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Quest Detective News

One-shot magazine/anthology of original stories by South African authors.

1949
v1 #1
Jan
                     

Racket-Buster 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, Police Detective and Crime Investigator.

1949                  
Oct
   

Racket Stories

The rumor that a pulp magazine existed by this title has not been confirmed by any positive evidence, and none have been found. It may be confused with Racketeer Stories.

Railroad Detective Stories

This title is rumoured to exist, but no positive evidence has been found to substantiate it.

Rapid-Fire Detective Stories

Published as a companion to Rapid-Fire Action Stories and Rapid-Fire Western Stories, Rapid-Fire Detective Stories was an undistinguished detective pulp that ran for 8 issues.

1932                  
v1 #1
Oct

v1 #2
Nov

v1 #3
Dec
1933
v2 #1
Jan

v2 #2
Feb

v2 #3
Mar

v3 #1
Apr

v3 #2
May
             

Real Mystery Magazine

Real Mystery was a short-lived, weird menace, pulp launched to reprint stories from Uncanny Tales and Mystery Tales under new titles.
1940      
v1 #1
Apr
   
v1 #2
Jul
         

Real Western Mystery Novels

There is rumoured to be a pulp magazine of this title, but no positive evidence of it has been found.

Red Herring Mystery Magazine

Elusive small-press magazine that ran for 12 issues or so in the mid 1990s. Other issues may exist.

1994  
v1 #1
Summer

v1 #2
Fall

v1 #3
Winter
 
1995   v2 #1
Summer

v2 #2
Fall

v2 #3
Winter
 
1996  
v3 #1
Summer
v3 #2
Fall

v3 #3
Winter

v3 #3.5
1997
v3 #4
Spring

v4 #1
Summer
     

Red Mask Detective Stories

Short lived detective pulp featuring lead stories by Stanley Richards about Perry Morgan, the Red Mask! Most of the stories were sluggish trivialities by obscure writers. After two issues the magazine changed its name to Red Hood Detective Stories but survived only a single issue under that title before folding.

1941    
v1 #1
Mar
 
v1 #2
May
 
v1 #1
Jul
         

Red Seal Detective Stories

A pulp magazine of this title is rumoured to have been published about 1940 by Periodical House, Inc., but no positive evidence of it has been found.

Red Seal Mystery Magazine

A pulp magazine of this title is rumoured to have been published about 1940 by Periodical House, Inc., but no positive evidence of it has been found.

Red Star Detective (Ireland)

One-off detective magazine, published as a companion to Blue Star Adventure and Green Star Western.

1946                    
#1
(Nov)
 

Red Star Mystery

A short-lived mystery pulp featuring the novel-length mystery adventures of Don Diavolo, the Scarlet Wizard.

1940          
v1 #1
Jun
 
v1 #2
Aug
 
v1 #3
Oct
 
v1 #4
Dec

Rex Stout's Mystery Monthly

Launched to cash in on the success of the paperback editions of three Nero Wolfe novels, Rex Stout's Mystery Monthly (initially under slightly different titles) was a digest-sized mystery magazine combining classic reprints and some original material. Stout was listed as editor-in-chief, and contributed an introduction to each issue, but otherwise had little involvement.

1945        
#1
May
   
#2
Aug
       
1946  
#3
Feb

#4
Mar
   
#5
Jun
     
#6
Oct
 
#7
Dec
1947        
#8
May
   
#9
       

Rex Stout Mystery Magazine (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Rex Stout Mystery Magazine. Number of issues not known.

1946          
Jun
           

Romantic Detective

Despite the title, Romantic Detective presented stories that were more in the detective vein than romance. Each issue contained a full-length novel supported by a handful of short stories.

1938  
v1 #1
Feb
 
v1 #2
Apr
 
v1 #3
Jun
 
v1 #4
Aug
 
v1 #5
Oct
 
v1 #6
Dec
1939  
v2 #1
Feb