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Publication: Startling Stories, September 1940

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  • Publication: Startling Stories, September 1940Publication Record # 60726 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Mort Weisinger
  • Date: 1940-09-00
  • 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, September 1940 by Earle Bergey [as by E. K. Bergey]
  • Notes:
    • Vol 4, No 2.
    • Page numbers run 3-130.
    • The Editor is not credited.
    • Cover art is credited "E. K. Bergey"; the artwork shows no signature.
    • Cover illustrates "The Kid from Mars."
    • Interior art is not credited.
    • Story art for "The Kid from Mars" on pages 12-13, 21, 27, and 45 is signed "Alex Schomburg"; that on pages 15, 17, 31, 37, 38, 41, 53, and 56 shows no signature.
    • "The Ally of Science," a guest editorial, includes a drawn portrait of Barnes.
    • Story art for "The World Without" on page 91 is signed "M Marchioni."
    • Story art for "The Machine That Had No Flaws" on page 106 is signed "Marchioni."
    • Story art for "Kingdom of the Ants" on page 113 is signed "Virgil Finlay."
    • "Meet the Author: Eastward Ho!" includes a photo of Friend.
    • "Thrills in Science" consists of several biographical essays: "The Mystery Man of Science" (Orffyreus), "The Unfinished Experiment" (Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier), and "The Birth of an Element" (Henri Becquerel).
    • "The Ether Vibrates" is a letters column.
    • "Science Question Box" is also a letters column, but deals only with science questions.
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Editor Title: Startling Stories - 1940 • [Startling Stories] • (1940) • edited by Mort Weisinger

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