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Favorite Tales

Supposedly a cheaply reproduced magazine containing reprint material.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1939/1940
Sources:   Uncovered: The Hidden Art of Girlie Pulps
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Fawcett's Battle Stories

see under Battle Stories

Fawcett's Magazine

see under True Confessions

Fawcett's Triple-X Magazine

see under Triple-X Magazine

F.B.I. Detective Stories

Total Issues: 14

F.B.I. Detective Stories was introduced in February 1949 and ran on a regular bimonthly schedule for 14 issues - quite a long life for a magazine about "The Feds", particularly at a time when the general trend was long past.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1949 – May-1951: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1

#merges with Detective Tales

Publishers

  All-Fiction Field imprint of Popular Publications

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  25c

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  bi-monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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F.B.I. Detective Stories (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of F.B.I. Detective Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  1949 – 1951?: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Formats:   standard pulp
 
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F.B.I. Detective Stories (UK)

Total Issues: 6?

British reprint edition of F.B.I. Detective Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  1950 – 1951: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: any after #6, 1951)
Publishers:   Thorpe & Porter
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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F.B.I. Detective Stories (UK)

see also under Real F.B.I. Detective Case Stories

Fear! [1960]

Total Issues: 2

There is a rumour that there was a British edition of this title, but no details have been found. It is possible these were simply the US issues with UK price stamps.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1960 – Jul-1960: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Great American Publications, NY
Editors:   Joseph L. Marx
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   bi-monthly
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Fear [1988]

Total Issues: 34+2+2=38 (as at Jan-2016)

Glossy horror magazine with the emphasis on films and tv but with much fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul/Aug-1988 – Oct-1991: Miller/Contento
  Oct-2012 – Nov-2012: Miller/Contento
  Nov-2015 – present: Miller/Contento (Missing: any after Dec-2015)

Publishers

  Jul/Aug-1988 – Oct-1991: Leisure Monthly, Ludlow
  2012: Opium Press, 43a High Street, BEXLEY, Kent, DA5 1AB
  2015: Maaxmedia

Website

  www.fearme.co.uk

Editors

  John Gilbert

Formats

  large format

Prices

  price varied

Pagecounts

  84pp

Frequency

  monthly
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Feature Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1942 – ?
Publishers:   Magazine Publishing House of Canada (1943-1946); Pastime Publications Ltd. (1946-1947)

Feature Movie Magazine

Featured "snappy short stories" about movies

Issues & Index Sources:  15-Mar-1915 – Mar-1916: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Feature Movie Publishing Co., 123 W. Madison St., Chicago, Ill.
Editors:   Leander James Neiss
Prices:   10c
Frequency:   twice monthly

Federal Agent

see under Public Enemy

Federal Crimes Detective

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1949 – ?
Publishers:   The Picture Detective Publishing Co., The Charlton Building, Derby, CT
Frequency:   bimonthly

Federal Detective Bureau

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1950 – ?
Publishers:   Frank Comunale Publishing Co., 87 S. Penataquit Ave., Bay Shore, Long Island, NY, and 505 Fifth Ave., New York, NY
Frequency:   monthly

The Feds

Total Issues: 15

The Feds was Street & Smith's attempt to cash in on the fad for G-Men stories inspired by the Jimmy Cagney movie Public Enemy. It was never very successful and folded after a mere fifteen issues.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul/Sep-1936 – Dec-1937: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Editors:   John L. Nanovic
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   10c
Frequency:   mostly monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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The Female Spectator

Issues & Index Sources:  1744 – 1746
Editors:   Eliza Haywood
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 1

Femina

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1970s
Publishers:   American Art Enterprises, Inc., 21322 Lassen Street, Chatsworth, California
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FemSpec

"An interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to critical and creative works in the realms of sf, fantasy, magical realism, surrealism, myth, folklore, and other supernatural genres." Mostly a critical magazine, but it did publish fiction regularly.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1999 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Website:   www.femspec.org
Editors:   Batya Weinbaum
Formats:   8.5" x 11" perfect bound
Prices:   $15
Pagecounts:   120pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Fence

Total Issues: 30 (to Winter/Spring 2015)

Primarily poetry but also promotes fiction with five or six stories per issue. Encourages original and diverse treatment.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring/Summer 1998 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Fence Magazine, 14 Fifth Avenue, 1A, New York, NY 10011 (in 2000 - 2002)
Website:   fence.fenceportal.org
Editors:   Rebecca Wolff (in 2000 - 2002); Fiction editor is Jonathan Lethem
Email Address:   rwolff@angel.net
Formats:   square digest (9" x 7")
Frequency:   twice yearly (April and October)
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Fenno's Select Series

Total Issues: 69

Issues & Index Sources:  1895 – 1900
Publishers:   Fenno
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography


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