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Cabaret Stories

One of the rarest "crime pulps", Cabaret Stories seems to have been an early attempt at a gangster pulp and is believed to have run for eight issues.

1928              
v1 #1
Aug

v1 #2
Sep
v1 #3
Oct
v1 #4
Nov

v1 #5
Dec
1929
v1 #6
Jan

v1 #7
Feb

v1 #8
Mar
                 

Candid Detective

A short-lived "spicy" detective pulp that only lasted for three issues.

1938                    
v1 #1
Nov
 
1939
v1 #2
Jan
 
v1 #3
Mar
                 

Charlie Chan Mystery Magazine

A short-lived attempt to revive the popular Hawaiian sleuth created by Earl Derr Biggers in 1925.

1973                    
v1 #1
Nov
 
1974  
v1 #2
Feb
   
v1 #3
May
   
v1 #4
Aug
       

Chase

A short-lived mystery digest that never lived up to its initial promise.

1964
v1 #1
Jan
     
v1 #2
May
     
v1 #3
Sep
     

Chief Detective

Very little is known about this title which seems to be a one-shot pulp launched by H.C. Blackerby who also launched another one-shot detective pulp, Gem Detective, and a one-shot western pulp called Prize Western at the same time. The title was later used by Frank Communale for a true crime magazine in the 1950s.

1946      
v1 #1
Winter

Chief Detective Stories

Very little is known about this title which seems to be a one-shot pulp published by the Canadian publisher Norman Book Company reprinting stories from their other magazines such as Daredevil Detective Stories and World-Wide Detective Stories. No date is shown in the magazine but it was probably published in 1942 or 1943.

194?      
v1 #1
Winter

Complete Detective

A short-lived pulp from Western Fiction Publishing, not to be confused with the more successful Complete Detective Novel Magazine.

1938        
v1 #1
May
   
v1 #2
Aug
   
v1 #3
Nov
 
1939  
v1 #4
Feb
   
v1 #5
May
       
v1 #6
Oct
   

Complete Detective Stories

A short-lived Canadian magazine about which virtually nothing is known.

1941          
Jun
           

Complete Mystery Novelettes

A short-lived all-reprint magazine which, despite its name, predominantly featured cops-and-robbers crime adventures, often featuring organised crime.

A Canadian reprint edition is believed to exist but has not been seen.

1931                      
v1 #1
Dec
1932      
v1 #2
Apr
   
v1 #3
Jul
   
v2 #1
Oct
   
1933
v2 #2
Jan
   
v2 #3
Apr
               

Complete Underworld Novelettes

Although typical of the period, Complete Underworld Novelettes featured some of the better-known authors such as W.T. Ballard and Ace Williams. Billed initially as a quarterly, and latterly as bi-monthly, it rarely maintained such a schedule.

1932
v1 #1
Spring (May)

v1 #2
Summer
 
v1 #3
Winter (Dec)
1933  
v1 #4
Summer

v2 #1
Fall (October)

v2 #2
Winter 1933/34
1934
v2 #3
Spring

v2 #4
August

v3 #1
October
 

Conflict-Stories of Suspense

Despite the subtitle, the magazine provided a standard fare of murder and detective mystery short stories, all new, by prominent mystery authors. However, the debut issue failed to find favour, and the title was discontinued.

1953    
v1 #1
Fall
 

Cosmic Crime Stories

A print science fiction mystery magazine containing fiction, illustrations, articles, and interviews, and published biannually. There was no issue #3.

2011
#1
Jan
         
#2
Jul
         
2012            
#4
Jul
         
2013
#5
Jan
                     

Courtroom Stories

Focussing on non-fictional accounts of "Famous Trials of Today and Yesterday" the magazine contained very little fiction (and none at all in the last two issues).

1931              
v1 #1
Aug-Sep
 
v1 #2
Nov
 
1932
v1 #3
Jan

v1 #4
Feb

v2 #1
Mar

v2 #2
Apr
               

The Cozy Detective Mystery Magazine

Short-lived, small press, detective magazine. Other issues may exist.

1997
Spring

Summer
   
1998
Spring

Summer
Fall  
1999
     

Craig Rice Crime Digest

Short-lived experiment containing "current best-sellers" digested by the best-selling Craig Rice "for smooth, speedy reading of your favourite mystery writers". It only lasted for two issues.

1945              
#1
Aug/Sep

#2
Oct/Nov
 

The Craig Rice Mystery Digest

The Craig Rice Mystery Digest contained four abridged novels and, although in digest form was really an anthology issued as #12 in the 'Bonded Collection'. In effect, it served as a trial balloon for Craig Rice Crime Digest which was to be launched later that year.

1945
#1

Crime and Justice Detective Story Magazine

Really a gangster magazine with the atmosphere of a 40s pulp. Old-time writers G.T. Fleming-Roberts and Robert Sidney Bowen appeared alongside newcomers Harlan Ellison and Edward D. Hoch.

1956                
#1
Sep
 
#2
Nov
 
1957
#3
Jan
 
#4
Mar
                 

Crime Confessions

One of the many undated "one shot" magazines published in the UK in the years after the Second World War.

1948          
Jun
           

Crime Detective

One of the many undated "one shot" magazines published in the UK in the years after the Second World War. In a loose series with Homicide Reporter, Police Detective, Racket-Buster Detective and Crime Investigator.

1949         May?              

Crime Digest

A short-lived magazine presenting extracts and condensations of forthcoming books. Companion magazine to Science Fiction Digest.

1981                  
Oct/Nov
 
1982
Jan/Feb
   
May/Jun
   
Sep/Oct
   

Crime Fiction Stories

Uncommon one-shot pulp from Trojan Magazines about which little is known.

1950                      
Dec

Crime Investigator

One of the many undated "one shot" magazines published in the UK in the years after the Second World War. In a loose series with Crime Detective, Homicide Reporter, Police Detective and Racket-Buster Detective.

1949              
Aug
       

Crime Mysteries

An early horror-oriented crime pulp magazine with a decided macabre slant, Crime Mysteries started as a weekly, but dropped back to a monthly schedule after only six issues and folded two issues later.

1927
v1 #1
Aug 19

v1 #2
Sep 2

v1 #3
Sep 16

v1 #4
Sep 30

v1 #5
Oct 14

v1 #6
Oct 28

v2 #7
Nov
v2 #8
Dec

Crime Stories

One of the many undated "one shot" magazines published in the UK in the years after the Second World War.

1948?

Crime Stories Monthly

Apparently a magazine of this title was planned c. 1935 but was never published. All that survives is a cover of an ashcan edition produced for trademark purposes.

1935

Crime Syndicate

A quarterly magazine dedicated to hard-hitting crime fiction short stories.

2016
#1
Jan
   
#2
Apr
    #3
Jul
    #4
Oct
   

Crimewave

Irregular magazine of edgy crime short fiction, often with a tint of horror, fantasy or the supernatural.

1999
#1

#2
2000
#3

#4
2001
#5
 
2002
#6
 
2003
#7
 
2004    
2005
#8
 
2006    
2007
#9
 
2008
#10
 
2009    
2010
#11
 
2011    
2012    
2013
#12