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The White Magazine

Total Issues: 3

Nearly all-fiction magazine biased towards women, light romance stories, some mystery. Authors include G.R. Sims, Anne Clarke, Frazer Hearne, Mrs Adams Acton, Olaf Thorvaldson, Frank Ireland, Arnold Goldsworthy, Grace Christmas, Oliver Sandys, S. Baring-Gould.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar/Apr-1909 – Jul/Aug-1909: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   3½d
Pagecounts:   112pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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White Pelican

Total Issues: 18?

Subtitled "Quarterly Review of the Arts" it featured work by authors such as Michael Ondaatje and Samuel R. Delany and regularly included some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1971 – 1976?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   White Pelican, Edmonton, Alberta
Editors:   Shelia Watson, Steven Scorbie, Douglas Barbour, John Orrel, Norman Yates & Wilfred Watson
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   quarterly at first, then annual

White Rose Library

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  1896
Publishers:   Aldine

Who? Detective Magazine

Total Issues: 2?

Short-lived magazine publishing original stories by South African authors.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1950 – Feb-1950?: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: Jan-1950; any after Feb-1950)
Publishers:   Dolphin Press (Pty.) Ltd., 16 Hans Street, Jeppe, Johannesburg
Editors:   John Panas
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   1/6d
Pagecounts:   48pp
Frequency:   monthly
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Total Issues: 1

Unusual magazine with a stated policy of using only stories with surprise endings although, in the single issue published, only one story was actually a whodunit.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep/Oct-1967: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   I.D. Publications, 8383 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood
Editors:   Douglas Stapleton
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1929: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   The King Publishing Co., Wilmington
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Total Issues: 1

A slender publication, featuring six to eight racey short stories, interspersed with black and white nude or scantily-clad pin-up, purporting to be a US pulp magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950
Publishers:   Teal Publications
Pagecounts:   36pp

Wicked Hollow

Total Issues: 9

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-2002 – Nov-2005: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Blindside Publishing
Editors:   Jon Hodges
Prices:   $4
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Wicked Karnival

Total Issues: 7

First two issues were online only.

Issues & Index Sources:  #3, 2005 – #7, 2006: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Thomas Moran
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Wicked Mystic

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 199? – #25, 1996: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   532 La Guardia Place #371, New York, NY 10012
Editors:   Andre Scheluchin

Wide Awake

Children's magazine; attracted many popular writers including Edgar Fawcett, Louise Chandler Moulton, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Edward Everett Hale, Sarah Orne Jewtt.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1875 – Aug-1893: FictionMags Index (Missing: Jul-1875 - Jun-1876)

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  Daniel Lothrop Co., Boston


  Ella Farman Pratt & Charles S. Pratt


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Wide Awake Library

Total Issues: 1353

Principally detective and mystery, frontier and western, railroad, fire-fighting, comic, bandit, outlaw and highwaymen, and science fiction stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  7-Sep-1878 – 7-Jan-1898: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Frank Tousey, NY
Formats:   8" x 11"
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   weekly; thrice-weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography
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Wide Awake Library Special

Total Issues: 43

Issues & Index Sources:  1883 – 1885
Publishers:   Frank Tousey, NY
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Wide Awake Magazine

see under Tip Top Weekly

Wide Awake Weekly

Total Issues: 168

Issues & Index Sources:  1906 – 1909
Publishers:   Frank Tousey, NY
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Wide World

Total Issues: 532

Issues & Index Sources:  1860 – 1870
Publishers:   J. H. Brigham
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Wide World Adventures

see under The Danger Trail

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