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Publication: Wonder Stories, October 1930

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  • Publication: Wonder Stories, October 1930Publication Record # 62260 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Hugo Gernsback
  • Date: 1930-10-00
  • 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: Wonder Stories, October 1930 by Frank R. Paul
  • Notes:
    • Pages run 385-480.
    • Contents page states publication on the 3rd of the preceding month.
    • Library of Congress copyright record shows publication date 1930-09-01
    • Cover illustrates "Marooned in Andromeda."
    • Cover art is not credited; the artwork is signed "Paul."
    • An announcement on page 389 (in place of the usual editorial) advises that the magazine format will change to 7"x10" format with the November issue, calling it "more convenient."
    • Interior art is credited below each art item.
    • Story art for "Marooned in Andromeda" on page 389 is credited to and signed "Paul."
    • Story art for "The Lizard-Men of Buh-Lo" on page 402 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork is signed "M Marchioni."
    • Story art for "The Empire in the Sky" on page 418 is credited to and signed "Paul."
    • Story art for "The City on the Cloud" on page 426 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork is signed "M Marchioni."
    • "Faster Than Light" is the Fourth Prize winner for the cover contest that was announced in the February 1930 issue of Air Wonder Stories. Story art on page 432-433 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork is signed "M Marchioni."
    • Story art for "The Man Who Laughs" on page 438 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork is signed "M Marchioni."
    • Story art for "The War Lord of Venus (Part 2 of 3)" on page 442 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork is signed "M Marchioni."
    • Drawn portraits (uncredited) of the authors appear with each story; they are unsigned.
    • "What Is Your 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.
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Editor Title: Wonder Stories - 1930 • [Wonder Stories] • (1930) • edited by Hugo Gernsback

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Primary Verifications

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Bleiler1 (Gernsback) Verified Dragoondelight 2010-05-31 15:09:38
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