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The Rambler [2004]

A magazine of good writing and good conversation featuring interviews as well as selections of fiction, poetry, essays, original drawings, and photography.

Originally called The Village Rambler.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan/Feb-2004 – Mar/Apr-2009: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Rambler Publications, LLC, PO Box 5070, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5001
Editors:   Elizabeth Oliver
Formats:   quarto
Prices:   $4.95
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
 

Ramparts

A glossy illustrated American political and literary magazine which occasionally published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1962 – 1975: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Editors:   Robert Scheer
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Rampike

"An important outlet for Canadian poetry and fiction".

Issues & Index Sources:  1979 – present
Publishers:   81 Thornloe Crescent, Sault Ste. Marie, ON, P6A 4J4
Website:   www.uwindsor.ca/rampike
Editors:   Karl E. Jirgens
Formats:   chapbook

Ranch Love Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1950: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   Interstate
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Ranch Romances

Total Issues: 884?

The "last of the pulps," it continued throughout the 1960s and into the early 1970s as a quasi-pulp, although in 1967 the magazine went entirely reprint.

In early 1958 the issue numbering went from v209 #1 to v210 #2. It is unclear if this was a temporary glitch or not; if not the count of issues should be reduced to 880.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1924 – Nov-1968: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
  Feb-1969 – Nov-1971, as Ranch Romances & Adventures: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Dec-1924 – May-1931: Western Stories Publishing (Clayton Magazines)
  Jun-1931 – Sep-1933: Clayton Magazines
  Nov-1933 – Sep-1950: Warner Publications, Inc.
  Oct-1950 – Feb-1955: Best Books, Inc.
  Mar-1955 – 1958: Literary Enterprises, Inc
  1959 – Nov-1971: Popular Library, Inc.

Editors

  Dec-1924 – 20-Nov-1953: Fanny Ellsworth
  4-Dec-1953 – 27-Dec-1957: Helen Tono (nee Helen Davidge)
  17-Jan-1958 – 1968: Jim Hendryx, Jr.
  Feb-1970 – Nov-1971: Sharon Moore

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  Dec-1924 – ?: monthly
  ? – 17-Jan-1958: fortnightly
  Jun-1958 – Jan-1959: irregular
  May-1959 – 1971: quarterly

Related Sites

  The Pulp Magazines Project

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Ranch Romances (Australia)

see under American Ranch Romances

Ranch Romances (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Ranch Romances.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   America News Company
Formats:   standard pulp
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Ranch Romances (UK)

Total Issues: 8+5=13

British reprint edition of Ranch Romances.

Issues & Index Sources

  1952 – Feb-1954: Western Fiction Index (Missing: #1; #3; #4; #6)
  Sep-1956 – Jan-1957: Western Fiction Index

#merges with Thrilling Western (UK)

Publishers

  1952 – Feb-1954: Pemberton's (of Manchester) Ltd.
  Sep-1956 – Jan-1957: Atlas Publishing & Distributing

Formats

  standard pulp
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Random Realities

Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1992 – #8, 1995: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   The Graphos Fiction Writers Group of Norcross, Georgia (#1); Random Realities Publications, Norcross, GA (#2-#8)
Editors:   Jeff Dennis, Norcross, GA.
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Rangeland Love Stories [1950]

Total Issues: 24

In some ways a revival of Rangeland Love Stories after it separated from Rangeland Romances.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1950 – Sep-1954: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Popular Publications
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   bi-monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Rangeland Love Stories [1950] (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Rangeland Love Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Formats:   standard pulp
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Rangeland Love Stories [1933]

see also under Rangeland Stories

Rangeland Love Stories [1936]

see also under Rangeland Romances

Rangeland Love Story Magazine

see under Rangeland Stories

Rangeland Love Story Magazine (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Rangeland Love Story Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Formats:   standard pulp
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Rangeland Romances

Total Issues: 14+10+191+3=218

After Dec-1955 absorbed by Dime Western Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1935 – Jul-1936: Western Fiction Index (incomplete)
  Aug-1936 – May-1937, as Rangeland Love Stories: Western Fiction Index (incomplete)
  Jun-1937 – May-1955, as Rangeland Romances: Western Fiction Index (incomplete)
  Aug-1955 – Dec-1955, as Western Story Roundup: Western Fiction Index

#merges with Dime Western Magazine

Publishers

  Jun-1935 – May-1955: Popular Publications, Inc.
  Aug-1955 – Dec-1955: New Publications (imprint of Popular Publications, Inc.)

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  10c (rising to 15c in 1940s)

Frequency

  mostly bi-monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
   
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Rangeland Romances (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Rangeland Romances.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Popular Publications Canada
Formats:   pulp
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Rangeland Romances (UK)

British reprint edition of Rangeland Romances.

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1940s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Thorpe & Porter
Formats:   pulp
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Rangeland Stories

Total Issues: 12+38+13=63

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1928 – Oct-1929: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Nov-1928; Dec-1928)
  Nov-1929 – Dec-1932, as Rangeland Love Story Magazine: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Nov-1932)
  Jan-1933 – Jul-1934, as Rangeland Love Stories: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Jan-1933; May/Jun-1933)

Publishers

  Nov-1928 – May-1931: Climax Publishing Corp. (Clayton Magazines)
  Jun-1931 – May-1933: Clayton Magazines
  Nov-1933 – Jul-1934: A.M. Clayton (Clayton Magazines)

Formats

  Nov-1928 – Dec-1932: standard pulp
  Jan-1933 – May-1933: bedsheet
  Nov-1933 – Jul-1934: standard pulp

Frequency

  mostly monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Rangeland Sweethearts

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1940 – Apr-1941: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Feb-1941)
Publishers:   Fictioneers, Inc.
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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