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Publication: Fantastic Story Quarterly, Spring 1950

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  • Publication: Fantastic Story Quarterly, Spring 1950 Publication Record # 243113 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Sam Merwin, Jr.
  • Date: 1950-04-00
  • Publisher: Best Books, Inc.
  • Price: $0.25
  • Pages: 164
  • 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: Fantastic Story Quarterly, Spring 1950 (1943) • by Earle Bergey (variant of Startling Stories, Winter 1943-1944)
  • Notes: Vol. 1, No. 1. A Canadian edition with identical contents was published by Better Pulications, Inc. of Canada Ltd., Toronto with a price of c$0.25. The editor is not listed but multiple sources credit Merwin. There is a request to purchase old issues of Wonder Stories family magazines on page 162. The bound issues in the possession of the publisher are described as "literally falling apart". Publication month from Mike Ashley's "Transformations". Volume 2 of Haffner's edition of the Interstellar Patrol credits Bergey as the cover artist and Finlay as the the artist for "The Hidden World".
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Editor Title: Fantastic Story Quarterly - 1950 • [Fantastic Story Magazine] • (1950) • edited by Sam Merwin, Jr.

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