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    • Publishers:
      • Clues, Inc.; 799 Broadway, New York, NY; and later at 80 Lafayette Street, New York, NY: Clues, Oct 1926 – May 1931.
      • Clayton Magazines, Inc.; 155 East 44th Street, New York, NY: Clues, May 1931 – Jun 1932.

    • Editors:

    Clues [v1 #1, September 1926] (pulp)
    This issue was not published. Harold Hersey was editor at commencement, and many of the magazines with which he was associated began with Volume 1 #2. The magazine did not apply for second class mailing until August 31, 1926 and magazines were dated one or two months prior to actual release. No serials commenced until Volume 1 #2, the second issue. Street & Smith Archives, Syracuse University, has no record of any Volume 1 #1. It has also been suggested that the numbering might have continued from the one-shot Clayton magazine Cowboy Life published in January 1926.

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