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Publication: Astonishing Stories, October 1940

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  • Publication: Astonishing Stories, October 1940Publication Record # 251696 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Frederik Pohl
  • Date: 1940-10-00
  • Publisher: Fictioneers, Inc.
  • Price:
    $0.10?$: US dollar
  • Pages: 116
  • Format:
    pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
  • Type: MAGAZINE
  • Cover: Astonishing Stories, October 1940 by Gabriel Mayorga
  • Notes:
    • Vol 2, No 1.
    • Page numbers run 1-112.
    • Cover art is not credited; the artwork is signed "Gabriel H. Mayorga."
    • Interior art is not credited.
    • Story art for "Quicksands of Youthwardness (Part 1 of 3)" on pages 6-7 and 13 is signed "Gabriel."
    • Story art for "Mister Island" on page 23 shows no signature; that on page 29 is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "Stepson of Space" on pages 37 and 43 is signed "GThorp."
    • Story art for "The Future's Fair" on pages 48-49, 55, and 61 is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "Personality Plus" on pages 66 and 71 is signed "GThorp."
    • Story art for "Other World" on page 79 is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "Flight to Galileo" on pages 88-89 and 96 is signed "Marconette."
    • "Viewpoints" is a letters column.
    • "Fantasy Books" contains book reviews.
    • "Tales to Come" is a preview of the next month's issue. It contains an excerpt from "Half-Breeds on Venus" by Isaac Asimov.
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Editor Title: Astonishing Stories - 1940 • [Astonishing Stories] • (1940) • edited by Frederik Pohl

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