Entry updated 19 October 2013. Tagged: Publication.
US hero-Pulp magazine, 181 issues March 1933-Summer 1949; standard pulp-size March 1933-December 1943, Digest-size January 1944-September/October 1948, reverted to pulp Winter 1948-Summer 1949. Monthly until February 1947, then four bimonthly issues, then quarterly from Winter 1948. Published by Street & Smith; edited by John Nanovic until November 1943, Charles Moran December 1943-May 1944, Babette Rosmond June 1944-June 1948, William DeGrouchy July 1948-September 1948 and Daisy Bacon Winter 1949-Summer 1949. Doc Savage was perhaps the best of the sf-oriented hero-pulp magazines. Each issue had a novel published under the pseudonym Kenneth Robeson featuring the adventures of Doc Savage, plus several short adventure stories, none of which was sf. The majority of the novels were the work of Lester Dent (whom see, and especially his work as Kenneth Robeson for further Doc Savage details). [MA/MJE]
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