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Publication: Fantastic Novels Magazine, April 1941

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  • Publication: Fantastic Novels Magazine, April 1941 Publication Record # 265258 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Mary Gnaedinger
  • Date: 1941-04-00
  • Publisher: The Frank A. Munsey Company
  • 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: Fantastic Novels Magazine, April 1941 by Virgil Finlay
  • Notes: Jan 1941←Apr 1941→Mar 1948 Vol. 1, No. 5. Canadian price $0.12 also on cover. The editor is not listed but Ashley credits Gnaedinger. Cover and interior art credits based on signatures. The "Important Announcement!" is that the magazine will be combined with "Famous Fantastic Mysteries". According to Mary Gnaedinger in the January 1950 issue of "Fantastic Novels", A. Merrit modified "The Dwellers in the Mirage" for it's 1941 appearance in "Fantastic Novels" by replacing the "happy" ending dictated by the initial publisher with the more ambiguous ending he originally intended.
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