publishers:   Blue Diamond Publishing Company
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Undinal Songs

Fanzine labelled "a magazine necrophilia and vampirism" which specialised in "the portrayal of death as a lover" and contains a mixture of short stories and poems.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1980s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Leilah Wendell, Oakdale, New York
Editors:   Leilah Wendell

Undine Library

Total Issues: 9

Issues & Index Sources:  1900 – 1901
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

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