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    Scientific Detective [v7 #5, July 1947] (B.E.C. Publishing Co., 25¢, 52pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Steven Slutsky.
    • 3 · Cross out a Killer · Lee Markward · ss
    • 16 · Hate Goes Hunting · Frank Nash · ss
    • 20 · The Twenty-Dollar Bill · Ken Greene · ss
    • 36 · The Specter · Guy de Maupassant · ss Allouma and Other Tales, Holland Pub. Co. 1895; translated from the French (“Apparition”, Le Gaulois, April 4, 1883).
    • 42 · Final Fandango · Roy A. Elliott · ss




    Scientific Detective [v7 #8, January 1948] (B.E.C. Publishing Co., 25¢, 36pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Steven Slutsky.
    • 3 · The Corpse on the Carpet · Ken Greene · ss
    • 18 · By a Hair’s Breadth · Norma J. Surdam · ss; given as by Norman J. Surdam in the Table of Contents.
    • 23 · “Blow Up with the Brig!” · Wilkie Collins · ss Miss or Mrs.? and Other Stories in Outline, Richard Bentley and Son 1873; revised from “The Ghost in the Cupboard Room” (All the Year Round, Christmas 1859).






    Scientific Detective Annual    (about)
    The exact relationship between Scientific Detective Annual and Scientific Detective is currently unclear. Only two (undated) issues of the former have been located, one of which appears to have been published before the first known issue of Scientific Detective, and the second of which reprints some items from early issues of Scientific Detective.

    • Publishers:
      • EBR Book Co.; 1755 Broadway, New York 19, NY: Scientific Detective Annual


    Scientific Detective Annual [1943] (EBR Book Co., 25¢, 132pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Steven Slutsky. There is no date anywhere but there is a war ad on page 77 and an ad on the inside front cover for a book “Morals in Wartime” by Robinson which was published in 1943.
    • 5 · Smart Guy · Michael Hervey · ss Answers
    • 11 · “—And the Highwayman Came Riding” · Robertson S. Pease · ss San Francisco Quarterly
    • 19 · Mystery of the Floating Lady · Irmis Johnson · ts The American Weekly
    • 22 · Sleeping Partner Awakes · Edmund Snell · ss Tit-Bits; given as by Edmund Small in the Table of Contents.
    • 27 · The Clocks of Dr. Sedlacek · Erik Warman · ss Lilliput Aug 1943
    • 32 · Mrs. Rattenbury · Francis Iles · ts The Strand Magazine May 1943; given as by Francis Lee in the Table of Contents.
    • 37 · Experiments with Poison · Edward Podolsky · ts Police Journal
    • 46 · The Web of Death · Theodore Roscoe · ts The American Weekly
    • 51 · Gangsters Are Here Again · J. Edgar Hoover · ar This Week
    • 57 · Dandy McLean · George Goodchild · ss Glasgow Weekly News
    • 67 · The Crimes of Burke and Hare · F. Matania · ts Britannia and Eve
    • 73 · Science Has Beaten the Crook · R. F. Lambert · ar Men Only
    • 78 · You Can’t Be Cured by Mail · R. M. Cunningham, Jr. · ar Hygeia
    • 83 · The Bluebeard of Byfleet · Stanley Bishop · ts The Strand Magazine
    • 90 · Exploits of the Arson Squad · Anon. · ts The Illinois Policeman
    • 98 · The Strangest Suicide · Robert L. Ripley · ts Big Book
    • 99 · Terror in the Ukraine · Ivan Petrienov · ts World Detective Cases
    • 112 · So Simple · O. K. · ss London Life
    • 120 · Criminals Can Be Cured in Clinics instead of Cells · “A Member of the Judicial Bench” · ar (r)
    • 124 · Cheats in Skirts · Jean Merrill du Cane · ar Answers
    • 128 · Saved by the Skin of His Teeth · Anon. · ss London Life



    Scientific Detective Monthly:
    A detective magazine with emphasis on the use of science to solve crimes. About half the stories contain sufficiently exaggerated science to be classed as SF. Title was changed to Amazing Detective Tales after the fifth issue.


    Scientific Detective Monthly

    • Publishers:
      • Gernsback Publications; New York: Scientific Detective Monthly, Nov 1929.
      • Techni-Craft Publishing Corp.; Mt. Morris, IL: Scientific Detective Monthly, Jan 1930 – May 1930.

    • Editors:
      • Hugo Gernsback - Editorial Chief: Scientific Detective Monthly
      • Arthur B. Reeve - Editorial Commissioner: Scientific Detective Monthly
      • Hector Gavin Grey - Editorial Deputy: Scientific Detective Monthly
      • A. L. Fierst - Editorial Inspector: Scientific Detective Monthly, Jan 1930 – Mar 1930.
      • M. E. Dame - Editorial Inspector: Scientific Detective Monthly, Apr 1930 – May 1930.


    Scientific Detective Monthly [vA #1, November (1929)] (10¢, 16pp, quarto, cover by Paul)
    Dummy issue. The installment of the serial stops several pages sooner than the real first installment printed in the January issue.







    Amazing Detective Tales
    Title changed from Scientific Detective Monthly.

    • Publishers:
      • Techni-Craft Publishing Corp.; Mt. Morris, IL: Amazing Detective Tales

    • Editors:
      • Hugo Gernsback - Editorial Chief: Amazing Detective Tales, Jun 1930 – Oct 1930.
      • Arthur B. Reeve - Editorial Commissioner: Amazing Detective Tales, Jun 1930 – Oct 1930.
      • Hector Gavin Grey - Editorial Deputy: Amazing Detective Tales, Jun 1930 – Jun 1930.
      • T. D. Pentz - Editorial Inspector: Amazing Detective Tales, Jun 1930 – Oct 1930.
      • David Lasser - Managing Editor: Amazing Detective Tales, Jul 1930 – Oct 1930.






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