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    Headquarters Detective (1936)    (about)
    Short-lived detective pulp which continued the numbering of the aviation pulp Sky Birds.

    • Publishers:
      • Magazine Publishers, Inc.; 29 Worthington Street, Springfield, MA: Headquarters Detective

    Headquarters Stories    (about)

    • Publishers:
      • Headquarters Publishing Co., Inc.; Myrick Building, Springfield, MA: Headquarters Stories

    • Editors:

    Headquarters Stories [v1 #1, August-September 1931] (H.S. Clark & H. Hersey, pulp)
    Unpublished “ashcan” issue, probably containing no fiction. Details supplied by Kenneth R. Johnson.

    Headquarters Stories [v1 #2, November-December 1931] (Headquarters Publishing Co., 20¢, 96pp+, pulp)
    Given as December on the spine and on the cover; first page numbered 17. Details supplied by John Locke.

    Hollywood Detective:
    Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective started off as “pure” Dan Turner, printing half-a-dozen Dan Turner stories in each issue, most reprinted from Spicy Detective (often with changed titles and a degree of rewriting). With the September 1943 issue the title changed to Hollywood Detective and the magazine started featuring other writers as well, although still retaining a couple of Dan Turner stories (and a Dan Turner comic strip) in each issue.

    Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective

    • Publishers:
      • Culture Publications, Inc.; 900 Market Street, Wilmington, DE: Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective, Jan 1942 – Dec 1942.
      • Trojan Publishing Corp.; 2246 Grove Street, Chicago, IL; and later at 29 Worthington Street, Springfield, MA: Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective, Jan 1943 – May 1943.

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