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Black Book Detective Magazine

Black Book Detective Magazine was a fairly average pulp until it introduced the character of The Black Bat crimefighter in the July 1939 issue. He featured in about 60% of the magazine's issues and was directly responsible for the magazine surviving into the early 1950s, long after most detective pulps.

There was at least 1 issue of a Canadian reprint edition, and at least 5 issues of a British reprint edition.

1933          
v1 #1
Jun

v1 #2
Jul
 
v1 #3
Sep

v1 #4
Oct
 
v1 #5
Dec
1934
v1 #6
Jan

v2 #1
Feb

v2 #2
Mar

v2 #3
Apr
 
v2 #4
Jun
 
v3 #1
Aug
 
v3 #2
Oct

v3 #3
Nov
 
1935  
v3 #4
Feb
 
v4 #1
Apr
               
1936
v4 #2
Jan

v4 #3
Feb

v4 #4
Mar

v5 #1
Apr

v5 #2
May

v5 #3
Jun

v5 #4
Jul
   
v6 #1
Oct
   
1937      
v6 #2
Apr
 
v6 #3
Jun
           
1938    
v6 #4
Mar
 
v7 #1
May
 
v7 #2
Jul
 
v7 #3
Sep
 
v8 #1
Nov
 
1939
v8 #2
Jan
 
v8 #3
Mar
 
v9 #1
May
 
v9 #2
Jul
 
v9 #3
Sep
 
v10 #1
Nov
 
1940
v10 #2
Jan
 
v10 #3
Mar
 
v11 #1
May
 
v11 #2
Jul
 
v11 #3
Sep
 
v12 #1
Nov
 
1941
v12 #2
Jan
 
v12 #3
Mar
 
v13 #1
May
 
v13 #2
Jul
 
v13 #3
Sep
 
v14 #1
Nov
 
1942
v14 #2
Jan
 
v14 #3
Mar
 
v15 #1
May
 
v15 #2
Jul
 
v15 #3
Sep
 
v16 #1
Nov
 
1943
v16 #2
Jan
 
v16 #3
Mar
 
v17 #1
May

v17 #2
Summer

v17 #3
Fall

v18 #1
Winter
1944
v18 #2
Spring

v18 #3
Summer

v19 #1
Fall

v19 #2
Winter
1945
v19 #3
Spring

v20 #1
Summer

v20 #2
Fall

v20 #3
Winter
1946
v21 #1
Spring

v21 #2
Summer

v21 #3
Fall
 
1947  
v22 #1
Feb
 
v22 #2
Apr
 
v22 #3
Jun
 
v23 #1
Aug
 
v23 #2
Oct
 
v23 #3
Dec
1948  
v24 #1
Feb
 
v24 #2
Apr
 
v24 #3
Jun
   
v25 #1
Sep
 
v25 #2
Nov
 
1949
v25 #3
Jan
 
v26 #1
Mar
 
v26 #2
May
 
v26 #3
Summer

v27 #1
Fall
1950
v27 #2
Winter

v27 #3
Spring

v28 #1
Summer

v28 #2
Fall
1951
v28 #3
Winter

v29 #1
Spring
   
1952
v29 #2
Winter
     
1953
v29 #3
Winter
     

Canadian reprint edition

Some issues are extrapolated and have not been confirmed. Other issues may exist.

1945       v20 #3
Winter
1946 v21 #1
Spring
v21 #2
Summer

v21 #3
Fall
 
1947   v22 #1
Feb
  v22 #2
Apr
  v22 #3
Jun
  v23 #1
Aug
  v23 #2
Oct
 
v23 #3
Dec
1948   v24 #1
Feb
 
v24 #2
Apr
  v24 #3
Jun
    v25 #1
Sep
  v25 #2
Nov
 
1949
v25 #3
Jan
 
v26 #1
Mar
 
v26 #2
May
  v26 #3
Summer
v27 #1
Fall
1950 v27 #2
Winter
v27 #3
Spring

v28 #1
Summer
v28 #2
Fall
1951 v28 #3
Winter
v29 #1
Spring
   
1952 v29 #2
Winter
     
1953 v29 #3
Winter
     

British reprint edition

The precise details of this edition are unclear. There was (at least) one pulp issue from Atlas Publishing & Distributing in 1940. A second series was started in 1946 by Pemberton's (of Manchester) Ltd. with a single pulp issue followed by (at least) three digests (possibly unnumbered).

Other issues may exist.

1940
v11 #1
June
 
 
1946
v1 #1
#1
1947    
1948    
1949
#2
 
1950
#3