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Publication: Amazing Stories, April 1942

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  • Publication: Amazing Stories, April 1942 Publication Record # 56199 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Raymond A. Palmer
  • Date: 1942-04-00
  • Publisher: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
  • Price: $0.25
  • Pages: 276
  • 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: Amazing Stories, April 1942 by Robert Fuqua
  • Notes:
    • Mar. 1942←Apr. 1942→May 1942
    • Vol 16, No 4.
    • Page numbers run 3-274.
    • The front cover illustrates "Adam Link Saves the World."
    • Front cover art is credited to "Robert Fuqua"; the artwork shows no signature. Back cover art credited to "Frank R. Paul"; the artwork is signed "Paul."
    • Interior art is not credited by individual story, but the contents page states "Illustrations by Robert Fuqua; J. Allen St. John; Rod Ruth; Malcolm Smith; Joe Sewell."
    • "The Observatory," the opening editorial, is attributed to "The Editor" but also has "Rap" at the end.
    • Story art for "Adam Link Saves the World" on pages 32-33 is signed "R. Fuqua"; that on pages 10-11 shows no signature.
    • Story art for "Tiger Girl" on pages 48-49 and 68 is signed "St. J." Additional credit from Henry Hardy Heins's A Golden Anniversary Bibliography of Edgar Rice Burroughs.
    • Story art for "The Perfect Trap" on pages 84-85 is signed "Rod Ruth."
    • "Get the Hero Out of This Trap" announces a reader contest to write an ending for "The Perfect Trap."
    • Story art for "The Secret of Lucky Logan" on pages 96-97 is signed "Malcolm Smith."
    • Story art for "Disciples of Destiny (Part 2 of 2)" on pages 114-115 is signed "Fuqua"; that on page 158 is signed "R Fuqua."
    • Story art for "Devil Birds of Deimos" on pages 168-169 is signed "R. Fuqua."
    • Story art for "Treasure on Thunder Moon" on pages 198-199 and 230 is signed "Malcolm Smith."
    • "Landscapes of Other Worlds: Mars—Planet of War" includes a map of Mars.
    • "Scientific Mysteries" artwork is signed "Joe C. Sewell."
    • "Meet the Authors: Robert W. Glueckstein" includes a photo of Glueckstein.
    • "Correspondence Corner" is a compilation of requests from readers for pen pals, trading partners, etc.
    • "Discussions" is a letters column.
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Editor Title: Amazing Stories - 1942 • [Amazing Stories] • (1942) • edited by Raymond A. Palmer

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