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    Phantom Detective Cases    (about)
    One of the many undated “one shot” magazines published in the UK in the years after the Second World War. Second in a loose series with Crime Confessions, Mystery Crime Cases and Dynamic Detective Cases.

    • Publishers:
      • John Spencer & Co.; 24 Shepherds Bush Road, London W6: Phantom Detective Cases



    Phantom Mystery Magazine    (about)
    British reprint edition of The Phantom Detective.

    • Publishers:
      • Atlas Publishing & Distributing Co. Ltd.; 18 Bride Lane, London EC4: Phantom Mystery Magazine











    The Phantom Suspense-Mystery Magazine    (about)
    Australian crime magazine reprinting from American magazines such as Manhunt, Pursuit Detective Story Magazine and Hunted Detective Story Magazine.

    • Publishers:
      • The Original Novels Foundation; 149 Castlereagh Street, Sydney: The Phantom Suspense-Mystery Magazine








    Photo Detective    (about)
    A light fiction detective magazine “with as fresh a slant as tomorrow’s newspaper.” The stories were illustrated with photographs of models. The men are shown fully clothed and generally intently examining clues. The women show a lot of leg.

    • Publishers:
      • Emess Publishing Company; 404 N. Wesley Avenue, Mount Morris, IL: Photo Detective

    • Editors:



    Pocket Detective Magazine (1930s)    (about)
    An early experiment with a “pocket-sized” magazine to persuade readers to part with their cash in the hard days after the depression, Pocket Detective featured many of the same authors as the other Street & Smith detective pulps. Bad sales did not result in the anticipated success and it folded after 11 issues.

    • Publishers:
      • Street & Smith Publications, Inc.; 79 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY: Pocket Detective Magazine

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