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    Suspense Stories   (about)
    Short-run magazine that published a series of original stories by the publisher’s in-house writers ranging from gangster yarns to conventional tales of detection—often with a hint of science fiction or the supernatural.

    • Publishers:
      • Curtis Warren Ltd.: Suspense Stories.




    Suspense Stories [No. 3, n.d. (November 1954)] (Curtis Warren Ltd., 1/-, 96pp, digest, cover by Ray Theobald)
    Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 3 · Gordon’s Town · Derry Falcon · ss
    • 18 · Night Call · Ewen Williams · nv
    • 43 · What Happened to Clambake? · R. G. Evand · ss; given as by R.C. Evand in the Table of Contents.
    • 60 · He Wanted a Gun · Kane Rice · ss


    Swan American Mags   (about)
    A rotating genre magazine, with contents of issues varying between detective, SF and western magazines, mostly reprinted from Columbia Magazines. Only 5 issues were crime/detective, but all are listed for convenience.

    • Publishers:
      • Gerald G. Swan, Ltd.; London, England: Swan American Magazine.


    Swan American Mags [#1, Western Yarns (1948)] (Gerald G. Swan, 9d, 36pp, small pulp)
    • 3 · Trail of Laughing Death · Ed Earl Repp · nv Western Yarns March 1943
    • 13 · No Appeal from Judge Colt · Archie Joscelyn · nv Western Yarns March 1943
    • 20 · Water and Grass · Chuck Martin · ss Western Yarns March 1943
    • 23 · Too Many Sheriffs · Ralph Berard · ss Western Yarns March 1943
    • 26 · Powdersmoke Purge · Lee Floren · ss Western Yarns March 1943
    • 29 · Death Guards a Lost Mine · G. Arthur Alan · ms (r)
    • 30 · Warpath Guns · Trent Wallace · na (r)
    • 34 · Brains of the Tombstone Gang · Lloyd E. Barber · ar (r)
    • 35 · The Frozen Trail · Al Cannon · ss (r)




    Swan American Mags [#4, Famous Western (1948)] (Gerald G. Swan, 9d, 36pp, small pulp)
    • 2 · Branch Bank in Boot Hill · Richard Brister · ss Famous Western Winter 1946
    • 6 · Ma Jackson Milks the Cows [Ma Jackson] · Archie Joscelyn · ss Famous Western Winter 1946
    • 10 · Victory in Valhalla · Barry Cord · ss Famous Western Winter 1946
    • 14 · Last Hoss to Hell · Homer F. Borst · ss Famous Western Winter 1946
    • 17 · Death Wears Moccasins · Kenneth P. Wood · ar Famous Western Winter 1946; given as by Kenneth R. Wood.
    • 18 · Gun-Skunk Round-Up · Charles D. Richardson, Jr. · ss Famous Western Winter 1946
    • 19 · Wild West Quiz · Idaho Bill · qz Famous Western Winter 1946
    • 20 · Take These Guns, Lad · Ralph Berard · ss Famous Western Winter 1946
    • 24 · Red Brady Catches a Thief · C. C. Staples · ss Famous Western Winter 1946
    • 27 · Mountain Justice [Judge Bates] · Lee Floren · ss Famous Western Winter 1946
    • 33 · The Tenderfoot Came A’Courtin’ · Ralph Berard · ss Blue Ribbon Western December 1944



    Swan American Mags [#6, Famous Western (1948)] (Gerald G. Swan, 9d, 36pp, small pulp)
    • 2 · No Range for an Outcast · Lee Floren · nv Famous Western Summer 1944
    • 11 · The Ghost Guns’ Echo · Archie Joscelyn · ss Famous Western Summer 1944
    • 17 · Lacy Runs a Fence Brand · Wilbur S. Peacock · ss Famous Western Summer 1944
    • 22 · Cattymount Gets a Grubstake · Allan K. Echols · ss Blue Ribbon Western April 1946
    • 26 · Dynamite Comes in Small Packages · Brett Austin · ar Famous Western Summer 1944
    • 28 · Texas Terror · Lee Thomas · ar Famous Western Summer 1944
    • 30 · Showdown for a Gun Ghost · T. W. Ford · ss Famous Western Summer 1944



    Swan American Mags [#8, Famous Western (1948)] (Gerald G. Swan, 9d, 36pp, small pulp)
    • 2 · Judge Bates—Coyote Catcher [Judge Bates] · Lee Floren · ss Famous Western Winter 1945
    • 9 · Two-Gun Poison · John H. Latham · ss Famous Western Winter 1945
    • 13 · The Charge Is Murder · Chuck Martin · ss Famous Western Winter 1945
    • 17 · Claws of the Golden Scorpion · Archie Joscelyn · nv Famous Western Winter 1945
    • 23 · Coffins for Two · Cliff Campbell · ss Famous Western Winter 1945
    • 28 · Me and the Devil · Joe Austell Small · ss Famous Western Winter 1945
    • 30 · When Dawn Comes Killing · Richard Brister · ss Famous Western Winter 1945
    • 33 · Hanging Time · T. W. Ford · ss Famous Western Winter 1945



    Swan American Mags [#10, Famous Western (1948)] (Gerald G. Swan, 9d, 36pp, small pulp)
    Reprint of the Fall 1945 issue of Famous Western.
    • 2 · The Great Marpane · T. W. Ford · nv Famous Western Fall 1945
    • 8 · Blood Quest of the Hawk · Barry Cord · ss Famous Western Fall 1945
    • 13 · Wild West Quiz · Idaho Bill · qz Famous Western Fall 1945
    • 14 · Funeral O’Neill’s Trigger Trap [Funeral O’Neill] · Lee Floren · nv Famous Western Fall 1945
    • 20 · Last Laugh for a Lawman · Richard Brister · ss Famous Western Fall 1945
    • 23 · To Kill a Man · Dev Klapp · ss Famous Western Fall 1945
    • 26 · Owlhoot Dinero · Ralph Berard · ss Famous Western Fall 1945
    • 29 · Primed for Slaughter · Charles D. Richardson, Jr. · ss Famous Western Fall 1945
    • 31 · Birds Don’t Drink Likker! · Joe Austell Small · ss Famous Western Fall 1945
    • 35 · Death Loads the Stick · Cliff Campbell · ss Famous Western Fall 1945


    Swan American Mags [#11, Future Fantasy and Science Fiction (1948)] (Gerald G. Swan, 9d, 36pp, small pulp)
    • 2 · The Key to the Dark Planet · Martin Pearson · ss Future Fantasy and Science Fiction December 1942
    • 8 · Claggett’s Folly · Hugh Raymond · ss Future Fantasy and Science Fiction December 1942
    • 11 · A Leader for Korcin · F. Orlin Tremaine · nv Future Fantasy and Science Fiction December 1942
    • 20 · The Leapers · Carol Grey · ss Future Fantasy and Science Fiction December 1942
    • 27 · The Creator · Ross Rocklynne · ss Future Fantasy and Science Fiction December 1942
    • 31 · The Cannibals · Oliver E. Saari · ss Future Fantasy and Science Fiction December 1942


    Swan American Mags [#12, Complete Cowboy Wild Western Stories] (Gerald G. Swan, 9d, 36pp, small pulp)
    • 2 · Gunman’s Gold [The Silver Kid] · T. W. Ford · na Complete Cowboy Winter 1943/1944
    • 23 · Wildcats Are Gentle Creatures · Joe Austell Small · ss Complete Cowboy Winter 1943/1944
    • 26 · Boothill Bait · Lee Floren · ss Complete Cowboy Winter 1943/1944
    • 30 · Nothing to Lose · Lloyd Osburn · ss Complete Cowboy Winter 1943/1944
    • 32 · Revenge of the Thunder Gods · Byron W. Dalrymple · ss Complete Cowboy Winter 1943/1944



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