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Happy Days

see under Boys of New York

Happy Hours

Total Issues: 564

Called itself "a weekly journal of instruction and recreation."

Issues & Index Sources:  16-Mar-1867 – 29-Dec-1877
Formats:   quarto
Frequency:   weekly

The Happy Mag.

Total Issues: 236

The chief home of Richmal Crompton's "William" stories for nearly 18 years: there was an episode in almost every issue, and William frequently appeared on the cover (illustrated by Thomas Henry Thomas Henry Fisher). Primarily a magazine of humour for all the family, The Happy also published Edgar Wallace and others.

Published 216 issues, plus 13 Christmas specials and 7 Summer Holiday specials.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1922 – May-1940: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  George Newnes


  1922 – 1931: Reeves Shaw
  1932 – 1940: Herbert Shaw


  Jun-1922 – Mar-1940: standard pulp
  Apr-1940 – May-1940: digest


  7d (specials were 1/-)




  The Age of the Storytellers

The Happy Mag. (US)

American reprint edition of The Happy Mag..

Issues & Index Sources:  1927 – ?
Formats:   pulp

Happy Stories

Contains reprint stories and black and white pictures of pin-ups of the period.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1939/1940
Sources:   Uncovered: The Hidden Art of Girlie Pulps
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Happy Thought Library

Total Issues: 36

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s
Publishers:   Optimus
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Happy Thought Series

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1917
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Harbinger [1975]

Total Issues: 6


Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1975 – ?
Publishers:   Ree-Lue Press, 1717 Blaine Ave, Salt Lake City UT 84108
Editors:   Reed Andrus

Harbinger [1999]

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1999 – #4, 1999: Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Woodridge, Queensland
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Harbottle Fantasy Booklet

Total Issues: 5

Booklet series.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1972 – #5, 1973: Miller/Contento
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Hardboiled [1936]

Total Issues: 5+4=9

Despite the title this was a general fiction magazine, not detective.

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1936 – Feb-1937: General Fiction Index
  Mar-1937 – Jul-1937, as The Popular: General Fiction Index


  Street & Smith Publications, Inc.


  Larry Holmes






  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Hardboiled [1985]

Total Issues: 11

Issues & Index Sources

  Summer 1985 – 1990: Crime Fiction Index

#merges with Hardboiled (Detective)


  HB Enterprises


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Hardboiled (Detective)

Total Issues: 44

Started life as Detective Story Magazine but after issue 9 merged with Hardboiled to become Hardboiled Detective, and was subsequently renamed Hardboiled.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1988 – Sep-1990, as Detective Story Magazine: Crime Fiction Index
  Oct-1990 – Oct-1991, as Hardboiled Detective: Crime Fiction Index
  Mar-1992 – Sep-2014, as Hardboiled: Crime Fiction Index


  Gryphon Publications, Box 209, Brooklyn, New York, 11228-0209



  Gary Lovisi


  May-1988 – Jul-1998: 5" x 8"
  Apr-2000 – Sep-2003: trade paperback
  Jan-2004 – Sep-2014: digest
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The Hardcore

Fanzine featuring some horror fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   P.O.S.
Editors:   Scott Dorward
Formats:   A4
Prices:   £1.50 (in 1992)
Pagecounts:   32pp (in 1992)


Total Issues: 2


Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1989 – #2, 1990: Miller/Contento
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Hardy Scot

Total Issues: 19

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1903 – May-1905
Publishers:   Hardy Scot Publications
Frequency:   monthly


Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

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