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Best Detective Magazine (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Best Detective Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1935: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Best Football Novels

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1942: Sports Fiction Index
Publishers:   Standard Magazines, N.Y.
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Best for Boys

Total Issues: 27

Issues & Index Sources

  29-Mar-1890 – 20-Sep-1890

#becomes Best for Boys Ching-Ching's Own

Publishers

  Lucas

Frequency

  weekly

Best for Boys Ching-Ching's Own

Total Issues: 83

Issues & Index Sources

  27-Sep-1890 – 23-Apr-1892

#becomes Best for Merry Boys

Publishers

  Best for Boys Co.

Pagecounts

  16pp

Frequency

  weekly

Best for Boys Library

Issues & Index Sources:  1890 – 1892
Publishers:   Best for Boys Co.

Best for Men

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1961 – ?
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Best for Merry Boys

Total Issues: 59

Issues & Index Sources

  30-Apr-1892 – 17-Jun-1893

#becomes Bits for Boys

Publishers

  Best for Boys Co.

Formats

  tabloid

Pagecounts

  16pp

Frequency

  weekly

Best Love Magazine

Total Issues: 1+3=4

AHGTTP list four futher issues in 1949/1950, but these are actually issues of a comic book (#33-#36) which succeeded Sub-Mariner in 1949.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1936
  Jan-1943 – Jul-1943

Publishers

  Dec-1936: Western Fiction Publishing
  Jan-1943 – Jul-1943: Western Fiction Publishing

Formats

  standard pulp

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Best Love Stories

see under Cupid's Diary

The Best of Argosy Annual

Total Issues: 2

A retrospective anthology in magazine format, issued to celebrate Argosy's one hundredth anniversary. Approximately one third of the contents are SF or fantasy, most of them reprinted from related magazines rather than from Argosy itself.

Issues & Index Sources:  1976: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Popular Publications, Inc.; New York
Editors:   Andrew Sugar
Formats:   large
Prices:   $1.95
Pagecounts:   132pp
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The Best of Back Brain Recluse

Total Issues: 1

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1987: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Chris Reed; Smallfield, Surrey
Editors:   Chris Reed
Prices:   £1.50
Pagecounts:   60pp
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The Best of Flying Aces

see under Flying Aces

The Best of Ghosts & Scholars

Total Issues: 1

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  1986: Miller/Contento
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The Best of Omni Science Fiction

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1980 – #6, 1983: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   6
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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The Best of the Mage

see under The Mage

The Best Science Fiction

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1964 – #2, 1964: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Galaxy Publishing Co., New York
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Bestseller Mystery Magazine

Total Issues: 17

Conversion of the digest novel series 'Bestseller Mystery' to a magazine. Issues numbered #210-#226.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1958 – Apr-1961: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Mercury Press, N.Y.
Editors:   Joseph W. Ferman
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   bi-monthly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Bestsellers (UK)

see under Complete Bestsellers

Bestsellers (US)

Contains 2 or 3 book condensations in each issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1945 – 1946?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Mercury Press

Best Sports (Magazine)

Total Issues: 11+10=21

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1937 – Feb-1938, as Best Sports Magazine: Sports Fiction Index
  May-1938 – Dec-1939, as Best Sports: Sports Fiction Index
  Oct-1947 – Dec-1951, as Best Sports: Sports Fiction Index

Publishers

  1937 – 1948: Manvis Publications 'Red Circle'
  Feb-1950 – Dec-1951: Atlas News

Editors

  Robert O. Erisman

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  Quarterly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines
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