Famous Detective Stories v1#1

Published
December 1946
Page count
68
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Pocket size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Magazine series (no comics)
Trove version
trove.nla.gov.au/version/249616702

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Show/hide Cover Untitled [The "Gun Alley Murder"] Cover, 1 page

""The crime that stirred a continent", "See inside for other factual crime cases", "Masquerade and murder""

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Crime
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Crime Does Not Pay) Text story, ? pages

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Crime Does Not Pay
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Crime
Show/hide 2. The Gun Alley Murder Text story, ? pages

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Crime

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? [as H. Mycroft] (credited)

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H. Mycroft seems likely to be a pseudonym as Sherlock Holmes older brother was Mycroft Holmes.

Show/hide 3. Masguerade and Murder Text story, ? pages

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Crime

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? [as V. F.]
Show/hide 4. The Deeds of Frank Butler Text story, ? pages

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Crime

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Will Lawson
Show/hide 5. The Strange Killing of Joe Kum Yung Text story, ? pages

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Crime

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? [as J. W. B.]
Show/hide 6. His Last Gamble Text story, ? pages

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Crime

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? [as The Grey Shadow]
Show/hide 7. Fisher's Ghost Text story, ? pages

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Crime

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? [as The Ghostbreaker]
Show/hide 8. Schoolboys Outshoot Hell-Fire Bushrangers Text story, ? pages

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Crime

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John Barr
Show/hide 9. Mystery of No. 2 Hatch Text story, ? pages

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Crime

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John Barr
Show/hide 10. Death for Shoplifting Text story, ? pages

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Crime

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John Barr
Show/hide 11. Boloney is Better than Bullets Text story, ? pages

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Crime

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? [as B. J. W.]
Show/hide 12. Where is Dan Kelly Now? Text story, ? pages

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Crime

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? [as Sergt. Norman]
Show/hide 13. The Broad Arrow Text story, ? pages

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Crime

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John Barr
Show/hide 14. Scaffold Hunger Text story, ? pages

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Genre
Crime

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Author
John Barr

Notes

No numbering on volume itself but according to backlist in v5#10, this is v1#1 1946.

Contemporary newspaper advertisements report the first issue available on 7 December 1946. "Advertising" The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW: 1842-1954) 7 December 1946: 13. Web. 8 Apr 2018 .

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  • 12082

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  • 08/04/2018

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  • 08/04/2018

Last updated

  • 13/10/2019