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Issue 4, May 2022


  • The New Highcraft Arms Speedloader by Michael de Bethencourt
  • Load ‘em .32 Auto by Greg Bettis
  • New Book From Snub Noir by Jason Chandonnet
  • Bringing an old Smith & Wesson Model 10 back into action
    by Bret Mills of JB Gun Works
  • Patrick Johnakin Muzzle Up Shoulder Holster by Mike Boyle
  • The Snub Noir of Sean Flynn, Chic Gaylord and a New Holster
    by Shawn Pappas
  • Horror in the Chinatown Catacombs by Doc Hannah
  • “Let him who thinks he stands take heed…” by Lowell Anderson
  • Running a Round Gun In a Square Gun World by Mike Boyle
  • The Fight Game: Noir in Fiction and Film by Robert Luedeman
  • Redi-Load from FightLite® by Michael de Bethencourt
  • Straight Street Advice by Ralph Friedman

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Issue 3, February 2022


  • Pocket Holsters as a Carry Option by Mike Boyle
  • One of Three Hundred by I J Larivers
  • The “Business” Gun by Russell Howell Jr.
  • The Friends of George V. Higgins Part 1 – The Friends of Eddie Coyle by Robert Luedeman
  • My Family: Moonshiners, Bootleggers and Sundry Ne’er Do Wells by Ken Brinley
  • To Let It Be or Not Let It Be – That is the Question by Greg Bettis
  • Cocktail Corner: Old Waldoff Martini by David Zeppieri
  • A Dark Thread in .25 ACP History by Frank Groth
  • Horror in the Chinatown Catacombs Chapter 2 by Doc Hannah
  • Low Light shooting, Flashlights, and Revolvers (LLFR) by Conrad Szymczak
  • Appendix Inside the Waistband Carry: Can it Work for You? by Mike Boyle
  • Adding Zing to a Zippo by Glenn Gould
  • The Mask of Madrid Chapter 2 by Paul Filipowicz

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Issue 2, November 2021


  • Snubbing on the Cheap by Lowell Anderson
  • When Cops Were Gunfighters by Andy Stanford
  • Low Light shooting, Flashlights, and Revolvers (LLFR) by Conrad Szymczak
  • The Backbone and Bactrian by Michael de Bethencourt
  • My Little Friend by Greg Bettis
  • Some Holster Philosophy by Robert Lose
  • Provenance by I J Larivers
  • Cocktail Corner – Gimlet by David Zeppieri
  • Zeta6 Review by Frank Groth
  • Black Creek Leather’s Shoulder Holster by Michael de Bethencourt
  • The .38 Special 200 Grain Super Police Load: R.I.P. by Mike Boyle
  • The Mask of Madrid, Chapter I by Paul Filipowicz

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Issue 1, August 2021


  • The Magnum That Wasn’t by Frank Groth
  • Practice in the Time of Famine by Mark Hargrove
  • Snubbed! by Lowell Anderson
  • Two Noir Stories By Ernest Hemingway by Robert Luedemann
  • Ergonomic Ankle Carry by Jeff Lehman
  • The “Right” Ankle Carry by Michael de Bethencourt
  • “Correct” Ankle Carry by Rob Garrett
  • Smith and Wesson’s I-Frame, Yesterday’s Discreet Carry by Michael Rogers
  • Introduction to Saps and Blackjacks by Robert Escobar
  • Size Does Matter by Frank Groth
  • 442 Science Experiment by Conrad C. Szymczak
  • Cocktail Corner – The Roscoe Special by David Zeppieri
  • Cypress Shade: A true crime FBI memoir by John W. Whiteside
  • More from Lou Chiodo by Jason Chandonnet
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