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Wayside Tales [1901]

Published "short stories of interest, ranging from three to five thousand words".

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1901 – Jul-1901, as Detroit Monthly: FictionMags Index (Missing: Mar-1901; Apr-1901; Jul-1901)
  Aug-1901 – ?, as Wayside Tales: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  in 1903: Wayside Publishing Company, 38 Congress Street West, Detroit, Michigan
  Oct-1903 – ?: Chicago





Wayside Tales [1912]

Originally a cartooning magazine, but fiction was added from Jul-1921 when the "Wayside" name was first used; authors included Vincent Starrett, Victor Rousseau; also published "The Cupboard" by Jeffery Farnol (Apr-1922).

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1912 – May-1913, as Cartoons (non-fiction)
  Jun-1913 – Jun-1921, as Cartoons Magazine (non-fiction)
  Jul-1921, as Cartoons Magazine and Wayside Tales: General Fiction Index
  Aug-1921 – Dec-1921, as Wayside Tales and Cartoons Magazine: General Fiction Index
  Jan-1922 – May-1922, as Wayside Tales: General Fiction Index


  standard format, slick paper



Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps
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Web Detective Stories

see under (Saturn) (Web Detective/Terror Stories)

Weber Studies

Interdisciplinary humanities journal.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1984 – present
Publishers:   Weber State College, 1214 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408-1214 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Neila Seshachari (in 1998); Sherwin W. Howard (in 2000 - 2002)
Frequency:   thrice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Webster Library

Issues & Index Sources:  ?
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Webster Review

#18 (Fall 1994) was a special '20 Years' retro-spective

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1974 – in 1990s
Publishers:   Webster College, Webster Groves, MO
Editors:   Nancy Schapiro
Formats:   review
Frequency:   thrice yearly

Web Terror Stories

see under (Saturn) (Web Detective/Terror Stories)

Wedding Bells

Total Issues: 465 (approximately, may be 470)

See Waite, Quest for Bloods, pp.59-60.

Issues & Index Sources

  29-Nov-1870 – 1879
  1880 – 1883, as Wedding Bells Novelette (unconfirmed)




  tabloid (imperial quarto)







The Wedding Ring

Total Issues: 40 (approximately)

A companion to Wedding Bells.

Issues & Index Sources:  6-Mar-1871 – Nov-1871?
Publishers:   Brett
Formats:   tabloid (quarto)
Prices:   ½d
Pagecounts:   8pp
Frequency:   weekly

Weekend (Magazine) [1960s]

In 1962 was requesting "short stories (1000 words) with plenty of atmosphere".

Issues & Index Sources

  25-Nov-1904 – 25-Oct-1919, as Daily Mail (Overseas Ed.) (#1-779)
  1-Nov-1919 – 27-Jul-1946, as Overseas Daily Mail (#780-2174)
  3-Aug-1946 – 16-Dec-1950, as Overseas and Transatlantic Mail (#2175-2401)
  23-Dec-1950 – 26-May-1951, as Weekly Overseas Mail (#2402-2424)
  2-Jun-1951 – 4-Sep-1952, as Weekly Overseas Mail (Home & Forces Ed.) (#2425-2491)
  11-Sep-1952 – 2-Jul-1953, as Weekly Overseas Mail (Home Ed) (#2482-2534)
  9-Jul-1953 – 29-May-1957, as Weekend Mail (#2535-2733)
  5-Jul-1957 – 4-Mar-1986, as Weekend (#2735-)
  11-Mar-1986 – 17-Mar-1987, as Weekend Magazine
  24-Mar-1987 – 4-Nov-1989, as Weekend


  Northcliffe House, London EC4


  David Hill (1962-1983)



Weekend [1990s]

Saturday magazine supplement to The Guardian newspaper.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?
Editors:   Deborah Orr (in 1998)
Frequency:   weekly

Weekend Mail

see under Weekend (Magazine)

Week End Novels

A newspaper format publication issued on a weekly basis with each issue containing a complete novel. These were usually reprints of novels that had originally as hard-cover books, though occasionally a novel appearing in Week End Novels was the first UK appearance.

Issues & Index Sources:  1919 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Frequency:   weekly

Weekly Friend and Family Stories

Total Issues: 126

Issues & Index Sources:  12-Oct-1912 – 6-Mar-1915
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Frequency:   weekly

Weekly Illustrated

see under Illustrated

Weekly Lakeside

Total Issues: 46

Issues & Index Sources:  1882
Publishers:   Donnelly, Lloyd & Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Weekly Magazine

See Waite The Quest for Bloods p.103.

Issues & Index Sources:  22-Dec-1847 – Feb-1848
Publishers:   Wilkins
Formats:   small tabloid
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   8pp
Frequency:   weekly

The Weekly News

"Serial stories of 40,000 - 60,000 words, with strong plot and love interest".

Issues & Index Sources:  1855 – present
Publishers:   D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd, Courier Place, Dundee
Frequency:   weekly

Weekly Novelette

Total Issues: 312

Issues & Index Sources:  1857 – 1862
Publishers:   Ballou
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Weekly Novelist

Total Issues: 416

Issues & Index Sources:  1872 – 1880
Publishers:   Pictorial Printing
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

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