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The Court and Society Review

Country: UK

Published Robert Louis Stevenson's "Olalla" (Christmas 1885) and Oscar Wilde's major stories "The Canterville Ghost" (23 Feb-1887) and "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime" (11 May 1887).

Issues & Index Sources

  30-Jul-1885 – 24-Sep-1885, as Court and Society Journal
  1-Oct-1885 – 6-Jun-1888, as Court and Society Review

Frequency

  weekly?

Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum of Belles Lettres

Country: UK

Really a continuation of La Belle Assemblee, started in 1806 but which underwent several transformations until revamped under this unwieldy title when it merged with The Lady's Magazine. It featured an incredible miscellany of material with a growing emphasis on fiction, often running long, increasingly bizarre stories. Few authors credited, and only story that has been reprinted since is "Hugues the Wer-Wolf" (Sep-1838) by Sutherland Menzies.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1838 – 1847
Publishers:   Dobbs & Co., London
Frequency:   monthly
Mentioned in:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

Courtroom Stories

Country: US
Total Issues: 6

Focussing on non-fictional accounts of "Famous Trials of Today and Yesterday" the magazine contained very little fiction (and none at all in the last two issues).

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug/Sep-1931 – Apr-1932: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Good Story Magazine Co to Nov-1931, then Blue Band Publishing (both Harold Hersey)
Editors:   probably Douglas Dold
Formats:   standard pulp (1st issue only); bedsheet (remaining issues)
Frequency:   bimonthly, then monthly from Jan-1932
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Coven 13

Country: US
Total Issues: 4+6=10

Although Witchcraft & Sorcery is technically a continuation of Coven 13 (Crawford bought the subscription list) the later incarnation was a totally different magazine in every way other than also concentrating on weird fiction. Only the first two issues of the second series had newsstand distribution, after which it appeared sporadically. This was the only one of Crawford's magazines to fold without an uncompleted serial.

Issues & Index Sources

  v1 #1, 1969 – v1 #4, 1970: Science Fiction Index
  v1 #5, 1971 – #10, 1974, as Witchcraft & Sorcery: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  v1 #1, 1969 – v1 #4, 1970: Camelot Publishing, Los Angeles
  v1 #5, 1971 – #10, 1974: Fantasy Publishing Co., Alhambra, CA

Editors

  v1 #1, 1969 – v1 #4, 1970: Arthur H. Landis
  v1 #5, 1971 – #10, 1974: Gerald W. Page

Formats

  v1 #1, 1969 – v1 #4, 1970: digest
  v1 #5, 1971 – #10, 1974: quarto

Prices

  v1 #1, 1969 – v1 #4, 1970: 60c

Pagecounts

  v1 #1, 1969 – v1 #4, 1970: 144pp

Frequency

  v1 #1, 1969 – v1 #4, 1970: bimonthly
  v1 #5, 1971 – #10, 1974: irregular

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  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Mentioned in:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Cover of Darkness

Country: US
Total Issues: 14

A triannual digest of dark fantasy and horror.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-2007 – Mar-2013: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #13, Dec-2012)
Publishers:   Sam's Dot Publishing, Cedar Rapids, IA
Editors:   Tyree Campbell
Prices:   $8.00
Frequency:   three times a year
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Cowboy Action Novels

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1938 – ?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: any after Oct-1938)
Publishers:   Western Fiction
Editors:   probably Robert O. Erisman
Formats:   standard pulp
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps

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Cowboy Life

Country: US
Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1926: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Western Stories Publishing (Clayton Magazines)
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps

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Cowboy Magazine

Country: US

Magazine about cowboys, each issue of which typically contains a handful of stories and poems.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Range Writer Inc.
Editors:   Darrell Arnold
Formats:   quarto
Prices:   $4.00
Pagecounts:   64pp

Cowboy Movie Thrillers

Country: US
Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1941 – Mar-1942: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Red Star News Company (Munsey)
Formats:   standard pulp
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western

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Cowboy Romances

Country: US
Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1937 – Jul-1938: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Double-Action Magazines, Inc. (Columbia Publications)
Formats:   standard pulp
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western

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Cowboy Series

Country: US
Total Issues: 18

Also known as Max Stein's Dashaway Dime Novels: Cowboy Series.

Issues & Index Sources:  1900s: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Max Stein & Co., 400-402 Dearborn St., Chicago
Formats:   7 x 4 3/4"
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   50 to 75
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Cowboy Short Stories

Country: US
Total Issues: 7?

Possibly a continuation of Cowboy Romances.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1938? – Sep-1940: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Mar-1939; Feb-1940; Sep-1940)
Publishers:   Double-Action Magazines, Inc. (Columbia Publications)
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Cowboys & Indians

Country: US

A leading bimonthly magazine that celebrates the culture, glamour, romance and drama of America's Western tradition". Featured occasional reprint fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1992? – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Website:   www.cowboysindians.com
Publishers:   Dusty Spur Publishing, 8214 Westchester Dr. Suite 800, Dallas TX 75225
Formats:   quarto
Prices:   $5.95
Pagecounts:   200pp

Cowboy Stories

Country: US
Total Issues: 145

The May-1925 issue contains four rebound issues of Ace-High Magazine. The Oct-1925 issue restarts numbering at Vol 1 #1.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1925 – Dec-1937: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Feb-1926; 1st Feb-1928; Dec-1932; Feb-1933; Jun-1937)

Publishers

  Oct-1925 – Mar-1933: Climax Publishing Corp. (Clayton Magazines)
  Nov-1933 – Dec-1937: Street & Smith Publications, Inc.

Editors

  F. Orlin Tremaine

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  10c

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  mostly monthly (last issue Vol.32 no.4)

Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Cowboy Stories (Canada)

Country: Canada

Canadian reprint edition of Cowboy Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1935: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Formats:   pulp
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Cowboy Stories (UK)

Country: UK
Total Issues: 3?

Reprinted stories from Short Stories and, possibly, elsewhere.

Issues & Index Sources:  1933: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   The World's Work (1913) Ltd.
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   quarterly
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