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    Scarlet Gang Smashers
    Title changed from Scarlet Gang Stories.

    • Publishers:
      • Associated Authors, Inc.; Hollis, Long Island, NY: Scarlet Gang Smashers





    Scarlet Gang Smashers (UK)    (about)
    British reprint edition of Scarlet Gang Smashers.

    • Publishers:
      • William C. Merrett, Ltd.: Scarlet Gang Smashers (UK)



    Scientific Detective    (about)
    A saddle-stitched, digest-size magazine of standard crime-adventure fare, Scientific Detective belied its name and had several fact articles and an occasional quiz about its fiction, which appears to be primarily reprint material. Its start date is not known: the earliest issue noted is March 1945 (labelled volume 5 number 1) while the latest known issue is dated May 1948. Precise issues published not known.

    • Publishers:
      • C.D. Publishing Co./B.E.C. Publishing Co.; New York: Scientific Detective

    • Editors:


    Scientific Detective [v5 #1, March 1945] (C.D. Publishing Co., 25¢, 52pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 3 · Spent Her Life and Fortune Hunting a Killer · Anon. · ms The American Weekly
    • 5 · The Hanging Judge · Edward Galley · ar Answers
    • 9 · He Killed for the Thrill of It! · Anon. · ms Answers
    • 11 · The Brotherhood of St. Paul · R. L. Hadfield · ar
    • 15 · The Pachyderm Murderer · Claire Darth · ss
    • 32 · I Killed Charles Robin · Joseph De Bona · ss
    • 35 · World of Fantasy · Anon. · ms News of the World
    • 38 · Murder for Pleasure · Norman Colgan · ar Answers
    • 42 · The Last of the Highwaymen · Philip Rooney · ar
    • 44 · The Fascinating Murderer · Anon. · ms
    • 49 · Business Detectives Have Strange Tasks · Anon. · ms Fact Digest







    Scientific Detective [v5 #7, September 1945] (B.E.C. Publishing Co., 25¢, 66pp, digest)
    • 3 · Phyfe or Phony · Patty De Roulf · ar
    • 7 · Jail Baby · Hannah Lees · ss Collier’s Jan 28 1939
    • 20 · The 2-Dollar Bill · Anon. · pz
    • 21 · Everything New · S. K. Atz · ss
    • 29 · 18 Year Sleuthing Coup · Anon. · ts The American Weekly 19??
    • 32 · Tough Beat · Leslie T. White · ss Collier’s Feb 19 1938
    • 47 · Dead Man’s Curve · Thomas Mack · ss
    • 57 · Wrapped Up for Murder · Lee Markward · ss
    • 66 · Grounds for Divorce · Anon. · ms




    Scientific Detective [v6 #1, March 1946] (B.E.C. Publishing Co., 25¢, 68pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Steven Slutsky.
    • 3 · Tell-Tale Skull · Scott Ellsworth · ss
    • 18 · Untold Stories of the U. S. Secret Service · Phil Glanzer · ar
    • 25 · Not in His Blood · J. Case · ss
    • 28 · The Man Who Coiled and Struck · Joseph Faus · ss
    • 36 · Training for Scotland Yard · Stanley Jackson · ar Tid-Bits
    • 38 · Reconstructing the Murder-ed · Anon. · ts The American Weekly
    • 41 · Death in a New York Window · Gabriel Galt · ss
    • 53 · The Case of the Malted Milk Murderer · Anon. · ts The American Weekly; given as “The Malted Milk Murderer” in the Table of Contents.
    • 57 · Dragon Cave Justice · Mabel Barton Brown · ss
    • 62 · Two of a Kind · Marshall Kent · ss









    Scientific Detective [v6 #9, November 1946] (C.D. Publishing Co., 25¢, 52pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Mike Ashley.





    Scientific Detective [v7 #1, March 1947] (25¢, digest)
    Incomplete Data - Issue not found.
    • Need Contents
    • Murder Stalks the Hall · Anon. · ss
    • Night and Day · Anon. · ss
    • Murder for the Bride · Anon. · ss
    • That New Magic · Anon. · ss





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