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Five Great Books by Charles Garvice

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  1896
Publishers:   George Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

5 Great Romances

Each issue typically contained reprints of five romantic novels specially edited and condensed for inclusion, although there was the occasional original story.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1982? – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Digest Publishing, NJ
Editors:   Lynn Lauber
Formats:   digest
Prices:   $1.75 (although listed as $2.00)
Pagecounts:   144pp
Frequency:   monthly (Jun-1983 - Oct-1983); bi-monthly (Nov/Dec-1983 - ?)
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Five-Novels Monthly

Total Issues: 206

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1928 – Mar-1943: General Fiction Index
  Apr/Jun-1943 – Jan/Mar-1948, as Five-Novels Magazine: General Fiction Index


  Feb-1928 – May-1931: Eff-Enn Publishing Corporation (Clayton Magazines)
  Jun-1931 – Aug-1933: Clayton Magazines
  Sep-1933 – Jan/Mar-1948: Dell Publishing


  standard pulp


  Feb-1928 – Mar-1943: monthly
  Apr-1943 – Oct-1945: quarterly
  Jan-1946 – Nov-1947: bi-monthly
  Jan-1948: quarterly


  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Five Points

Has published work by Joyce Carol Oates, W.S. Merwin, Ellen Voigt, Martin Walls, etc. Each year the editors select one author whose work has appeared in Five Points to receive The Paul Bowles Prize for Fiction, of $1000. Circulation, 6,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1996 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   English Dept., Georgia State University, University Plaza, Athens, GA 30303-3083 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   David Bottoms & Pam Durban (in 1998 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Frequency:   thrice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Five Sports Classics Magazines

see under Exciting Sports

Five-Star Detective

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1954 – ?
Publishers:   Universal Crime Stories Inc., 366 Madison Ave., New York, NY
Frequency:   monthly

Five Star Detective (Canada)

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Adam Publishing

Five Star Detective Stories

Total Issues: 3?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1941 – Apr-1942?: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Five Star Publishing Company; Adam Publishing Company
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Five Star Western Novelets

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1937 – 193?: Western Fiction Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Blue Ribbon Magazines (Columbia Publications)
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Five Star Western Stories

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1941? – Aug-1941?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues; may be other issues)
Publishers:   Five Star Publishing Co., Toronto
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Five Western Novels

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1948 – Apr-1948: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Atlas News
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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5 Western Novels Magazine

Total Issues: 25

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1949 – Winter 1954: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Standard Magazines
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   bi-monthly; later quarterly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The Flag Library for Boys

Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1935 – Feb-1936: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Newnes
Formats:   crown octavo
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   4? per month (Note: Gifford gives 2 per month)

The Flag of Our Union

Total Issues: 1300

Published one of Poe's last stories, "Von Kempelen and His Discovery" (14-Apr-1849); initially relied heavily on Maturin Ballou; authors include Charles Averill, Ned Buntline, Sylvanus Cobb; later published Louisa M. Alcott's pseudonymous stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  2-Jan-1846 – 31-Dec-1870

#merges with The American Union


  United States Publishing House (Frederick Gleason), Boston


  ?: Frederick Gleason
  1847 – ?: Maturin Ballou
  ?: James R. Elliott


  story paper/large tabloid






  Dime Novel Bibliography

Flag Series

Total Issues: 14

Issues & Index Sources:  24-Jan-1896 – 8-Aug-1896: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Formats:   7 x 5"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   200 to 250
Frequency:   Semi-monthly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography


"Fashion and beauty magazine... fiction, 2000 - 2500 words, must be crisp".

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1950 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Newnes-Pearson, Tower House, Southampton St., London WC2
Frequency:   monthly

Flame [1936]

Total Issues: 4

An Australian pulp magazine that had a four issue run in 1936. All four issues were 64 pages and the covers were abstract art deco designs. There were no interior illustrations. The stories included were general fiction with only four being considered as even marginal science fiction or fantasy. This magazine is not to be confused with the modern verse publication of The Avalon Arts Academy (U.S.) issued in the mid-50's.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1936 – #4, 1936: FictionMags Index (only sf content indexed)
Publishers:   Australia
Formats:   pulp
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   monthly

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