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Magazine Art: Short Stories

In the beginning, SHORT STORIES was a small magazine that published literary short stories, often translated from other languages. By the 1914 it had become a pulp magazine, generally featuring an action scene on its cover. A SHORT STORIES cover from its glory days is immediately recognizable from the iconic red sun that from 1917 was always found in the background. For many years it published two issues a month, but went to monthly publication with the April, 1949 issue. In the 1950's it change...



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Magazine Art: Short Stories
by Charles Wood
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Turbaned adventurer shows off jewel treasure, but behind him a hand sneaks through the curtains with a dagger poised to strike him down. "Loot from Badakhshan," by E. Hoffmann Price; also, "Two on the Mate," by Richard Howells Watkins, "Foreclosure on Halfaday," by J. B. Hendryx, and "Nine Men with Bats," by Malcolm Murchie. Artist: Charles Wood Source: Tak Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Short Stories, middle east, near east, Islam, Arabian nights, jewelry,...
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Mysterious doings as a Chinese man looks away from where pigeons seem to be flocking around the hat and billy club of a policeman, who has apparently been making a telephone call: "The Haunted Pigeons," by Walter C. Brown -- a chinatown mystery novelette. Also, "Buck Summers Buys a Horse," by James B. Hendryx. Artist: Source: Tak Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Short Stories, china, ethnic, yellow peril, horror
Magazine Art: Short Stories
by Frederick Witton
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American in China stands firm, pistol ready on a lanyard around his neck. Behind stands an enigmatic Asian. Content: "The Golden Dragon," by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson; a novel of undersea diving by Ralph R. Perry; a Northern novelette by Bertrand W. Sinclair; and items by Henry Herbert knibbs and Foster-Harris. Artist: Frederick Witton Source: Tom Johnson Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Short Stories, fiction, adventures, east asia, oriental, mystery
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Large and small panda walking on snowy rocks in the mountains. "Clown Face," by Paul Annixter, 'you can't hurry Tibet!'. Also, "Fort Benton, 1846," by Cushman, and "New Talent on Halfaday," by Hendryx. Artist: Source: Tak Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Short Stories, mother, child, wild, remote, peaks