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Publication: Wonder Stories, February 1931

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  • Publication: Wonder Stories, February 1931Publication Record # 62221 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Hugo Gernsback
  • Date: 1931-02-00
  • Publisher: Stellar Publishing Corporation
  • Price: $0.25
  • Pages: 148
  • 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: Wonder Stories, February 1931 by Frank R. Paul
  • Notes:
    • Page numbers run 913-1056.
    • Contents page states publication on the 3rd of the preceding month.
    • Library of Congress copyright record shows publication date 1931-01-01
    • Cover illustrates "Dust of Destruction."
    • Cover art is not credited; the artwork is signed "Paul."
    • Interior art is credited at the start of each story.
    • Story art for "Dust of Destruction" on page 918 is credited to and signed "Paul."
    • Story art for "The Great Transformation" on pages 936-937 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork is signed "M Marchioni."
    • Story art for "A Flight Into Time" on page 944 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork is signed "M Marchioni." Two photographs from the film Just Imagine appear on page 950.
    • Story art for "The Murders on the Moon-Ship" on pages 958-959 is credited to and signed "Wilson." The story author's name is given as "George B. Beattie" on the contents page, as "G. B. Beattie" on the first page of the story, and as "Geo. B. Beattie" in the caption of his drawn portrait.
    • Story art for "The Sleeping War" on page 980 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork shows no signature.
    • Story art for "The World Without" on page 996 is credited to "Marchioni"; the artwork is signed "M Marchioni."
    • Story art for "The Outpost on the Moon (Part 3 of 3)" on pages 1010-1011 is credited to and signed "Paul." Interestingly the signature is backward, suggesting that the illustration was inverted in the magazine.
    • Drawn portraits (uncredited) of the authors appear with each story; they are unsigned.
    • "The Reader Speaks" is a letters column.
    • "Science Questions and Answers" is also a letters feature, but deals more narrowly with science questions.
    • "Book Reviews" for this month includes a review of the film Just Imagine.
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Editor Title: Wonder Stories - 1931 • [Wonder Stories] • (1931) • edited by Hugo Gernsback

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Primary Verifications

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Ldb001 2017-05-03 00:29:38 Permanent 2019-06-22

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Clute/Nicholls Not Verified    
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Tuck Verified Rtrace 2019-04-22 22:19:47
Miller/Contento Verified Dragoondelight 2010-06-01 06:29:34
Bleiler1 (Gernsback) Verified Dragoondelight 2010-06-01 06:29:34
Currey Not Verified    
Bleiler Supernatural Not Verified    
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