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True Gang Life

Total Issues: 24+?

True Gang Life was another of the pulps that cashed in on the brief popularity of gangster stories. It ran for at least 24 issues although the precise number is unclear.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1934 – Sep-1939: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: Jun-1935; Nov-1936; Jan-1937; any after Dec-1937)
Publishers:   Associated Authors, Inc.
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   generally bimonthly but erratic
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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True Gangster Crime Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?
Publishers:   Pastime Publications

True Gangster Stories [1941]

Total Issues: 6

Despite the title True Gangster Stories was mainly fiction. It had two separate short runs, each beginning with Vol.1 No.1, even though the title had previously been used for the final issue of Double-Action Gang Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1941 – Jul-1941: Crime Fiction Index
  Feb-1942 – Aug-1942: Crime Fiction Index

Publishers

  Columbia Publications, NY

Formats

  standard pulp

Frequency

  bimonthly

Sources

  The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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True Gangster Stories [1939]

see also under Double-Action Gang Magazine

True Gangster Stories (UK) [1939]

British reprint edition of True Gangster Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1939: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: all except Oct-1939)
Publishers:   Atlas Publishing & Distributing
Formats:   standard pulp
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True Gangster Stories (UK) [1942]

British reprint edition of True Gangster Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1942: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan
Pagecounts:   48pp
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True Homicide Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1955 – ?
Publishers:   Detective House Inc., 114 E. 32nd St., New York, NY, and 441 Lexington Ave., New York, NY
Frequency:   bimonthly

True Justice Stories

Total Issues: 1

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1950: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Hamilton & Co
Prices:   1/-

True-Life Confidences

Total Issues: 4

First two issues contain fiction, whilst the last two contain a mixture of mostly copyright reserved non-fiction (some illustrated by photos) reprinted from the USA and fiction. The December 1952 date derives from the British Library date stamp and it is presumed that all four issues were registered at once but had been published earlier.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1952? – #4, 1952?: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Hamilton & Co
Formats:   quarto
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   32pp

True-Life Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1941 – ?
Publishers:   Volitant Publications, 103 Park Ave., New York, NY, and 105 E. 35th St., New York, NY
Frequency:   monthly

True Life Stories

Total Issues: 1

Despite the cover title, the stories are purely fictional.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Hamilton & Co

True Love (UK) [1949]

Not seen, but advertised in an issue of Real FBI Detective Case Stories. May be the same as True Love Stories from The City Libraries.

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

True Love Affairs Magazine [1929]

see under Startling Detective (Adventures)

True Love Affairs [1940]

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan/Feb-1940: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Frank A. Munsey
Formats:   standard pulp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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True Love and Romance

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Macfadden Publications
Editors:   Hilda Wright (in 1943)
Prices:   10c (in 1943)
Pagecounts:   72pp (in 1943)
Frequency:   monthly

True Love Magazine

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1937
Publishers:   Popular
Formats:   digest
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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True Love Series

Contains one long novel, 22,000 - 25,000 words... sensational, with strong love interest.

Issues & Index Sources:  1931 – ?
Publishers:   Wm. Stevens Ltd, 1 Crane Court, Fleet St., London EC4
Frequency:   twice-monthly
   
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True Love Stories

Total Issues: 1

Announced as "forthcoming" in #1 of Round-Up Magazine, but might not actually have appeared. May be the same as True Love from the Magazine Fiction Group.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s (possibly phantom)
Publishers:   The City Libraries, 337 Victoria Road, Glasgow
Prices:   1/-


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