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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
Science Fiction Index
  Nov-1936 – Jan-1937, as Detective Romances: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 4

Publishers

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

Editors

  Harry Widmer

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  10c

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  bimonthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
 
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Aces [1928]

Total Issues: 49+6=55

Issues & Index Sources

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

Publishers

  GlenKel Publishing Co., Inc., NY (Fiction House)

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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Aces [1998]

Fanzine with a strong emphasis on pulp art.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1998
Publishers:   Paul McCall, 5801 W. Henry St., Indianopolis, IN 46241
Editors:   Paul McCall
Prices:   $10.00

Ace Sports Monthly

Total Issues: 30+30+8=68

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1936 – Aug-1938: Sports Fiction Index
  Oct-1938 – Nov-1943, as Ace Sports: Sports Fiction Index
  Nov-1947 – Jan-1949, as Ace Sports: Sports Fiction Index

Publishers

  Jan-1936 – Apr-1941: Periodical House, Inc. (Ace Magazines)

Editors

  A.A. Wyn

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  Jan-1936 – Nov-1943: 10c
  Nov-1947 – Jan-1949: 15c

Pagecounts

  Jan-1936 – Feb-1943: 112pp
  Apr-1943 – Jan-1949: 96pp

Frequency

  Jan-1936 – Apr-1938: monthly
  Jun-1938 – Apr-1943: bimonthly
  Aug-1943 – Nov-1943: quarterly
  Nov-1947 – Jan-1949: bimonthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines
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Ace Sports (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Ace Sports.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1948: Sports Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Ace Western [1946]

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1946: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   International Publications Ltd., 166 Buchanan St., Glasgow
Prices:   1/-
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Ace Western [1949]

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1949: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   John Spencer & Co.
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   32pp
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Ace Westerns

Total Issues: 10?

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all except #4, #7, #10)
Publishers:   Young's Merchandising, 8 Spring Street, Sydney
Prices:   6d
Pagecounts:   64pp
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ACM

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The Acolyte

Total Issues: 14

Probably the premiere fanzine of the early 1940's. The first two issues were hectographed, the remainder were mimeographed. In spite of the poor format, the content is impressive.

Issues & Index Sources

  Fall 1942 – Spring 1943: Science Fiction Index
  Summer 1943 – Spring 1946, as Acolyte: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  Fall 1942 – Fall 1943: Francis T. Laney; Clarkston, WA
  Spring 1944 – Spring 1946: Francis T. Laney; Los Angeles, CA

Editors

  Francis T. Laney

Pagecounts

  roughly 32pp
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The Acorn

Total Issues: 2

Subtitled "An Illustrated Quarterly Magazine Devoted to Literature and Art", contained a mix of poetry, fiction and articles.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1905 – Feb-1906: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Caradoc Press

Acorn Whistle

"On hold" in 2002.

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – 2000?
Publishers:   907 Brewster Avenue, Beloit, WI 53511
Editors:   Fred Burwell
Frequency:   1 or 2 issues per year
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2001 or 2002)

Across the Seas. A missionary paper for young people

Total Issues: 624 (numbered 60-684)

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1901 – Dec-1952
Publishers:   (?), Glasgow
Editors:   Edith E. Cooper.

Action [1938]

A Catholic pictorial news magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1938 – Apr-1939
Publishers:   E.V. Corridan, NY
Frequency:   monthly

Action [1953]

Total Issues: 6?

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1953 – Dec-1953?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Picture Magazines, Inc., 105 East 35th Street, New York 16, NY (Volitant)
Sources:   It's a Man's World
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Action Adventure Stories

Total Issues: 145

Photocopy reprints of classic pulp novels.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1997 – Jan-2005: FictionMags Index
Adventure Fiction Index

Publishers

  Fading Shadows, Inc.

Editors

  Tom & Ginger Johnson

Prices

  $5.00

Frequency

  May-1997 – Aug-2001: twice monthly
  Sep-2001 – Dec-2004: monthly
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Action Caravan

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1951
Formats:   digest
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