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Dial S is a gen multimedia anthology zine.
Dial S 1 contains 172 pages. It was published in 1985. Its complete title is Dial “S” for Steele…or Simon…or Sleuths at Large. This was shortened to "Dial S" for subsequent issues.
- Steele in My Blood by S. Wardell & K. Moore (Remington Steele) (A young lady shows up at the agency looking for her long lost brother, and the information logged into the agency's computer keeps getting dumped. But by whom...?)
- Of Repossessions and Recollections by Cathy Bryson & Cynthia Shannon (Simon & Simon) ("A.J.s sick and Rick has to deal with his guilt.")
- The Price by Wendy Rockburn (Streets of San Francisco)
- Wolf Hunt by Christine Jeffords (Simon & Simon) (At a stake-out, A.J. is wounded, and due to a series of events, Rick is led to believe that A.J. dies.) (reprinted in The Brothers File)
- Steele Light, Steele Bright by Rachelle S. (Remington Steele) (Murphy Michaels meets up with a lady with a questionable attraction for him, and the whole world turns upside down. And to make matters worse, Laura is away, and Murphy has to ask HIM for help.)
- Double Shock by Regina Marracino (Starsky & Hutch) ("Starsky gets the word: "Hutchinson's dead." But is he? Has there been some horrible mix-up? Or is it just wishful thinking?"
- Haunted Past by Rachelle S. (Simon & Simon) ("Rick goes on a blind date totally unaware of the girl's scarred past. Meanwhile A.J. takes on a case of finding a man's brother and his family. With special appearances by Joe Rossi, Lou Grant, and Art Donovan. ")
- Jinxed Steele by Nancy Gervais (Remington Steele) ("It simply isn't one of Remington's better days.")
- Memories Are Forever by Lizabeth Tucker (Simon & Simon) (Rick's life in 'Nam catches up with him.)
- plus verse, art & such.
Dial S 2 was published in September 1987 and is 204 pages long.
- Solitary Steele by Nancy Gervais (Remington Steele)
- Second Steele by Bruce Melton (Remington Steele)
- Ghostly Steele by Nancy Gervais (Remington Steele)
- Requiem by Linda Knights (Miami Vice)
- Revenge Isn't Always Sweet by Lizabeth Tucker (Hardcastle & McCormick)
- Good-Bye Doesn't Mean Forever by Sheila Paulson (Hardcastle & McCormick)
- 'Tis the Season by Tracy Taylor (Scarecrow & Mrs. King)
- The Prodigal Son Affair by Hindman (Man From UNCLE/Star Wars) (reprinted in expanded form in Relative Encounters #4 and UNCLE Gold #4)
- The Tapes of Eddy Six by Vandimir Sands (Simon & Simon)
- Blue Flu by Llaura Enright (Simon & Simon)
- Ghosts of the Past by Vandimir Sands (Simon & Simon)
- ...plus verse, art & such.
The cover is by Cathi Brown. Interior art is by Cathi Brown, Ann Larimer, and Gennie Summers.
- editorial (7)
- Ghost of a Chance by Sheila Paulson (Shadow Chasers/The Master) (3)
- The War Machine by Linda Terrell (51)
- Like a Steele Trap by Louann Qualls (64)
- Snapshots by Shannon Story (91)
- Twice Upon a Universe by Pat Dunn and Autumn Lee (Doctor Who/Blake's 7/Star Trek/other crossover) (98)
- Crossed & Double-Crossed by Angela Rivieccio (148)
- Carnival Trust by Lynn Walker (165)
- Runaround by Christine Jeffords (185)
Also Sold as a Combined Volume
Fans could purchase each volume separately for $10, or buy a combined 3-volume set for $22.
Some evidence of this is below: