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Publication: Stories Annual, 1955

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  • Publication: Stories Annual, 1955Publication Record # 640731 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Alexander Samalman
  • Date: 1955-00-00
  • Publisher: Standard Magazines, Inc.
  • Price:
    $0.25?$: US dollar
  • Pages: 116
  • 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: Stories Annual, 1955 by Ed Emshwiller (variant of Startling Stories, April 1953 1953)
  • Webpages: archive.org
  • Notes: Vol. 1. No. 1. The cover is a collage and the Emshwiller credit is for the science fiction portion only. Only three of the stories are science fiction with the remaining being from the mystery, western and sports genres. Miller/Contento does not identify the genres of the stories. However, those featured on the cover for the other genres are omitted here. "Partner's Payoff" and "Vengeance Is Not Enough" are detective stories. They are included as nongenre stories because both authors have SF entries in the ISFDB. Stories not included are: The detective story "The Murder Tap" by M. E. Chaber. The westerns "Time for Violence" by Hascal Giles, "Hawk in the Sunlight" by Robert Stephens, and "Brandy on Their Minds" by Paul Randall Morrison. The sports stories "Cheese Champ" by Bill Erin, "Diamond Outcast" by T. W. Ford, and "They're Dead at Cooperstown" by Fletcher Flora. Interior art credits based upon signatures.
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Editor Title: Stories Annual - 1955 • [Stories Annual] • edited by Alexander Samalman

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