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    Real Action [v1 #3, August 1957] ed. Ted Gottfried
    Details taken from Table of Contents.
    • 6 · The Readers Sound Off · [The Readers] · lc
    • 8 · “They Picked Me Over Like Garbage!” · Anon. · ts
    • 10 · Who’s Winning the Battle of the Buggies · Anon. · ar
    • 14 · “I Faced a Firing Squad!” · Anon. · ts
    • 16 · School for Murder · Anon. · ar
    • 19 · The Blaze That Razed Chicago! · Anon. · ar
    • 22 · Trapped by a Belly Crawler · Anon. · ts
    • 24 · Don’t Fence ’Em In! · Anon. · pi
    • 27 · The Champ Who Took a Dive · Anon. · ar
    • 30 · When Killers Rode the Natchez Trace · Anon. · ts
    • 31 · Heaven Was Never Like This · Anon. · ar
    • 34 · “I Was Dead for Five Minutes!” · Anon. · ar
    • 36 · The Cross-Eyed Polecat · Anon. · ts
    • 38 · What’re the Odds? · Anon. · ar
    • 40 · The Beast with Two Backs · Anon. · ar [Aleister Crowley]
    • 42 · The Keeper of the Gates of Hell · Anon. · ts
    • 44 · Relex with Rye · Anon. · pi
    • 46 · Good for a Laff · [Various] · hu
    • 48 · He Bled All the Way! · Anon. · ts
    • 52 · What’s New on the Gun Rack · Anon. · ms





    Real America [v4 #3, November 1934] ed. Edwin Baird (Real America, Inc.; Mt. Morris, IL, 25¢, 68pp, 8½" x 11½")
    “The Magazine of Outspoken Truth” Details supplied by John Locke.


















    Boudoir Tales [v2 #1, April 1935]
    Issue not found.
    • Need Contents




    Real Combat Stories [v7 #3, July 1969] (Reese Publishing Co. Inc., 35¢)
    Details taken from eBay listing.
    • The Fantastic Egghead Who Made the U.S. Navy Disappear · Alan Lambert · ar
    • The Scandal of Women Who Prey on Men · L. R. Thomas · ar
    • I Attended the Wild Fertility Rites of South America’s Love-Starved Amazon Queens · Ken Krippene · ts
    • The Fantastic Gyrene Shoot-em-up in the Boondocks of Suicide Creek · Mark Brand · ts
    • The Latest Craze in Wantonness · Jim McDonald · ar
    • Intercept and Destroy! The Battle Order of the G.I.’s Who Walk Straight Into Hell · Anon. · ar
    • U.F.O.’s at 450 Fathoms · Ed Hyde · ar







    Real Detective Tales:    (about)
    Real Detective Tales is one of the most elusive of the early detective pulps. It began in late 1922 under the name Detective Tales publishing indifferent mystery and detective stories, but by mid-1924 the publisher, Rural Publications, had run into difficulty so the magazine was sold to Real Detective Tales, Inc. who changed its name, first to Real Detective Tales and then to Real Detective Tales and Mystery Stories. By this point it had acquired an interesting stable of authors including Seabury Quinn, George Allan England and Miriam Allen deFord. It ran for six years under this latter title (mainly on a monthly basis) but gradually during 1931 transformed into a non-fiction magazine called Real Detective, although fiction continued to appear into 1934 at least. It is not currently known exactly when the last issue containing any fiction appeared. For most of the period it was a large (8.25" x 11.25") pulp, with a single issue (March 1923) as a regular pulp and a handful of issues in 1923 as an even larger (9" x 12") pulp.


    Detective Tales

    • Publishers:
      • Rural Publishing Corp.; 854 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL: The Detective Tales

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