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Title: Mr. Costello, Hero Title Record # 45747
Author: Theodore Sturgeon
Date: 1953-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1978 Mr Costello, Hero
Year Language Title
1954 French Mr Costello, Héros
1964 Italian Il signor Costello, eroe
1973Translated by Mieke Meuldrager-Ezelin
Dutch Meneer Costello, held
1975Translated by Jacques Polanis
French
M. Costello, héros?M. Costello, heros
1979Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Mr. Costello, der Held
1985Translated by Božidar Stančić
Croatian
Junačina Costello?Junacina Costello
Junachina Costello
1991Translated by Ю. Белова / Yu. Belova.
Russian [as by
Теодор Старджон?Teodor Stardzhon
Theodore Sturgeon
]
2005Translated by Boris Koch
German Herr Costello, Held

Publications

Displaying all variants and translations • Do not display translationsDo not display variants or translations

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, December 1953 1953-12-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation  
$0.35?$: US dollar
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 Emsh Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #5 April 1954 1954-04-00 ed.
Editors of Galaxie (1ère série)?Editors of Galaxie (1ere serie)
Editions Nuit et Jour  
F100.00?F: French frank
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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 14 1954-05-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications  
1/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
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 Alex Schomburg Checkmark
Assignment in Tomorrow 1954-09-07 ed. Frederik Pohl Hanover House  
$2.95?$: US dollar
317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard M. Powers Checkmark
Assignment in Tomorrow 1954-11-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Hanover House / SFBC  
$1.15?$: US dollar
317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
A Touch of Strange 1958-07-00 Theodore Sturgeon Doubleday  
$2.95?$: US dollar
262
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Joseph Mugnaini Checkmark
A Touch of Strange 1958-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon Doubleday / SFBC  
$1.20?$: US dollar
262
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Joseph Mugnaini Checkmark
A Touch of Strange 1959-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon Berkley Medallion G280
$0.35?$: US dollar
174
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
A Touch of Strange 1959-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon Berkley Medallion G280
C$0.35?C$: Canadian dollar
174
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Connoisseur's Science Fiction 1964-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman Penguin Books 2223
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
234
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
Profumo d'infinito 1964-06-15 Theodore Sturgeon Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #6)  
Lit 1,400?Lit: Italian lira
418
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 Duccio Alessandri Checkmark
Profumo d'infinito 1965-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #6)     420
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 Duccio Alessandri  
A Touch of Strange 1965-03-00 Theodore Sturgeon Berkley Medallion F1058
$0.50?$: US dollar
174
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 Mike Trent Checkmark
Connoisseur's Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman Penguin Books (US) 2223
$0.95?$: US dollar
234
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
Connoisseur's Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman Penguin Books 2223
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
234
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
Profumo d'infinito 1970-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #6)     420
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Duccio Alessandri  
A Touch of Strange 1970-04-00 Theodore Sturgeon Berkley Medallion 0-425-01830-X / N1830
$0.95?$: US dollar
232
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
Above the Human Landscape: A Social Science Fiction Anthology 1972-00-00 ed. Willis E. McNelly, Leon E. Stover Goodyear Publishing 0-87620-003-X   viii+
387
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth B. Buerge Checkmark
Above the Human Landscape: A Social Science Fiction Anthology 1972-00-00 ed. Willis E. McNelly, Leon E. Stover Goodyear Publishing 0-87620-002-1   viii+
387
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 B. Buerge Checkmark
Assignment in Tomorrow 1972-04-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Lancer Books 447-78699-125
$1.25?$: US dollar
302
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 Mike Hinge Checkmark
Xanadu 1973-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Meulenhoff (M=SF #65) 90-290-0157-7   327
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 Mati Klarwein Checkmark
Us et coutumes d'après-demain 1975-07-00 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA (Marginal #8)     252
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 Loro Checkmark
Us et coutumes d'après-demain 1975-07-00 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA (Marginal #8)  
F12.00?F: French frank
252
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 Loro Checkmark
Connoisseur's Science Fiction 1976-02-00 ed. Tom Boardman Penguin Books 0-14-002223-6
£0.60?£: UK pound
233+
[1]
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 Bob Fowke Checkmark
Le livre d'or de la Science-Fiction: Theodore Sturgeon 1978-01-30 Theodore Sturgeon Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5013) 2-266-00455-7   413
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
A Touch of Strange 1978-04-00 Theodore Sturgeon DAW Books (DAW Collectors #286) 0-87997-373-0 / UJ1373
$1.95?$: US dollar
255
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 Hans Arnold Checkmark
A Touch of Strange 1978-04-00 Theodore Sturgeon DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-373-0 / UJ1373
C$1.95?C$: Canadian dollar
255
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 Hans Arnold Checkmark
A Touch of Strange 1978-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon Hamlyn Paperbacks 0-600-38783-6
£0.85?£: UK pound
236
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 Tim White Checkmark
In einer fremden Haut 1979-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23326) 3-442-23326-7
DM 5.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
191
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
Jürgen F. Rogner?Juergen F. Rogner
Checkmark
Le livre d'or de la Science-Fiction: Theodore Sturgeon 1981-07-20 Theodore Sturgeon Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5013) 2-266-00455-7   413
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
Sirius, #106 1985-04-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik  
Din 100?Din: Serbian and Yugoslavian dinar
132
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.
mag Chris Foss Checkmark
A Touch of Sturgeon 1987-08-00 Theodore Sturgeon Simon & Schuster UK 0-671-65526-4
£10.95?£: UK pound
xiv+
235
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
1991-00-00 ed.
Сергей Барсов?Sergey Barsov
Sergei Barsov
() 5-87198-004-X   496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth
Борис Вальехо?Boris Val'ekho
Boris Vallejo
 
Un soupçon d'étrange?Un soupcon d'etrange
1991-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5103) 2-266-04799-X   413
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
A Saucer of Loneliness, Volume VII: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon 2000-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-350-6
$30.00?$: US dollar
ix+
388
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Selected Stories 2000-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon Vintage Books 0-375-70375-6
$14.00?$: US dollar
439
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 Checkmark
A Saucer of Loneliness 2002-09-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-424-3
$18.95?$: US dollar
ix+
388
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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Die goldene Helix 2005-06-00 Theodore Sturgeon Shayol (Shayol SF #1010) 3-926126-36-1
€14.90?€: Euro
223
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 Rainer Schorm  
A Saucer of Loneliness 2013-04-16 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 978-1-58394-751-7
$18.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Selected Stories 2013-04-30 Theodore Sturgeon Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4532-9547-2
$11.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Selected Stories 2013-04-30 Theodore Sturgeon Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4804-1051-0
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
A Saucer of Loneliness 2013-09-30 Theodore Sturgeon Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11001-4
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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