Thrilling Publications

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Thrilling Publications
Industry Magazine publication
Founded 1928
Founder Ned Pines
Defunct 1961
Headquarters
Products Magazines, pulp magazines
Services Publishing

Thrilling Publications, also known as Beacon Magazines[citation needed] (1936–37), Better Publications (1937–43) and Standard Magazines (1943–55), was a pulp magazine publisher run by Ned Pines, publishing such titles as Startling Stories and Thrilling Wonder Stories.

Pines became the president of Pines Publications in 1928. Pines folded most of his magazines in 1955 but continued to lead the company until 1961.

Cover artists

Pines' cover artists included Earle K. Bergey, George Rozen, and Rudolph Belarski.

Paperbacks

In 1942 Pines started Popular Library, a paperback publishing house, and devoted himself to that company after closing his other ventures. Popular reprinted materials from the pulps.[citation needed]

Characters

Titles

  • Air War
  • Black Book Detective
  • Captain Future
  • Detective Book Magazine
  • Detective Novels
  • Exciting Love
  • Exciting Football
  • G-Men
  • The Lone Eagle
  • Masked Detective (1940–1943, 12 issues)
  • Mobsters
  • Popular Detective
  • Popular Love
  • Popular Sports Magazine
  • Rodeo Romances
  • Sky Fighters
  • Startling Stories
  • Strange Stories
  • Thrilling Adventures (1931–1943)
  • Thrilling Baseball
  • Thrilling Detective (1931–53, 213 issues)
  • Thrilling Football
  • Thrilling Love
  • Thrilling Mystery
  • Thrilling Ranch
  • Thrilling Sports
  • Thrilling Western
  • West
  • Thrilling Wonder Stories (1936–55, 112 issues)

See also

References

  • Wooley, John and Locke, John. "A History of the Thrilling Pulps." Thrilling Detective Heroes [Adventure House, 2007].

External links

  • Popular Library titles
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