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Rover

Country: UK
Total Issues: 2481

Boys' story paper. Incorporates: Wizard from 23-Nov-1963 Incorporated into Wizard (comic). Further Reading: The Rover Index by Colin Morgan (Golden Fun, 1982).

Issues & Index Sources

  4-Mar-1922 – 14-Jan-1961
  21-Jan-1961 – 12-Oct-1963, as Rover and Adventure
  19-Oct-1963 – 16-Nov-1963, as Rover
  23-Nov-1963 – 9-Aug-1969, as Rover and Wizard: Story Paper Index (sample issues only)
  16-Aug-1969 – 13-Jan-1973, as Rover

Publishers

  D.C. Thomson, 12 Fetter Lane, London E.C.4

Editors

  c. 1922: R.D. Low
  c. 1940: John Low
  1924 – 1928: William Blaine [Assistant Editor]

Prices

  2d; 3d from 1369

Pagecounts

  28pp; 20pp; 16pp; 12pp

Frequency

  weekly; fortnightly
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Rovering

Country: UK
Total Issues: 54+6=60

"Described as "for young British Manhood". It was edited by A.L. Haydon of the Boy's Own Paper. It had similar stories and articles to those which appeared in The Scout." (W.O.G. Lofts)

The final issue announced "Owing to decreased circulation during the summer months, the publisher has decided to suspend publication of any further issues of Rovering. The competition in this number is cancelled."

Issues & Index Sources

  22-Mar-1924 – 28-Mar-1925
  4-Apr-1925 – 9-May-1925

Publishers

  The Religious Tract Society, 4 Bouverie St., London EC4

Editors

  A.L. Haydon; G.R. Pocklington from #54

Frequency

  weekly

The Rover's Log

Country: UK
Total Issues: 59

Issues & Index Sources:  11-Mar-1872 – 12-Apr-1873
Publishers:   W.L. & G. Emmett (Note: Gifford gives Charles Fox)
Pagecounts:   12pp
Frequency:   weekly


The Rovers of the Sea

Country: UK
Total Issues: 61

Issues & Index Sources:  11-Mar-1872 – 28-Apr-1873
Publishers:   E.J. Brett
Pagecounts:   8pp
Frequency:   weekly


The Royal Magazine

Country: UK
Total Issues: 385+18+31+6+51=491

The first issue states that the initial print order for The Royal was one million copies, the total of which weighed nearly 300 tons and stood nearly 5 miles high. Published first stories by William Hope Hodgson (1904) and Sax Rohmer (1905); other authors include Baroness Orczy, M.P. Shiel.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1898 – Nov-1930: FictionMags Index (incomplete after Apr-1908)
  Dec-1930 – May-1932, as The New Royal Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Jun-1932 – Dec-1934, as The Royal Pictorial: FictionMags Index
  Jan-1935 – Jun-1935, as The Royal Screen Pictorial
  Jul-1935 – Sep-1939, as The Screen Pictorial

Publishers

  C. Arthur Pearson, London

Editors

  Nov-1898 – Apr-1901: Peter Keary
  May-1901 – Dec-1911: Percy Everett
  Jan-1912 – Jun-1927: F.E. Baily
  Jul-1927 – May-1932: R. Stuart Macrae
  Jun-1932 – Dec-1934: John Reed Wade
  Jan-1935 – 1937: William J. Makin
  1937 – Sep-1939: David Chancellor

Formats

  Nov-1898 – Nov-1930: standard on coated stock (Strand imitation)
  Dec-1930 – Sep-1939: large flat slick

Frequency

  monthly

Related Sites

  Wikipedia

Mentioned in:   The Age of the Storytellers

Online Sources

  Online Books
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The Royal Novelette

Country: UK

Issues & Index Sources:  1898?
Publishers:   Harry Shurey
Editors:   Charles Shurey
Formats:   large tabloid (folio)


Royal Series [1898]

Country: US
Total Issues: 125

Issues & Index Sources:  1898
Publishers:   George Munro
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Royal Series [1900]

Country: US
Total Issues: 145

Issues & Index Sources:  1900 – 1910
Publishers:   Royal
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Royal Series [1910]

Country: US
Total Issues: 127

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1920
Publishers:   Ottenheimer
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Royal Series [1910]

Country: US
Total Issues: 127

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1920
Publishers:   White
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Ruby

Country: UK
Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources

  20-Jan-1923 – 2-Jun-1923

#incorporated into Schoolgirls' Weekly

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press

Frequency

  weekly

Ruby Library

Country: UK
Total Issues: 26

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1932 – Jul-1933
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Editors:   Ernest L. McKeag
Formats:   6½" x 4½"
Prices:   2d
Pagecounts:   64pp+
Frequency:   2 per month


Rugby Library

Country: US
Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  1892
Publishers:   Seaside Pub. Co.
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Rugged

Country: US
Total Issues: 4+

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1957 – Aug-1957?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Mentioned in:   It's a Man's World

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Rugged Men

Country: US
Total Issues: 3+10+4+5=22

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1956 – Aug-1956
  Nov-1957 – Mar-1959
  Apr-1959 – Sep-1959, as Spur
  Oct-1960 – Jun-1961, as Rugged Men: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Publishers

  Stanley Publications

Mentioned in:   It's a Man's World
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Ruminator Review

Country: US

A St. Paul literary magazine which typically features a mix of reviews, interviews and poetry, with a lot of attention given to small-press titles. Contributors have included such writers as Robert Bly, Andrei Codrescu, Jane Hamilton and Arundhati Roy.

Issues & Index Sources

  1986 – 2000, as Hungry Mind Review
  2001 – Fall 2005, as Ruminator Review

Editors

  2001 – 2004: Margaret Todd Maitland

Related Sites

  Wikipedia


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