ISFDB banner

Publication: Startling Stories, March 1940

You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed.

  • Publication: Startling Stories, March 1940Publication Record # 60690 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Mort Weisinger
  • Date: 1940-03-00
  • Publisher: Better Publications, Inc.
  • Price: $0.15
  • 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: Startling Stories, March 1940 by Howard V. Brown
  • Notes:
    • Vol 3, No 2.
    • Page numbers run 3-130.
    • The Editor is not credited.
    • Cover art is not credited; the artwork shows no signature.
    • Interior art is not credited.
    • "Meet the Author: Autobiographical Note" includes a photo of Kuttner.
    • Story art for "When New York Vanished" on pages 14-15, 27, 31, 39, 45, and 51 is signed "Alex Schomburg"; that on pages 17, 20, and 23 is signed "AS."
    • "Science and Reality," a guest editorial, includes a photo of Wellman.
    • Story art for "Station Death" on page 106 is signed "JDP" in monogram style, with the "P" central and larger, and "J" and "D" to either side.
    • Story art for "Guinea Pig, Ph.D." on page 116 is signed "Marchioni."
    • "Prize-Winning Letters" presents the first-prize winner for the story contest based on the September 1939 cover art. The letter is a short fictional work, and is preceded by an editorial introduction.
    • "Thrills in Science" consists of several biographical essays: "Molecule Hunter" (Jean Baptiste Perrin), "The Eighth Planet" (John Couch Adams), and "The Camera Never Lies" (Eadweard Muybridge, spelled Edward Muybridge in this essay).
    • "The Ether Vibrates" is a letters column.
    • "Science Question Box" is also a letters column, but deals only with science questions.
Cover art supplied by ISFDB on this Web page
Editor Title: Startling Stories - 1940 • [Startling Stories] • (1940) • edited by Mort Weisinger

Contents (view Concise Listing)

Primary Verifications

Verifier Date Type Last User Activity Date
Ldb001 2017-06-15 09:51:26 Permanent 2021-10-19

Secondary Verifications

Source Status Verifier Date
Clute/Nicholls Not Verified    
Clute/Grant Not Verified    
Contento1 (anth/coll) Not Verified    
Locus1 Not Verified    
Reginald1 Not Verified    
Reginald3 Not Verified    
Tuck Verified Rtrace 2018-03-18 22:05:29
Miller/Contento Verified Rtrace 2018-03-18 22:05:29
Bleiler1 (Gernsback) Not Verified    
Currey Not Verified    
Bleiler Supernatural Not Verified    
Bleiler78 Not Verified    
OCLC/Worldcat Not Verified    
Bleiler Early Years Not Verified    
Copyright © 1995-2021 Al von Ruff and the ISFDB team
ISFDB Engine - Version 4.00 (2006-04-24)
ISFDB is an Amazon Associate in order to have access to Amazon's product data. As an Amazon Associate ISFDB earns from qualifying purchases.