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Accent

Total Issues: 80?

Called 'A Quarterly of New Literature'.

Issues & Index Sources:  Autumn 1940 – Autumn 1960: Index to (American) Little Magazines (to 1947 at least)
Publishers:   University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Formats:   review
Frequency:   quarterly

Accent on Youth

see under Twelve Fifteen

Acclaim

Fiction by amateurs, tied in to the Ian St James Awards; since 1996 merged with Quartos to form The New Writer & shifted mostly to non-fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1992 – 1996
Publishers:   Merric Davidson, Kent
Editors:   Suzanne Ruthven
Frequency:   bimonthly; monthly from 1996

Accused Detective Story Magazine

Total Issues: 4

Hard-boiled detective magazine with stories by Hal Ellson, Jack Webb, John Jakes, Richard S. Prather, Stephen Marlowe, Richard Deming and, surprisingly, B. Traven ("His Wife's Legs" Jul-1956).

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1956 – Jul-1956: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Atlantis Publishing Co., Inc., 1 West 47th Street, New York 36, NY. (William Simms)
Editors:   William R. Thompson
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   bi-monthly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Ace Magazine

see under Sport Adventure

Ace Detective Magazine

see under Gold Seal Detective

Ace G-Man Stories

Total Issues: 41

Ran the "Suicide Squad" stories by Emile C. Tepperman. Other authors include Arthur Leo Zagat, Frederick C. Davis, Wyatt Blassingame, Paul Ernst, Norvell W. Page.

Issues & Index Sources

  May/Jun-1936 – Apr-1943: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1

Publishers

  Popular Publications, Inc.; 2256 Grove St., Chicago, IL.

Editors

  1936: Henry Treat Sperry
  1937 – 1939: Moran Tudury

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  10c

Pagecounts

  112pp

Frequency

  bi-monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Ace G-Man Stories (Canada)

Total Issues: 21

This edition ran for 21 issues (Jul-1942 - Nov-1945) and though initially a reprint of the US original later issues picked up stories from other Popular pulps and ran new material, many being straight police stories and non G-Men.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1942 – Nov-1945: Crime Fiction Index (incomplete)
Publishers:   Popular Publications, Montreal, Canada
Formats:   pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Ace G-Man Stories (UK)

British reprint edition of Ace G-Man Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Crime Fiction Index (samples issue only)
Publishers:   Thorpe & Porter
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   1/6d
Pagecounts:   66pp
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Ace Gripping Action Westerns

Total Issues: 1?

Note that one of the issues of Western Yarns (a sister magazine) was also titled "Ace Gripping Action Westerns" on the cover (only).

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1948/1949: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   International Publications Ltd., 166 Buchanan St., Glasgow
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   32pp
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Ace-High Detective Magazine

Total Issues: 7

Despite the lurid covers and story titles, Ace-High Detective Magazine ran fairly standard mystery-adventure stories. It only lasted seven issues before folding.

General thuggery but ran material by Cornell Woolrich, Dale Clark, Frank Gruber, Carroll John Daly and even Fred MacIsaac.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1936 – May-1937: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   Popular Publications, Inc., 2256 Grove Street, Chicago, IL.
Editors:   Ken White
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   monthly, last issue bi-monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
 
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Ace-High Detective Magazine (UK)

British reprint edition of Ace-High Detective Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Thorpe & Porter
Formats:   pulp
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Ace-High (Western) (Stories) Magazine

Total Issues: 279+7+33+91=410

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1921 – Jan-1935, as Ace-High Magazine: Western Fiction Index (Missing: 1st Sep-1923; 1st Feb-1924; 1st Apr-1925; 1st Sep-1926; 3rd Jan-1931)
  Aug-1936 – Feb-1937, as Ace-High Western Magazine: Western Fiction Index
  Mar-1937 – Nov-1939, as Ace-High Magazine: Western Fiction Index
  Feb-1940 – Jun-1951, as Ace-High Western Stories: Western Fiction Index

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Publishers

  Sep-1921 – Nov-1922: Readers' Publishing Corp
  Dec-1922 – 20-Jan-1928: Ace-High Magazine
  3-Feb-1928 – 22-May-1931: Clayton Magazines
  5-Jun-1931 – Jun-1933: Readers' Publishing Corp
  Nov-1933 – Jan-1935: Dell Publishing, N.Y.
  Aug-1936 – Nov-1939: Popular Publications, N.Y.
  Feb-1940 – Jun-1951: Fictioneers Inc. (Popular Publications)

Editors

  Apr-1927 – Jun-1927: Harold Hersey
  Oct-1927 – Nov-1927: David Redstone
  Dec-1927 – Feb-1933: H.A. McComas
  1934 – 1935: Carson Mowre

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  1921 – 1929: 20c
  1934: 15c

Frequency

  Sep-1921 – Sep-1922: monthly
  Oct-1922 – Mar-1932: twice monthly (bi-weekly during 1930 & 1931)
  Jan-1932 – Jan-1935: irregular
  Aug-1936 – Nov-1939: monthly
  Feb-1940 – Nov-1945: bi-monthly
  Jan-1946 – Feb-1949: monthly
  Mar-1949 – Jun-1951: bi-monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Ace-High Novels

Total Issues: 7

A companion publication of the well-known Ace-High Magazine. As the editor explained in the first issue "Ace-High readers wanted more novels; it wasn't feasible to publish more novels in Ace-High Magazine or to publish Ace-High Magazine more often--hence, Ace-High Novels".

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1932 – Jun-1932: Western Fiction Index
  Jul-1932 – Oct-1932, as Ace-High Novels Monthly: Western Fiction Index

Publishers

  Clayton Magazines, N.Y.

Editors

  H. A. McComas

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
 
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Ace-High Western Magazine

see under Ace-High (Western) (Stories) Magazine

Ace High Western Stories Magazine

see under Ace-High (Western) (Stories) Magazine

Ace-High Western Stories (Australia)

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s?: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Fitchett Brothers, West Melbourne, Victoria
Pagecounts:   96pp
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Ace-High Western Stories (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Ace-High Western Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Western Fiction Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Popular Publications, Toronto
Formats:   pulp
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Ace-High Western Stories Magazine (UK)

British reprint edition of Ace-High Western Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Thorpe & Porter
Formats:   pulp
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Ace High Western Stories (UK)

see under New All-Action Stories

Ace Mystery

Total Issues: 3+2=5

Weird-menace pulp; authors include Frank Gruber, Hugh B. Cave, Frederick C. Davis; fiction softened down slightly with title change for last two issues.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1936 – Sep-1936: Crime Fiction Index
Miller/Contento
  Nov-1936 – Jan-1937, as Detective Romances: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 4

Publishers

  Periodical House, Inc., 29 Worthington St., Springfield, MA. (subsidiary of Ace Magazines)

Editors

  Harry Widmer

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  10c

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  bi-monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
 
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Aces

Total Issues: 49+6=55

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1928 – Dec-1932: Pulp Magazine Index 1
Adventure Fiction Index
  Spring 1937 – Spring 1940: Pulp Magazine Index 1
Adventure Fiction Index

Publishers

  Fiction House, N.Y.

Editors

  Dec-1928 – Dec-1932: J.B. Kelly
  Spring 1937 – Spring 1940: Malcolm Reiss

Formats

  standard pulp

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  Dec-1928 – Dec-1932: monthly
  Spring 1937 – Spring 1940: quarterly though irregular

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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