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Star Weekly

A Canadian newspaper-supplement weekly which became a primary market for American and British fiction writers in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Authors included Lester Dent, John Russell Fearn, etc. Often referred to as The Toronto Star Weekly.

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1969: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Formats:   tabloid
Frequency:   weekly
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Star Western

Total Issues: 218

Usually ran six or seven novelettes per issue. Authors include Ryerson Johnson (Len Siringo stories), Walt Coburn, Harry F. Olmsted, Cliff Farrell. Cover boasted 'Bigger and Better Stories of the West'.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1933 – Sep-1954: Western Fiction Index (incomplete)
Publishers:   Popular
Editors:   Rogers Terrill; Michael Tilden
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   160pp
Frequency:   mostly monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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Star Western (Australia)

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Southdown Press
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Star Western (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Star Western.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Popular Publications Canada
Formats:   standard pulp
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Star Western (UK) [1941]

British reprint edition of Star Western.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all except #8)
Publishers:   Thorpe & Porter
Formats:   pulp
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Star Western (UK) [1953]

Total Issues: 2+2=4

British reprint edition of Star Western.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1953 – Jun-1953: Western Fiction Index

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  Apr/May-1960 – Jun/Jul-1960: Western Fiction Index


  Atlas Publishing & Distributing Co. Ltd.


  Apr-1953 – Jun-1953: pulp
  Apr/May-1960 – Jun/Jul-1960: digest
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State Trooper Series

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  1936
Publishers:   McLoughlin
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Steadfast Magazine

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1953 – ?
Publishers:   Boys' Brigade
Pagecounts:   36pp
Frequency:   monthly

SteamPunk Magazine

Total Issues: 9

A print-and-web periodical devoted to the genre and burgeoning subculture of steampunk.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 2007 – #9, 2013: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Strangers in a Tangled Wilderness; Vagrants Among Ruins; Combustion Books
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Steampunk Tales

Semi-professional downloadable online magazine for podcast or eBook reader.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-2009 – ?
Publishers:   John Sondericker III, Steampunk Publishing, LLC., Colorado Springs
Editors:   Meagan Franklin, from issue #2

Steampunk Trails

Total Issues: 2+2=4

"Steampunk Trails brings the world of steam and gadgets right to your fingertips."

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-2013 – Aug-2014: Science Fiction Index
  #1, 2015 – #2, 2016, as Story Emporium: Science Fiction Index


  Julie Campbell

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Stein Co.'s Series of French Fiction

Total Issues: 15

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1920
Publishers:   Stein
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Amateur magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  in 1950s, as Zip
  1956 – 1957, as Stellar
  1958 – Aug-1982, as Gambit


  Ted E. White, 1014 North Tuckahoe Street, Falls Church, VA


  Ted White & Larry Stark


Amateur magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   John Cockroft, San Anselmo, California
Editors:   John Cockroft

The Sterling Web

Total Issues: 15

Semi-professional magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Spring 1989 – Winter 1991: Science Fiction Index
  Fall/Winter 1991 – Jan-2002, as The Silver Web: Science Fiction Index


  Buzzcity Press, PO Box 38190, Tallahassee, FL 32315


  Ann Kennedy




  64pp (varies)


  intended as quarterly but became one or two a year
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A traditional fanzine. It was published and edited by Hugh McInnus of Moorhead, Minnesota. The one I have includes fiction and articles as well as part 2 of a serial.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s
Publishers:   Hugh McInnus, Moorhead, Minnesota
Editors:   Hugh McInnus

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