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The Blue Lady

Country: US
Total Issues: 9

Subtitled "A Magazine of Dark Fiction".

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1995 – 1997?: FictionMags Index (Missing: all except #7)
Publishers:   Blue Lady Publishing, 307 Stratford Place, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Editors:   Donna Taylor Burgess
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The Blue Magazine

Country: UK
Total Issues: 121

Concentrated mostly on adventure, mystery and light romance. Authors include Oliver Sandys, P.C. Wren, William Hope Hodgson, L.A.G. Strong, W.L. George, Ethel Mannin, A.M. Burrage. By late 20s had become a women's romance magazine with a society slant. By final issues had grown to 128pp, 1/- and included illustrations.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1919 – Aug-1929: FictionMags Index (Missing: Oct-1918)


  Jul-1919 – Jun-1926: Walbrook & Co., London
  Jul-1926 – Dec-1926: William Southern
  Jan-1927 – Jul/Aug-1928: F.J. Parsons for The Blue Magazine Company
  Sep-1928 – Aug-1929: Link House


  Robert Sievier?; possibly Frank Sellicks to 1926?


  standard pulp


  Jul-1919 – Jan-1920: 7d
  Feb-1920 – Aug-1920: 9d
  Sep-1920 – Aug-1929: 1/-


  Jul-1919 – Jan-1928: 96pp
  Feb-1928 – Aug-1928: 104pp
  Sep-1928 – Aug-1929: 128pp


  monthly (but combined Jul/Aug-1928 issue)

Mentioned in:   The Age of the Storytellers
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Blue Monday Review

Country: US

A quarterly literary magazine that publishes prose, poetry, and art that embodies the work of Kurt Vonnegut.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-2014 – present
Editors:   Amanda Hamilton

The Blue Moon

Country: US
Total Issues: 8?

Rebound issues of Telling Tales.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1920 – Jun-1921: FictionMags Index (incomplete)
Publishers:   Readers' Publishing Corp. (Clayton Magazines)
Formats:   standard pulp
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The Blue Mule

Country: US
Total Issues: 26

Called 'a western magazine of stories'. Some of the authors included Herman Whitaker, Adriana Spadoni, Peter B. Kyne.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1906 – Apr-1908: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Blue Mule Publishing Co., San Francisco
Editors:   Feb-1906 – Feb-1908: Henry Anderson Lafler
Formats:   standard
Prices:   5c

Blue Murder

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  1998 – 2001: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Editors:   David Firks

Blue Pencil Magazine

Country: US
Total Issues: 19

Issued by the "Blue Pencil Club", contained fiction, poetry and other oddments.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1900 – Nov-1901: FictionMags Index (Missing: Mar-1901; all after Jan-1901)
Publishers:   The Blue Pencil Club, 9 Spruce Street, NY
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   monthly

Blue Peter

Country: UK
Total Issues: 206

A combination of fiction and fact articles about travel, yachting and Motor-boating, with the sub-title "Dramatic Stories of the Seven Seas". Ran from Vol. 1 no. 1 July 1921 to Vol. 19 no. 206 May 1939.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1921 – May-1939: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

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  Blue Peter Publications, 123 Queen Victoria Street, London


  1/- (in 1937)

Blue Ribbon Sports

Country: US
Total Issues: 13

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1937 – Oct-1940: Sports Fiction Index (Missing: Aug-1938; Dec-1939; Apr-1940)
Publishers:   Blue Ribbon Magazines (Columbia Publications)
Formats:   standard pulp
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines

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Blue Ribbon Western

Country: US
Total Issues: 64

Usually ran a full-length novel and one or two stories and features.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1937 – Apr/May-1950: Western Fiction Index (incomplete)
Publishers:   Blue Ribbon Magazines (Columbia Publications)
Editors:   Robert W. Lowndes
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   96pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Blue Ribbon Western (UK)

Country: UK

British reprint edition of Blue Ribbon Western.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1939: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
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Country: US
Total Issues: 10

Subtitled "a magazine of new rhythms" Blues mainly published actual literature, including poems and a few short stories or written works of prose, while also consisting of a few pieces of literary criticism.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1929 – 1930: FictionMags Index (partial issues only)
Publishers:   Charles Henri Ford, Columbus, OH
Editors:   Charles Henri Ford

Blue Shift

Country: US
Total Issues: 1

Blue Shift uses a strict definition of science fiction, all the stories have some scientific element essential to the story. No fantasy or slipstream here. This is pure, blue science fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-2013: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   White Cat Publications, LLC. 33080 Industrial Road, Suite 101 Livonia, MI 48150
Editors:   Bryan Thomas Schmidt
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Blue Star Adventure

Country: Ireland
Total Issues: 2?

Blue Star #1 was "Ace of the Speedway" by F.G. Rayer, a non-sf adventure story. It would appear that #2 was the only sf title published. Other imprints from this publisher were Green Star Western and Red Star Detective.

Issues & Index Sources:  1947: Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   Grafton Publications, 270 North Circular Road, Dublin
Formats:   pocket size (6.0" by 4.75")
Prices:   7d
Pagecounts:   64pp
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Blue Steel Magazine

Country: US
Total Issues: 2

Something of a puzzle since this magazine began with Vol.1 No.2 and the second issue is Vol.1 No.4. Steeger says it was an experiment to supplant Gang World though that magazine picked up sales and continued regardless. Authors include Erle Stanley Gardner, Robert Sidney Bowen, T.T. Flynn, Frederick C. Painton. The two issues are the same as the Feb-1932 and Apr-1932 issues of Gang World.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1932 – Jun-1932: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 2
Publishers:   Popular Publications, NY
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   bimonthly but quarterly
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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