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True

Total Issues: 467?

In Aug-1975 the magazine was sold to Magazine Associates who were to start publishing with effect from the Nov-1975 issue but only a handful of issues seem to have appeared.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1937 – May-1976?

Publishers

  in 1930s: Country Press Inc., 1100 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY, and Broadway and 11th, Louisville, KY
  in 1963 – 1974: Fawcett Publications
  Jan-1975 – Oct-1975?: Petersen Publishing

Editors

  in 1963 – 1965: Douglas S. Kennedy
  Mar-1970: Charles N. Barnard
  Sep-1970: Mark Penzer

Formats

  US quarto

Prices

  in 1963: 35c
  in 1965: 50c
  in 1970: 60c

Frequency

  monthly

Sources:   It's a Man's World
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True Action

Total Issues: 101?

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1959? – Feb-1977?

Publishers

  Jan-1959 – Nov-1967: Official Magazine Corp., NY
  May-1969 – ?: Magazine Management Co., Inc., NY

Sources:   It's a Man's World
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True Adventures

Total Issues: 7+6+181=194?

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1925 – Jul-1925: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Jan-1925, Apr-1925, May-1925, Jun-1925)
  Aug-1925 – Jan-1926, as The Lariat Story Magazine: Western Fiction Index
  Feb-1926 – Spring 1951?, as Lariat Story Magazine: Western Fiction Index (incomplete)

Publishers

  Real Adventures Publishing (Fiction House)

Editors

  Jack Byrne (in 1944)

Formats

  standard pulp

Prices

  20c

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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True Adventures

see also under New Detective Magazine

True Adventure Series

Issues & Index Sources:  1964
Publishers:   C. Arthur Pearson
Frequency:   2 per month

True Adventure Tales

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  1953
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True American Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s

True Battles of World War II

Total Issues: 12+

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1963 – Jun-1966?
Publishers:   Stanley Magazine Corp., 261 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10016
Editors:   Theodore S. Hecht
Formats:   US quarto
Prices:   50c
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   It's a Man's World
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True Blue [1898] (US)

Total Issues: 50

Dime novel series containing stories of the Spanish-American War from the naval viewpoint and stories of Naval Academy life. Subtitled "A Weekly Devoted to the Stirring Adventures of Our Boys in Blue".

Issues & Index Sources:  14-May-1898 – 22-Apr-1899
Publishers:   Street & Smith
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   64pp
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

True Blue [1904] (UK)

see under True Blue War Library

True Blue Library [1898]

Total Issues: 133

Contains one long story and a short back-up serial. Also promoted the "True Blue Trusty Band", a club for readers join which had their own secret hand signals. Authors included Charles E. Pearce and Ogilvie Mitchell.

Issues & Index Sources

  15-Jan-1898 – 16-Jul-1900

#merges with True Blue War Library

Publishers

  Aldine Publishing Co.

Prices

  ½d

Pagecounts

  20pp

Frequency

  weekly

True Blue Library [1900]

see under True Blue War Library

True Blue Library [1910]

Total Issues: 75

Issues & Index Sources

  20-Jan-1910 – 21-Jun-1911

#incorporated into Cheerful Adventure Library

Publishers

  Aldine Publishing Co.

Editors

  Walter H. Light

Frequency

  weekly

True Blue War Library

Total Issues: 25+223+82=330

Merged with, and retitled as, True Blue Library in 1900 but retained the numbering of True Blue War Library.

Issues & Index Sources

  5-Feb-1900 – 23-Jul-1900
  30-Jul-1900 – Nov-1904, as True Blue Library
  Nov-1904 – 30-May-1906, as True Blue

#incorporated into The Aldine Half-Holiday Library

Publishers

  Aldine Publishing Co., 1 Crown Court, Chancery Lane, London E.C.

Editors

  Walter H. Light

Formats

  pocket size; 6¾" x 10" from #4

Prices

  1d

Pagecounts

  36pp; 20pp from #4; 32pp from #66

Frequency

  weekly
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True Bootleg Crime Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  ?
Publishers:   Norman Book Co.

True Cases of Scotland Yard

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  1937 – ?
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines

True Confessions

Downmarket slick (imitating Macfadden's magazines)

Issues & Index Sources

  Aug-1922 – Jul-1925
  Aug-1925 – Mar-1926, as Fawcett's Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Apr-1926 – Jul-1930, as Fawcett's Magazine: True Confessions
  Aug-1930 – ?, as True Confessions: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Publishers

  Fawcett Publications

Editors

  Florence J. Schetty (in 1959)

Formats

  quarto

Prices

  25c (in 1959)

Frequency

  monthly
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True Crime Magazine [1936]

Total Issues: 2?

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1936 – Nov-1936?: FictionMags Index (Missing: any issues after Nov-1936)
Publishers:   Western Fiction Publishing, Co.
Editors:   Arthur Perles
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps

True Crime (UK) [1949]

Not seen, but advertised in an issue of Real FBI Detective Case Stories.

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


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