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    Gold Seal Detective:
    Started out as a cops-and-robbers pulp with emphasis on police action and heavy thugs; as Ace Detective switched to heroic detective (usually police or FBI) chasing harsh thugs.


    Gold Seal Detective

    • Publishers:
      • Magazine Publishers, Inc.; 29 Worthington Street, Springfield, MA: Gold Seal Detective








    Ace Detective Magazine
    Title changed from Gold Seal Detective.

    • Publishers:
      • Magazine Publishers, Inc.; 29 Worthington Street, Springfield, MA: Ace Detective Magazine

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    GP Detective Stories    (about)
    A thin Australian digest printing original stories by Australian authors.

    • Publishers:
      • Gayle Publishing Co.; Sydney: GP Detective Stories
      • Little Publications; Sydney: GP Detective Stories






    Great Detective    (about)
    Great Detective was originally launched in 1933 with the self-imposed task of publishing “the best detective-mystery fiction available”, much of it with a distinctly English flavour. After nine issues or so there was a hiatus following which the magazine resurfaced briefly featuring entirely original fiction, but survived for only three issues in this guise.

    • Publishers:
      • L.M. Publishing Co.; 80 Lafayette Street, New York, NY; and later at 545 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY; and later at 151 Fifth Avenue, New York 17, NY: Great Detective

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    Great Detective [v1 #1, March 1933] (15¢, pulp, cover by R. R. Kappel)
    Details taken from Table of Contents.
    • 5 · The Yellow Snake · Edgar Wallace · na Short Stories Jun 25 1926
    • 64 · The Sins of Severac Bablon [Part 1 of 2] · Sax Rohmer · ss Cassell’s Magazine of Fiction Jun 1912, as “‘The Thirty Men Who Were All Alike!’”
    • 74 · The Fall of a Great Reputation · G. K. Chesterton · ss The Club of Queer Trades, Harper 1905, as “The Painful Fall of a Great Reputation”
    • 83 · The Man with Copper Fingers [Lord Peter Wimsey] · Dorothy Sayers · ss Lord Peter Views the Body, Gollancz 1928, as “The Abominable History of the Man with Copper Fingers”
    • 96 · The Picture from the Louvre [Anna Stuart; Charles Captain] · May Edginton · ss; given as by Mary Edginton.
    • 108 · The Voice in the Wilderness [Sanguinary Stingaree] · E. W. Hornung · ss The Strand Magazine Sep 1904
    • 118 · Hypnotism and the Ghost · Reginald Wright Kauffman · ar Hampton’s Magazine Jan 1910







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