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    Complete Gang Novel:
    One of the many pulps published to cash in on the fleeting popularity of rousing gangster stories, Complete Gang Novel ran for a mere 11 issues in 1931/32.


    Complete Gang Novel

    • Publishers:
      • Complete Gang Novel Co., Inc.; Myrick Building, Springfield, MA: Complete Gang Novel

    • Editors:



    Complete Gang Novel Magazine
    Title changed from Complete Gang Novel.

    • Publishers:
      • Complete Gang Novel Co., Inc.; Myrick Building, Springfield, MA: Complete Gang Novel Magazine

    • Editors:
      • Kenneth Owens - Editor: Complete Gang Novel Magazine, Nov 1931.
      • M. J. Keiley - Editor: Complete Gang Novel Magazine, Mar 1932 – May 1932.












    Complete Mystery Novelettes    (about)
    A short-lived all-reprint magazine which, despite its name, predominantly featured cops-and-robbers crime adventures, often featuring organised crime.

    • Publishers:
      • Clayton Magazines, Inc.; 80 Lafayette Street, New York, NY; and later at 155 East 44th Street, New York, NY: Complete Mystery Novelettes

    • Editors:
      • John Burr - Editor: Complete Mystery Novelettes









    Complete Underworld Novelettes    (about)
    Although typical of the period, Complete Underworld Novelettes featured some of the better-known authors such as W.T. Ballard and Ace Williams.

    • Publishers:
      • Carwood Publishing Co.; Myrick Building, Springfield, MA; and later at 29 Worthington Street, Springfield, MA: Complete Underworld Novelettes

    • Editors:
      • Tom Wood - Editor: Complete Underworld Novelettes











    Conflict—Stories of Suspense    (about)
    Despite the subtitle, the magazine provided a standard fare of murder and detective mystery short stories, all new, by prominent mystery authors.

    • Publishers:
      • Ziff-Davis Publishing Co.; 64 East Lake Street, Chicago 1, IL: Conflict—Stories of Suspense

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    Courtroom Stories    (about)
    Focussing on non-fictional accounts of “Famous Trials of Today and Yesterday” the magazine contained very little fiction (and none at all in the last two issues).

    • Publishers:
      • Good Story Magazine Co., Inc.; Myrick Building, Springfield, MA: Courtroom Stories, Aug 1931 – Nov 1931.
      • Blue Band Publishing Corp.; Myrick Building, Springfield, MA: Courtroom Stories, Jan 1932 – Apr 1932.

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