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Galaxy's Edge

Country: US
Total Issues: 46 (to Jul-2020)

Online SF magazine, also available as a paperback.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-2013 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #45, Jul-2020)
Publishers:   Phoenix Pick
Editors:   Mike Resnick
Formats:   online, paperback
Prices:   $6.99
Frequency:   bimonthly
Website:   www.galaxysedge.com
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Galileo

Country: US
Total Issues: 15

Semi-professional magazine. Galileo achieved its large circulation almost entirely by subscription. Only issues 13 to 16 had conventional newsstand distribution. The seventeenth issue was fully prepared but only the covers were actually printed. Photocopies of the press proofs are known to exist.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1976 – #16, 1980: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Avenue Victor Hugo, Boston
Editors:   Charles C. Ryan
Formats:   large format
Prices:   $1.50 (rising to $1.95)
Pagecounts:   96pp (pagination varied)
Frequency:   strove to be bimonthly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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The Galleon

Country: US
Total Issues: 6

A local literary magazine, subtitled "A Journal of Literary Achievement", published by the Galleon Writers' Guild, including the first appearance of "The Quest of Iranon" by H.P. Lovecraft.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1934 – 1935
Publishers:   Galleon Writers' Guild, Reading, Pennsylvania
Editors:   Lloyd A. Eshbach & H.D. Spatz

Gallery

Country: US
Total Issues: 500

Men's magazine; spawned sf/supernatural companions Rod Serling's Twilight Zone Magazine and Night Cry. Has published much sf/fantasy including work by Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, William F. Nolan.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1972 – Nov-2015: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Nov-1972 – Mar-2008: Montcalm Publishing
  Jul-2008 – Nov-2015: Magna Publishing Group

Editors

  Lesley Dorman (in 1974)

Formats

  slick

Frequency

  monthly

Related Sites

  Wikipedia
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Gallimaufry

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1973 – ?
Publishers:   Arlington, Virginia


Galumph

Country: US
Total Issues: 1

Parody of an SF magazine. Only issue was numbered Vol. 10 No. 1, with about half of the material written by co-editor John Boonstra.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1973: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Montclair State, NJ
Editors:   John Boonstra & Charles E. Ward

Gambit

see under Stellar

Game Stories

Country: US

Might possibly be fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1932 – ?
Publishers:   Game Stories Pubg Co, Cincinnati, Ohio
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   20c
Pagecounts:   60pp

Gamma

Country: US
Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1963 – #5, 1965: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Star Press, North Hollywood
Editors:   William F. Nolan to #3, then Charles E. Fritch & Jack Matcha
Formats:   digest
Prices:   50c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   irregular
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia

 
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The Gammadion

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1920s: FictionMags Index (partial issue only)
Publishers:   The Gammadion, Birmingham, Alabama
Editors:   Mary Chilton Cornelius


Gamut Magazine

Country: US
Total Issues: 12

An online magazine of neo-noir, horror, speculative fiction, dark poetry and non-fiction with a literary bent, which also publishes monthly ebook versions.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-2017 – Dec-2017: Science Fiction Index
Editors:   Richard Thomas
Formats:   ebook
Prices:   $3.99
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Gangland Detective Stories

see under Ten Story Gang

Gangland-Racketeer Stories

Mike Cook in MYSTERY, DETECTIVE, AND ESPIONAGE MAGAZINES lists this as a Blue Band magazine in the 1930s, but this is probably a confusion for the merger of {Gangland Stories} and {Racketeer Stories}.

Gangland Stories

Country: US
Total Issues: 14+3=17

Merged with Racketeer Stories in May 1932, with corresponding change in title, but numbering continued from Gangland Stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun/Jul-1930 – Mar/Apr-1932: Crime Fiction Index
  May-1932 – Jul-1932, as Racketeer and Gangland Stories: Crime Fiction Index

Publishers

  Good-Story Magazine Co., last three issues as Blue Band Publishing.

Editors

  Harold Hersey

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  mostly bimonthly, but monthly Oct-1930 - Mar-1931 and May-1932 - Jul-1932.

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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The Gang Magazine

Country: US
Total Issues: 3

One of the innumerable magazines introduced to capitalise on the reading public's fascination with gangsters and gun molls, The Gang Magazine was less successful than most and lasted a mere three issues.

Authors include Paul Ernst, Anatole France, Steve Fisher.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1935 – Sep-1935: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Lincoln Hoffman, NY
Editors:   Jack Phillips
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Gang Shorts

Country: UK
Total Issues: 4

Small pamphlet magazines issued toward the end of the Second World War when paper rationing was at its height.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1944 – Jul-1946: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: #2)
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan
Editors:   Gerald Swan
Formats:   large digest
Prices:   7d
Pagecounts:   36pp
Frequency:   irregular
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Gangster Pay-Off

Although advertised as a one-shot magazine in other Grant Hughes publications, this is actually a novel by N. Wesley Firth.

Gangster Stories

Country: US
Total Issues: 31+13=44

Initially one of Hersey's more successful pulps, Gangster Stories was sold in 1932, along with all his magazine assets. The new owners boastfully renamed the magazine Greater Gangster Stories but the readers were less impressed and the magazine folded after only 13 issues.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1929 – Nov-1932: Crime Fiction Index
  Apr-1933 – May-1934, as Greater Gangster Stories: Crime Fiction Index

Publishers

  Nov-1929 – Nov-1931: Good Story Magazine Co.
  Dec-1931 – Nov-1932: Blue Band Publishing
  Apr-1933 – May-1934: ?See Publishing Corp., Myrick Building, Springfield, MA

Editors

  Nov-1929 – Nov-1932: Harold Hersey

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  mostly monthly, but Jun/Jul-1930, and no Sep-1930; between Jun-1932 and Apr-1933 only one issue (Nov-1932).

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Gangster Women Detective

Country: Canada

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1945 – ?
Publishers:   ABC Publishing Company, Toronto (1945); Acme Publishing Co. (1947); Fireside Publications Ltd. (1949)

Gang World

Country: US
Total Issues: 25+7=1932

Gang World was one of the first gangster pulps, created by Popular Publications in 1930 and running for 25 monthly issues. When it folded in November 1932, the title was picked up by Spencer Publications, but by then the pressure against gangster pulps was growing and the magazine only lasted for a further seven issues.

Authors include Erle Stanley Gardner, J. Allan Dunn, Robert Sidney Bowen, Arthur J. Burks. The Feb-1932 and Apr-1932 issues are the same as the Mar-1932 and Jun-1932 Blue Steel Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1930 – Nov-1932: Crime Fiction Index
  Dec-1933 – Jul-1934: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: Apr-1934)

Publishers

  Oct-1930 – Nov-1932: Popular Publications, NY
  Dec-1933 – Jul-1934: Spencer Publications, Inc., 4600 Diversey Avenue, Chicago, IL

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  Oct-1930 – Nov-1932: 20c
  Dec-1933 – Jul-1934: 15c

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  monthly, but no Aug-1932

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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