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    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 Mar 1943
    • 13 · No Appeal from Judge Colt · Archie Joscelyn · nv Western Yarns Mar 1943
    • 20 · Water and Grass · Chuck Martin · ss Western Yarns Mar 1943
    • 23 · Too Many Sheriffs · Ralph Berard · ss Western Yarns Mar 1943
    • 26 · Powdersmoke Purge · Lee Floren · ss Western Yarns Mar 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 [#2, Detective Yarns (1948)] (Gerald G. Swan, 9d, 36pp, small pulp)
    • 2 · Ghoul’s Masquerade · Anthony Rud · ss Detective Yarns Feb 1941
    • 7 · Destination—The Morgue! · Eaton K. Goldthwaite · ss Detective Yarns Feb 1941
    • 10 · Hello, Mr. Murderer · Mat Rand · ss Detective Yarns Feb 1941
    • 13 · The Million Dollar Bullet · Leo Stalnaker · ss Detective Yarns Feb 1941
    • 17 · Ten Riddle Fingers · Cyril Plunkett · ss Detective Yarns Feb 1941
    • 19 · Murder Under Glass · John A. Saxon · ss Detective Yarns Feb 1941
    • 22 · Lay Off—or Die · T. Tyler Jackson · ss Detective Yarns Feb 1941
    • 26 · Kicking a Fortune Around · “Undercover” Dix · ss Detective Yarns Feb 1941
    • 26 · Candidate for a Coffin · T. W. Ford · ss Hooded Detective Jan 1942
    • 31 · One Hundred Bucks Per Stiff · J. Lloyd Conrich · ss Hooded Detective Jan 1942
    • 35 · A Dinner Date with Murder · Harry Stein · vi Hooded Detective Jan 1942


    Swan American Mags [#3, Crack Detective Stories (1948)] (Gerald G. Swan, 9d, 36pp, small pulp)
    • 2 · Body, Body, Who’s Got the Body? · Cliff Campbell · na Crack Detective Stories May 1944
    • 13 · Front Page Guy · Arthur Mann · nv Crack Detective Stories May 1944
    • 18 · Murder Wore a Sealskin Coat · Jay Karth · ss Crack Detective Stories May 1944
    • 23 · Death Comes Walking · Henry G. Hornlein · ss Crack Detective Stories May 1944
    • 27 · A Clean Nose · Frederick C. Painton · nv Crack Detective Stories May 1944
    • 34 · Yellow-Back Brand · Archie Joscelyn · ss Blue Ribbon Western Feb 1944


    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 Win 1946
    • 6 · Ma Jackson Milks the Cows · Archie Joscelyn · ss Famous Western Win 1946
    • 10 · Victory in Valhalla · Barry Cord · ss Famous Western Win 1946
    • 14 · Last Hoss to Hell · Homer F. Borst · ss Famous Western Win 1946
    • 17 · Death Wears Moccasins · Kenneth P. Wood · ar Famous Western Win 1946; given as by Kenneth R. Wood.
    • 18 · Gun-Skunk Round-Up · Charles D. Richardson, Jr. · ss Famous Western Win 1946
    • 19 · Wild West Quiz · Idaho Bill · qz Famous Western Win 1946
    • 20 · Take These Guns, Lad · Ralph Berard · ss Famous Western Win 1946
    • 24 · Red Brady Catches a Thief · C. C. Staples · ss Famous Western Win 1946
    • 27 · Mountain Justice [Judge Bates] · Lee Floren · ss Famous Western Win 1946
    • 33 · The Tenderfoot Came A’Courtin’ · Ralph Berard · ss Blue Ribbon Western Dec 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 Win 1945
    • 9 · Two-Gun Poison · John H. Latham · ss Famous Western Win 1945
    • 13 · The Charge Is Murder · Chuck Martin · ss Famous Western Win 1945
    • 17 · Claws of the Golden Scorpion · Archie Joscelyn · nv Famous Western Win 1945
    • 23 · Coffins for Two · Cliff Campbell · ss Famous Western Win 1945
    • 28 · Me and the Devil · Joe Austell Small · ss Famous Western Win 1945
    • 30 · When Dawn Comes Killing · Richard Brister · ss Famous Western Win 1945
    • 33 · Hanging Time · T. W. Ford · ss Famous Western Win 1945










    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.






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