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Private Investigator Detective Magazine

Total Issues: 2

The magazine featured Michael Avallone's well-known detective Ed Noon (and was originally to be called Ed Noon's Mystery Magazine). It folded after only two issues because of distribution problems.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1956 – Spring 1957: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Republic Features Syndicate Inc., 39 W 55th St., New York, NY
Editors:   Michael Avallone
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   96pp
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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The Prize

There was also an annual compilation of the monthly issues which in 1884 was priced at 1/6 eg one shilling and sixpence.

Continued as an Annual.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1876 – Dec-1931
Publishers:   Wells Gardner Darton, 2 Paternoster Buildings, London E.C.
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   12pp
Frequency:   monthly

Prize Air Pilot Stories

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1929 – Mar-1930: Adventure Fiction Index (Missing: Nov-1929; Jan-1930)

Publishers

  Nov-1929 – Jan-1930: Prize Story Publishers, Inc.
  Mar-1930: Affiliated Magazines, Inc., 1133 Broadway, New York, NY

Formats

  standard pulp

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Prize Detective Magazine

Total Issues: 4

Published as a companion to Prize Air Pilot Stories and Prize Story Magazine, the magazine offered "Amazing Mysteries", but folded after a mere four issues.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1929 – Mar-1930: Crime Fiction Index

Publishers

  Nov-1929 – Feb-1930: Prize Story Publishers, Inc., 404 N. Wesley Avenue, Mt. Morris, IL.
  Mar-1930: Affiliated Magazines, Inc., 1133 Broadway, New York, NY

Formats

  standard pulp

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Prize Ghost Stories

Total Issues: 1

Large size magazine anthology, mostly reprints from Ghost Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  1963: Science Fiction Index
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Prize Sea Stories

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1964
Publishers:   Macfadden-Bartell
Sources:   It's a Man's World
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Prize Story Magazine

Total Issues: 17?

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1928 – Feb-1930?: General Fiction Index (Missing: all issues after Oct-1929)

Publishers

  Aug-1928 – Dec-1929?: Prize Story Publishers, Inc., 33 West 60th Street, NY
  Feb-1930: Affiliated Magazines, Inc., 1133 Broadway, New York, NY

Formats

  bedsheet

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Prize Western

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1946: Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   H.C. Blackerby, Holyoke, Mass.
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Procrastination

Total Issues: 15

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – 1981
Publishers:   Darrell Schweitzer, 113 Deepdale Rd, Strafford, PA 19087
Editors:   Darrell Schweitzer

Procyon

Total Issues: 5

Fanzine that published some fiction by Brian Stableford.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1975 – Jun-1978
Editors:   John Collick

Prof. Stone Adventures

Total Issues: 3

A cover was designed for a third issue (July 2008) but possibly renamed as Thrilling Adventures.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-2007 – Mar-2008: Adventure Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Wild Cat Books
Editors:   Ron Hanna
Formats:   paperback
Prices:   $10.00
Pagecounts:   64pp
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Progress

Issues & Index Sources:  1932 – ?
Publishers:   Street & Smith

Prohibited Matter

Total Issues: 10

Essentially a horror fiction fanzine, and while all the stories had an element of horror some tended more towards crime or science fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1992 – May 1999: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Rod Marsden & Dan Boyd, P.O. Box 19, Spit Junction, NSW
Editors:   Rod Marsden
Related Sites:   ZineWiki

Pro Se Presents

Total Issues: 20

Originally an umbrella title for Fantasy & Fear, Peculiar Adventures and Masked Gun Mystery, Pro Se Presents... was launched as a replacement for all three in August 2011.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-2011 – Winter/Spring 2014: Adventure Fiction Index
Publishers:   ProSe Productions, Batesville, Arkansas
Editors:   Barry Reese
Formats:   trade paperback
Frequency:   monthly (to Mar-2013) then quarterly
Website:   prose-press.com/pro-se-presents
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Prospect [1943]

'Little' magazine of modern verse, criticism and short stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  1943 – ?
Publishers:   Claremont Press, 17 Bromwich Road, Worcester
Editors:   Edward Toeman, David West, Gladys Keighley, H.F. Bradley
Prices:   1/6d
Frequency:   twice yearly

Prospect [1995]

Mainly a political and cultural magazine, resembling the latter-day versions of the American monthlies, Harper's and The Atlantic. Like those, it tends to publish one short story per issue, usually by a writer of "literary" repute.

Issues & Index Sources:  1995 – present
Publishers:   Stephen Brown
Editors:   David Goodhart
Formats:   small slick
Frequency:   monthly
Website:   www.prospectmagazine.co.uk


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