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Real Story

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950


Real Story Book (Frolics)

Country: US
Total Issues: 20+5+7+9?=41?

A pulp-sized stapled magazine printed on pulp paper, this girlie magazine contains stories, poems, art, jokes, cartoons, and nude photos. By 1931 it had become a reprint magazine, binding unsold copies of other Detinuer Publishing pulps.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1928 – Jul-1930, as Real Story Book: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Aug-1930 – Nov-1930, as Real Story Book Frolics: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Dec-1930 – Jun-1931, as Frolics
  Jun-1931 – Apr-1932?, as Paris Frolics: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Detinuer Publishing Co.
  in 1931: The King Publishing Co.

Mentioned in:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Uncovered: The Hidden Art of Girlie Pulps
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Real Telling Tales

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Real Tempting Tales

Country: US
Total Issues: 1+6=7

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1934, as Real Telling Tales
  Oct-1934 – Apr-1935, as Real Tempting Tales: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  The Burnham Company

Mentioned in:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Uncovered: The Hidden Art of Girlie Pulps
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Real War

Country: US
Total Issues: 9

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1957 – Nov-1958: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Stanley Publications
Mentioned in:   It's a Man's World

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Real West

Country: US

Issues seen for Sep-1969 and 1977.

Issues & Index Sources

  196? – 197?

Frequency

  Jan-1973 – Jul-1975: monthly
  Sep-1975 – May-1976: bimonthly
  Jan-1980 – ?: every 6 weeks
  Jun-1982 – ?: bimonthly

Mentioned in:   The Pulp Western

Real Western (Stories)

Country: US
Total Issues: 149

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1935 – Oct-1949, as Real Western: Western Fiction Index (incomplete)
  Dec-1949 – Apr-1960, as Real Western Stories: Western Fiction Index

Publishers

  Jan-1935 – Nov-1939: Winford Publications, Inc. (Columbia Publications)
  Nov-1940 – Apr-1960: Columbia Publications

Editors

  A.A. Wyn at outset; Robert W. Lowndes under Columbia

Formats

  Jan-1935 – Dec-1958: standard pulp
  Feb-1959 – Apr-1960: digest

Prices

  15c

Pagecounts

  112pp

Frequency

  bimonthly

Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Real Western (Canada)

Country: Canada

Started as a locally-produced Canadian pulp called Real Western reprinting stories from assorted US pulps. Changed name briefly in 1945 to Western Magazine and then reappeared in the late 1940s, after the import restrictions had been lifted, as a Canadian reprint edition of Real Western.

Issues & Index Sources

  ? – Dec-1944: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
  Jan-1945 – Feb-1945, as Western Magazine (Canada): Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
  c. 1948, as Real Western (Canada): Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)

Publishers

  Duchess Printing & Publishing Co.

Formats

  pulp

Prices

  15c

Mentioned in:   The Pulpster #11, 2001
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Real Western Mystery Novels

Country: US

There is rumoured to be a pulp magazine of this title, but no positive evidence of it has been found. (MDE)

Issues & Index Sources:  ?: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all issues; possibly phantom)
Western Fiction Index
Mentioned in:   The Pulp Western
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Real Western Romances

Country: US
Total Issues: 57?

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1949 – Dec-1951: Western Fiction Index
  Apr-1952 – Jul-1952, as Western Romances: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Jul-1952)
  Oct-1952 – Mar-1957, as Real Western Romances: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Oct-1953, Jul-1954, Nov-1954, Mar-1957)
  May-1957 – Dec-1960?, as Western Romances: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Nov-1958, Nov-1959, Dec-1960)

Publishers

  Columbia Publications

Editors

  in 1951: Robert W. Lowndes
  c. 1952 – Sep-1957?: Marie Antoinette Park

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  mostly bimonthly

Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Real Western Stories

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Real Western Stories (UK)

Country: 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

Country: Canada

True crime.

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

Reckoning

Country: US
Total Issues: 8 (as at Jan-2023)

A nonprofit, annual journal of creative writing on environmental justice.

Issues & Index Sources:  2016 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after "Our Beautiful Reward", Fall-2022)
Website:   www.reckoning.press
Publishers:   Reckoning Press, 206 East Flint Street, Lake Orion, MI 48362
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Reckon: The Magazine of Southern Culture

Country: US
Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  1995 – 1996: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Center for the Study of Southern Culture, University of Mississippi
Editors:   Ann J. Abadie


The Recluse

Country: US
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: Science Fiction Index
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Recommended Reading

Country: US

An online weekly fiction magazine containing original fiction and recommended reprints.

Issues & Index Sources:  23-May-2012 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Website:   www.electricliterature.com/category/lit-mags/recommended-reading

Recompose

Country: US
Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-2015 – Jan-2017: Science Fiction Index
Website:   www.recompose.press
Publishers:   Alliteration Ink, PO Box 20598, Dayton, OH 45420
Editors:   Leslie J. Anderson & Anton Cancre

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