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    Saucy Detective:
    Short-lived companion magazine to Saucy Stories and Saucy Movie Tales.

    Saucy Detective

    • Publishers:
      • Movie Digest, Inc.; 330 West 42nd Street, New York, NY; and later at 67 West 44th Street, New York, NY: Saucy Detective

    Saucy Detective Stories
    Title changed from Saucy Detective.

    • Publishers:
      • Movie Digest, Inc.; 67 West 44th Street, New York, NY: Saucy Detective Stories

    Saucy Detective Stories [v1 #5, August 1937] (25¢, 1-96+65b-128b, pulp, cover by Norman Saunders)
    Title page reads Saucy Stories. Details taken from a scan of a (partial) Table of Contents, supplemented by information from Nichole Rounds.

    Scarab Mystery Magazine    (about)
    Short-lived digest featuring “three complete new novels” per issue.

    • Publishers:
      • Black Horse Press, Inc.; Chicago, IL: Scarab Mystery Magazine

    Scarlet Gang Stories:
    Short-lived companion to Scarlet Adventuress, Scarlet Confessions and True Gang Life, focussing on the sleazier side of crime. The first two issues were entitled Scarlet Gang Stories and the last three Scarlet Gang Smashers.

    Scarlet Gang Stories

    • Publishers:
      • Associated Authors, Inc.; Hollis, Long Island, NY: Scarlet Gang Stories

    Scarlet Gang Smashers
    Title changed from Scarlet Gang Stories.

    • Publishers:
      • Associated Authors, Inc.; Hollis, Long Island, NY: Scarlet Gang Smashers

    Scarlet Gang Smashers (UK)    (about)
    British reprint edition of Scarlet Gang Smashers.

    • Publishers:
      • William C. Merrett, Ltd.: Scarlet Gang Smashers (UK)

    Scientific Detective    (about)
    A saddle-stitched, digest-size magazine of standard crime-adventure fare, Scientific Detective belied its name and had several fact articles and an occasional quiz about its fiction, which appears to be primarily reprint material. Its start date is not known: the earliest issue noted is March 1945 (labelled volume 5 number 1) while the latest known issue is dated May 1948. Precise issues published not known.

    • Publishers:
      • C.D. Publishing Co./B.E.C. Publishing Co.; New York: Scientific Detective

    • Editors:

    Scientific Detective [v5 #1, March 1945] (C.D. Publishing Co., 25¢, 52pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 3 · Spent Her Life and Fortune Hunting a Killer · Anon. · ms The American Weekly
    • 5 · The Hanging Judge · Edward Galley · ar Answers
    • 9 · He Killed for the Thrill of It! · Anon. · ms Answers
    • 11 · The Brotherhood of St. Paul · R. L. Hadfield · ar
    • 15 · The Pachyderm Murderer · Claire Darth · ss
    • 32 · I Killed Charles Robin · Joseph De Bona · ss
    • 35 · World of Fantasy · Anon. · ms News of the World
    • 38 · Murder for Pleasure · Norman Colgan · ar Answers
    • 42 · The Last of the Highwaymen · Philip Rooney · ar
    • 44 · The Fascinating Murderer · Anon. · ms
    • 49 · Business Detectives Have Strange Tasks · Anon. · ms Fact Digest

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