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Publication: Astonishing Stories, December 1940

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  • Publication: Astonishing Stories, December 1940Publication Record # 251697 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Frederik Pohl
  • Date: 1940-12-00
  • Publisher: Fictioneers, Inc.
  • Price: $0.10
  • Pages: 116
  • 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: Astonishing Stories, December 1940 by Robert C. Sherry [as by Bob Sherry]
  • Notes:
    • Vol 2, No 2.
    • Page numbers run 1-112.
    • Cover art is not credited; the artwork is signed "Bob Sherry."
    • Interior art is not credited.
    • Story art for "Half-Breeds on Venus" on pages 6-7, 11, and 19 is signed "Eron."
    • Story art for "Rocket of Metal Men" on page 27 is signed "GThorp."
    • Story art for "Trouble in Time" on pages 34 and 39 is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "Quicksands of Youthwardness (Part 2 of 3)" on pages 46-47, 53, and 58-59 is signed "Gabriel."
    • Story art for "Hold That Comet!" on pages 64 and 71 is signed "John Giunta."
    • Story art for "The Door at the Opera" on page 77 is signed "Hannes Bok"; that on page 81 is signed "Bok."
    • Story art for "Age of the Cephalods" on pages 82-83 is signed "Leo Morey"; that on page 96 shows no signature.
    • "Viewpoints" is a letters column.
    • "Fantasy Books" contains book reviews.
    • "Tales to Come" is a preview of the next month's issue.
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Editor Title: Astonishing Stories - 1940 • [Astonishing Stories] • (1940) • edited by Frederik Pohl

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