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Dime Detective Magazine

Dime Detective Magazine was the most popular of Popular Publication's line of detective pulps and one of the company's longest surviving titles. It ran for 274 issues from November 1931 to August 1953, mainly on a monthly basis, increasing to twice-monthly in 1933 to 1935 and declining to bi-monthly for the final three years.

Both a British reprint edition and a Canadian reprint edition ran intermittently from the 1930s to the 1950s. There were also brief runs of British reprints under the names of Red Dime Detective and Yankee Magazine Fiction in 1948/9.

1931                    
v1 #1
Nov

v1 #2
Dec
1932
v1 #3
Jan

v1 #4
Feb

v2 #1
Mar

v2 #2
Apr

v2 #3
May

v2 #4
Jun

v3 #1
Jul

v3 #2
Aug

v3 #3
Sep

v3 #4
Oct

v4 #1
Nov

v4 #2
Dec
1933
v4 #3
Jan

v4 #4
Feb

v5 #1
Mar 1

v5 #2
Mar 15

v5 #3
Apr 1

v5 #4
Apr 15

v6 #1
May 1

v6 #2
May 15

v6 #3
Jun 1

v6 #4
Jun 15/Jul 1
 
1933
v7 #1
Jul 15

v7 #2
Aug 1

v7 #3
Aug 15

v7 #4
Sep 1

v8 #1
Sep 15

v8 #2
Oct 1

v8 #3
Oct 15

v8 #4
Nov 1

v9 #1
Nov 15

v9 #2
Dec 1

v9 #3
Dec 15
 
1934
v9 #4
Jan 1

v10 #1
Jan 15

v10 #2
Feb 1

v10 #3
Feb 15

v10 #4
Mar 1

v11 #1
Mar 15

v11 #2
Apr 1

v11 #3
Apr 15

v11 #4
May 1

v12 #1
May 15

v12 #2
Jun 1

v12 #3
Jun 15
1934
v12 #4
Jul 1

v13 #1
Jul 15

v13 #2
Aug 1

v13 #3
Aug 15

v13 #4
Sep 1

v14 #1
Sep 15

v14 #2
Oct 1

v14 #3
Oct 15

v14 #4
Nov 1

v15 #1
Nov 15

v15 #2
Dec 1

v15 #3
Dec 15
1935
v15 #4
Jan 1

v16 #1
Jan 15

v16 #2
Feb 1

v16 #3
Feb 15

v16 #4
Mar 1

v17 #1
Mar 15

v17 #2
Apr 1

v17 #3
Apr 15

v17 #4
May 1

v18 #1
May 15

v18 #2
Jun 1

v18 #3
Jun 15
1935            
v18 #4
Jul 1

v19 #1
Aug

v19 #2
Sep

v19 #3
Oct

v19 #4
Nov

v20 #1
Dec
1936
v20 #2
Jan

v20 #3
Feb

v20 #4
Mar

v21 #1
Apr

v21 #2
May

v21 #3
Jun

v21 #4
Jul

v22 #1
Aug

v22 #2
Sep

v22 #3
Oct

v22 #4
Nov

v23 #1
Dec
1937
v23 #2
Jan

v23 #3
Feb

v23 #4
Mar

v24 #1
Apr

v24 #2
May

v24 #3
Jun

v24 #4
Jul

v25 #1
Aug

v25 #2
Sep

v25 #3
Oct

v25 #4
Nov

v26 #1
Dec
1938
v26 #2
Jan

v26 #3
Feb

v26 #4
Mar

v27 #1
Apr

v27 #2
May

v27 #3
Jun

v27 #4
Jul

v28 #1
Aug

v28 #2
Sep

v28 #3
Oct

v28 #4
Nov

v29 #1
Dec
1939
v29 #2
Jan

v29 #3
Feb

v29 #4
Mar

v30 #1
Apr

v30 #2
May

v30 #3
Jun

v30 #4
Jul

v31 #1
Aug

v31 #2
Sep

v31 #3
Oct

v31 #4
Nov

v32 #1
Dec
1940
v32 #2
Jan

v32 #3
Feb

v32 #4
Mar

v33 #1
Apr

v33 #2
May

v33 #3
Jun

v33 #4
Jul

v34 #1
Aug

v34 #2
Sep

v34 #3
Oct

v34 #4
Nov

v35 #1
Dec
1941
v35 #2
Jan

v35 #3
Feb

v35 #4
Mar

v36 #1
Apr

v36 #2
May

v36 #3
Jun

v36 #4
Jul

v37 #1
Aug

v37 #2
Sep

v37 #3
Oct

v37 #4
Nov

v38 #1
Dec
1942
v38 #2
Jan

v38 #3
Feb

v38 #4
Mar

v39 #1
Apr

v39 #2
May

v39 #3
Jun

v39 #4
Jul

v40 #1
Aug

v40 #2
Sep

v40 #3
Oct

v40 #4
Nov

v41 #1
Dec
1943
v41 #2
Jan

v41 #3
Feb

v41 #4
Mar

v42 #1
Apr

v42 #2
May

v42 #3
Jun

v42 #4
Jul

v43 #1
Aug

v43 #2
Sep

v43 #3
Oct

v43 #4
Nov

v44 #1
Dec
1944
v44 #2
Jan

v44 #3
Feb

v44 #4
Mar

v45 #1
Apr

v45 #2
May

v45 #3
Jun

v45 #4
Jul

v46 #1
Aug

v46 #2
Sep

v46 #3
Oct

v46 #4
Nov

v47 #1
Dec
1945
v47 #2
Jan

v47 #3
Feb

v47 #4
Mar

v48 #1
Apr

v48 #2
May

v48 #3
Jun

v48 #4
Jul

v49 #1
Aug

v49 #2
Sep

v49 #3
Oct

v49 #4
Nov

v50 #1
Dec
1946
v50 #2
Jan

v50 #3
Feb

v50 #4
Mar

v51 #1
Apr

v51 #2
May

v51 #3
Jun

v51 #4
Jul

v52 #1
Aug

v52 #2
Sep

v52 #3
Oct

v52 #4
Nov

v53 #1
Dec
1947
v53 #2
Jan

v53 #3
Feb

v53 #4
Mar

v54 #1
Apr

v54 #2
May

v54 #3
Jun

v54 #4
Jul

v55 #1
Aug

v55 #2
Sep

v55 #3
Oct

v55 #4
Nov

v56 #1
Dec
1948
v56 #2
Jan

v56 #2
Feb

v56 #3
Mar

v56 #4
Apr

v57 #1
May

v57 #2
Jun

v57 #3
Jul

v57 #4
Aug

v58 #1
Sep

v58 #2
Oct

v58 #3
Nov

v58 #4
Dec
1949
v59 #1
Jan

v59 #2
Feb

v59 #3
Mar

v59 #4
Apr

v60 #1
May

v60 #2
Jun

v60 #3
Jul

v60 #4
Aug

v61 #1
Sep

v61 #2
Oct

v61 #3
Nov

v61 #4
Dec
1950
v62 #1
Jan

v62 #2
Feb

v62 #3
Mar

v62 #4
Apr

v63 #1
May

v63 #2
Jun

v63 #3
Jul

v63 #4
Aug

v64 #1
Sep

v64 #2
Oct

v64 #3
Nov

v64 #4
Dec
1951
v65 #1
Jan

v65 #2
Feb
 
v65 #3
Apr
 
v65 #4
Jun
 
v66 #1
Aug
 
v66 #2
Oct
 
v66 #3
Dec
1952  
v66 #4
Feb
 
v67 #1
Apr
 
v67 #2
Jun
 
v67 #3
Aug
 
v67 #4
Oct
 
v68 #1
Dec
1953  
v68 #2
Feb
 
v68 #3
Apr
 
v68 #4
Jun
 
v68 #5
Aug
       

Yankee Magazine Fiction

The cover of the issue seen gives the title as above, but it is referred to internally simply as Dime Detective. Other issues may exist.

1948
#1

Red Dime Detective

Reprints stories from the US Dime Detective. The cover and Table of Contents of the issue seen both give the title as above, but it is also referred to internally simply as Dime Detective. Other issues may exist.

1949
#1

British reprint edition

Other issues may exist

1950
#1
 
1951
#2
 
1952
#3

#4, May

Canadian reprint edition

Some issues are extrapolated and have not been confirmed. Other issues probably exist

1934                  
Oct 1
 
Dec 1
1935                        
1936  
Feb
                   
 
1941              
Aug
       
1942  
v38 #2
Feb
         
Aug
 
Oct

Nov
 
1943  
v40 #7
Feb
   
May
 
Jul
   
Oct

Nov
 
1944  
v40 #19
Feb

v40 #20
Mar
v40 #21
Apr

v40 #22
May

v40 #23
Jun

v40 #24
Jul
 
Sep
   
Dec
1945  
v40 #61
Feb
                 
Dec
 
1948                    
v58 #3
Nov
v58 #4
Dec
1949
v59 #1
Jan
v59 #2
Feb
v59 #3
Mar
v59 #4
Apr

v60 #1
May
v60 #2
Jun
v60 #3
Jul
v60 #4
Aug
v61 #1
Sep
v61 #2
Oct
v61 #3
Nov
v61 #4
Dec
1950
v62 #1
Jan

v62 #2
Feb
v62 #3
Mar

v62 #4
Apr
v63 #1
May
v63 #2
Jun
v63 #3
Jul
v63 #4
Aug
v64 #1
Sep
v64 #2
Oct
v64 #3
Nov
v64 #4
Dec
1951 v65 #1
Jan
v65 #2
Feb
  v65 #3
Apr
  v65 #4
Jun
  v66 #1
Aug
 
v66 #2
Oct
 
v66 #3
Dec
1952  
v66 #4
Feb
 
v67 #1
Apr
 
v67 #2
Jun