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Accused Detective Story Magazine

Accused Detective Story Magazine was an attractively-packaged digest with tough, fast-moving, and colorful fiction, that developed out of the pulp magazines of the 1950s. It survived for a mere four issues.

1956
v1 #1
Jan
 
v1 #2
Mar
 
v1 #3
May
 
v1 #4
Jul
         

Ace-High Detective Magazine

Despite the lurid covers and story titles, Ace-High Detective Magazine ran fairly standard mystery-adventure stories. It only lasted seven issues before folding.

1936              
v1 #1
Aug

v1 #2
Sep

v1 #3
Oct

v1 #4
Nov

v2 #1
Dec
1937
v2 #2
Jan

v2 #3
Feb/Mar
                 

Ace-High Detective Magazine (UK)

No issues seen, but advertised on rear cover of Ace G-Man Stories (UK).

Ace Mystery/Detective Romances

The first three issues of Ace Mystery were really weird horror magazines rather than mystery magazines, offering the usual mix of sadistic fantasy, weird menace and sexual apprehension. The last two issues, retitled Detective Romances, were somewhat more sedate.

1936        
v1 #1
May
 
v1 #2
Jul
 
v1 #3
Sep
 
v1 #4
Nov
 
1937
v2 #1
Jan
                     

Alcoholman

Self-described as a "metaphysical crime series", Alcoholman only had three official issues, with a fourth produced but never officially distributed, each featuring an installment of the serial "Monster Zipper" about Alcoholman, the "intoxicated detective".

1998  
#1
Summer

#2
Autumn

#3
Winter
1999        
2000        
2001 #4      

Alibi

Alibi was produced specifically for, and sold exclusively through, the newsstands in Woolworth's stores nationwide. It survived for a mere five issues.

1934
v1 #1
Jan

v1 #1
Feb
v1 #3
Mar

v1 #4
Apr

v1 #5
May

All Fiction Detective Stories/Anthology

Series of annuals reprinting from other Street & Smith crime fiction magazines. There is believed to be no 1944 issue (probably because of the launch of All Fiction Stories) or 1947 issue.

1942
1943
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1945
1946
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1948

All Fiction Stories

Series of annuals reprinting from Street & Smith's Detective Story Magazine, Street & Smith's Love Story Magazine, and Romantic Range.

1944
1945
1946

All Mystery

Dell's first attempt to issue a mystery digest magazine. A good line-up of authors, but all with reprinted stories. The magazine only lasted for a single issue.

1950      
#1
Oct-Dec

All Star Detective

A "Red Star" publication of Manvis Publications, featuring the usual "weird menace" stories. It is believed that only two issues were published starting with #2, although rumours of an Oct-1941 issue (#1) do persist.

1941                      
v1 #2
Dec
1942        
v1 #3
May
             

Amazing Detective Mystery Stories (UK)

Mike Cook, in Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, says one issue is known of this pulp magazine, but provides no details of it and no copy has been located. It seems likely that this was a misreading for the 1950 Mystery Stories which carried a banner heading of "Amazing Detective Mystery".

The Angel Detective

Appears to be another attempt at a hero pulp, but the magazine only lasted for a single issue.

1941            
v1 #1
Jul
         

Avon Detective Mysteries

Arguably a reprint anthology like Avon Fantasy Reader, though it carried a few new stories.

1947    
#1
Mar
 
#2
 
#3