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    Startling Mystery Magazine [v1 #3, June 1940 (unpublished)] (pulp)
    One story was announced for the unpublished June 1940 issue.
    • Lure of the Moon Maidens · Francis James · nv Horror Stories Oct 1940

    Startling Mystery (UK)    (about)
    British reprint edition of Startling Mystery Magazine. There was probably only one issue which reprinted stories from the first issue of the American edition.

    • Publishers:
      • Pemberton’s (of Manchester) Ltd.; 14 Lever Street, Manchester 1: Startling Mystery (UK)

    Startling Mystery Stories    (about)
    Startling Mystery Stories specialised in stories where either the detective or villain had supernatural powers or their scientific equivalent. Despite a steadily growing circulation during its 18 issues it was killed in 1971 by increasing costs and distribution problems.

    • Publishers:
      • Health Knowledge, Inc.; New York: Startling Mystery Stories

    • Editors:

    Stirring Detective and Western Stories    (about)
    An unusual hybrid pulp featuring undistinguished detective and western stories. The magazine never really found an audience and folded after 5 issues.

    • Publishers:
      • Albing Publications; 19 East 48th Street, New York, NY: Stirring Detective and Western Stories

    • Editors:
      • Jerry Albert - Editor: Stirring Detective and Western Stories

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