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    Blue Steel Magazine    (about)
    Something of a puzzle since this magazine began with Vol. 1 No. 2 and the second issue is Vol. 1 No. 4. Steeger says it was an experiment to supplant Gang World though that magazine picked up sales and continued regardless. The two issues are the same as the February 1932 and April 1932 issues of Gang World.

    • Publishers:
      • Popular Publications, Inc.; 205 East 42nd Street, New York, NY: Blue Steel Magazine

    • Editors:
      • Henry Steeger - Editor: Blue Steel Magazine





    Bullet    (about)
    Contained short fast paced stories no longer than 1500 words that fit with the notion of rock’n’roll noir.

    • Publishers:
      • Digitalent Ltd.; P.O. Box 38, Wylam, Northumberland, NE41 8YU: Bullet, 2004.
      • Bullet Media Ltd.; 7 Roker Park Road, Sunderland, SR6 9PF: Bullet, 2006.

    • Editors:
      • Keith Jeffrey - Editor: Bullet









    Bull’s-Eye Detective    (about)
    A short-lived companion magazine to Fiction House’s Bull’s Eye Sports and Bull’s Eye Western Stories.

    • Publishers:
      • Love Romances Pub. Co., Inc.; 461 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY: Bull’s-Eye Detective

    • Editors:
      • Malcolm Reiss - Editor: Bull’s-Eye Detective





    Cabaret Stories    (about)
    One of the rarest “crime pulps”, Cabaret Stories seems to have been an early attempt at a gangster pulp and is believed to have run for eight issues. The final issue, at least, was subtitled “Gripping Detective Tales, Stirring Adventure Stories and Heart-Throbbing Fiction of Stage and Night Life”.

    • Publishers:
      • B.L. McFadden, Inc.; 1860 Broadway, New York, NY: Cabaret Stories

    • Editors:
      • Beatrice May Miller - Editor: Cabaret Stories





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