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Luke Short's Pulp and Magazine Fiction (Part 1)

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1935 (August 1st - October 1st)

 Adventure (pulp)
5 part serial novel
"The Feud at Single Shot"

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August 1st, 1935
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August 15th, 1935
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September 1st, 1935
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September 15th, 1935

October 1st, 1935

1935 (December)

Star Western (pulp)
novelette
"Gun Boss of Hell's Wells"

 

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December 1935

1936 (April)

 Adventure (pulp)
short story
"Son of A Gun-Curse"

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April 1936

1936 (April)

 Dime Western Magazine (pulp)
novelette
"Gun-Boss of Broken Men"

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April 1936

1936 (August)

Top-Notch (pulp)
novelette
"Booze-Head Heritage"

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August 1936

1936 (September)

 Ace-High Magazine (pulp)
short story
"Doc Potter's Six-Gun Cure"
reprinted in
1970 (May)
Zane Grey Western Magazine (digest)

 
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May 1970

1936 (September)

 Western Adventures (British) (pulp)
novelette
"Rustling Lawman"

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September 1936

1936 (September - January 1937)

 Adventure (pulp)
5 part serial novel
"Rustlers' Range"

   
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November 1936
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December 1936
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January 1937

1936 (October)

10 Story Western Magazine (pulp)
novelette
"Boothill Brotherhood"

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October 1936

1936 (October)

Star Western (pulp)
novelette
"Outlaws Make Good Neighbors"
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October 1936

1936 (November)

 Ace-High Western Magazine (pulp)
novelette
"Fighting Nesters of Sacaton"

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November 1936

1936 (November)

Western Trails (pulp)
novelette
"Gunhawks Die Hard!"

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November 1936

1936 (December)

Star Western (pulp)
novelette
"Buckshot Freighter"

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December 1936

1937 (January)

 Dime Western Magazine (pulp)
novelette
"Buckskin-Popper's Last Ride"

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January 1937

1937 (March)

Thrilling Western (pulp)
novelette
"Gunslick Gold"
 
reprinted in
1961 (May)
Ranch Romances (pulp)

 

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March 1937
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May 1961

1937 (March-April)

Big-Book Western Magazine (pulp)
novelette
"Bandit Lawman"

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March-April 1937

1937 (March 6 - April 17)

Western Story Magazine (pulp)
7 part serial novel
"Silver Horn Breaks"

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March 6, 1937
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March 13, 1937
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March 20, 1937

March 27, 1937

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April 3, 1937
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April 10, 1937
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April 17, 1937

1937 (April)

 Dime Western Magazine (pulp)
novelette
"Town-Tamer on the Dodge"

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April 1937

1937 (July)

 Dime Western Magazine (pulp)
novelette
"The Marshal of Vengeance"

 

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July 1937

1937 (July 3 - August 7)

 Argosy (pulp)
6 part serial novel
"King Colt"

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July 3, 1937

 July 10, 1937

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July 17, 1937
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July 24, 1937

 July 31, 1937

August 1, 1937

1937 (August)

 Blue Book Magazine (pulp)
short story
"The Ivory Butt Plate"

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August 1937

1937 (October)

 Blue Book Magazine (pulp)
short story
"The Right Kind of Tough"

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October 1937

1937 (October 9 - November 6)

Western Story Magazine (pulp)
5 part serial novel
"Red Trail to Black Treasure"

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October 9, 1937
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October 16, 1937
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October 23, 1937
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October 30, 1937
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November 6, 1937

1937 (November)

 Ace-High Magazine (pulp)
short story
"Death Cold-Decks A Tinhorn"

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November 1937

1937 (December)

 Western Aces (pulp)
novel
"Border Riders Requiem"
reprinted in
1940's (no date)
Ace-High Western (Australia)
retitled:
"The Border Riders Requiem"

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December 1937
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1940's (Australia)

1938 (January 29)

Collier's (11" x 14" magazine)
short story
"The Warning"
 
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January 29, 1938

1938 (January 29 - February 26)

 Argosy (pulp)
5 part serial novel
"Golden Acres"

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January 29, 1938
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February 5, 1938
   
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February 26, 1938

1938 (February)

10 Story Western Magazine (pulp)
novelette
"War Fires Light the Stage Trails"

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February 1938

1938 (April 9)

 Western Story Magazine (pulp)
novelette
"Payoff at Rain Peak"
reprinted in
1941
Western Story Annual (pulp)

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April 9, 1938
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1941 Annual

1938 (April 23 - May 28)

Western Story Magazine (pulp)
6 part serial novel
"Trouble Fighter"

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April 23, 1938
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April 30, 1938
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May 7, 1938
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May 14, 1938
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May 21, 1938
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May 28, 1938

1938 (June 4)

 Argosy (pulp)
short story
"Lobo Quarantine"

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June 4, 1938

1938 (August 20 - September 24)

Western Story Magazine (pulp)
6 part serial novel
"Death Rides Tornado Basin"

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August 20, 1938
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August 27, 1938
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September 3, 1938

September 10, 1938

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September 17, 1938
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September 24, 1938

1938 (September 24)

 Argosy (pulp)
short story
"Light the War Fires"
reprinted in
1969 (Fall) #3
Thrilling Western Magazine (digest)

 
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Fall 1969

1938 (October 22)

 Argosy (pulp)
short story
"First Judgement"

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October 22, 1938

1939 (January 7)

Western Story Magazine (pulp)
short story
"Test Pit"
reprinted in
1954 (October-December)
Luke Short's Western (digest)

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January 7, 1939
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Oct.-Dec. 1954

1939 (February)

Country Home (11" x 14" magazine)
short story
"Brand of Justice"

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February 1939

1939 (March 4 - April 8)

Western Story Magazine (pulp)
6 part serial novel
"Bounty Guns"

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March 4, 1939
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March 11, 1939
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March 18, 1939
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March 25, 1939
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April 1, 1939
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April 8, 1939

1939 (March 25)

 Argosy (pulp)
short story
"Indian Scare"

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March 25, 1939

1939 (April)

 Blue Book Magazine (pulp)
short story
"Rough Shod"

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April 1939

1939 (May 20)

Collier's (11" x 14" magazine)
short story
"Court Day"
reprinted in
1941 (February 16)
Grit Story Section (newspaper insert, magazine)
and
1964
Top Western Stories (magazine)

 
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February 16, 1941
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1964

1939 (May 27)

Western Story Magazine (pulp)
short story
"Swindle in Piute Sink"
reprinted in
1954 (April-June)
Luke Short's Western (digest)
story retitled "High Grade"

 

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May 27, 1939
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April-June 1954

1939 (June 10)

 Argosy (pulp)
short story
"Some Dogs Steal"

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June 10, 1939

1939 (August)

 Adventure (pulp)
short story
"Hideout"

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August 1939

1939 (August 19 - September 16)

 Argosy (pulp)
5 part serial novel
"Hurricane Range"

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August 19, 1939
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August 26, 1939
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September 2, 1939

September 9, 1939

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September 16, 1939

1939 (September)

Country Home (11" x 14" magazine)
short story
"Giant Ring Struck"

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September 1939

1939 (September 9)

 Western Story Magazine (pulp)
novel
"Lead Won't Lie"
reprinted in
1952 (December)
Triple Western

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September 9, 1939
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December 1952

1939 (November 18 - December 23)

Western Story Magazine (pulp)
6 part serial novel
"Dead Freight for Piute"

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November 18, 1939

November 25, 1939

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December 2, 1939
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December 9, 1939
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December 16, 1939
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December 23, 1939

1939 (December)

Country Home (11" x 14" magazine)
short story
"Danger in the Air"
reprinted in
1941 (March 9)
Grit Story Section (newspaper insert, magazine)

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December 1939
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March 9, 1941

1940 (March)

 Adventure (pulp)
short story
"The Fence"

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March 1940

1940 (March 2)

Collier's (11" x 14" magazine)
short story
"The Doctor Keeps A Promise"
reprinted in
1940 (December 8)
Grit Story Section (newspaper insert, magazine)

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March 2, 1940
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December 8, 1940

1940 (June - September)

 Adventure (pulp)
4 part serial novel
"Spy of the North"

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June 1940
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July 1940
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August 1940
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September 1940

1940 (August 11)

This Week Magazine (newspaper insert, magazine)
Short Story
"Hurry, Charlie, Hurry!"

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August 11, 1940

1940 (September 10)

Short Stories (pulp)
short story
"Smuggler's Berg"
reprinted in
1958 (October)
Short Stories (digest)

 
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October 1958

1940 (October 5 - November 16)

Western Story Magazine (pulp)
7 part serial novel
"Gunsmoke Graze"

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October 5, 1940
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October 12, 1940
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October 19, 1940
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October 26, 1940
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November 2, 1940
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November 9, 1940
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November 16, 1940

1940 (October 26)

 Liberty (magazine)
short story
"A Swindler for Love"

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October 26, 1940

1940 (November 3)

This Week Magazine (newspaper insert, magazine)
Short Story
"Go Fly A Kite!"

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November 3, 1940

1941 (January)

 Blue Book Magazine (pulp)
short story
"Neutral Spirits"

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January 1941

1941 (March 15 - April 26)

The Saturday Evening Post (11" x 14" magazine)
7 part serial novel
"Blood on the Moon"

     
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April 5, 1941
 
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April 19, 1941
 

1941 (April 13)

Grit Story Section (newspaper insert, magazine)
Short Story
"Delayed Fire"

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April 13, 1941

1941 (June)

 Blue Book Magazine (pulp)
short story
"The Strange Affair at Seven Troughs"

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June 1941

1941 (July 13 - Sept 7)
Grit Story Section (newspaper insert, magazine)
9 part serial novel
"Hard Money"
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July 13, 1941
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July 20, 1941
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July 27, 1941
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August 3, 1941
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August 10, 1941
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August 17, 1941
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August 24, 1941
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August 31, 1941
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September 7, 1941

1941 (July 26)

 Argosy (pulp)
short story
"Brassguts"

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July 26, 1941

1941 (August)

 Adventure (pulp)
novelette
"Exile"
reprinted in
1942 (January)
Adventure (Canada)

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August 1941
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January 1942 (Canada)

1941 (September 27)

 Argosy (pulp)
short story
"Paper Hero"

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September 27, 1941