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Title: The Night Wire Title Record # 86054
Author: H. F. Arnold
Date: 1926-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: pseudopod.org, talestoterrify.com
Language: English
Synopsis: A night man in a newspaper transcribes telephone reports of a strange mist which is spreading death and horror over a wide area.
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Current Tags: mist (1), horror (1), wire services (1), newspapers (1), first person point of view (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1969Translated by an uncredited hand
French Brouillard sur Xebico
1975Translated by France-Marie Watkins
French Dépêche de nuit
2010Translated by Sigrid Langhaeuser
German Telegramm in der Nacht

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Weird Tales, September 1926 1926-09-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.   $0.25 148
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 E. M. Stevenson  
Weird Tales, January 1933 1933-01-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.   $0.25 148
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 J. Allen St. John Checkmark
The Night Side 1947-00-00 ed. August Derleth Rinehart   $3.50 x+
372
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
Avon Fantasy Reader, No. 9, 1949 1949-02-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Avon Publishing Co.   $0.35 128
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  
Magazine of Horror, June 1965 1965-06-00 ed. Robert A. W. Lowndes Health Knowledge, Inc.   $0.50 132
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 Fred Wolters Checkmark
The Night Side 1966-11-00 ed. August Derleth Four Square Books 1657 5/- 270
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
Le nouveau Planète, #7 1969-05-00 ed. Editors of Le nouveau Planète Denoël   F6.50 166
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
Les meilleurs récits de Weird Tales: Tome 1 : (1925-1932) 1975-02-20 ed. Jacques Sadoul J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #579)     249
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 Hugh Rankin , C. C. Senf Checkmark
Masterpieces of Terror and the Supernatural 1985-05-00 ed. Marvin Kaye, Saralee Kaye Doubleday / SFBC 5144 $6.98 xv+
623
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey Checkmark
Masterpieces of Terror and the Supernatural 1985-06-00 ed. Marvin Kaye, Saralee Kaye Doubleday 0-385-18549-9 $15-95 xv+
623
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey Checkmark
The Eighth Green Man: (and Other Strange Folk) 1989-00-00 ed. Robert E. Weinberg Starmont House (Starmont Popular Fiction #2) 1-55742-066-1 $9.95 vi+
171
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 Checkmark
Les meilleurs récits de Weird Tales 1989-01-13 ed. Jacques Sadoul J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #2556) 2-277-22556-8   509
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 Margaret Brundage Checkmark
Masterpieces of Terror and the Supernatural 1990-10-00 ed. Marvin Kaye, Saralee Kaye Dorset Press 0-88029-518-X $8.95 xv+
623
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey  
Masterpieces of Terror and the Supernatural 1991-12-00 ed. Marvin Kaye, Saralee Kaye Macdonald 0-356-20221-6 £14.95 xiii+
658
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 Ashley Pearce  
Masterpieces of Terror and the Supernatural 1992-10-00 ed. Marvin Kaye, Saralee Kaye Warner Books UK 0-7515-0030-5 £8.99 xiii+
658
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  
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories 1993-07-00 ed. Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert A. Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-106-8 $7.98 xiv+
546
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Eckstein  
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories 1997-00-00 ed. Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert A. Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-921-2 $4.98 546
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  
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories 2003-10-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Sterling Publishing 1-4027-0973-0 $12.95 546
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  
H.P. Lovecraft's Favorite Weird Tales: The Roots of Modern Horror 2005-11-00 ed. Douglas A. Anderson Cold Spring Press 1-59360-056-9 $14.00 391
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 Daniel Govar Checkmark
Das rote Zimmer 2010-12-00 ed. Frank Festa Festa (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens #2625) 978-3-86552-088-3 €28.00 348+
[4]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth 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
The Big Book of Ghost Stories 2012-09-18 ed. Otto Penzler Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-0-307-47449-0 $25.00 xii+
833
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 Gregg Kulick Checkmark
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 021 2013-07-18 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Pseudopod, #356 2013-10-18 ed. Shawn Garrett Escape Artists, Inc.   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag Checkmark
LampLight, March 2014 2014-03-00 ed. Jacob Haddon Apokrupha 978-1-4974-0703-9 $8.99 86
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.
mag  
The Third Macabre Megapack 2014-04-07 ed. uncredited Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-0858-0 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Tales to Terrify, #190 2015-09-11 ed. Tony C. Smith District of Wonders   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag Checkmark
Dark Moon Digest, #23, April 2016 2016-04-01 ed. Lori Michelle Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing 978-1-943720-15-6 $7.95 110
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 Allen Koszowski  
Lost Signals 2016-08-02 ed. Max Booth, III, Lori Michelle Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing 978-1-943720-08-8 $16.95 378
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 Matthew Revert  
The Ghost Box 2017-10-00 ed. Patton Oswalt Hingston & Olsen Publishers (H&O #003) 978-0-9952988-2-8 C$40.00  
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
anth Checkmark
Lovecrafts dunkle Idole: Band I & II 2018-07-04 Frank Festa Festa 978-3-86552-663-2 €13.99 608
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.
omni Timo Wuerz  
Weird Tales 2019-00-00 ed. uncredited Pulp Classics on DVD      
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
anth Margaret Brundage Checkmark
Weird Tales (disc 3, part 2) 2019-00-00 ed. uncredited        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
The Night Side date unknown ed. August Derleth Four Square Books 1657 A$0.80 270
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 Josh Kirby  
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories date unknown ed. Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert A. Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-106-8   xiv+
546
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories date unknown ed. Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert A. Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-106-8   xiv+
546
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Weird Tales, September 1926 date unknown ed. Farnsworth Wright Girasol Collectables   $35.00 144
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 E. M. Stevenson Checkmark
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