Publication: Comet, July 1941

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  • Publication: Comet, July 1941 Publication Record # 224781 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: F. Orlin Tremaine
  • Date: 1941-07-00
  • Publisher: H-K Publications
  • Price: $0.20
  • Pages: 132
  • 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: Comet, July 1941 by Leo Morey
  • Notes:
    • Vol 1, No 5.
    • Page numbers run 1-128.
    • Cover art is credited to and signed "Leo Morey."
    • Interior art is not credited for each story separately, but the contents page states "Illustrations by Paul, Morey, Forte, and Mirando." Signatures confirm individual attributions.
    • Story art for "The Vortex Blaster" on pages 2 and 10-11 is signed "Forte."
    • Story art for "The Street That Wasn't There" on page 18 is signed "Forte."
    • Story art for "The Devil's Asteroid" on pages 28-29 is signed "Leo Morey." The story title is "Devil's Asteroid" at the start of the story, but "The Devil's Asteroid" on the contents page and on the page headers.
    • Story art for "The Sky Trap" on page 46 shows no signature.
    • Story art for "A World Is Born" on pages 56-57 is signed "Forte."
    • Story art for "The Indulgence of Negu Mah" on pages 75 is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "The Beast of Space" on page 82 is signed "Mirando."
    • Story art for "The 4-D Doodler" on page 90 is signed "Forte."
    • Story art for "The Whispering Spheres" on page 100 is signed "Forte."
    • Story art for "The Bell-Tone" on page 117 is signed "Mirando."
    • Story art for "The Ultimate Experiment" on page 120 is signed "Mirando."
    • "The Door to Tomorrow" is listed as "The Door to Tomorrow (Editorial)" on the contents page.
    • "The Spacean" is described on the contents page as "a journal of interplanetary events and gossip." It is a fictional newsletter containing news flashes, future history items, and even fake advertisements.
    • "Rocket Mail" is a letters column.
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Editor Title: Comet - 1940-1941 • [Comet (Orlin Tremaine)] • (1940) • edited by F. Orlin Tremaine

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