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Naked Kiss

Short-lived hardboiled/noir magazine.

1994
v1 #1
     
1995  
v1 #2, Summer
   

Needle

Subtitled "a magazine of noir", Needle is "Hardboiled. Lean and mean. No silly reviews. No poetry (that's for pussies). No advertising. Nothing but hard hitting stories.".

2010
v1 #1, Spring

v1 #2, Summer
 
v1 #3, Winter
2011
v2 #1, Spring
 
v2 #2, Fall
 
2012
v3 #1, Winter
   
#7, Fall/Winter
2013  
#8, Summer
   
2014
#9, Spring
   
#10, Winter 2014/15

Nero Wolfe Mystery Magazine

A short-lived reprint digest magazine, featuring an introduction by Rex Stout, a Nero Wolfe novella, ten reputable short stories, and a crossword in each issue.

1954
v1 #1
Jan
 
v1 #2
Mar
   
v1 #3
Jun
           

New York Stories

One of Hersey's less successful gangster pulps--in Hersey's autobiography, this seems to be his only title not mentioned. The Aug/Sep-1931 issue was an unpublished "ashcan" issue.

1930         v1 #1
Aug/Sep
 
v1 #2
Nov/Dec
1931
v1 #3
Jan/Feb
 
v1 #4
Apr
               

Nickel Detective

Started life in 1930 as a non-crime pulp called Man Stories, which changed its name in November 1931 to Popular Fiction. These were replaced in 1933 by Nickel Detective which was itself renamed to Strange Detective Stories in November 1933.

1930                  
v1 #1
Oct

v1 #2
Nov

v1 #3
Dec/Jan
1931  
v1 #4
Feb

v1 #5
Mar/Apr

v1 #6
May

v2 #1
Jun

v2 #2
Jul
     
v2 #3
Nov

v2 #4
Dec
 
1932
v2 #5
Jan

v2 #6
Feb

v3 #1
Mar

v3 #2
Apr
 
v3 #3
Jun
 
v3 #4
Aug

v3 #5
Sep
       
1933
v3 #6
Jan

v4 #1
Feb

v4 #2
Mar

v4 #3
Apr
 
v4 #4
Jun
 
v4 #5
Aug
   
v4 #6
Nov

v5 #1
Dec
 
1934
v5 #2
Jan

v5 #3
Feb
                     

19 Tales of Intrigue, Mystery & Adventures

Seems more like a one-off pulp format anthology selecting from pages of Liberty.

1950?
v1 #1

Noir: The Illustrated Crime Fiction Quarterly

A 64-page, comic-book size modern-day pulp magazine which featured fiction, art and comic strips by the greatest talents in the mystery, crime fiction and comics fields.

1994      
v1 #1
Winter
1995      
v1 #2
Apr
   
v2 #2, Fall
 

Original Detective Stories

Short-lived Canadian digest publishing original stories by local authors.

1948      
v1 #1
Apr
   
v1 #2
Jul
         

Out of the Gutter

Subtitled "The Modern Journal of Pulp Fiction and Degenerate Literature", and concentrating on crime fiction with a degenerate edge.

2007  
#1, Feb
       
#2
     
#3
 
2008  
#4, Feb
                 
#5, Dec
2009                        
2010
#6, Jan
                     
2011  
#7, Feb
                   
2012
#8
                     

Over My Dead Body!

Features short stories, author profiles, author interviews, and other articles of general interest to mystery fans.

1993
#1
#2 #3 #4
1994
#5
#6    
 
2000
#7
#8    

Pep Tec (Tales)

The issues seen are partial reprints of US saucy pulps such as Vice Squad Detective and Spicy Detective Stories, so it is quite likely that this is actually a UK magazine (as the only known issues are in the UK) and that the listed publisher and price are a smokescreen. Other issues may exist.

Each cover is a copy of a cover from an earlier US pulp. Where known these are displayed below for comparison purposes.

1937   v1  
v2
Apr
 
v3
Jun
   
v2 #8
Sep

v5
Oct

v6
Nov
 
     
Pep Stories
Jan '37
 
Spicy St.
Jan '37
   
Saucy
Movie Tls
Apr '37

Saucy Det
Apr '37

Spicy
Adv St.
Jun '35
 

Photo Detective

A light fiction detective magazine "with as fresh a slant as tomorrow's newspaper." The stories were illustrated with photographs of models. The men are shown fully clothed and generally intently examining clues. The women show a lot of leg.

1937                
v1 #1
Sep
     

Pocket Detective Magazine [1936]

An early experiment with a "pocket-sized" magazine to persuade readers to part with their cash in the hard days after the depression, Pocket Detective featured many of the same authors as the other Street & Smith detective pulps. Bad sales did not result in the anticipated success and it folded after 11 issues.

1936                      
v1 #1
Dec
1937
v1 #2
Jan

v1 #3
Feb

v1 #4
Mar

v1 #5
Apr

v1 #6
May

v2 #1
Jun

v2 #2
Jul

v2 #3
Aug

v2 #4
Sep

v2 #5
Oct
   

Pocket Detective Magazine [1950]

Designed to fit in a man's hip-pocket, Pocket Detective featured fast-action, crime-adventure stories, each preceded by a pulplike illustration and printed on cheap paper. It folded after only two issues.

1950                
v1 #1
Sep
 
v1 #2
Nov
 

Police 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 Crime Detective, Homicide Reporter, Racket-Buster Detective and Crime Investigator.

1949          
Jun
           

Popular Detective Stories

One-shot South African magazine/anthology reprinting stories from various US sources.

1950 Jan                      

Prison Life Stories

Short-lived pulp filled with wild stories about things that happen behind prison bars.

1935                
v1 #1
Sep

v1 #2
Oct
 
v1 #3
Dec

Prison Stories

A highly specialised Harold Hersey title focussing on the world of convicts, ex-convicts, and those about to become convicts.

1930                    
v1 #1
Nov
v1 #2
Dec
1931 v1 #3
Jan

v1 #4
Feb

v2 #1
Mar
 
v2 #2
May/Jun
           

Private Detective Stories [2007]

A short-lived magazine reprinting from a number of pulps.

2007            
v1 #2
Jul
 
v1 #2
Sep
     

Private Eye [1953]

Private Eye featured stories of hoodlums and small-time crooks, private investigators and the police, and some stories with surprie endings. Despite containing a good selection of contemporary crime-adventure and mystery stories by well-known authors, the magazine folded after only two issues, publishing material that was too little different from so many others.

1953            
v1 #1
Jul
       
v1 #2
Dec

Private Investigator Detective Magazine

The magazine featured Michael Avallone's well-known detective Ed Noon (and was originally to be called Ed Noon's Mystery Magazine). It folded after only two issues because of distribution problems.

1956      
v1 #1
Winter
1957
v1 #2
Spring?
     

Prize Detective Magazine

Published as a companion to Prize Air Pilot Stories and Prize Story Magazine, the magazine offered "Amazing Mysteries", but folded after a mere four issues.

1929                     v1 #1
Nov

v1 #2
Dec
1930  
v1 #3
Feb

v1 #4
Mar
                 

Pulp Modern

2011      
v1 #1, Autumn
2012
v1 #2, Winter 2011/12
 
v1 #3, Summer
 
2013
v1 #4, Winter
 
v1 #5, Summer
 
2014
v1 #6, Winter
 
v1 #7, Summer
 
2015
v1 #8, Winter
 
v1 #9, Summer
 
2016  
v1 #10, Spring
   

Pursued

Promising "Exciting Crime Fiction", Pursued was launched as a companion to Murder when Decker Publications acquired the latter title, with the first issue labelled v1 #4 to match the numbering of Murder. It lasted a mere two issues.

1957            
v1 #4
Jul
 
v1 #5
Sep/Oct