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Publication: Wonder Stories, May 1931

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  • Publication: Wonder Stories, May 1931Publication Record # 62249 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Hugo Gernsback
  • Date: 1931-05-00
  • Publisher: Stellar Publishing Corporation
  • Price:
    $0.25?$: US dollar
  • Pages: 148
  • 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: Wonder Stories, May 1931 by Frank R. Paul
  • Webpages: archive.org
  • Notes:
    • Page numbers run 1345-1488.
    • Contents page states publication on the 3rd of the preceding month.
    • Library of Congress copyright record shows publication date 1931-04-01
    • Cover illustrates "Through the Purple Cloud."
    • Cover art is not credited; signature not found on the artwork.
    • Interior art is credited at the start of each story.
    • "Utopia Island (Part 1 of 2)" is translated by Francis Currier. Story art on page 1352 is credited to "Paul"; the artwork shows no signature.
    • Story art for "Through the Purple Cloud" on page 1398 is credited to "Paul"; the artwork shows no signature.
    • Story art for "The Cosmic Gun" on pages 1410-1411 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork is signed "M Marchioni."
    • Story art for "Worlds to Barter" on page 1422 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork is signed "M Marchioni."
    • Story art for "The War of the Giants" on pages 1440-1441 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork is signed "M Marchioni."
    • Story art for "The Beast of Ban-du-lu" on page 1448 is credited to "Lane"; the artwork shows no signature.
    • Drawn portraits (uncredited) of the authors appear with each story; they are unsigned except for those of Williamson, Pratt, and Repp which are signed "B."
    • "What Is Your Science Knowledge?" is a list of questions about science facts. 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.
    • "The Beast of Ban-du-lu" is given as "Beasts" in ToC, but "Beast" on title page.
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Editor Title: Wonder Stories - 1931 • [Wonder Stories] • (1931) • edited by Hugo Gernsback

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Primary Verifications

Verifier Date Type Last User Activity Date
Ldb001 2017-05-08 14:39:14 Permanent 2022-09-11

Secondary Verifications

Source Status Verifier Date
Bleiler Early Years Verified Rtrace 2018-06-09 22:11:04
Bleiler Supernatural Not Verified    
Bleiler1 (Gernsback) Verified Dragoondelight 2010-06-01 06:43:30
Bleiler78 Not Verified    
Clute/Grant Not Verified    
Clute/Nicholls Not Verified    
Contento1 (anth/coll) Not Verified    
Currey Not Verified    
Locus1 Not Verified    
Miller/Contento Verified Dragoondelight 2010-06-01 06:43:30
OCLC/Worldcat Not Verified    
Reginald1 Not Verified    
Reginald3 Not Verified    
Tuck Verified Rtrace 2018-06-09 22:11:04
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