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Complete Gang Novel (Magazine)

Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1931, as Complete Gang Novel: Crime Fiction Index
  Apr-1931 – May-1932, as Complete Gang Novel Magazine: Crime Fiction Index

Publishers

  Complete Gang Novel imprint of Hersey's Good Story Magazine

Editors

  Kenneth Owens; M.J. Keiley;

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  bimonthly to Aug/Sep-1931, then monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Complete Love Magazine

Total Issues: 80

The May/Jun-1951, Aug-1951 and Oct-1951 issues were a hybrid comic/pulp magazine, and from Dec-1951 on it became a fully-fledged comic and continued as such until Sep-1956.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1938 – Oct-1951: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Periodical House, Inc. (Ace Magazines)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Complete Love Magazine (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Complete Love Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Ace International Publishing Corp
Formats:   pulp
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Complete Love Novel Magazine

Total Issues: 7

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1930 – Sep/Oct-1930: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Novel Magazine Corp.
Frequency:   mostly monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Complete Man

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Complete Man's Magazine

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Complete Movie Novel Magazine

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1931 – Aug-1931: General Fiction Index
Publishers:   Archer Press Corp.
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Complete Mystery Novelettes

Total Issues: 6

A short-lived all-reprint magazine which, despite its name, predominantly featured cops-and-robbers crime adventures, often featuring organised crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1931 – Apr-1933: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Clayton Magazines, NY
Editors:   John Burr
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
 
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Complete Mystery Novelettes (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Complete Mystery Novelettes.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1933: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Complete Northwest (Novel) (Magazine)

Total Issues: 14+5+4=23

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1935 – Jan-1938, as Complete Northwest Novel Magazine: Western Fiction Index
  Mar-1938 – Dec-1938, as Complete Northwest Magazine: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Oct-1938)
  Feb-1939 – Apr-1940, as Complete Northwest: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Jul-1939; Apr-1940)

Publishers

  Northwest Publishing Co. Inc. (Columbia)

Formats

  standard pulp

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Complete Novel Magazine

Total Issues: 38+100+1=139

From early 1927 the legend "Wild West Stories" appeared above the title on the cover, but the spine and ToC still referred only to "Complete Novel Magazine". Then, around Jul-1928, it was formally retitled Wild West Stories & Complete Novel Magazine. There was also a final, 139th, issue under the title Western Novelets.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1925 – Jun-1928: Western Fiction Index (Missing: #24, Apr-1927; #35, Mar-1928)
  Jul-1928 – Sep-1939, as Wild West Stories and Complete Novel Magazine: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
  Dec-1939, as Western Novelets: Western Fiction Index

Publishers

  Novel Magazine Corp/Teck Publications. Red Circle may have taken over the title.
  in 1929: MacKinnon-Fly

Editors

  1931 – Sep-1939: Frederick Gardener

Formats

  standard pulp (later 10c)

Prices

  20c

Frequency

  monthly at outset; later bimonthly/irregular

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Complete Novel (UK)

Total Issues: 763

Each issue contained a lead novelette and a back-up serial. The British Library lists this as The Complete Novel Weekly.

Issues & Index Sources

  7-Nov-1925 – 15-Jun-1940

#merges with Smart Novels

Publishers

  1925 – c. 1933: Shurey's Publications
  c. 1933 – 1940: William Stevens

Editors

  1925 – c. 1933: Isobel Thorne

Prices

  2d

Pagecounts

  40pp

Frequency

  weekly
 

Complete Novel Western

Probably a series of novels in digest form.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues; possibly phantom)
Sources:   The Pulp Western
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Complete Police Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1954 – ?
Publishers:   Zenith Publishing Corp., 655 Madison Ave., New York, NY
Frequency:   quarterly

Complete Romance Magazine

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1949 – Feb-1950?
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Complete Sensational Library

Gifford notes "no information held on this title" which sounds like a cover blurb rather than a series in itself.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?

Complete Sky Novel

Total Issues: 7

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1930 – Apr-1931: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   Real Publications, Inc.
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   96pp
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Complete Sports

Total Issues: 61

1955 issues are titled "Complete Sports Action"

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1937 – Oct-1955: Sports Fiction Index (Missing: v4 #6, July 1943 - probably phantom)
Publishers:   Western Magazines 'Red Circle'
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines
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