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Publication: Captain Future, Summer 1940

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  • Publication: Captain Future, Summer 1940Publication Record # 256266 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Mort Weisinger
  • Date: 1940-07-00
  • 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, Summer 1940 by Earle Bergey
  • Notes:
    • Vol 1, No 3.
    • 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 shows no signature.
    • Interior art is not credited.
    • Story art for "Captain Future's Challenge (Complete Novel)" on pages 14-15, 21, 31, and 47 is signed "HWesso"; that on pages 17, 19, 23, 28, 35, 39, and 43 shows no signature.
    • Story art for "Lunar Parasites" on page 100 is signed "Marchioni"; the small illustration on page 103 is not signed.
    • Story art for "Death at the Observatory" on page 106 shows no signature.
    • Story art for "The Human Termites (Part 3 of 4)" on page 113 is signed "Paul." Two small illustrations of characters in the story on pages 114 and 115 are not signed.
    • "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" gives fictitious information on locations in space, but is written as if factual. This month's entry describes Neptune. A diagram is included.
    • "Do You Believe?" uses cartoon presentation to argue against several commonly believed ideas.
    • "Under Observation" is a letters column.
Cover art supplied by Galactic Central
Editor Title: Captain Future - 1940 • [Captain Future Magazine] • (1940) • edited by Mort Weisinger

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