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Rogue

Men's magazine. Published much work by sf/fantasy writers. Authors include Harlan Ellison, Alfred Bester, Henry Slesar, William F. Nolan, Robert Bloch.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1955 – Dec-1965: FictionMags Index
  Feb/Mar-1966 – Dec-1967?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Dec-1955 – Dec-1965: Greenleaf Publishing, 1426 Fowler Avenue, Evanston, Illinois
  Feb/Mar-1966 – Dec-1967?: Douglas Publishing, Los Angeles

Editors

  Dec-1955 – Sep-1961: William L. Hamling
  Oct-1961 – Dec-1965: Frank M. Robinson

Formats

  Went slick from May-1959

Frequency

  monthly; bimonthly from 1966
Issue Checklist

Roguish Bedtime Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1951
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

Rolling Stone

Total Issues: 867 (to 26-Apr-2001)

Originally tabloid, latterly in big slick format; primarily a rock music magazine, but has published much literary journalism and some fiction, notably by Tom Wolfe.

Issues & Index Sources:  1968 – present
Publishers:   Jann Wenner
Website:   www.rollingstone.com
Frequency:   fortnightly

Romance [1890]

Issues & Index Sources:  1890 – ?
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.
Frequency:   weekly

Romance [1891]

Total Issues: 91?

All fiction, but mostly reprints.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1891 – Dec-1891, as Romance: being Tales of the New York Story Club: FictionMags Index
  Jan-1892 – Jul-1897, as Romance: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  W.H. Benton, NY

Editors

  Gilson Willets

Formats

  small octavo

Frequency

  monthly?

Romance. A Complete Illustrated Weekly Novelette [1897]

Companion weekly to My Queen; possibly a Harry Shurey publication?

Issues & Index Sources:  1897 – 1906
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.
Formats:   large digest (octavo)
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   48pp; 32pp from early 1898
Frequency:   weekly

Romance [1914]

Total Issues: 28

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1914 – Jul-1916: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   The New Fiction Publishing Corporation (Clayton Magazines)
Formats:   digest (later a standard pulp)
Prices:   25c
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
Issue Checklist

Romance [1919]

Total Issues: 12+7+8=27

Title acquired by Popular Magazines in 1934. Note that while the cover to the April 1929 issue was labeled ROMANCE Combined with EVERYBODY'S, the masthead read only ROMANCE. It was not until the June 1929 issue that both the cover and masthead carried the legend EVERYBODY'S Combined with ROMANCE as the title of the magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1919 – Oct-1920: Index to Romance, 1919-1920
FictionMags Index
  Nov-1928 – May-1929: Index to Romance, 1928-1930
FictionMags Index
  Jun-1929 – Jan-1930, as Everybody's Combined with Romance: Index to Romance, 1928-1930
General Fiction Index

Publishers

  The Ridgway Co.

Editors

  Nov-1919 – Oct-1920: Arthur Sullivant Hoffman

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  Nov-1919 – Apr-1920: 20c
  May-1920 – Oct-1920: 25c

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
Issue Checklist

Romance [1923]

Total Issues: 54

A women's magazine with a mixture of love and dashing adventure stories. Authors include Elinor Glyn, Sydney Horler, Mrs Baillie Reynolds, Ellis Parker Butler. Serialised Leslie Beresford's "The Venus Girl" (Feb-1923 - Oct-1923). Story by Ivor Novello, "The Rat" (Aug-1924). From Jul-1924 included a photographic stage and screen insert.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1923 – Jul-1927: Index to British Popular Fiction (in progress) (Missing: Jun-1927; Jul-1927)

Publishers

  Feb-1923 – Jan-1927: Odhams Press
  Feb-1927 – Jul-1927: F.J. Parsons for The Blue Magazine Co.

Editors

  1923: Philippa Preston
  1924: W.A. Williamson
  1925 – 1926: Miss F.C. MacKenzie
  1926 – 1927?: J. Hoole

Formats

  standard pulp (illustrated)

Prices

  Feb-1923 – Jun-1924: 7d
  Jul-1924 – Dec-1925: 9d
  Jan-1926 – Jul-1927: 1/-

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  The Age of the Storytellers

Romance [1934]

Total Issues: 47

A women's magazine of love stories. One long story plus a serial. Authors include Denise Robins, Sylvia Snow, Vena Appleby. From #40 included insert of film stills.

Issues & Index Sources:  29-Jan-1934 – 17-Dec-1934: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Shurey's Publications, London
Editors:   Isobel Thorne
Formats:   large digest
Prices:   2d
Pagecounts:   48pp
Frequency:   weekly

Romance [1937]

Total Issues: 2+1+4+117=124

Popular acquired the title to Romance from Butterick in 1934.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1937 – Aug/Sep-1937: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Jan/Feb-1938 – Jul/Aug-1938
  Apr-1940 – Aug-1940: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Jan-1942 – Apr-1951: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Jun-1951 – Sep-1954, as Romance Magazine

Publishers

  Popular Publications

Editors

  Jan/Feb-1938 – Jul/Aug-1938: Jane Littell
  in 1947 – in 1950: Peggy Graves

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  Jan/Feb-1938 – Jul/Aug-1938: bi-monthly
  Jul-1942 – Mar-1944: bi-monthly
  May-1944 – Apr-1951: monthly
  Jun-1951 – Sep-1954: bi-monthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
Issue Checklist

Romance (UK) [1946]

Given as Booklength Romance on the cover.

Issues & Index Sources:  1946: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan
Formats:   5" x 7"
Prices:   7d
Pagecounts:   36pp

Romance (UK) [1949]

Not seen, but advertised in an issue of Real FBI Detective Case Stories. Subtitled "Real to Life Fiction".

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1949
Publishers:   Magazine Fiction Group, Cartoon Art Productions, 333 Victoria Road, Glasgow S2
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   1/-

Romance (UK) [1975]

Published a couple of Barbara Erskine stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  1975 – ?
Publishers:   Byblos Publications, London

Romance Fiction

see under Romance

Romance Magazine

see under Romance

Romance of Invention, Travel and Adventure (Second Series)

Total Issues: 32

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1912
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.

Romance of Invention, Travel and Adventure (Third Series)

Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources:  1913
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.


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