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Publication: Science Wonder Stories, October 1929

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  • Publication: Science Wonder Stories, October 1929Publication Record # 60502 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Hugo Gernsback
  • Date: 1929-10-00
  • Publisher: Stellar Publishing Corporation
  • Price:
    $0.25?$: US dollar
  • Pages: 100
  • 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 Stories, October 1929 by Frank R. Paul [as by Paul]
  • Notes:
    • Page numbers run 385-480.
    • Contents page states publication on the 3rd of the preceding month. Library of Congress copyright record shows publication date 1929-09-01
    • Cover illustrates "Into the Subconscious."
    • Cover art is credited to and signed "Paul."
    • Interior art is not credited.
    • Story art for "The Metal World" on page 390 is signed "Paul."
    • Story art for "The Ancient Brain" on page 400 is signed "Paul." The story is credited to "A. G. Stangland" on the contents page and at the start of the story, but the caption of his drawn portrait is (erroneously) "Allen Golend Stangland."
    • Story art for "The Human Termites (Part 2 of 3)" on page 410 is signed "Paul." Inserted in the story (page 420) is a reproduction of a letter received by Gernsback from the Dept. of Agriculture concerning insect menaces.
    • "The Human Termites (Part 2 of 3)" is credited to "David H. Keller" at the start of the story (as part of the story artwork), but as "David H. Keller, M.D." on the contents page and in the caption of his drawn portrait.
    • Story art for "Into the Subconscious" on page 426 is signed "Paul."
    • Story art for "Eros to Earth" on page 436 is signed "Paul." The story title is given as "From Eros to Earth" at the start of the story (as part of the story artwork), but as "Eros to Earth" on the contents page and on the story page headers.
    • Story art for "In Two Worlds" on page 448 is signed "Win" in stylized script.
    • Drawn portraits (uncredited) of the authors appear with each story. All are signed "B" except for that of Myers, which is signed "Walter Edward Blythe" in small caps.
    • Page 435 announces a "Fundamental Error Contest," which solicits reader letters explaining the logical error in the story "Into the Subconscious".
    • "What Is Your Knowledge of Science?" is a list of questions about science. With each is listed the story page number on which the answer can be found.
    • "The Reader Speaks" is a letters column.
    • "Science Questions and Answers" is also a letters feature, but deals more narrowly with science questions.
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Editor Title: Science Wonder Stories - 1929 • [Science Wonder Stories] • (1929) • edited by Hugo Gernsback

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