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  • Publication: Astounding Science Fiction, April 1959Publication Record # 57397 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: John W. Campbell, Jr.
  • Date: 1959-04-00
  • Publisher: Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
  • Price: $0.35
  • Pages: 164
  • Format:
    digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
  • Type: MAGAZINE
  • Cover: Astounding Science Fiction, April 1959 by Frank Kelly Freas [as by Kelly Freas]
  • Webpages: archive.org
  • Notes: Mar. 1959←Apr. 1959→May 1959 Vol. LXIII, No. 2. Cover illustration for "Wherever You Are" (untitled in the magazine). The cover is credited (TOC) to Freas, but signed "Kelly Freas". Some artwork credited to Summers (beginning of story text) is signed "LRS". Some artwork credited to Martinez (beginning of story text) is signed with a stylized "M". Interior artwork credited to Freas (beginning of story text) is signed with his KF-circle logo. The reviews on p. 142 are buried in, & are the substance of, an initial essay entitled "Grim New World?". Following this in an untitled section are reviews of two sound recordings (LPs): Rockets, Missiles and Space Travel [interviews & sound clips] and Nightwatch [poetry]. The reviews on pp. 149-150 are reprint notices with brief comments. The review of 6 from Worlds Beyond gives only that title (not the subtitle). The full text and images of this edition are available at The Internet Archive, see web page for link.
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Editor Title: Astounding Science Fiction - 1959 • [Astounding / Analog (1937-1971)] • (1959) • edited by John W. Campbell, Jr.

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