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Western Novels and Short Stories (UK)

Total Issues: 3?

British reprint edition of Western Novels and Short Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Thorpe & Porter
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   1/6d
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Western Outlaws

Total Issues: 5+18=23

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1929 – Mar-1930: Western Fiction Index
  Apr-1930 – Aug-1932, as Outlaws of the West: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Apr-1930 - May/Jun-1931; Mar/Apr-1932 - Aug-1932)

Publishers

  Good Story/Blue Band (Harold Hersey)

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  20c

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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The Western Raider

Total Issues: 3+1+1=5

The Octopus was a villain-oriented character pulp. Numbering continued from Western Raider, whose first issue was dated Aug/Sep 1938. The second novel in this series featured a different villain and appeared in the separately numbered issue of The Scorpion.

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug/Sep-1938 – Dec-1938/Jan-1939: Western Fiction Index
Adventure Fiction Index
  Feb/Mar-1939, as The Octopus: Adventure Fiction Index
  Apr/May-1939, as The Scorpion: Adventure Fiction Index

Publishers

  Popular Publications

Editors

  Ejler & Edith Jakobsson

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  10c; 15c

Pagecounts

  112pp; 128pp

Frequency

  intended as bimonthly

Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia (The Octopus)
  Science Fiction Encyclopedia (The Scorpion)

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
 
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Western Rangers

Total Issues: 19

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1930 – Apr-1932: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Nov-1930; Jan-1931; Sep-1931; Jan-1932)
Publishers:   Popular Publications
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   20c
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Western Rangers Stories

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1953 – Sep-1954: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Popular Publications
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Western Rodeo Romances

see under Rodeo Romances

Western Rodeo Romances (Canada)

see under Rodeo Romances (Canada)

Western Romance Anthology

Total Issues: 1

Reprinted from other Street & Smith's western romance pulps

Issues & Index Sources:  1948: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Western Romances [1929]

Total Issues: 91

Note that some issues of Real Western Romances were also called just Western Romances.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1929 – Dec-1939: Western Fiction Index (incomplete)

Publishers

  Nov-1929 – Dec-1939: Dell Magazines

Editors

  Jun-1935: Carson Mowre
  Dec-1935: Clifford Dowdey
  in 1938: Arthur Lawson

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  20c (dropped to 15c by Jun-1935 and to 10c by Dec-1935)

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Western Romances (UK)

Total Issues: 1

Announced as "forthcoming" in #1 of Round-Up Magazine, but might not actually have appeared.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues; possibly phantom)
Publishers:   The City Libraries, 337 Victoria Road, Glasgow
Prices:   1/-
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Western Romances [1950s]

see under Real Western Romances

Western Romance Stories

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Fitchett Brothers, West Melbourne, Victoria
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Western Round-Up

Total Issues: 10

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1934 – Oct-1935: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Dec-1934; Jan-1935; Apr-1935)
Publishers:   William H. Cook, Washington and South Avenues, Dunellon, NJ (later at 18 Gay Street, New York, NY)
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   15c
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Western Series

Total Issues: 24

Issues & Index Sources:  1927
Publishers:   Garden City
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Western Shorts

Total Issues: 5?

Two issues of the first (1940/2) series of Yankee Shorts were called Yankee Western Shorts and (at least) two issues of the second (1943/4) series were subtitled Western Shorts, but this was a later series of pamphlets just called Western Shorts.

#4 has not been seen and may not exist.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1944 – Nov-1946: Western Fiction Index (Missing: #4)
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan
Formats:   digest
Prices:   1944 – 1946: 7d
Pagecounts:   1944 – 1946: 36pp
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Western Short Stories

Total Issues: 32+44=76

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1936 – Jan-1944: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Aug-1939; Oct-1941; Dec-1941)
  Nov-1947 – Jun-1957: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Mar-1948)

Publishers

  Dec-1936 – Jan-1944: Manvis Publications, Inc. (Martin Goodman)
  Nov-1947 – Sep-1950: Interstate Publishing Corp.
  Nov-1950 – Jun-1957: Stadium Publishing Corporation

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  irregular

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Western Short Stories (UK)

British reprint edition of Western Short Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (sample issue only)
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Western Star Adventure

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1946: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Brown Watson
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   32pp
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Western Star Series

Total Issues: 7

Issues & Index Sources:  1887 – 1888
Publishers:   J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography


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