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Publication: Planet Stories, Summer 1940

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  • Publication: Planet Stories, Summer 1940Publication Record # 369465
  • Editor: Malcolm Reiss
  • Date: 2011-11-02
  • ISBN: 978-1-59798-408-9 [1-59798-408-6]
  • Publisher: Adventure House
  • Price: $14.95
  • Pages: 128
  • Format:
    tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
  • Cover: Planet Stories, Summer 1940 by A. Drake [as by Albert Drake]
  • Notes:
    • Facsimile reprint of the original pulp magazine.
    • Date of publication from as of 2012-04-02.
    • Although dated Summer 1940, date of publication per the indicia on the contents page, the publishing date is 1941-05-01.
    • All artwork in this issue is uncredited. Credit is assigned per artist's signatures. Cover artist is credited by the reprint publisher Adventure House.
    • The illustration on page twenty-eight is signed but almost illegible, but seems to be Wm Founnof, although that may be wrong.
    • On page 121 the editor states that the art in this issue by Don Lynch and Ed Smalley is their first published pulp work.
    • There is an ad on page eighty-one for the June 1940 issue of Action Stories which contains the, so far, unlisted science fiction story "The Destroyers from Mars" by Eando Binder. On page 123 there is an ad for the Summer 1940 issue of Two Complete Detective Novels which contains an unlisted publication of William Sloane's The Edge of Running Water.
    • C$15.95 in Canada.
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Anthology Title: Planet Stories, Summer 1940 • [Planet Stories magazine reprints • 3] • anthology by Malcolm Reiss

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