Chums was a long running British Story Paper for boys. It was published from 1892 until January 1927 by Cassell & Company based at Ludgate Hill, London. From February 1927 until 1941 it was published by The Amalgamated Press based at Fleetway House in Farringdon Street, London.
It was published weekly until 1932, then monthly from 1932 to 1934 then from 1935 until 1941 as an annual.
It ran for a total of 2101 issues. During its run it incorporated New Boys' World on 6th April 1907. It merged with Modern Boy in 1932, although monthly compilations and Annuals continued to be published until 1941.
Mainly an Adventure based magazine, it boasted such authors as G.A. Henty and P.G. Wodehouse amongst its contributors.
It is probably most famous for first publishing Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1894.