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Last edited on 2014-07-31 13:26:03 by TpnEditor [updated link]
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Acquisitions provided Popular with several key magazines. In 1934, Popular purchased //[[AdventureMagazine Adventure]]// from Ridgway. In 1940, //[[BlackMask Black Mask]]// joined the Popular lineup. In ’43, Popular bought //[[Argosy Argosy]]// from [[MunseyFrankA Munsey]]. In 1949, [[StreetandSmith Street and Smith]] canceled its pulp line and by 1952 had sold //[[DetectiveStoryMagazine Detective Story Magazine]]// and //[[WesternStoryMagazine Western Story Magazine]]// to Popular.
But like [[StreetandSmith Street]], Popular found itself succumbing to the fading pulp market and halted its pulp publications in the mid-’50s. //[[Argosy Argosy]]// and //[[AdventureMagazine Adventure]]// remained on the newsstands but in substantially different formats than their all-fiction past.
~- //[[Argosy The Argosy]]// (purchased from [[MunseyFrankA Frank A. Munsey Co.]] in 1943)
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Acquisitions provided Popular with several key magazines. In 1934, Popular purchased //[[AdventureMagazine Adventure]]// from Ridgway. In 1940, //[[BlackMask Black Mask]]// joined the Popular lineup. In ’43, Popular bought //[[ArgosyThe Argosy]]// from [[MunseyFrankA Munsey]]. In 1949, [[StreetandSmith Street and Smith]] canceled its pulp line and by 1952 had sold //[[DetectiveStoryMagazine Detective Story Magazine]]// and //[[WesternStoryMagazine Western Story Magazine]]// to Popular.
But like [[StreetandSmith Street]], Popular found itself succumbing to the fading pulp market and halted its pulp publications in the mid-’50s. //[[ArgosyThe Argosy]]// and //[[AdventureMagazine Adventure]]// remained on the newsstands but in substantially different formats than their all-fiction past.
~- //[[ArgosyThe The Argosy]]// (purchased from [[MunseyFrankA Frank A. Munsey Co.]] in 1943)


Revision [639]

Edited on 2012-04-19 16:16:54 by TpnEditor [corrected Terror Tales title]
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Within five years, Popular was among the top pulp magazine publishers, with hits that included //[[GeeEight G-8 and His Battle Aces]]//, //[[Operator5 Operator #5]]//, //[[SpiderThe The Spider]]//, //[[DimeMystery Dime Mystery]]//, //[[HorrorStories Horror Stories]]//, //[[TerrorTales Terror Tales]]// and //[[DimeWestern Dime Western]]//.
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Within five years, Popular was among the top pulp magazine publishers, with hits that included //[[GeeEight G-8 and His Battle Aces]]//, //[[Operator5 Operator #5]]//, //[[SpiderThe The Spider]]//, //[[DimeMystery Dime Mystery]]//, //[[HorrorStories Horror Stories]]//, //[[TerrorStories Terror Stories]]// and //[[DimeWestern Dime Western]]//.


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Edited on 2012-03-31 22:44:42 by TpnEditor [corrected link coding]
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~- [[http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/spe/rbk/faids/popular.html New York Public Library’s Popular Publications files]]
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~- [[www.nypl.org/research/chss/spe/rbk/faids/popular.html New York Public Library’s Popular Publications files]]


Revision [637]

Edited on 2012-03-31 22:44:15 by TpnEditor [corrected link coding]
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[[SteegerHenry Henry "Harry" Steeger]] founded Popular Publications Inc. in 1930. The company went on to become one of the three top pulp publishers, with such titles as //[[DustyAyres Dusty Ayres and His Battle Birds]]//, //[[Operator5 Operator #5]]//, //[[SpiderThe The Spider]]//, //[[GeeEight G-8 and His Battle Aces]]//, //[[DimeDetective Dime Detective]]// and //[[DimeMystery Dime Mystery Magazine]]//.
Acquisitions provided Popular with several key magazines. In 1934, Popular purchased //[[AdventureMagazine Adventure]]// from Ridgway. In 1940, //[[BlackMask Black Mask]]// joined the Popular lineup. In ’43, Popular bought //[[ArgosyThe Argosy]]// from [[MunseyFrankA Munsey]]. In 1949, [[StreetandSmith Street and Smith]] canceled its pulp line and by 1952 had sold //[[DetectiveStoryMagazine Detective Story Magazine]]// and //[[WesternStoryMagazine Western Story Magazine]]// to Popular.
But like [[StreetandSmith Street]], Popular found itself succumbing to the fading pulp market and halted its pulp publications in the mid-’50s. //[[ArgosyThe Argosy]]// and //[[AdventureMagazine Adventure]]// remained on the newsstands but in substantially different formats than their all-fiction past.
~- [[www.nypl.org/research/chss/spe/rbk/faids/popular.html New York Public Library’s Popular Publications files]]
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[[SteegerHenry Henry "Harry" Steeger]] founded Popular Publications Inc in 1930. The company went on to become one of the three top pulp publishers, with such titles as //[[DustyAyres Dusty Ayres and His Battle Birds,]]// //[[Operator5 Operator #5,]]// //[[SpiderThe The Spider,]]// //[[GeeEight G-8 and His Battle Aces,]]// //[[DimeDetective Dime Detective]]// and //[[DimeMystery Dime Mystery Magazine.]]//
Acquisitions provided Popular with several key magazines. In 1934, Popular purchased //[[AdventureMagazine Adventure]]// from Ridgway. In 1940, //[[BlackMask Black Mask]]// joined the Popular lineup. In í43, Popular bought //[[ArgosyThe Argosy]]// from [[MunseyFrankA Munsey]]. In 1949, [[StreetandSmith Street and Smith]] cancelled its pulp line and by 1952 had sold //[[DetectiveStoryMagazine Detective Story Magazine]]// and //[[WesternStoryMagazine Western Story Magazine]]// to Popular.
But like [[StreetandSmith Street]], Popular found itself succumbing to the fading pulp market and halted its pulp publications in the mid-í50s. //[[ArgosyThe Argosy]]// and //[[AdventureMagazine Adventure]]// remained on the newsstands but in substantially different formats than their all-fiction past.
~- [[ww.nypl.org/research/chss/spe/rbk/faids/popular.html New York Public Libraryís Popular Publications files]]


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Edited on 2006-09-08 10:12:04 by TpnEditor [fixed broken link]
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Within five years, Popular was among the top pulp magazine publishers, with hits that included //[[GeeEight G-8 and His Battle Aces]]//, //[[Operator5 Operator #5]]//, //[[SpiderThe The Spider]]//, //[[DimeMystery Dime Mystery]]//, //[[HorrorStories Horror Stories]]//, //[[TerrorStories Terror Stories]]// and //[[DimeWestern Dime Western]]//.
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Within five years, Popular was among the top pulp magazine publishers, with hits that included //[[GeeEight G-8 and His Battle Aces]]//, //[[OperatorFive Operator #5]]//, //[[SpiderThe The Spider]]//, //[[DimeMystery Dime Mystery]]//, //[[HorrorStories Horror Stories]]//, //[[TerrorStories Terror Stories]]// and //[[DimeWestern Dime Western]]//.


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Edited on 2006-09-08 10:11:40 by TpnEditor [fixed broken link]
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[[SteegerHenry Henry "Harry" Steeger]] founded Popular Publications Inc in 1930. The company went on to become one of the three top pulp publishers, with such titles as //[[DustyAyres Dusty Ayres and His Battle Birds,]]// //[[Operator5 Operator #5,]]// //[[SpiderThe The Spider,]]// //[[GeeEight G-8 and His Battle Aces,]]// //[[DimeDetective Dime Detective]]// and //[[DimeMystery Dime Mystery Magazine.]]//
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[[SteegerHenry Henry "Harry" Steeger]] founded Popular Publications Inc in 1930. The company went on to become one of the three top pulp publishers, with such titles as //[[DustyAyres Dusty Ayres and His Battle Birds,]]// //[[OperatorFive Operator #5,]]// //[[SpiderThe The Spider,]]// //[[GeeEight G-8 and His Battle Aces,]]// //[[DimeDetective Dime Detective]]// and //[[DimeMystery Dime Mystery Magazine.]]//


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Edited on 2006-09-08 10:11:04 by TpnEditor [fixed broken link]
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~- //[[Operator5 Operator #5]]// (1934)
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~- //[[OperatorFive Operator #5]]// (1934)


Revision [373]

Edited on 2006-06-10 01:39:33 by TpnEditor [added background]
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~- [[ww.nypl.org/research/chss/spe/rbk/faids/popular.html New York Public Libraryís Popular Publications files]]
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===Comments/trivia===
~- Share fun facts to know and tell.
~- Share fun facts to know and tell.
~- [[http://www.outsidelink.link Outside Link 1]]
~- [[http://www.outsidelink.link Outside Link 2]]
~- [[http://www.outsidelink.link Outside Link 3]]


Revision [372]

Edited on 2006-06-10 01:23:02 by TpnEditor [added background]
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[[SteegerHenry Henry Steeger]], an editor at [[DellPublishing Dell Publishing Co.]], and partner Harold Goldsmith, of [[AcePublications Ace Publications]], put up $5,000 each and founded Popular Publications in 1930.
[[SteegerHenry Steeger]] took the reins as editor, while Goldsmith handled the business end of Popular.
By fall of that year, Popular had four titles on the newsstands: //[[BattleAces Battle Aces]]//, //[[DetectiveActionStories Detective Action Stories]]//, //[[GangWorld Gang World]]// and //[[WesternRangers Western Rangers]]//. A year later, Popular introduced its //[[BlackMask Black Mask]]// clone, //[[DimeDetective Dime Detective]]//. Sales of //[[DimeDetective Dime Detective]]// took off.
Within five years, Popular was among the top pulp magazine publishers, with hits that included //[[GeeEight G-8 and His Battle Aces]]//, //[[OperatorFive Operator #5]]//, //[[SpiderThe The Spider]]//, //[[DimeMystery Dime Mystery]]//, //[[HorrorStories Horror Stories]]//, //[[TerrorStories Terror Stories]]// and //[[DimeWestern Dime Western]]//.
Acquisitions provided Popular with several key magazines. In 1934, Popular purchased //[[AdventureMagazine Adventure]]// from Ridgway. In 1940, //[[BlackMask Black Mask]]// joined the Popular lineup. In í43, Popular bought //[[ArgosyThe Argosy]]// from [[MunseyFrankA Munsey]]. In 1949, [[StreetandSmith Street and Smith]] cancelled its pulp line and by 1952 had sold //[[DetectiveStoryMagazine Detective Story Magazine]]// and //[[WesternStoryMagazine Western Story Magazine]]// to Popular.
But like [[StreetandSmith Street]], Popular found itself succumbing to the fading pulp market and halted its pulp publications in the mid-í50s. //[[ArgosyThe Argosy]]// and //[[AdventureMagazine Adventure]]// remained on the newsstands but in substantially different formats than their all-fiction past.
===Divisions===
Popular published pulp magazines under its Popular Publications imprint, as well as these:
~- All Fiction Field
~- American Fiction
~- Fictioneers
~- New Publications
~- Recreational Reading
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Here would be an unbiased, detailed history of the pulp publisher. With pertinent Wiki links to pulp editors, artists, fictioneers, etc. Can be as long as necessary. This section can be subdivided as needed. Such as...


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Edited on 2006-04-23 01:33:09 by TpnEditor [added background]
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~- //[[WuFangTheMysterious The Mysterious Wu Fang]]// (1935)
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~- //[[WuFangWuFangTheMysterious The Mysterious Wu Fang]]// (1935)


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Edited on 2006-04-23 01:31:42 by TpnEditor [added background]
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~- //[[WuFangWuFangTheMysterious The Mysterious Wu Fang]]// (1935)
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~- //[[WuFang Wu Fang]]// (1935)


Revision [266]

Edited on 2006-04-22 17:15:19 by TpnEditor [added selection of magazines]
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Among the pulps published by Popular Publications, or its subsidiaries, were (with their debut dates):
~- //[[DimeDetective Dime Detective]]// (1931)
~- //[[DimeMystery Dime Mystery Magazine]]// (1932)
~- //[[SpiderThe The Spider]]// (1933)
~- //[[GeeEight G-8 and His Battle Aces]]// (1933)
~- //[[OperatorFive Operator #5]]// (1934)
~- //[[AdventureMagazine Adventure]]// (1934)
~- //[[DustyAyres Dusty Ayres and His Battle Aces]]// (1934)
~- //[[WuFang Wu Fang]]// (1935)
~- //[[AceHighWestern Ace High Western]]// (1936)
~- //[[OctopusThe The Octopus]]// (1939)
~- //[[BlackMask Black Mask]]// (purchased in 1940)
~- //[[ArgosyThe The Argosy]]// (purchased from [[MunseyFrankA Frank A. Munsey Co.]] in 1943)
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Include a partial list of the publisherís magazines in list form:
~- Publication No. 1
~- Publication No. 2
~- Publication No. 3


Revision [239]

Edited on 2006-04-21 00:51:56 by TpnEditor [added selection of magazines]
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===Background===
Here would be an unbiased, detailed history of the pulp publisher. With pertinent Wiki links to pulp editors, artists, fictioneers, etc. Can be as long as necessary. This section can be subdivided as needed. Such as...
===Selected publications===
Include a partial list of the publisherís magazines in list form:
~- Publication No. 1
~- Publication No. 2
~- Publication No. 3
===Comments/trivia===
~- Share fun facts to know and tell.
~- Share fun facts to know and tell.
===Outside links===
~- [[http://www.outsidelink.link Outside Link 1]]
~- [[http://www.outsidelink.link Outside Link 2]]
~- [[http://www.outsidelink.link Outside Link 3]]


Revision [111]

Edited on 2006-04-10 18:32:45 by TpnEditor [Italicized magazine titles.]
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[[SteegerHenry Henry "Harry" Steeger]] founded Popular Publications Inc in 1930. The company went on to become one of the three top pulp publishers, with such titles as //[[DustyAyres Dusty Ayres and His Battle Birds,]]// //[[OperatorFive Operator #5,]]// //[[SpiderThe The Spider,]]// //[[GeeEight G-8 and His Battle Aces,]]// //[[DimeDetective Dime Detective]]// and //[[DimeMystery Dime Mystery Magazine.]]//
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[[SteegerHenry Henry "Harry" Steeger]] founded Popular Publications Inc in 1930. The company went on to become one of the three top pulp publishers, with such titles as [[DustyAyres "Dusty Ayres and His Battle Birds,"]] [[OperatorFive "Operator #5,"]] [[SpiderThe "The Spider,"]] [[GeeEight "G-8 and His Battle Aces,"]] [[DimeDetective "Dime Detective"]] and [[DimeMystery "Dime Mystery Magazine."]]


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Edited on 2006-04-03 17:34:21 by TpnEditor [Italicized magazine titles.]
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==Categories==
PulpPublishers


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Edited on 2006-04-03 17:01:30 by TpnEditor [Italicized magazine titles.]
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[[SteegerHenry Henry "Harry" Steeger]] founded Popular Publications Inc in 1930. The company went on to become one of the three top pulp publishers, with such titles as [[DustyAyres "Dusty Ayres and His Battle Birds,"]] [[OperatorFive "Operator #5,"]] [[SpiderThe "The Spider,"]] [[GeeEight "G-8 and His Battle Aces,"]] [[DimeDetective "Dime Detective"]] and [[DimeMystery "Dime Mystery Magazine."]]
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[[SteegerHenry Henry "Harry" Steeger]] created Popular Publications Inc in 1930. The company went on to become one of the three top pulp publishers, with such titles as [[DustyAyres "Dusty Ayres and His Battle Birds,"]] [[OperatorFive "Operator #5,"]] [[SpiderThe "The Spider,"]] [[GeeEight "G-8 and His Battle Aces,"]] [[DimeDetective "Dime Detective"]] and [[DimeMystery "Dime Mystery Magazine."]]


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The oldest known version of this page was created on 2006-04-03 16:57:00 by TpnEditor [Italicized magazine titles.]

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