Publication: Wonder Stories, August 1930

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  • Publication: Wonder Stories, August 1930 Publication Record # 62210 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editors: Hugo Gernsback
  • Date: 1930-08-00
  • Publisher: Stellar Publishing Corporation
  • Price: $0.25
  • Pages: 100
  • Binding: bedsheet
  • Type: MAGAZINE
  • Title Reference: Wonder Stories - 1930
  • Cover: Frank R. Paul
  • Notes:
    • Page numbers run 193-288.
    • Contents page states publication on the 3rd of the preceding month.
    • Cover illustrates "The Radium Master."
    • Cover art is not credited; the artwork is signed "Paul."
    • Interior art is credited below each art item.
    • Story art for "The Martian Revenge" on page 198 is credited to "Paul"; the artwork shows no signature.
    • Story art for "The Annihilator Comes" on page 212 is credited to and signed "Leonard."
    • "The Magazine of Prophetic Fiction" gives the result of the contest in Science Wonder Stories to devise a slogan for the magazine. The winning slogan is the title of this article and is used on the cover. Although the essay is probably by Gernsback, it is not credited.
    • "When the Moons Met!" is the Second Prize winner for the cover contest that was announced in the February 1930 issue of Air Wonder Stories. Story art on page 236, a new illustration using some of the components of that cover, is credited to "Miller"; the artwork is signed "Jack Miller."
    • Story art for "The Radium Master" on page 240 is credited to and signed "Paul."
    • Story art for "A Subterranean Adventure (Part 3 of 3)" on page 252 is credited to "Miller"; the artwork is signed "Jack Miller."
    • Drawn portraits (uncredited) of the authors appear with each story; they are unsigned except for that of Repp which is signed "B."
    • "What Is Your Knowledge?" is a list of questions about science facts. With each is listed the story page number on which the answer can be found.
    • "The Reader Speaks" is a letters column.
    • "Science Questions and Answers" is also a letters feature, but deals more narrowly with science questions.
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