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Publication: Science Wonder Quarterly, Fall 1929

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  • Publication: Science Wonder Quarterly, Fall 1929Publication Record # 253579 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Hugo Gernsback
  • Date: 1929-09-15
  • Publisher: Stellar Publishing Corporation
  • Price:
    $0.50?$: US dollar
  • Pages: 148
  • Format:
    bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
  • Type: MAGAZINE
  • Cover: Science Wonder Quarterly, Fall 1929 by Frank R. Paul
  • Notes:
    • Vol 1, No 1.
    • Page numbers run 1-144.
    • Contents page states publication on 15 September. Library of Congress copyright record shows publication date 1929-09-10
    • Cover illustrates "The Shot into Infinity."
    • Cover art is not credited; the artwork shows no signature.
    • Interior art is not credited.
    • An opening essay on page 5 describes the "What I Have Done to Spread Science Fiction" contest that solicits reader submissions.
    • Story art for "The Shot into Infinity (Complete Novel)" on pages 56, 62, and 67 is signed "Paul"; that on pages 6, 12, 18, 24-25, 32, 38, 47, 59, 70, and 74 is unsigned. The diagram on page 52 is also unsigned.
    • Story art for "The Artificial Man" on page 78 is signed "Paul."
    • Story art for "The Hidden World" on pages 84, 89, 102, and 113 is signed "Paul"; that on pages 92, 98, 108, 115, 122, and 124 shows no signature.
    • Story art for "The Gravitational Deflector" on page 130 is signed "Paul." The author is credited as "H. D. Parker" at the start of the story (as part of the story art) but as "Harry D. Parker" on the contents page and in the caption of his drawn portrait.
    • Drawn portraits (uncredited) of the authors appear with each story; all are signed "B" except for that of Harris which shows no signature.
    • "The Reader Speaks" is a letters column.
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Editor Title: Science Wonder Quarterly - 1929 • [Wonder Stories Quarterly] • edited by Hugo Gernsback

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Martinbainbridge 2012-07-29 20:22:12 Permanent 2012-07-29
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