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    Mobs   (about)
    One of several gangster pulps published by Harold B. Hersey. However, by the time it was published, in 1930, public interest in gangsters was fading and it only lasted for 2 issues. Commenced with Volume 1 #2, not uncommon with magazines published by Harold Hersey.

    • Publishers:
      • Good Story Magazine Co., Inc.; Myrick Building, Springfield, MA: Mobs.
    • Editors:

    Although published for only three issues, Mobsters was an important traditional pulp magazine with “stories of the fight against the Underworld”. The covers were similar to the paperback books that began in this period to crowd out the magazines.

    • Publishers:
      • Standard Magazines, Inc.; 1125 E. Vaile Avenue, Kokomo, IN: Mobsters.

    Modern Detective [Vol. 1 No. 1, August 1934] ed. Thomas H. Dyson (The Lans Publishing Co., 15¢, 36pp)
    This issue was not available to the general public. It was a published for trademark purposes. Details supplied by Doug Ellis.
    • 1 · Murder on the Gold Coast · Edwin Baird · nv Chicago Daily News June 5 1929 (+5)
    • 31 · Who Reads Detective Stories · [The Editor] · ed

    Modern Detective (1954)   (about)
    Australian digest mainly printing original stories by Australian authors, although two of the issues reprinted stories from US pulp magazines.

    • Publishers:
      • Action Comics Pty. Ltd.; 14 Bond Street, Sydney: Modern Detective.

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