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Title: Mimic Title Record # 41154
Author: Donald A. Wollheim
Date: 1942-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: Evolution produces eerie results in urban tenements.
User Rating: 8.00 (1 vote) Including variants and translations: 7.50 (2 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
Current Tags: horror (1), contemporary (1), first person point of view (1), urban (1), tenements (1), mimicry (1), into-movie (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1942 Mimic [as by Martin Pearson]
Year Language Title
1972Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Mimik
1981Translated by Eva Malsch
German Mimikry

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
6 2018 Retro Hugo Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astonishing Stories, December 1942 1942-12-00 ed. Alden H. Norton Fictioneers, Inc.   $0.10 116
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
mag Stephen Lawrence Checkmark
Super Science Stories (Canadian), June 1943 1943-06-00 ed. Alden H. Norton Popular Publications, Inc.; Toronto, Canada   C$0.15 100
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
mag Leo Morey  
Avon Fantasy Reader, No. 3, 1947 1947-07-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Avon Book Co.   $0.35 132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Checkmark
Fantastic Novels Magazine, September 1950 1950-09-00 ed. Mary Gnaedinger New Publications, Inc.   $0.25 132
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
mag Saunders Checkmark
Science Fiction Digest, Vol 1 No 1, 1954 1954-02-00 ed. Chester Whitehorn Specific Fiction, Corp.   $0.35 164
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Chester Martin Checkmark
Terror in the Modern Vein 1955-04-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Hanover House   $3.95 315
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Lindners  
More Terror in the Modern Vein 1961-00-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Digit Books R508 2/6 156
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Monster Mix 1968-06-00 ed. Robert Arthur Mayflower-Dell 5797 $0.60 284
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Oscar Liebman Checkmark
Monster Mix 1968-08-00 ed. Robert Arthur Mayflower-Dell 5797 $0.60 284
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Two Dozen Dragon Eggs 1969-09-00 Donald A. Wollheim Powell PP 181 $0.95 207
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Bill Hughes Checkmark
Wie weit ist es nach Babylon? 1972-01-00 Donald A. Wollheim Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #0135) 3-442-23135-3 DM 3.00 158+
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pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
Creatures from Beyond 1975-11-00 ed. Terry Carr Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6459-6 $6.95 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James E. Barry Checkmark
Creatures from Beyond 1976-04-00 ed. Terry Carr Thomas Nelson / SFBC 2066 $1.98 vi+
180
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James E. Barry Checkmark
Two Dozen Dragon Eggs 1977-07-00 Donald A. Wollheim Dennis Dobson 0-234-72054-9 £3.95 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Weaver Checkmark
Bug-Eyed Monsters 1980-03-00 ed. Barry N. Malzberg, Bill Pronzini Harvest / HBJ 0-15-614789-0 $4.95 273
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Ruby Mazur Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 4, 1942 1980-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #405) 0-87997-570-9 / UE1570 $2.50 448
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Antonio Bernal Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 4, 1942 1980-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-570-9 C$2.75 448
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Antonio Bernal Checkmark
Die besten Stories von 1942 1981-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6717) 3-8118-6717-2 DM 7.80 335
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction: 2nd Series 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-41367-1   723
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Bug Awful 1984-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles Waugh Raintree Publishers (Science Fiction Shorts) 0-8172-1739-8 $15.15 48
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth William Ersland Checkmark
Famous Fantastic Mysteries 1991-08-00 ed. Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Gramercy Books 0-517-05577-5 $10.00 xiii+
449
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Virgil Finlay Checkmark
100 Creepy Little Creature Stories 1994-08-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-511-X $7.98 xx+
585
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kevin McGuinness  
100 Creepy Little Creature Stories 1995-07-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-919-0 $4.98 xx+
585
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The Reel Stuff 1998-09-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen DAW Books 0-88677-817-4 $5.99 383
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Les Edwards Checkmark
Cyberfilms 2004-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen ibooks 0-7434-8743-5 $12.95 ix+
368
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Dave Seeley Checkmark
The Reel Stuff 2008-06-03 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1098) 978-0-7564-0522-9 $15.00 viii+
456
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Passing for Human 2009-09-00 ed. Michael Bishop, Steven Utley PS Publishing 978-1-905834-22-8 £20.00 x+
253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jamie Bishop Checkmark
Passing for Human 2009-09-00 ed. Michael Bishop, Steven Utley PS Publishing 978-1-905834-23-5 £50.00 x+
253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jamie Bishop Checkmark
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories 2011-10-31 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Corvus 978-0-85789-487-8 £25.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Nic Cheetham  
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories 2012-05-08 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Tor 978-0-7653-3360-5 $39.99 xx+
1126
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Nic Cheetham Checkmark
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories 2012-05-08 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Tor 978-0-7653-3362-9 $29.99 xx+
1126
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Nic Cheetham Checkmark
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories 2012-05-08 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Tor / SFBC 1356431 $22.99 xx+
1126
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Nic Cheetham Checkmark
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