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    Mystery League   (about)
    Created by “Ellery Queen” (Frederic Dannay and Manfred B. Lee) just three years after their first successful book, Mystery League was an attempt to produce a magazine that would publish only quality fiction. While the quality was indeed high, so was the price and with the state of the economy at the time it was doomed from the start and folded after only four issues. A fifth issue was assembled, but not printed.

    • Publishers:
      • Mystery League Publishers, Inc.; 4600 Diversey Avenue, Chicago, IL: Mystery League.
    • Editors:

    Mystery Magazine (1917):   (about)
    Mystery Magazine was one of the earliest crime pulps, first appearing in November 1917, a mere two years after Street & Smith’s Detective Story Magazine. It ran for seven years on a twice-monthly schedule, featuring undistinguished stories by undistinguished authors. It then vanished for a year, returning in 1926 for a further 12 twice-monthly issues. There was then a further hiatus before it restarted, under a new publisher, on a monthly schedule, publishing a much wider range of detective and mystery-suspense stories (including some science fiction). After only ten issues, it changed its name to Mystery Stories, but only lasted a further two years before folding. The title was then acquired by Street & Smith and merged into Best Detective Magazine.

    Mystery Magazine

    • Publishers:
      • Frank Tousey, Publisher; 168 West 23rd Street, New York, NY: Mystery Magazine, Nov 15, 1917 – Mar 1, 1922.
      • Harry E. Wolff, Publisher; 168 West 23rd Street, New York, NY; later as Mystery Magazine Company, 1133 Broadway, New York: Mystery Magazine, Mar 15, 1922 – Jul 1, 1926.
      • The Priscilla Company; 52 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY: Mystery Magazine, Oct 1926 – Aug 1927.
    • Editors:

    Mystery Magazine [Vol. I, No. 3, December 15, 1917] ed. Lu. Senarens (Frank Tousey, Publisher, 10¢, 48pp, pulp)
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 1 · The Mysterious Web · Armstrong Perry · nv; subtitled “A Detective Story Based on Thought Transference”.
    • 29 · A Break for Liberty · Major Alfred R. Calhoun · ts The White Elephant February 1897; subtitled “A True Story of the Great Libby Tunnel”.
    • 32 · Ancient Indian Ditches · [uncredited] · ms
    • 33 · In Deep Disguise · Monsieur Lecocq · ss
    • 37 · The Masked Executioner · [uncredited] · ms
    • 38 · The Treachery of Rudolph · Emma Howard Wight · ss The White Elephant June 1897
    • 40 · No. 7 Rue Feron · [uncredited] · ss; subtitled “From the Diary of a French Detective”.
    • 42 · The Croyden Case [Part 3 of 8] · Police Captain Howard · sl
    • 44 · Current News · [uncredited] · cl

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