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Publication: Air Wonder Stories, April 1930

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  • Publication: Air Wonder Stories, April 1930Publication Record # 56085 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Hugo Gernsback
  • Date: 1930-04-00
  • Publisher: Stellar Publishing Corporation
  • 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: Air Wonder Stories, April 1930 by Frank R. Paul
  • Notes:
    • Volume 1óNo. 10
    • Page numbers run 865-960.
    • Contents page states publication on the 10th of the preceding month.
    • Cover illustrates "The Flying Buzz-Saw."
    • Cover art is not credited; signature "Paul" is on the artwork.
    • Interior art is credited below each art item.
    • Story art for "Through the Meteors" on page 870 is credited and signed "Paul."
    • Story art for "The Heat Ray" on page 890 is credited to "Leonard"; the artwork shows no signature. The story title is given as "The Heat-Ray" at the start of the story (as part of the story artwork), but the hyphen is not used on the contents page or on the story page headers.
    • Story art for "The Flying Buzz-Saw" on page 898 is credited to "Paul"; the artwork shows no signature. The story title is given as "The Flying Buzzsaw" at the start of the story (as part of the story artwork), but as "The Flying Buzz-Saw" on the contents page and on the story page headers.
    • Story art for "Evans of the Earth-Guard" on page 902 is credited to "Winter"; the artwork shows no signature. The story title is given as "Evans of the Earth Guard" at the start of the story (as part of the story artwork), but the hyphen is used on the contents page and on the story page headers.
    • Story art for "The Meteoric Magnet" on page 908 is credited and signed "Paul."
    • Story art for "The Flying Legion (Part 4 of 4)" on page 914 is credited and signed "Paul."
    • "How High Can Man Fly?" is attributed to Lieutenant Apollo Soucek "as told to Walter Raleigh." Thus Raleigh is included as a co-author. A photograph is included with the essay.
    • Drawn portraits (uncredited) of the authors appear with each story. That of Schere is signed with initial "B"; the rest are unsigned.
    • "The Reader Airs His Views" is a letters column.
    • "Aviation Forum" is also a letters feature, but deals more narrowly with aviation questions.
    • Allen Glasser's letter on page 953 is an announcement of the formation of The Scienceers club. The information is paraphrased by the Editor but includes one sentence in quotes that is presumably the only sentence authored by Glasser.
    • The full text and images of this edition are available at The Internet Archive.
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