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    Pocket Reader Series [No. 126, Western Stories, 1950] (T.V. Boardman, 6d, 96pp, 4.75″ x 6.75″)
    Partial reprint of the May 1947 issue of New Western Magazine, plus a single story from elsewhere.
    Details supplied by Tom Lesser.
    • 2 · That Bank-Bustin’ Buckaroo! · Walt Coburn · nv New Western Magazine May 1947
    • 35 · Bitter Brew for Bildad [Bildad Shane] · Gunnison Steele · nv New Western Magazine May 1947
    • 58 · Safe—Like a Snowball in Hell! · Marvin De Vries · ss New Western Magazine May 1947
    • 82 · Trixie—Amateur Town Tamer [Trixie] · Barnie Stacy · ss New Western Magazine May 1947


    Pocket Reader Series [No. 127, Romance Stories, 1950] (T.V. Boardman, 6d, 96pp, 4.75″ x 6.75″)
    Details supplied by Tom Lesser.
    • 2 · When Heartbreakers Meet! · Lucinda Baker · nv Complete Love Magazine March 1946
    • 23 · If She Hadn’t Pretended · Corinne Manners · ss Complete Love Magazine March 1946
    • 35 · The Danger in Loving Him · Kathryn Keeley · ss Complete Love Magazine March 1946
    • 51 · Front-Page Fiancé · Verna Munday · ss Complete Love Magazine March 1946
    • 64 · Manhattan Flirt! · Helen Gray · ss Complete Love Magazine March 1946
    • 81 · Those Practice Dates · Felice Hart · ss Complete Love Magazine March 1946
    • 94 · Are You Afraid of the Past? · Ruth Leslie · ar (r)



    Pocket Reader Series [No. 129, Western Stories, 1950] (T.V. Boardman, 6d, 96pp, 4.75″ x 6.75″)
    Partial reprint of the April 1948 issue of New Western Magazine.
    Details supplied by Tom Lesser.
    • 2 · Guardian of Hells Deadline · Don Holm · na New Western Magazine April 1948
    • 32 · Vote Him with Bullets · Kenneth Fowler · nv New Western Magazine April 1948
    • 59 · Bullets to the Bridegroom · John Jo Carpenter · ss New Western Magazine April 1948
    • 74 · They Knew No Law! · William R. Cox · nv New Western Magazine April 1948



    Pocket Reader Series [No. 131, 1951?] (The Popular Press Ltd., 6d, 5.25″ x 7.75″)
    Issue not indexed.


    Pocket Reader Series [No. 132, 1951?] (The Popular Press Ltd., 6d, 5.25″ x 7.75″)
    Issue not indexed.


    Pocket Reader Series [No. 133, Three Star Western, 1951] (The Popular Press Ltd., 6d, 5.25″ x 7.75″)
    Issue partially indexed.



    Police Detective   (about)
    One of the many undated “one shot” magazines published in the UK in the years after the Second World War. In a loose series with Crime Detective, Homicide Reporter, Racket-Buster Detective and Crime Investigator.

    • Publishers:
      • Hamilton & Co. (Stafford) Ltd.; 1&2 Melville Court, Goldhawk Road, London W12: Police Detective.



    Popular Detective   (about)
    Popular Detective is one of the basic detective pulps, both for its longevity (133 issues in 19 years) and for a consistent high quality of material from most of the top detective authors of the period.

    • Publishers:
      • Beacon Magazines, Inc.; 570 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY; and later at 22 West 48th Street, New York, NY: Popular Detective, Nov 1934 – 1937.
      • Better Publications, Inc.; 22 West 48th Street, New York, NY; and later at 10 East 40th Street, New York, NY: Popular Detective, 1937 – Sep 1953.
    • Editors:













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