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    Five-Cent Detective    (about)
    One of the “Nickel Series” of magazines, along with Five-Cent Adventures, Five-Cent Flying Stories and Five-Cent Western published in 1932. Nothing else is known about the magazine which is believed to have lasted for only 1 issue.

    • Publishers:
      • Rainbow Publishing Corp.; Myrick Building, Springfield, MA: Five-Cent Detective



    5-Detective Mysteries    (about)
    Short-lived detective pulp about which very little is known.

    • Publishers:
      • Dell Publishing Co., Inc.; 149 Madison Avenue, New York, NY: 5-Detective Mysteries

    • Editors:





    5 Detective Novels Magazine    (about)
    A reprint magazine selecting mostly from other Standard Magazines of the late 1930s/early 1940s but later from American Magazine and Black Mask. Some sources list an 18th issue, Winter 1954, but Cook/Miller state this does not exist.

    • Publishers:
      • Standard Magazines, Inc.; 29 Worthington Street, Springfield, MA: 5 Detective Novels Magazine

    • Editors:
      • Harvey Burns - Editor: 5 Detective Novels Magazine, Nov 1949 – Sum 1951.
      • David X. Manners - Editor: 5 Detective Novels Magazine, Fll 1951 – Fll 1952.
      • Morris Ogden Jones - Editor: 5 Detective Novels Magazine, Wtr 1953 – Fll 1953.


















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