The only price guide of its kind, Popular Fiction Periodicals covers pulp magazines and digests of all genres, men's adventure magazines, true detective magazines, and other sensational newsstand periodicals of the mid-twentieth century. Now in a completely revised and expanded second edition, this informative and eye-opening book features thousands of actual market prices and over 1800 illustrations! You are sure to be surprised at the prices collectors are now paying for magazines that can still turn up in attics, basements, antique malls, used book stores, and garage sales. The book also includes an illustrated history of American fiction magazines, a 45 page retrospective cover art gallery highlighting the work of 125 leading vintage-era cover artists, tips for collectors, and more. Over 2000 magazine authors and 500 cover artists are identified and indexed. An essential reference for magazine and ephemera collectors, rare and used book dealers, Internet buyers and sellers, illustration art collectors, flea market bargain hunters, and anyone else with an interest in American popular fiction or magazine cover art.