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Finally got it done--nearly 2000 entries.

The link is here, but that's the alphabetical version of the raw data. I haven't had the chance (and won't until Friday, probably) to break it down into genres and into genres-by-country, nor have I had the chance to draw any conclusions from the data. (Honestly, I've been doing nothing but data entry since last Thursday). Too, it's always going to be an incomplete list, because of the impossibility of reconstructing accurate data of these magazines and because some of the Euro pulp collectors are, if anything, even more hostile to outsiders than American pulp collectors. (There's a Dutch pulp expert who would only share his data if I paid him).

Still, it's a starting place, right? 
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On August 11th, 2010 10:12 pm (UTC), m_faustus commented:
Geez, what is it with these hardcore pulp collectors? Are they all like this?
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On August 11th, 2010 10:37 pm (UTC), ffutures commented:
My broadband is running at a crawl at present - hopefully it will be fixed before you have the more polished version ready, but for now I'll have to pass.
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On August 12th, 2010 03:04 am (UTC), drelmo commented:
I do NOT understand the desire to hoard information. Hoard STUFF, sure. If I get rid of it, then I won't HAVE it. But I'm a scientist by vocation. Data is to be shared, or it is nothing. Being the guy who shares the data that no one else has, that's like winning the science lottery.
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On August 12th, 2010 10:18 pm (UTC), full_metal_ox replied:
...To judge from some pulp collectors' behavior, you'd think that "Gorilla of the Gasbags" contained the secret to the Seven-Star Death Punch, or the recipe for turning lead into gold.
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On August 12th, 2010 07:40 am (UTC), black13 commented:
I wonder how you define pulp in this context. For example, here in Germany we have something called Heftromane or Trivialliteratur, which I would argue are still-ongoing pulp series in various genres.
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On August 12th, 2010 11:44 am (UTC), ratmmjess replied:
The heftromane are what I'm thinking of here, yeah. In Italy, it's the gialli. All the German "pulps" are heftromane.
On August 12th, 2010 02:20 pm (UTC), black13 replied:
Then your list, at least for the German market, is woefully incomplete. It completely lacks a lot of still active series, like Perry Rhodan, Jerry Cotton, Maddrax, Wyatt Earp, John Sinclair, Larry Brent, Macabros...

You could use the Sammlerecke.de list as a starting point. Plus the Bastei and Kelter homepages. The links below should give you a nice starting point. And don't hesitate to ask me if you need help. I'm no expert, but I have the advantage of being and knowing German.

http://www.sammlerecke.de/sammlerecke/antiquariat/frameset.html

http://www.romantruhe.de/cgi-bin/shop.cgi?command=bind&id=82.82.143.22542171612748611&suche=indexstart.htm
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On August 12th, 2010 03:41 pm (UTC), ratmmjess replied:
Actually, my research (for my book) was only up until 1945, with a few exceptions, like the East German pulps. I don't claim to cover anything past then. My list is not "woefully incomplete," it's limited in chronological scope.

I know about the current German pulps, and went through the sites you mentioned and many others, as well as books by Heinz Galle, Manfred Pilz, and many others. (My bibliography is around 150 books, most not in English).
On August 12th, 2010 04:39 pm (UTC), black13 replied:
Ah, okay. Sorry. I had missed that about the cutoff date.
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On August 12th, 2010 07:56 am (UTC), jhall1 commented:
Phew! I'm impressed.

But the list seems to end with Sweden. What about Switzerland and the UK? (Or have you previously done the UK separately?)
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On August 12th, 2010 11:45 am (UTC), ratmmjess replied:
There were no Swiss pulps that I ever found. Wish I had!

The UK...guess I'm enough of an Anglophile to think of the UK as something separate from Europe.
On August 12th, 2010 02:20 pm (UTC), black13 replied:
"guess I'm enough of an Anglophile to think of the UK as something separate from Europe."

The British would like to think so too. :)
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On August 12th, 2010 08:24 am (UTC), mysterysquid commented:
Amazing work. What a shame you're not getting cooperation from the most passionate people!
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On August 12th, 2010 09:36 am (UTC), notthebuddha commented:
Was it like, a stupid amount of money? Or just some, like what some private archives and academic collections charge?
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On August 12th, 2010 11:46 am (UTC), ratmmjess replied:
I don't remember how much it was now, actually. But...this was a private individual. (Head of a fan club). Wasn't going to pay him anything.
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