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    Pocket Detective Magazine (1930s)   (about)
    An early experiment with a “pocket-sized” magazine to persuade readers to part with their cash in the hard days after the depression, Pocket Detective featured many of the same authors as the other Street & Smith detective pulps. Bad sales did not result in the anticipated success and it folded after 11 issues.

    • Publishers:
      • Street & Smith Publications, Inc.; 79 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY: Pocket Detective Magazine.
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    Pocket Detective Magazine (1950s)   (about)
    Designed to fit in a man’s hip-pocket, Pocket Detective featured fast-action, crime-adventure stories, each preceded by a pulplike illustration and printed on cheap paper. It folded after only two issues.

    • Publishers:
      • Trojan Magazines, Inc.; 125 East 46th Street, New York 17, NY: Pocket Detective Magazine.
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    The Pocket Magazine (1890s)   (about)
    The Pocket Magazine—USA; Nov. 1895-Dec. 1901; merged with Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly; F. A. Stokes, New York; monthly to Jun. 1898, then bimonthly; pocketbook format; editors Irving Bacheller (to Jun. 1898), then Abbott Frederic; featured short stories plus humorous quips.

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