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Boys' Magazine

 

The Boys' Magazine was published by Allied Newspapers and ran for a total of 627 issues between 1922 and 1934 before being incorporated into the Champion.

Edwy Searles Brooks wrote a number of stories for the Boys' Magazine. Issues containing Brooks stories are listed below. The listings are based on The Nelson Lee Library and Bibliography of the writings of Edwy Searles Brooks by Robert C. Blythe, revised by Mark Caldicott 1995. You will find Mark's website here.

A number of issues are available for download courtesy of Bob (Bede) of the Yahoo Scanarama group. If you have any material you would like to share in the form of scans, photocopies or photographs then please contact me.

The serial 'The Planet Schoolboys' was later rewritten as a novel and published by Gerald G. Swan entitled 'The School in Space' using the pen name Reginald Browne. Bob has kindly scanned the book in full and it can be downloaded in PDF or CBZ format using the links below-

   

 

 
 

 

 

 

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Issue Date Story Title Notes
Issue 278

2nd July 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
1/14
 
Issue 279

9th July 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
2/14
 
Issue 280

16th July 1927

    

The Planet Schoolboys
3/14
 
Issue 281

23rd July 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
4/14
 
Issue 282

30th Jul 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
5/14
 
Issue 283

6th August 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
6/14
 
Issue 284

13th August 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
7/14
 
Issue 285

20th August 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
8/14
 
Issue 286

27th August 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
9/14
 
Issue 287

3rd September 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
10/14
 
Issue 288

10th September 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
11/14
 
Issue 289

17th September 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
12/14
 
Issue 290

24th September 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
13/14
 
Issue 291

1st October 1927

   

The Planet Schoolboys
14/14
 
 
Issue 495

29th August 1931

   

The Crook with the Wireless Brain
 
Issue 496

5th September 1931

   

The Shooting Sleuth
1/13
Falcon Swift story
497
12-Sep-31 The Shooting Sleuth
2/13
Falcon Swift story
498
19-Sep-31 The Shooting Sleuth
3/13
Falcon Swift story
499
26-Sep-31 The Shooting Sleuth
4/13
Falcon Swift story
500
03-Oct-31 The Shooting Sleuth
5/13
Falcon Swift story
501
10-Oct-31 The Shooting Sleuth
6/13
Falcon Swift story
502
17-Oct-31 The Shooting Sleuth
7/13
Falcon Swift story
503
24-Oct-31 The Shooting Sleuth
8/13
Falcon Swift story
504
31-Oct-31 The Shooting Sleuth
9/13
Fortune of the Flames
Falcon Swift story

 

Issue 505

7th November 1931

   

The Shooting Sleuth
10/13
Falcon Swift story
506
14-Nov-31 The Shooting Sleuth
11/13
Falcon Swift story
507
21-Nov-31 The Shooting Sleuth
12/13
Falcon Swift story
508
28-Nov-31 The Shooting Sleuth
13/13
Falcon Swift story
 
521
27-Feb-32 Terrorland Terrorland story
Issue 522

05-Mar-32

   

Vampires of Terrorland Terrorland story
523
12-Mar-32 The Unlikely Holocaust Terrorland story
524
19-Mar-32 Crime Castle
 
Issue 525

26-Mar-32

   

The Secret of the Boatrace Stroke
 
Issue 526

02-Apr-32

   

The Crime Spider's Web Terrorland story
Issue 529

23-Apr-32

   

The Visitation of Doom
 
 
Issue 530

30-Apr-32

The Runaway Planet
 
Issue 532

14-May-32

   

Fiends in the Flood Terrorland story
Issue 538

25-Jun-32

   

The Ice Rays
 
Issue 551

24-Sep-32

   

The Headless Men of Droone Devil Doctor story
Issue 552

01-Oct-32

   

Lured to Giant's Fang Devil Doctor story
 
Issue 553

08-Oct-32

Midnight at Moaning Buoy Devil Doctor story
 
Issue 555

22-Oct-32

The Bottomless Pit Devil Doctor story
Issue 556

29-Oct-32

   

The Castle of Nameless Fear Devil Doctor story
Issue 559

19-Nov-32

   

The Devil Doctor's Secret Devil Doctor story
 
Issue 560

26-Nov-32

Behind the Skeleton Hands Devil Doctor story
Issue 561

03-Dec-32

   

Zazarin the Sinister - Sky High Devil Doctor story
Issue 564

24-Nov-32

   

Christmas in Terrorland Terrorland story
Issue 570

04-Feb-33

   

Vengeance In Terrorland Terrorland story
 
Issue 573

25-Feb-33

The Stadium of Spectres Falcon Swift story
Issue 574

04-Mar-33

 

The Creature of the Crater Falcon Swift story
 
Issue 575

11-Mar-33

Kidnapped at the Cup-tie Falcon Swift story
 
Issue 576

18-Mar-33

The Football Raiders Falcon Swift story
Issue 577

25-Mar-33

   

The X-Ray Footballers Falcon Swift story
 
Issue 578

01-Apr-33

The Invisible Menace Falcon Swift story
Issue 579

08-Apr-33

   

The House of Mocking Shadows Bulldog Hamilton
Issue 580

15-Apr-33

   

The Werewolf of Blackston Hall Bulldog Hamilton
Issue 582

29-Apr-33

   

Uncanny Castle
Marooned on a Meteorite
Bulldog Hamilton
Issue 583

06-May-33

   

Lose Wembley - Or Die! Falcon Swift story
Issue 584

13-May-33

   

Mystery Manor Bulldog Hamilton
Issue 587

03-Jun-33

   

The Will O' The Wisp Cracksman
 
Issue 589

17-Jun-33

   

Professor Bill - Science 'Tec
 
Issue 590

24-Jun-33

   

The Sky Car Raiders
 
Issue 593

15-Jul-33

   

The Millionaire Magician
 
Issue 595

29-Jul-33

   

The Stratosphere Trip
 
Issue 596

05-Oct-33

   

The Ship of a Thousand Mysteries
 
Issue 600

02-Sept-33

   

Lonehand Lambert - Cyclone Sleuth
 
Issue 601

09-Sep-33

   

The Stone Eater
 
Issue 605

07-Oct-33

   

The Mystery of the Mandarin's Island
 
Issue 606

14-Oct-33

   

The Corsair Raiders Corsair story
Issue 607

21-Oct-33

   

Caught in the Corsair's Cage Corsair story
 
Issue 608

28-Oct-33

Corsair Craft Corsair story
Issue 609

04-Nov-33

   

The Crescent of Death
Rocket Robbers
Falcon Swift story
Issue 613

01-Dec-33

   

The Castle of the Red Candles
 
Issue 617

30-Dec-33

   

Christmas at Terror Castle
 
Issue 619

13-Jan-34

   

The Cavern of Silent Men