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All-Story Detective

Total Issues: 6+8=14

One of Popular's belated pulps best known now for its stories by John D. MacDonald and even a story by Cyril Kornbluth ("Homicidal Hypo-Man" Jun-1949); the rest was competent but unremarkable.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1949 – Dec-1949: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
  Feb-1950 – May-1951, as 15 Story Detective: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1

Publishers

  Feb-1949 – Dec-1949: Popular Publications, Inc., 2256 Grove Street, Chicago, IL
  Feb-1950 – May-1951: Popular Publications, Inc., 1125 E. Vaile Avenue, Kokomo, IN

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  25c

Pagecounts

  112pp

Frequency

  bimonthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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All-Story Detective (UK)

Total Issues: 4?

British reprint edition of All-Story Detective.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1949: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: any after #4)
Publishers:   Pembertons (of Manchester) Ltd.
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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All-Story Love (Stories/Tales/Magazine)

Total Issues: 585

This was really a continuation of Munsey's Magazine, although the wording is always given as "Combined with Munsey".

Issues & Index Sources

  5-Oct-1929 – 15-Feb-1932, as All-Story: FictionMags Index
  1-Mar-1932 – 11-Dec-1937, as All-Story Love Stories: FictionMags Index (Missing: most after 6-Apr-1935)
  18-Dec-1937 – 15-Dec-1939, as All-Story Love Tales: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  1-Jan-1940 – 15-Mar-1941, as All-Story Love: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  1-Apr-1941 – Dec-1942, as All-Story Love Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Jan-1943 – May-1955, as All-Story Love: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  5-Oct-1929 – Dec-1942: Frank A. Munsey Company
  Jan-1943 – Feb-1952: All-Fiction Field (Popular Publications)
  Apr-1952 – May-1955: Recreational Reading (Popular Publications)

Editors

  Amita Fairgieve
  in 1943: Jane Littell

Formats

  standard pulp (bedsheet in 1941/1942)

Prices

  10c

Pagecounts

  112pp

Frequency

  5-Oct-1929 – May-1931: fortnightly
  Jun-1931 – Oct-1933: twice monthly
  Nov-1933 – Jun-1939: weekly
  Jul-1939 – Jul-1951: twice monthly
  Sep-1951 – Feb-1951: monthly
  Apr-1951 – May-1955: bimonthly

Title Changes

  5-Oct-1929 – 15-Dec-1931: All-Story
  1-Jan-1932 – 11-Dec-1937: All-Story Love Stories
  18-Dec-1937 – 15-Dec-1939: All-Story Love Tales
  1-Jan-1940 – Nov-1941: All-Story Love
  Dec-1941 – Jun-1942: All-Story Love Magazine
  Jul-1942 – May-1955: All-Story Love

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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All-Story Love (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of All-Story Love.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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The All-Story Magazine [1905]

Total Issues: 444

A companion to Argosy, noted for its sf/fantasy content, especially Edgar Rice Burroughs, A. Merritt, Ray Cummings, Homer Eon Flint.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1905 – May-1911: General Fiction Index
  Jun-1911 – Mar-1914, as The All-Story: General Fiction Index
  7-Mar-1914 – 9-May-1914, as All-Story Weekly: General Fiction Index
  16-May-1914 – 8-May-1915, as All-Story Cavalier Weekly: General Fiction Index
  15-May-1915 – 17-Jul-1920, as All-Story Weekly: General Fiction Index

#merges with The Argosy

Publishers

  Frank A. Munsey

Editors

  Robert H. Davis

Formats

  pulp

Prices

  Jan-1905 – Jun-1912: 10c
  Jul-1912 – Mar-1914: 15c
  7-Mar-1914 – 17-Jul-1920: 10c

Pagecounts

  Jan-1905 – Jun-1912: 192pp (most issues)
  Jul-1912 – Mar-1914: 240pp
  7-Mar-1914 – 17-Jul-1920: 224pp

Frequency

  Jan-1905 – Mar-1914: monthly
  7-Mar-1914 – 17-Jul-1920: weekly

Related Sites

  The Pulp Magazines Project
  MagazineArt
  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The All-Story Magazine (UK) [1910s]

Total Issues: 49?

British reprint edition of The All-Story Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1910? – May-1911: General Fiction Index (Missing: Aug-1910; Feb-1911 - Apr-1911)
  Jun-1911 – Jan-1914?, as The All-Story (UK): General Fiction Index (Missing: Jun-1911; Nov-1911; Dec-1911; Dec-1912; Jul-1913; Sep-1913)

Publishers

  The Frank A. Munsey Company, London

Formats

  pulp

Prices

  6d

All-Story Magazine (UK) [1920s]

Total Issues: 16

All Story Magazine took over the publication slot of The Yellow Magazine, but was an entirely different product, upgrading to a better quality of paper and focussing more on love stories. Authors included Ethel M. Dell, Somerset Maugham, Robert W. Chambers, Sax Rohmer.

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1926 – Jan-1928, as All-Story Magazine: Search & Research #2, 6-1974 (fantasy & sf only)

#merges with The Corner Magazine

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press

Editors

  W.A. O'Donnell?

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  Oct-1926 – Mar-1927: 6d
  Apr-1927 – Jan-1928: 7d

Pagecounts

  96pp

Frequency

  monthly

Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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All-Story Weekly

see under The All-Story Magazine

All-Story Western

Total Issues: 11+3=14

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1949 – Nov-1950: Western Fiction Index
  Feb-1951 – Jun-1951, as Western Story Roundup: Western Fiction Index

#merges with Dime Western Magazine

Publishers

  New Publications (Popular Publications)

Editors

  possible Harry Widmer

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  Jan-1949 – Apr-1949: irregular
  Nov-1949 – Jun-1951: bimonthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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All-Story Western (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of All-Story Western.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
 
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All's Well

see under Reedy's Mirror

All the Year Round

Dickens's follow-up to Household Words. Each issue usually ran a short story and a serial, plus a range of popular articles. Circulation peaked at 300,000 for the Xmas issues. Emphasis was on serials which included Dickens's "A Tale of Two Cities" (1859) and "Great Expectations" (1860 - 1861), "The Woman in White" (1859 - 1860) and "The Moonstone" (1868) by Collins, "A Strange Story" (1861 - 1862) by Bulwer Lytton, "Green Tea" (1869) and others by Le Fanu. Also work by Rosa Mulholland, G.A. Sala, Amelia Edwards, Mary Braddon and Anthony Trollope.

Issues & Index Sources

  30-Apr-1859 – 30-Mar-1895: Index to Periodical Literature (FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index

Publishers

  Chapman & Hall, London

Editors

  1859 – 1870: Charles Dickens
  1870 – 1895: Charles Dickens, Jr.

Frequency

  weekly

Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

All-True Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1947? – 1949?
Publishers:   Export Publishing Enterprises Ltd.

All True Fact Crime Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1949 – ?
Publishers:   Detective House Inc., 114 E. 32nd St., New York, NY, and 441 Lexington Ave., New York, NY
Frequency:   bimonthly

All True Library

Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  1936?
Publishers:   Ludgate Circus House
Pagecounts:   20pp

Allure

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1937 – Sep-1937: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Yorkhouse Publications, Inc., 404 North Wesley Ave., Mt. Morris, Ill
Prices:   15c
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Allure Bedtime Stories

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London
Pagecounts:   36pp

All Western Magazine

Total Issues: 79+10+5=94

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1931 – Nov-1939: Western Fiction Index
  Feb-1941 – Apr-1943: Western Fiction Index
  Apr/Jun-1950 – Feb/Mar-1951: Western Fiction Index

Publishers

  Dell Publishing, NY

Editors

  in 1938: Arthur Lawson

Formats

  Oct-1931 – Apr-1943: standard pulp
  Apr/Jun-1950 – Feb/Mar-1951: small pulp

Frequency

  Oct-1931 – Sep-1932: monthly
  Nov-1932 – Aug-1938: monthly
  Oct-1938 – Apr-1943: irregular
  Apr/Jun-1950 – Feb/Mar-1951: bimonthly

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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