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Publication: Amazing Detective Tales, August 1930

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  • Publication: Amazing Detective Tales, August 1930Publication Record # 340581 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Hugo Gernsback
  • Date: 1930-08-00
  • Publisher: Techni-Craft Publishing Corp.
  • Price: $0.25
  • Pages: 100
  • Format:
    bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
  • Type: MAGAZINE
  • Cover: Amazing Detective Tales, August 1930 by Earle Bergey
  • Notes:
    • Trimmed edges.
    • Pages are numbered 673-768.
    • Cover is an illustration for the story "Vapors of Death."
    • Cover artist not credited; signature "E. K. Bergey" on artwork.
    • Story art is credited by artist last name only.
    • Art for "The Painted Murder" and "The Scientific Cracksman" is signed "Jay"; art for "The Astounding Clue," "The Stamp of Doom," and "Vapors of Death" is signed "Jay G."; art for "The Vanishing Man" is signed "Jay Gould."
    • Art for "The Phantom Killer" is signed "Jno Ruger."
    • Artwork for "Scientific Actuality: Tracked by Ultra-Violet" consists of several photographs.
    • "How Good a Detective Are You?" is a monthly puzzle or brain teaser.
    • "When Is a Confession?" is an introductory essay. It is titled "Editorial" in the table of contents.
    • "Scientific Actuality" is a series of factual articles that appeared in each issue of the magazine.
    • "The Reader's Verdict" is a letters column.
    • "Book Review" is titled thus, and consists of short reviews of current fiction and non-fiction books.
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Editor Title: Amazing Detective Tales - 1930 • [Amazing Detective Tales] • (1930) • edited by Hugo Gernsback

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