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Real Western Stories (UK)

Total Issues: 8?

British reprint edition of Real Western Stories. Renamed Western Magazine at some point.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: #1, #2, any after #6)
Formats:   standard pulp
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Recent Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1946 – ?
Publishers:   Associated Weekly Newspapers (1946); Export Publishing Enterprises Ltd. (1949)

The Recluse

Total Issues: 1

A one-shot amateur journalism publication with a high concentration of fantasy and fantasy-related material. Often considered the first fanzine, though it predates the formation of SF fandom by several years. A "facsimile" reprint (actually a Xerox) was issued by Moshassuck Press, Glenview, IL in 1990.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1927: Miller/Contento
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Records of Love, or Monthly Amusement for the Fair

A magazine aimed primarily at women and featuring serial 'genteel histories'.

Issues & Index Sources:  1710
Frequency:   monthly?

Red Arrow

Total Issues: 52

Issues & Index Sources

  19-Mar-1932 – 18-Mar-1933

#incorporated into Adventure


  D.C. Thomson


  small format



Red-Blooded Stories

Total Issues: 5+4=9

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1928 – Feb-1929: FictionMags Index
Adventure Fiction Index
  Mar-1929 – Jun-1929, as Tales of Danger & Daring: FictionMags Index
Adventure Fiction Index


  New Metropolitan Fiction Inc. (Macfadden)


  Oct-1928 – Feb-1929: standard pulp
  Mar-1929 – Jun-1929: quasi-slick, large format






  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The Red Book

Early authors little known but later included Ellis Parker Butler, Octavus Roy Cohen, George Allan England, Gilbert Parker, Albert Payson Terhune; became 'the Magazine for Young Readers' in 1949 before becoming an upmarket women's magazine in the 1960s. Absorbed American Home in Mar-1978.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1903, as The Red Book Illustrated: General Fiction Index
  Jun-1903 – Apr-1905, as The Red Book: General Fiction Index
  May-1905 – Dec-1929, as The Red Book Magazine: General Fiction Index
  Jan-1930 – Nov-1942, as Redbook Magazine: General Fiction Index
  Dec-1942 – present, as Redbook: General Fiction Index (incomplete after 1950)


  1903 – 1929: Short Story Company [later The Consolidated Magazines Corporation]
  1929 – ?: McCall



  ?: Trumbull White
  ?: Karl Harriman
  1911 – 1918: Ray Long
  1929 – 1949: Edwin Balmer
  1949 – 1958: Wade Nichols
  1958 – ?: Robert Stein
  in 2000: Dawn Raffel


  May-1903 – Sep-1917?: standard
  Oct-1917 – 1920: quarto
  1920 – present: oversize slick


  initially 10 cents, rose to 15c and then 20c in Oct-1917




  Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Red Clay Reader

Total Issues: 7

An annual magazine that published the work of Southern authors and artists.

Issues & Index Sources:  1964 – 1970: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Southern Review
Editors:   Charleen Whisnant
Formats:   8.5" x 11" hardcover

Red Cover Series

Total Issues: 87

Issues & Index Sources:  1880 – 1890
Publishers:   J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Red Dime Detective

Total Issues: 1?

Reprints stories from the US Dime Detective. The cover and Table of Contents of the issue seen both give the title as above, but it is also referred to internally simply as Dime Detective.

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

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1882 – Jun-1887: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Daniel Owen, Howell and Co., Cardiff, Wales

Red Eft

Total Issues: 3

An "occasional publication" fanzine with fiction, poetry and interviews, featuring authors such as Janet Fox, D.F. Lewis & Steve Sneyd, etc. Went online in 2005.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1994 – Fall 1997: Miller/Contento (Missing: #1, Jul-1994)
Publishers:   Meg Smith, Lowell, Mass.
Editors:   Meg Smith
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Red Guerilla

Total Issues: 1 (unnumbered)

Issues & Index Sources:  1943
Publishers:   National Council for British Soviet Unity
Pagecounts:   16pp

Red Heart Novels

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1940
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan
Pagecounts:   68pp

Red Herring Mystery Magazine

Total Issues: 12?

Elusive small-press magazine that ran for 12 issues or so in the mid 1990s.

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1994? – Summer 1997?: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: v2 #1, 1995; v3 #2, 1996)
Publishers:   Potpourri Publications, PO Box 8278, Prairie Village, KS 66208
Editors:   Sherri Armel, Carol Newman, Lawrence Walsh & Suella Walsh
Prices:   $4.95
Pagecounts:   90pp
Frequency:   quarterly
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Red Hood Detective Stories

see under Red Mask Detective Stories

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