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Publication: Captain Future, Winter 1940

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  • Publication: Captain Future, Winter 1940Publication Record # 256264 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Mort Weisinger
  • Date: 1940-01-00
  • Publisher: Better Publications, Inc.
  • Price: $0.15
  • 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: Captain Future, Winter 1940 by George Rozen
  • Notes:
    • Vol 1, No 1.
    • Publication date from Ashley's "The Time Machines."
    • Page numbers run 3-130.
    • The Editor is not credited.
    • Cover art is not credited; the artwork is signed "Rozen."
    • Story art for "Captain Future and the Space Emperor" is credited to "H. W. Wesso." The artwork on pages 25 and 35 is signed "HWesso"; that on pages 12-13, 15, 19, 21, 29, and 45 shows no signature.
    • Story art for "Invisible" on page 92 is not credited; the artwork is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "The Human Termites (Part 1 of 4)" on page 99 is not credited; the artwork is signed "Paul." Two small illustrations of characters in the story on pages 100 and 101 are not signed.
    • Story art for "Around Infinity" on page 118 is not credited; the artwork is signed "Leo Morey."
    • "The Futuremen" is described as a column giving background on characters in the stories. It is fictional but is written as fact.
    • "The Worlds of Tomorrow" is subtitled "A Department of Astro-Geography." It gives fictitious information on locations in space, but is written as if factual.
    • "Under Observation" will be a letters column, although in this first issue it contains only an editorial announcement.
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Editor Title: Captain Future - 1940 • [Captain Future Magazine] • (1940) • edited by Mort Weisinger

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