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Publication: Wonder Stories, September 1930

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  • Publication: Wonder Stories, September 1930Publication Record # 62266 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Hugo Gernsback
  • Date: 1930-09-00
  • 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, September 1930 by Frank R. Paul
  • Webpages: archive.org
  • Notes:
    • Page numbers run 289-384.
    • Contents page states publication on the 3rd of the preceding month.
    • Library of Congress copyright record shows publication date 1930-08-01
    • Cover illustrates "The Tragedy of Spider Island."
    • Cover art is not credited; the artwork is signed "Paul."
    • Interior art is credited below each art item.
    • Story art for "The War Lord of Venus (Part 1 of 3)" on pages 294-295 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork is signed "M Marchioni."
    • Story art for "In 20,000 A.D.!" on page 310 is credited to and signed "Paul." Story author Nat Schachner's name is given thus on the contents page and in the caption to his drawn portrait, but as "Nathan Schachner" on the first page of the story.
    • Story art for "The Tragedy of Spider Island" on pages 324-325 is credited to and signed "Paul."
    • Story art for "The King of the Black Bowl" on pages 334-335 is credited to "Miller"; the artwork is signed "Jack Miller."
    • "A Rescue in Space" is the Third Prize winner for the cover contest that was announced in the February 1930 issue of Air Wonder Stories. Story art on pages 346-347 is credited to "Miller"; the artwork shows no signature.
    • Story art for "The Torpedo Terror" on page 356 is credited to and signed "Leonard."
    • An announcement on page 366 gives the winner of the slogan contest presented in the February 1930 issue of Air Wonder Stories: "Future Flying Fiction." Because the magazine was absorbed into Wonder Stories, the slogan was not used.
    • Drawn portraits (uncredited) of the authors appear with each story; they are unsigned except for that of Morrow which is 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. In this issue only it is called "Science Questionnaire" on the page on which it appears, but is still listed as "What Is Your Science Knowledge?" on the contents page.
    • "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

Verifier Date Type Last User Activity Date
Fmmm 2011-07-16 13:29:32 Permanent 2011-07-16
Ldb001 2017-05-01 21:54:16 Permanent 2022-09-11

Secondary Verifications

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Bleiler Early Years Not Verified    
Bleiler Supernatural Not Verified    
Bleiler1 (Gernsback) Verified Dragoondelight 2010-05-31 15:04:55
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Contento1 (anth/coll) Not Verified    
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Miller/Contento Verified Dragoondelight 2010-05-31 15:04:55
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Tuck Verified Rtrace 2019-04-28 09:12:56
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