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True Strange Stories [1929]

Country: US
Total Issues: 8

The November issue says Strange Stories on the cover but says True Strange Stories on the spine and contents page.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1929 – Nov-1929: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   True Strange Stories Publishing Co., Inc. (Macfadden)
Editors:   Walter Gibson, though identified at Webster Scofield
Formats:   large format
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   96pp
Frequency:   monthly
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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True Strange (Stories) [1956]

Country: US
Total Issues: 7

True Strange may be a revival of True Weird. They share the same publisher and followed one upon another. True Strange also reprinted material from True Weird. True Strange was a large magazine subtitled "incredible...weird... and factual." There were a total of seven issues with one short story in four of the issues.

Other authors with material that may be of interest are: Arthur J. Burks (5-6/57); M.E. Counselman (10/56, 3/57, 10/57, 2/58); Jules De Grandon (3/57); Theophile Gautier (3/57); R. DeWitt Miller (8/57).

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1956 – Feb-1958: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  Weider Periodicals Inc., 16 Hopkins Ave., Jersey City, New Jersey

Editors

  Oct-1956 – Oct-1957: William R. Shelton
  Dec-1957 – Feb-1958: Allen Camelli

Mentioned in:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, It's a Man's World
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True Supernatural Stories

Country: US
Total Issues: 1

This magazine was assembled for trademark purposes and was never offered for sale to the general public.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1934: Science Fiction Index
Formats:   bedsheet
Mentioned in:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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True Thrills

Country: US
Total Issues: 4

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1941 – 1942
Publishers:   Country Press Inc., 1100 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY, and Broadway and 11th, Louisville, KY

True Twilight Tales

Country: US
Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1963 – #2, 1964: Science Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   League Publications, Inc., New York.

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True War [1956]

Country: US
Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1956 – Jul-1958
Publishers:   Magnum Magazines
Mentioned in:   It's a Man's World

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True War [1975]

Country: US
Total Issues: 23+

Possibly non-fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1975? – Mar-1981?
Publishers:   Countrywide Pubs.
Mentioned in:   It's a Man's World
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True War Stories

Country: US
Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan/Feb-1953 – Apr/May-1953
Publishers:   Westridge Publishing Corp.

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True Weird

Country: US
Total Issues: 3

True Weird was a large magazine subtitled "strange... fantastic... true!". The magazine contained no fiction. It dealt with sensationalized accounts of myths legends and stories. Topics such as Lincoln's ghost, Count St. Germain (4000 year old man), levitation, the Holland tulip mania of 1635 and various vampires, witches and werewolves. The magazine would not be of interest to most collectors.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1955 – May-1956: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Weider Periodicals Inc., 16 Hopkins Ave., Jersey City, New Jersey
Editors:   Howard Booth
Formats:   bedsheet
Mentioned in:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, It's a Man's World

True West

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  1953 – present
Website:   www.truewestmagazine.com
Mentioned in:   It's a Man's World


True Western Adventures

Country: US

Copy of #1 seen for 1957.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1957 – ?
Mentioned in:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western

True Western and Far West

Spurious reading of entry for True Western Stories listed in DinWest

True Western Stories

Country: US
Total Issues: 13+4+23+28+7+9=84

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1925 – Aug-1926: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Aug-1925)
  Sep-1926 – Dec-1926, as Far West Illustrated Magazine: Western Fiction Index
  Jan-1927 – Nov-1928, as Far West Illustrated: Western Fiction Index
  Dec-1928 – Mar-1931, as Far West Stories: Western Fiction Index
  Apr-1931 – Oct-1931, as Street & Smith's Far West Stories: Western Fiction Index
  Nov-1931 – Jul-1932, as Street & Smith's Far West Romances: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Nov-1931)

Publishers

  Street & Smith Publications, Inc.

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  monthly

Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
   
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True Woman's Adventures

Country: US
Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1956: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   148 Publishing Corp., 147 East 50th Street, New York 22

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True World

Country: US
Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – Feb-1956
Mentioned in:   It's a Man's World

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Tru-Life Detective Cases

Country: US

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1941 – ?
Publishers:   Volitant Publications, 103 Park Ave., New York, NY, and 105 E. 35th St., New York, NY
Frequency:   monthly

Trumpet

Country: US
Total Issues: 12

Amateur magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, Feb-1965 – #12, Summer 1981: Science Fiction Index
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