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I published the first issue of Serial World in 1974. In 1982 when I became the sole owner of Serial World, I re-printed the first ten issues which had long been out of print; adding additional material to some issues. All issues of Serial World are available from first or second printings; or in some cases in the form of Xerox copies.
Issues 1-7, 9-10, 21-25, 29-37 (printed)
SERIAL WORLD #1 - features Spy Hunters of World War
II, Batman, Roy Barcroft interview and color front cover photo, King of
the Rocketman title lobby card reproduced in color on back cover, and
SERIAL WORLD #2 - features Anthony Warde interview,
John Hart, Serial Profiles, Serials and the B-Western Stars, They're
Going To Conquer The World, color posters from Brick Bradford on the
front cover, and from King of the Congo on the back cover, and more.
SERIAL WORLD #3 - features Trader Tom of the China
Seas including color lobby card from it on the front cover. interview
with Harry Lauter, How the Serials Rate, interview with John Hart,
Superman in the Serials, color poster from Holt of the Secret Service
reproduced on the back cover, 2-page color center-fold reproduction of
Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc., and more.
SERIAL WORLD #4 - features interview with Jack
Mulhall, Don "Red" Barry, Great Serial Villains, Chapter One of
Superman serial synopsis, three color poster reproductions (The
Clutching Hand, Mandrake the Magician, and Nyoka and the Tigermen), and
SERIAL WORLD #5 - features Tim Tyler's Luck, interview
with Frankie Thomas, part two of Serial Ratings, chapter two of
Superman synopsis, two full color posters from Mars Attacks the World,
color centerfold of Jungle Girl poster, and more.
SERIAL WORLD #6 features chapter three of Superman
synopsis, How Serials Rate rebuttal, Comic Heroes on the Screen,
interview with Duncan Renaldo, Scenes From The Serials, full color
reproductions of King of the Mounties and Captain Video posters, and
SERIAL WORLD #7 - features chapters four through
eleven of Superman synopsis, Captain Video, interview with Louise
Currie, How the Serials Rate (part three), Scenes From The Serials,
Serial Kings & Queens, two full color reproductions of Captain
Marvel posters, and more.
SERIAL WORLD #8 - features Ace Drummond synopsis,
interview with Terry Frost, Ray "Crash" Corrigan, chapters twelve
through fifteen of Superman synopsis, report on first west coast
Western Film Convention, and more.
SERIAL WORLD #9 - featured Wild Bill Hickok serial
synopsis, interview with Marshall Reed, Jungle Menace synopsis
(chapters one through seven) more
SERIAL WORLD #10 - features interview with Tris
Coffin, Ralph Byrd, Deadwood Dick synopsis, Jungle Menace synopsis
(chapters eight through fifteen), Onslow Stevens, Lucile Browne, James
Flavin, Billy Halop, Frankie Darro, and more.
Issues #11 through #20 of Serial World are available in the form of xerox reprints - since original printings of these issues were black & white only on newsprint the reprints are actually on heavier paper than the originals were.
SERIAL WORLD #11 - features Blackhawk serial synopsis,
Kirk Alyn, another interview with Duncan Renaldo, The Mysterious Pilot
synopsis (chapters one through five, and more. (xerox copies only
SERIAL WORLD #12 - features Radio Patrol synopsis,
Clayton Moore, The Mysterious Pilot synopsis (chapters six through
fifteen), interview with Tommy Cook, and more. (xerox copies only
SERIAL WORLD #13 - features The Shadow synopsis, Spy Smasher introduction, Did You Know That?, and more. (xerox copies only available)
SERIAL WORLD #14 - features Tim Kehr, Spy Smasher
synopsis, King of the Mounties synopsis (chapters one through four) Did
You Know That?, and more. (xerox copies only available)
SERIAL WORLD #15 - features The Phantom synopsis, King
of the Mounties (chapters five through twelve), Buck Rogers on TV, Did
You Know That?, and more. (xerox copies only available)
SERIAL WORLD #16 - features interview with Video
Ranger Larry Stewart, Buster Crabbe, synopsis of Brenda Starr -
Reporter, and more. (xerox copies only available)
SERIAL WORLD #17 - features I. Stanford Jolley, The
Rocketsuit Saga, part two of interview with Larry Stewart, chapters one
through six of Undersea Kingdom synopsis, and more. (xerox copies only
SERIAL WORLD #18 - features Secret of Treasure Island
synopsis (chapters one through six), Joe Bonomo, Undersea Kingdom
synopsis (chapters seven through twelve), Zorro's Black Whip synopsis,
and more. (xerox copies only available)
SERIAL WORLD #19 - features Jack Mulhall, The Phantom
Empire synopsis, Dave Sparpe, interview with Walter Reed, The Secret of
Treasure Island (chapters seven through fifteen), model maker Steve
DeMauro, Pearl White, and more. (xerox copies only available
SERIAL WORLD #20 features The Indians Are Coming (Tim
McCoy), part two of Walter Reed interview, Dick Tracy synopsis, Clayton
Moore, Eddy Polo, Roar of the Iron Horse synopsis (chapters one through
seven), Secret of Treasure Island reviews, John Carrol, George Brent,
Rosemary LaPlance, Dick Foran (xerox copies only available)
SERIAL WORLD #21 - is the first issue that featured
full color photos in the original printing - from now on all issues
(except where noted) will have full color covers and some have
SERIAL WORLD #21 - features Cliffhangers television
series,Ken Maynard, Flash Gordon motion picture, The Return of Chandu
synopsis Great Alaskan Mystery, interview with Tom Steele, The Lone
Defender, Roar of the Iron Horse (Chapters eight through fifteen), full
color photos of Susan Anton and two lobby cards, and more.
SERIAL WORLD #22 - features Dracula serial synopsis
from Cliffhanger television program, The Crimson Ghost synopsis
(chapters one through five), Ace of Scotland Yard, George DeNormand,
Dave Sharpe, The Lost City, The Lone Ranger television pilot, and more.
Color of Dracula and another Marvel lobby card.
SERIAL WORLD #23 - features Jungle Girl synopsis, Don
"Red" Barry, Comic/Serial Crossovers, Rocketmen and Zombies, Walter
Miller, King of the Forest Rangers, interview with Kirk Alyn, Duncan
Renaldo, Jack Armstrong synopsis (chapters one through three), Crimson
Ghost (chapter six only), color lobby cards from Trader Tom, Commando
Cody, and Jungle Girl, and more.
SERIAL WORLD #24 - features Comic/Serial Crossovers
(Part two), Jungle Queen, Flash Gordon movie, Captain Marvel costume,
The Crimson Ghost (chapters seven through ten), Jack Armstrong
(chapters four through fifteen), Captain Video Robot found, color of
Ming the Merciless (from the movie) and two Jesse James lobby cards.
SERIAL WORLD #25 - features The Lost City (chapters
one to five), The Crimson Ghost (chapters eleven to twelve),
Comic/Serial Crossovers (part three), Detective Lloyd, Clayton Moore,
color lobby cards from The Lost City, and King of the Rocket Men (two),
Serials That Never Were.
SERIAL WORLD #26 - features The Miracle Rider (Tom Mix
- chapters one to six), The Lone Ranger Rides Again - chapters one to
five), and more. Only black & white xerox copies by Kinkos are
SERIAL WORLD #27 - features The Lost City (chapters
seven to ten), Russ Hayden, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Lone Ranger
Rides Again (chapters six to fifteen), The Miracle Rider (chapters
eight to ten), Wilfredo Rivera, and more. Only black & white xerox
copies by Kinkos are available.
SERIAL WORLD #28 - features Drums of Fu Manchu
(chapters one to eight), Smilin' Jack Gum Cards, The Miracle Rider
(chapters ten to fifteen), The Lone Ranger Rides Again, The Lost City
(chapters ten & eleven), and includes three different Fu Manchu
posters in full color.
SERIAL WORLD #29 - features Drums of Fu Manchu
(chapters nine to fifteen), The Lost City (chapters eleven and twelve
and color poster on front cover), Buster Crabbe, Batman and Robin,
Captain Marvel, The Phantom of the Air, and more.
SERIAL WORLD #30 - features The Spider's Web
(chapters one to ten), New Copperhead serial being made, The Phantom of
the Air (chapters two to twelve), Serial Heroes on Records, and color
posters from Rex and Rinty, Exploits of Elaine, Plunder, Houdini, The
Purple Monster, and more.
SERIAL WORLD #31 - features Ralph Byrd, Dick
Tracy flip-o-vision, The Spider's Web (chapters eleven through
fifteen), Under Rated Serials, Serial Heroes on Record - part two, The
Purple Monster Strikes (chapters one through ten), Captain Marvel
Artwork, and color posters from The Purple Monster and Blake of
Scotland Yard .
SERIAL WORLD #32 - features The Purple Monster
(chapters eleven through fifteen), The Fire Fighters (silent serial
synopsis by Buck Rainey), Victor Jory, Dick Lane, Tales of the Gold
Monkey television program (including two full color stills from it),
The Sea Hound , Blake of Scotland Yard (chapters one and two and color
lobby card), more.
SERIAL WORLD #33 - features Blake of Scotland
Yard (chapters three through fifteen), more on Tails of the Gold
Monkey, Brenda Starr, Richard Alexander (with color cover photo), Chic
Carter, The Range Fighter and The Black Box (two silent serial synopses
by Buck Rainey), Riders of Death Valley foreword, The Range Fighter
color lobby card.
SERIAL WORLD #34 - features Buster Crabbe, Riders of
Death Valley, King of the Rocketman (including two color lobby cards),
Pearl White (by Buck Rainey), The Fast Express, and more.
SERIAL WORLD #35 - features Daredevils of the Red
Circle (chapters one to seven), Dave Sharpe, Blazing The Overland
Trail, interview with John Duncan, Parl White (part two), Ruth Roland,
Fingerprints, color lobby cards from Vigilantes Are Coming and
Daredevils of the Red Circle, and more.
SERIAL WORLD #36 - featured G-Men vs. The Black Dragon
(including color lobby card on front cover), Dead End Kids, Pearl White
Film List (by Buck Rainey), The Rustlers of Red Dog foreword, Ruth
Roland part two, Dangers of the Canadian Mounted (chapters one through
six) including color lobby card), and more.
SERIAL WORLD #37 - featured Carol Forman Reminisces
and filmography (by Buck Rainey), Tom Steele Tribute, Captain American
color lobby card, and more.
WESTERNS & SERIALS COMBINED ISSUES: At this point in 1984 Favorite Westerns and Serial World were combined into one fan club and one publication.
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