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New York: Avon Book Company (1), Avon Detective-Mysteries, Inc. (2-9), 1945-47. Small octavo, nine issues, printed and pictorial wrappers. Digest sized magazine. A complete run of all nine issues. Stout was Editor in Chief and wrote commentary for each issue. Mostly reprints by well known authors which include John Steinbeck, Dashiell Hammett, Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Carter Dickson, Raymond Chandler, William Irish, H. P. Lovecraft, Charlotte Perkins Gilman (The Yellow Wallpaper), Cornell Woolrich, Ray Bradbury, and many more. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, pp. 451-453.