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Publication: Captain Future, Fall 1940

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  • Publication: Captain Future, Fall 1940Publication Record # 256267 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Mort Weisinger
  • Date: 1940-10-00
  • 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, Fall 1940 by Earle Bergey
  • Notes:
    • Vol 2, No 1.
    • Contents page states "October, 1940, issue."
    • Page numbers run 3-130.
    • The Editor is not credited.
    • Cover art is not credited; the artwork is signed "E. K. Bergey."
    • Story art for "The Triumph of Captain Future" is credited to "H. W. Wesso." The artwork on pages 23, 41, and 51 is signed "HWesso"; that on pages 14-15, 17, 19, 25, 33, 37, 47, 49, and 57 shows no signature. There are also several tiny generic drawings at the start or end of chapters.
    • Story art for "Uranian Justice" on page 104 is not credited; the artwork is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "Black Absolute" on page 109 is not credited; the artwork shows no signature.
    • Story art for "The Human Termites (Part 4 of 4)" on page 111 is not credited; the artwork is signed "Paul." Two small illustrations of characters in the story on pages 112 and 113 are not signed.
    • "The Futuremen" is 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. A diagram is included.
    • "Under Observation" is a letters column.
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Editor Title: Captain Future - 1940 • [Captain Future Magazine] • (1940) • edited by Mort Weisinger

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