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    Sleuthhound   (about)
    Elusive small press crime magazine that was a companion and/or successor to Whispering Willow Mysteries that ran for at least four issues, each labelled with names like “Hawk Edition” as well as being dated.

    • Publishers:
      • Whispering Willows Ltd.; 2517 South Central, POB 890294, Oklahoma City, OK, 73189-0294: Sleuthhound.
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    Sleuth Mystery Magazine   (about)
    Published “in cooperation with the Mystery Writers of America, Inc.”, Sleuth Mystery Magazine provided light-hearted, crime-adventure vignettes by well-known writers, in much the same style as Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine. It folded after only two issues, possibly because of distribution problems.

    • Publishers:
      • Fosdeck Publications, Inc.; 122 East 42nd Street, New York 17, NY: Sleuth Mystery Magazine.
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    Slick Detective Yarns   (about)
    One-shot thin magazine, reprinting stories from Black Hood Detective and Crack Detective

    • Publishers:
      • Gerald G. Swan, Ltd.: Slick Detective Yarns.

    Smashing Detective   (about)
    Another thin Australian digest about which very little is known.

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

    Smashing Detective Stories:   (about)
    One of the last detective pulps to be launched, Smashing Detective Stories featured hard-action stories of mystery and detection. After 27 issues the magazine title changed to Fast Action Detective and Mystery Stories but only 3 more pulp issues were published under this title, followed by 3 digest issues. From July 1956 to November 1956, the title on the cover read Smashing Detective but the title on the masthead was consistently Smashing Detective Stories throughout.

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