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Title: The Automatic Pistol Title Record # 41637
Author: Fritz Leiber
Date: 1940-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1940 The Automatic Pistol [as by Fritz Leiber, Jr.]
Year Language Title
1979 Italian La pistola automatica
1980Translated by Alain Dorémieux
French Le pistolet automatique
1980Translated by Eva Malsch
German Die automatische Pistole

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nominations Below Cutoff 2016 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
Weird Tales, May 1940 1940-05-00 ed. D. McIlwraith Weird Tales   $0.15 132
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 Hannes Bok Checkmark
Night's Black Agents 1947-00-00 Fritz Leiber, Jr. Arkham House   $3.00 x+
237
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ronald Clyne Checkmark
The Unexpected 1961-02-00 ed. Leo Margulies Pyramid Books G590 $0.35 160
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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
Tales From Nights Black Agents 1961-06-00 Fritz Leiber, Jr. Ballantine Books 508K $0.35 143
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 Checkmark
The Unexpected 1962-11-00 ed. Leo Margulies Pyramid Books F-795 $0.40 160
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
Unknown Worlds 1969-00-00 ed. Lawana Trout, Michael C. Flanigan Holt, Rinehart and Winston (Holt's Impact Series) 0-03-071620-9 $2.20 xviii+
157
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  
Night's Black Agents 1975-00-00 Fritz Leiber, Jr. Neville Spearman 0-85978-013-9 £2.50 x+
237
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll David L. Fletcher Checkmark
Night's Black Agents 1977-06-00 Fritz Leiber Sphere 0-7221-5476-3 £0.85 240
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  
Night's Black Agents 1978-03-00 Fritz Leiber Berkley Books 0-425-03669-3 $1.75 xii+
275
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 Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Unearth, Winter 1979 1979-01-00 ed. Jonathan Ostrowsky-Lantz, John M. Landsberg Unearth Publications   $2.00 192
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 Clyde Caldwell  
Neri araldi della notte 1979-04-00 Fritz Leiber Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #55)   2,500 Lit 232
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.
coll Franco Storchi  
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 2, 1940 1979-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #350) 0-87997-483-4 $2.25 350
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 2, 1940 1979-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-483-4 C$2.50 350
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Night's Black Agents 1980-05-00 Fritz Leiber Berkley Books 0-425-04322-3 $1.95 275
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 Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Les lubies lunatiques de Fritz Leiber 1980-07-00 Fritz Leiber Casterman (Autres temps, autres mondes) 2-203-22631-5   250
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Patrice Larue Checkmark
Night's Black Agents 1980-09-00 Fritz Leiber Gregg Press 0-8398-2640-0 $14.95 xv+
[7]+
275
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Die besten Stories von 1940 1980-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6711) 3-8118-6711-3 DM 7.80 320
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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-40147-9   432+
350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Weird Tales: 32 Unearthed Terrors 1988-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg, Stefan R. Dziemianowicz Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-66123-3 $9.98 xv+
655
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Hannes Bok Checkmark
The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber 1990-04-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Harvest 0-913165-48-4 $21.95 601
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber 1990-04-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Harvest 0-913165-48-4 $65.00 601
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber 1990-04-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Harvest 0-913165-48-4   601
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Occhi d'ombra 1991-05-00 Fritz Leiber Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Omnibus) 88-04-34851-8 25,000 Lit 690
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll J. K. Potter  
Great Science Fiction Stories of 1940 2002-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Dorset Press 0-7607-3251-5 $9.95 350
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 Tom McKeveny  
Horrible Imaginings 2004-00-00 Fritz Leiber Midnight House 0-9740589-5-5 $45.00 246
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Allen Koszowski Checkmark
Horrible Imaginings 2004-00-00 Fritz Leiber Midnight House 0-9740589-5-5 $45.00 246
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Allen Koszowski Checkmark
Horrible Imaginings 2012-09-04 Fritz Leiber e-reads.com 978-1-61756-115-3 $13.95 260
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.
coll  
Horrible Imaginings 2014-04-01 Fritz Leiber Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-1668-4 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Horrible Imaginings 2014-07-08 Fritz Leiber Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-4218-8 $13.99 260
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.
coll  
Masters of the Weird Tale: Fritz Leiber 2016-06-00 Fritz Leiber Centipede Press 978-1-61347-059-6 $275.00 904
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tom Kidd Checkmark
Horrible Imaginings 2016-09-29 Fritz Leiber Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12401-1 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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