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Publication: Planet Stories, Fall 1940

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  • Publication: Planet Stories, Fall 1940Publication Record # 59984 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Malcolm Reiss
  • Date: 1940-08-00
  • Publisher: Love Romances Publishing Co., Inc.
  • Price: $0.20
  • Pages: 132
  • 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: Planet Stories, Fall 1940 by A. Drake
  • Notes:
    • Vol 1, No 4.
    • Page numbers run 1-128.
    • Cover has "Fiction House Magazines" logo.
    • Cover art is not credited; the artwork shows part of the signature "A. Drake" under the Fiction House logo ("A. D---E").
    • Contents page states an issue date of August 1, 1940.
    • Interior art is not credited.
    • Story art for "The Ultimate Salient" on pages 2-3 is signed "Paul."
    • Story art for "Quest on Io" on page 33 is signed "Rosenthal."
    • Story art for "Buccaneer of the Star Seas" on page 41 is signed "DL"; the small illustration on page 42 is not signed.
    • Story art for "Domain of Zero" on page 57 is signed "Rosenthal."
    • Story art for "The Planet That Time Forgot" on page 70 is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "Hermit of Saturn's Ring" on page 81 is signed "DL."
    • Story art for "Venus Has Green Eyes" on page 92 is signed "Don Lynch."
    • Story art for "Revolt in the Ice Empire" on page 101 is signed "Leo Morey." The story title is stated thus at the start of the story, on the cover, and on the page headers, but as "Revolt in the Ice Kingdom" on the contents page.
    • "P.S.'s Feature Flash" has several sections: a profile/interview with Ed Earl Repp; a short profile of new artist Leon Rosenthal (represented in this issue); and a list of fan publications compiled by Tom Wright.
    • "The Vizigraph" is a letters column.
Cover art supplied by Galactic Central
Editor Title: Planet Stories - 1940 • [Planet Stories] • (1940) • edited by Malcolm Reiss

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