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Western Yarns

Total Issues: 22?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1938 – Summer 1944?: Western Fiction Index (incomplete)
Publishers:   Columbia 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 Yarns (UK) [1942]

Total Issues: 6?

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1942: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan Ltd.
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   7d
Pagecounts:   48pp
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Western Yarns (UK) [1945]

Total Issues: 3?

Note that one of the issues was actually titled "Ace Gripping Action Westerns" (a sister magazine) on the cover (only) and another was titled "Dynamic West" on the cover.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1945: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   International Publications Ltd., 166 Buchanan St., Glasgow
Formats:   digest
Prices:   1/6d
Pagecounts:   64pp
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Westland Love Magazine

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1931 – Jul-1931: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Crescent Publishing Co. Inc.
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps
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West Magazine

Issues & Index Sources:  1926 – 1953
Sources:   The Pulp Western

The Westminster Magazine

Originally established in 1911 as a church paper by Thornwell Jacobs, Westminster Magazine evolved into a literary magazine and then in 1932 into a quarterly edited by Robert England. In Spring 1935 it merged with the poetry review Bozart to become Bozart-Westminster, edited by James E. Routh.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1911 – Dec-1946
Publishers:   Oglethorpe University, Georgia
Editors:   Thornwell Jacobs (1911); Robert England (1932); James E. Routh (1935)

Westminster Review

A serious review of literary significance; the novelist George Eliot was an assistant editor in the 1850s; however, it may have published no fiction (includes London Review & London and Westminster Review)

Issues & Index Sources:  1824 – 1914: Index to Periodical Literature (Poole to 1906 only; Well3 to 1900 only)
The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals Volume 3
Publishers:   James Mill
Frequency:   quarterly, monthly from 1887
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 2

Westward Ho!

Subtitled "Art, Literature, Criticism, Publicity", most issues included some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1907 – May-1910
  Jun-1910 – Jan-1911, as Man-to-Man
  Feb-1911 – Feb-1915, as British Columbia Magazine



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A travel magazine published by the Automobile Club of Southern California which published a number of pieces by Ray Bradbury.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1909 – 1934, as Touring Topics
  1934 – present, as Westways: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  The Automobile Club of Southern California


  1927 – 1957: Phil Townsend Hanna
  1957 – 1972: Patrice Manahan
  1972 – ?: Frances Ring

West Weekly

see under West


Total Issues: 1+2=3

Issues & Index Sources

  Fall 1996, as Bones of the Children: Science Fiction Index
  Spring 1997 – Fall 1997, as Wetbones: Science Fiction Index


  Paula Guran, Akron, OH.
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Wet Paint

see under Cygnus


Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 19 Netheravon Road, Chiswick, London W4
Pagecounts:   36pp

Wham Bedtime Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

What's New

Published "Tough Cop's Gift" by Rex Stout, Dec-1953.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?

Wheaton's Adventure Library

Total Issues: 92

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1940 – ?
Publishers:   A. Wheaton
Pagecounts:   36pp

Wheaton's Junior Adventure Library

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1940: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   A. Wheaton


Publishes poetry, short fiction, novel excerpts, and creative non-fiction of substance by established or emerging authors from every region of the country.

Issues & Index Sources:  1984 – May-2001?
Publishers:   Barrington Area Arts Council, P.O. Box 1266, Barrington, IL 60011-1266 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Sandra Berris (in 1998 - 2002)
Frequency:   annual
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

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