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    Dell Mystery Novels Magazine    (about)
    Dell Mystery Novels Magazine published a combination of short, hard-boiled, mystery novels and novelettes. Its first (and only) issue featured a new, short, Mike Shayne novel.

    • Publishers:
      • Dell Publishing Co., Inc.; 261 Fifth Avenue, New York 16, NY: Dell Mystery Novels (Magazine)

    • Editors:
      • Don Ward - Editor: Dell Mystery Novels (Magazine)



    Detective    (about)
    A very rare, and short-lived, magazine which was unusual in that the lead story actually started on the cover of the magazine.

    • Publishers:
      • Delo Publications; Myrick Building, Springfield, MA: Detective




    Detective [v1 #3, January 1934] (large pulp)
    Issue not found - may be phantom.
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    Detective (UK)
    Mike Cook, in Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, describes this as a small thriller published by Gerald G. Swan twice a month (for 24 issues) during 1949. The item in question is is actually an anonymous anthology called DETECTIVE: 24 COMPLETE YARNS.


    Detective Aces (UK)    (about)
    British reprint edition of Ten Detective Aces, including some stories from Lone Wolf Detective and one from Marvel Science Stories.

    • Publishers:
      • L. Miller & Son, Ltd.; 342-344 Hackney Road, London E2: Detective Aces (UK)










    Detective Action Stories    (about)
    Detective Action Stories was one of the first four magazines published in October 1930 by the then-new partnership of Henry Steeger and Harold Goldsmith that was to become so well-recognised as Popular Publications. However Detective Action Stories was never a great success, running for only 19 monthly issues until April 1932. It was briefly relaunched four years later (in October 1936) but lasted for only a further 9 issues before folding for good.

    • Publishers:
      • Popular Publications, Inc.; 2256 Grove Street, Chicago, IL: Detective Action Stories

    • Editors:
      • Harry Steeger - Editor: Detective Action Stories, Oct 1930 – Nov 1931.
      • Ralph Perry - Editor: Detective Action Stories, Oct 1936 – Oct 1937.









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