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Publication: Startling Stories, January 1939

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  • Publication: Startling Stories, January 1939 Publication Record # 60663 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Mort Weisinger
  • Date: 1939-01-00
  • 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, January 1939 by Howard V. Brown
  • Notes:
    • Vol 1, No 1.
    • Page numbers run 3-130.
    • The Editor is not credited.
    • Cover art is not credited; the artwork shows no signature. Credit from Robinson, Weinberg and Broecker's Art of Imagination.
    • Interior art is not credited.
    • Story art for "The Black Flame" on pages 16-17, 29, 33, 49 is signed "HWesso"; that on pages 20, 21, 23, 37, 43 shows no signature.
    • Story art for "The Eternal Man" on page 100 is signed "Paul."
    • Story art for "Science Island" on page 112 is signed "HWesso."
    • "Forecast for Coming Issues" is a preview of thet next issue.
    • "Thrills in Science" consists of several biographical essays: "The Life-Secret of Mice and Men" (Joseph Priestley), "Fate Reveals the Magic Ray" (Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen), "Dr. Pettenkofer's Strange Meal" (Robert Koch), and "A Columbus of Space" (Jeremiah Horrocks).
    • "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 - 1939 • [Startling Stories] • (1939) • edited by Mort Weisinger

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