The FictionMags Index


Contents Lists


Previous Issue/Checklist Index Table-of-Contents

    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 (New Series), Western Yarns (1950)] (Gerald G. Swan, 9d, 36pp, small pulp)
    This issue is identical to the original No. 1 except for “No. 1 New Series” on the cover.




    Swank [August 1956] (quarto)
    Details supplied by John Boston.
    • The Man Who Couldn’t Stop [from Man Drowning] · Henry Kuttner · na Harper 1952; “When Sherry said no to him, there was a new kind of explosion in his stomach. It spread out like a sour cloud, and three men had to die before it was checked.”
    • The Second Mrs. Gilbert · Walter Wager · ss; “The idea occurred to Henry on his return from the funeral—A man needed a wife, and he was the top do-it-yourselfer in the galaxy.”
    • The Love Watch of San Pedro · Mick Leuven · ss; “The man who owned it would hold the most priceless gift of all in his hand.”



Next Issue/Checklist Index Table-of-Contents