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"[The] SF Convential Calendar"

Could you please double check whether there is a "The" in the title of "SF Convential Calendar" in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Mid-Dec 1990? The reason I am asking is that we have three more magazine issues on file with "The SF Convential Calendar" essays published in 1989-1990. Apparently it was a semi-regular department, so I wonder if they accidentally dropped the article in this issue or, perhaps, if the article is cleverly hidden on the title page? Thanks! Ahasuerus 19:29, 19 Dec 2007 (CST)

Oh, I see, you were changing all the occurrences of this Essay to be article-less! That makes sense, so I have approved the submissions. Thanks :) Ahasuerus 19:32, 19 Dec 2007 (CST)
The contents page uses "The" in the title, but on the article itself there is no "The" in the title (I checked for "cleverly hidden", it is not there). I always use the title and author's name as it appears on the article, which also means that if "Editorial" appears with the title on the page, it goes in too. I break this rule for artists if I know their complete names as particularly in older editions, you are lucky to even get their last names. I also check the page numbers as more than once, I have found errors in the TOC. Thx, rbh 07:46, 20 Dec 2007 (CST)

Princess of Wands

Could you please double check the spelling of the artist's last name in your verified Princess of Wands? Is it "Stephan Hickman" or "Stephen Hickman"? Thanks! Ahasuerus 23:27, 11 Feb 2008 (CST)

Stephen both on the back cover and the copyright page. rbh (Bob) 18:00, 12 Feb 2008 (CST)
Thanks, fixed :) Ahasuerus 20:33, 12 Feb 2008 (CST)

Calendar of Upcoming Events

Bob, I've been looking at your latest submissions and I noticed that you seem to be connecting all of the magazine features into series. I'm not sure that it's necessary to do this to all of the features. I would also like to suggest that an entry like "Analog: A Calendar of Upcoming Events (Analog, December 1986)," could have the "Analog:" dropped from the front, since it's redundant.--Rkihara 11:46, 5 Mar 2008 (CST)

Ron, I was adding to a series created by someone else. Maybe we need to have some additional guidance put on the Analog page as to what should and should not be a series and if/when the canonical title Analog should be used as we are not using it for some things that are shared with Astounding. I know they really are the same magazine and maybe the two pages should merge to be consistent with other magazines that have gone through name changes. "In Times to Come" is another series that I think has little reference value, "The Reference Library" and "Brass Tacks" slightly more.
As to dropping "Analog:" from the title, I would love to have a shorter title but Analog is included in the title on the page and in the index, so I have been following the rule "Title - The title of the work. The title should appear exactly as published, even though this may be different from the canonical title." listed in the Help pages under "contents". Do we need to modify this guidance?
Someone should honcho the magazine pages and I kinda assumed that was you, if you need help, I would be glad to do what I can do, but we really need some standards rather than each of us who works in these pages doing their own thing. Thx, rbh (Bob) 19:05, 5 Mar 2008 (CST)
Bob, there is no magazine honcho here. I suppose it appeared that I was one, since I'm one of two, maybe three, active moderators who enter and approve magazine data almost exclusively. A lot of the rules are still vague and a little fluid, but there are enough editors and moderators working on magazines now, that we should nail down a more detailed standard, before things become hopelessly snarled. Swfritter and I have been verifying groups of fifties magazines together and working them to a standard that we've agreed upon in areas that are not fully defined already. Uniformity of appearance goes a long ways towards credibility, as a patchwork appearance weakens a user's confidence in our reliability. I'll take a try at filling in some of the vague areas in the rules, then drop it into Rules & Standards for discussion.
What to put in series and what not has never been settled. My comments about putting not putting all the departments into series was only a suggestion, as it takes a lot of time and energy to do this. As I think you've pointed out, you have a lot more magazines to enter once you've finished grooming the batch you're working on. If you wish to continue putting these departments into series, I have no problem with approving them. On dropping "Analog" from the title, you're correct, maybe we could take it out of the parenthesis?--Rkihara 00:42, 6 Mar 2008 (CST)
There are some things for which it is difficult to write rules and regulations, especially when they require a fair amount of subjective analysis. When the process of adding series to Analog began it was headed towards absolute disaster but luckily a number of moderators caught things on the fly and most of the work seems to be fairly consistent now. Putting the series link on the magazine wiki pages documents the series that are being added and allows others to check the consistency along with indicating to other editors what items should be in series and how they should be formatted. The essay series with specified authors are the most important ones to put in series because the author bibliography pages are more organized as a result. There are a lot of things I wouldn't put in series but if someone else has a significant number of issues of a title and is willing to put in the work, I am willing to follow their lead for that specific title. To my mind the only specific downside to a series is the amount of work it takes to enter the data. This is a honcho free zone.--swfritter 16:42, 6 Mar 2008 (CST)
Actually, "AnaLog" was the name of the feature. Note the capital "L". Pun intended. I'm not sure if that spelling is the same in every issue since I've not subscribed in the past decade. MHHutchins 16:31, 6 Mar 2008 (CST)

"Probability Zero: Equivalence PrincipleEquivalence Principle"

I have approved all of your overnight submissions, but I was wondering if "Probability Zero: Equivalence PrincipleEquivalence Principle" is really spelled that way? Thanks! Ahasuerus 13:01, 24 Mar 2008 (CDT)

Even apart from the repetition (which looks like a copy-&-paste-twice), I'd suspect that the "Probability Zero: " part of the title shouldn't be there; isn't there a series for those? -- Dave (davecat) 13:25, 24 Mar 2008 (CDT)
I didn't make that entry, only assigned it to a series. Went back, confirmed what the real title is, and fixed that. Yes, there is a series called "Probability Zero" and all the titles in it start with that series name. I need to add that series to the series list on the Analog page as well as the other Analog series I have found and remind people to leave the series name off, then edit all the entries to remove the series name. In my copious spare time working off my Analog backlog. Thx, rbh (Bob) 19:55, 24 Mar 2008 (CDT)

Obituary series

Notice that you put Hal Clement's obituary into a series called "Obituary". This is an interesting idea but I thought I would hold it since it might be an idea others might want to comment about. I can see no downside and the upside is that we could use the series to organize all the obituaries.--swfritter 18:37, 11 Apr 2008 (CDT)

Seems like a good idea to me. Dana Carson 18:48, 11 Apr 2008 (CDT)
I have entered many and thought it was time as some people might like to be able to look them up. Thx, rbh (Bob) 19:28, 11 Apr 2008 (CDT)
Have approved. I might note that tags could have also been used. Also, if we could sort sub-series it might be an idea to have a series for each year - like 'Obituary (1966)' for an author who died in 1966. Maybe in the future?--swfritter 20:34, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
I mentioned that flagging obituaries might be useful here but didn't get much response. Obituaries and Bibliographies in pubs we might already have are good things to point out, IMO. One recent entry seems to have led to a major filling-in of gaps for a certain author, for instance. I generally support the idea so long as it doesn't get lost in subdivisions by Magazine or Publisher - I'm not even too sure about Year subdivisions, I'd just like pointers to all this useful stuff from the author. BLongley 23:30, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
I think some of the potential enhancements may provide support for linking authors to essays about them. I hope so - that is the only way to get the essay to show up on the author's page; unless we start crediting the deceased as the authors of their own obituaries. Using a series or tags will make it easier to find the essays until we have a way to link the authors.--swfritter 23:44, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
Capturing the information is the first step but then each thing that we do to link it in useful ways so that it can be mined is another step in the right direction. Much of the biographical information about an author such as interviews, biographies, and obituaries, appear in the magazines so that is a rich source to exploit. We need to decide what needs to be done, do it as best we can, and then let the tools catch up. While my initial response to yearly series was positive, I am concerned that I would have to remember the year an author died in order to select the right series making the data less accessible. Thx, rbh (Bob) 02:46, 17 April 2008 (UTC)
Does anyone have a reasonable Guesstimate of how many such articles we have? So far the "Obituary" and "In Memoriam" titles are less than a hundred in total so don't really need sub-dividing yet, but I don't know what other common phrases indicate such content. BLongley 17:41, 17 April 2008 (UTC)
Sometimes only the authors name is used in the title. In that case I usually append it with (Obituary). Using the Obituary series makes that unnecessary. How many potential obituaries? Think Locus. They usually print 10 or 20 per issue.--swfritter 22:06, 17 April 2008 (UTC)
I haven't read Locus for years. Actually, Ansible is probably the only SF monthly I read now - and while that has a depressingly large number of recorded deaths nowadays, a lot of them are of fans and actors rather than anyone we normally record. And even if it's someone notable, an entry there is usually only useful enough to update the author entry, but I've never felt an article there is long enough to be worth separate recording. BLongley 22:19, 17 April 2008 (UTC)

April 1966 - Credited the editorial to The Editor and if I am sufficiently convinced that Pohl wrote the editorials (probably so) I will do the pseudonym thing. Also removed 'Editorial:' from the title of the editorial since it is inconsistent with previous entries and will become redundant when I put the editorials in a series.--swfritter 20:37, 27 April 2008 (UTC)

Might note that in many other issues Pohl is credited as the author of the editorials on the TOC but as The Editor on the column. The April issue is one of those cases where this is not done.--swfritter 19:16, 30 April 2008 (UTC)


The moderators have been talking about you behind your back, and have decided to ask you if you would like to become a moderator. Would you like to become a moderator? If so reply here, and we will begin the nomination process. There is a Moderator Qualifications page. Alvonruff 20:56, 5 May 2008 (UTC)

I am both pleased and honored to be considered, and would like to become a moderator. Thx, rbh (Bob) 02:41, 6 May 2008 (UTC)
The nomination was a smashing success and has been now closed. Congratulations, Bob, you are now a moderator! :) Ahasuerus 01:30, 12 May 2008 (UTC)
At this time, the moderator button does not work for me, it says I need sysop permission. Thx, rbh (Bob) 23:49, 13 May 2008 (UTC)
Hm, that's very strange, I can see your "sysop" flag set in the "User rights management" screen. I wonder if it has something to do with the move to the new host and the subsequent Wiki upgrade? Let me ask Al... Ahasuerus 00:08, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
The new version of MediaWiki tracks user rights differently than the old veriosn. For now I updated you rights the old way in the legacy SQL table. Try again. Alvonruff 01:07, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
Works now, Thanks! rbh (Bob) 01:26, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

Donald Willheim?

Is the typo in the magazine? BLongley 18:11, 14 June 2008 (UTC)

The Forgotten Planet

Correct cover? BLongley 17:31, 28 June 2008 (UTC)

Donald J. Wollheim

Please verify that the middle initial is credited as "J" in this pub. Thanks. MHHutchins 01:50, 10 August 2008 (UTC)

Possible change to your verified pub Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Feb 1975

I noticed that in the letter column there are letters by Damon Knight and David Gerrold. Should those be added? Tpi 10:15, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

Change to your verified pub Analog Science Fiction and Fact, November 2004

The bookreview of Ringworld's Children was spelled "Ringwrld's Children", probably mistake? Tpi 12:04, 17 August 2008 (UTC)

Changes to your verified Analogs in 1975

You have verified three issues of Analogs in 1975. I have made some small changes to those. I have used fep for content on the front inside cover instead of page number. I also have added a few letters by known sf authors. Tpi 19:28, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

Bob - please take a look at User talk:Tpi#Tpi's submission (title remove)of Letter (Analog, March 1975) and comment on this on TPI's talk page. It involves deleting one of the letters from a magazine you verified. Thank you. Marc Kupper (talk) 18:07, 28 August 2008 (UTC)

I have also added AnLab results in the "Notes" section on your verified publications Jan, Feb, Apr issues of Analog. I have done it also to Oct, Nov and Dec Analogs from 1974 - I have also used fep for content on the front inside cover instead of page number. Tpi 19:18, 28 August 2008 (UTC)

Faery Lands Forlorn

Apologies. I loaded an image that should match both our copies. Please check and advise if this bothers you. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 16:24, 28 August 2008 (UTC)


Hi Bob - I rejected your update to Firesong. You wanted to change

  • The date from 2002-09-00 to 2003-00-00.
  • The price from $17.99 to $11.99.
  • Add the note: A reading group guide of 13 pages is bound into the back of the book

Amazon has a Search Inside that shows $17.99 for a first U.S. edition dated 2002. The ISFDB publication record seems to be correct other than the binding may be wrong. ISFDB has TP, Amazon says HC, the Search Inside looks like a HC, but the copyright page says "ISBN 0-7868-0571-4 (trade ed.)." I suspect it's a hc.

Rather than updating the publication record which seems to match Amazon's physical copy please clone SNGFFR2002 to create a tp priced at $11.99. Generally I operate on the principle that data in ISFDB tends to be correct and I don't delete or change things unless I have really strong evidence that it's wrong. This is particularly true for the price field and the only wrong prices that tend to show up in the DB are when a book is announced at one price but published at another (and usually higher) price. The page count field is probably the least reliable and I always approve changes to those without bothering to research them. Marc Kupper (talk) 21:59, 11 September 2008 (UTC)

Earth Made of Glass

In verifying my copy to this [1] . I found this image [2] . If this works for you, then we match totally. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 22:46, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

Also, I approved an update by Bluesman to update your verified Earth Made of Glass to add the notes "Stated first PB edition; full number line. / $7.99 in Canada." --Marc Kupper|talk 22:59, 4 January 2009 (UTC)

Steve Mudd

Could you please check whether Tom Easton's review of Tangled Webs in your verified Analog Science Fiction and Fact, December 1989 attributes the book to "Steven Mudd" or "Steve Mudd"? TIA! Ahasuerus 02:15, 8 November 2008 (UTC)

On travel last week and for the next 2. Might get a chance to check this in the Thanksgiving timeframe. I know precisely where I put the box with that magazine. Thx rbh (Bob) 23:13, 8 November 2008 (UTC)
Thanks! :) Ahasuerus 01:43, 9 November 2008 (UTC)

Your verified The Pirate of World's End

New User:Gloinson has added an interior art record to your verified pub, along with a related note. Please check if this matches your copy. -DES Talk 22:51, 9 November 2008 (UTC)

Death of an Adept

FYI, User:MA Lloyd has changed the date of your verified hardcover edition of Death of an Adept from 1996-00-00 to 1996-12-00. It matches what the Locus Index has for this publication, so I let it through, but we may want to double check whether the month is stated in the book. Ahasuerus 18:32, 30 November 2008 (UTC)

Change to your verified pub Analog May 2003

I added a letter written by Stephen Burns. Tpi 16:17, 10 December 2008 (UTC)

Infinite Moment

Added POWERS as the artist on your verified pub TNFNTMMNT1961. Though uncredited, his signature is plainly visible on the lower left corner of the cover. Cheers! ~Bill, --Bluesman 19:36, 22 December 2008 (UTC)

Agent of Vega

Added the artist John Woolhiser (his signature is on the cover) to your verified pub GNTVG1962. Also a note re the printing/publishing data on the copyright page. Cheers! ~Bill, --Bluesman 19:38, 25 December 2008 (UTC)

Approving your submissions

Sorry, Bob. It slipped my mind that you had become a moderator, and I approved some of your submissions today. On this submission I reversed the publisher from "SFBC/Baen" to "Baen / SFBC" which has become ipso facto standard when entering SFBC editions. I also moved the ISBN from the notes to its own field and placed the SFBC number in the notes. Since the early nineties, the SFBC has published new editions (mainly omnibuses) and given them their own ISBN. Sometimes in the case of the above mentioned pub, they even reprint another publisher's book and give it their own ISBN. In this case I've been using the ISBN printed in the book and placing the SFBC number (from the back of the dustjacket) in the notes field. I don't believe this has been established as a standard, but if you think it warrants discussion in the community forum, please feel free to start one. Thanks. MHHutchins 23:00, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

Perry Rhodan #7,#10 + PerryRhodan Discussion

This. [3]. Due to cover changes would you confirm this cover. [4] . If so, I will transient. Thanks, Harry --Dragoondelight 13:57, 2 January 2009 (UTC) Series talk--this. [5] . As the owner of the Perry Rhodan project, we will need your input to this discussion. Personally, I am verifying my copies. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 13:57, 2 January 2009 (UTC)

Perry Rhodan #10 this. [6] Cover Image this? [7] . Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 15:23, 2 January 2009 (UTC)

Perry Rhodan #71: The Atom Hell of Grautier

Is it really Raymond Z. Galiun in your verified Perry Rhodan #71: The Atom Hell of Grautier ? It looks suspiciously close to Raymond Z. Gallun. BLongley 11:36, 3 January 2009 (UTC)

Pardon the but in, I have the same edition and it is Raymond Z. Gallun. It is on the toc and the story title page as I just spelled it. It is spelled above in the Introduction blurb also. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 13:00, 3 January 2009 (UTC)
This [8] . I added cover artist, cover image and notation. I del/sub to read "Recruits for Rhocon!" (added ! as on essay title page), "Magician of Dream Valley" by "Raymond Z. Gallun" as above (Bill's query) for title story and 'Magician' instead of 'Magican', and "Magician of Dream Valley" same above spelling, artist is Elliott Dold Jr as on copyright page not Elliot, also added note that 1934 date mismatches 1938 printing date of story. Changed it to 1938 as the db shows the story printed then. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 14:31, 16 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#18-added cover image

This. [9] matches my copyr. This image added. [10] . Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 23:28, 3 January 2009 (UTC)

Update to Perry Rhodan #18: Menace of the Mutant Master approved. Harry also added the artist credit for Gray Morrow. --Marc Kupper|talk 23:36, 3 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#20: The Thrall of Hypno-added cover

This. [11]. Added cover image this. [12]. Which matches my copy matching your verification. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 00:08, 4 January 2009 (UTC)

Changes to your verified pub Analog Science Fiction and Fact, August 1986

I changed two typing errors from reviews: "Starswarm by Brian W. ldiss" and "The Praesidium of Archive by Jefferson P. Swycafter" (last should be Swycaffer) Tpi 10:45, 4 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#19 Mutants vs Mutants--entered new pub per your notes

This. [13]. Entered new pub becaused of this note in your verification notes. 'Second printing 1974; price $0.95; has a red "Second Printing" band on the cover.' I admit to some confusion by the note. In any case two entries will be needed. Your verification has the first printing date, but second printing notes. Mine is this. [14] . Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 21:31, 4 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#22; The Fleet of the Springers--differences

This. [15]. I differ in severs aspects of your verifications. Here is a cover image. [16] . Here is the caption underneath. "March 1973 First Ace Printing features cover art by Gray Morrow." This from Terran Trader a pretty good Amazon vendor source. I would go with the Gray Morrow id, even though I can not find it myself (bad eyes maybe).

7 • Teatempestpot • [Stardust Editorial] • essay by Forry Rhodan and Charles A. Crayne

I disagree with co-crediting the letter writer which he quoted in total in the editorial. Thus I would remove Charles A. Crayne. Also, Forrest J. Ackerman is clearly signed on page 15, but Forry Rhodan is not used to close this essay. Forry Rhodan is only used in the body of the essay.

115 • Donovan's Brain • essay by Forrest J. Ackerman

This is as on the toc. Page 115 is "Scientifilm World" with "Donovan's Brain" and "Donovan's Brain (#2)" only in the body of the essay. I can see no crediting of Forrest J. Ackerman in the toc or the body of the essay. I would therefore return to Scientifilm World (PR#22) by uncredited.

117 • Pallas Rebellion • [Shock Short] • (1950) • shortstory by W. Malcome White

It is W. Malcom White with no e in Malcome. Probable typo.

147 • Big Wide Wonderful World • [Shock Short] • (1958) • shortstory by Charles E. Fritch

You used the toc version of the title. The title story page version is "Big, Wide, Wonderful World" . Which I believe is the ISFDB usuage. Also I think a reference is needed to the copyright page which reads "Great Wide Wonderful World" copyright 1958 by Mercury Press, Inc. by permission of the author. Unfortunately that is vague, but FJA lapses on such often.

Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 15:41, 6 January 2009 (UTC)

PR# 24; Infinity Flight-add cover, artist & note on art

This. [17] . Added cover, artist and note on artist signature. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 22:30, 6 January 2009 (UTC)

Update approved. --Marc Kupper|talk 06:40, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#27 Planet of the Gods-additions/corrections/notes

This. [18]. Corrected the novel title to read "The Land of the Gods" as shown on story title page. Note copyright is "Land of the Gods". The PR title is therefore different than the novel. Added notes, especially that "The Exile of the Skies" is only on copyright page, and "Exile of the Skies" is on ToC and story title page. Stated that it would be used as "The" as it varied between the various magazine story title pages.

Additonally, I have changed the "Juanillo" drawings of Pucky to "Untitled Pucky" and connected those is the records to (PR#xx) of first appearance so they could be grouped as images. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 01:21, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

I approved an update that
  • Adds the cover artist Gray Morrow
  • Adds the image
  • Adds the following notes
    • First Ace printing August 1973. [This Publication Record].
    • No printing number line in book.
    • Land of the Gods copyright 1973 by Ace Books.
    • An Ace Book by arrangement with Arthur Moewig Verlag.
    • Series and characters created and directed by Karl-Herbert Scheer and Walter Ernsting.
    • Ace Books edition.
    • The Land of the Gods by Kurt Mahr on story title page.
    • Exile of the Skies as used on this books story title page and ToC. To keep the series in order The Exile of the Skies is used as in it's original publication, the copyright credits, and in other issues of Perry Rhodoan at the story title page.
I left notes at User talk:Dragoondelight#PR title record changes as he did the other changes via title record updates that also confused me a bit. --Marc Kupper|talk 07:09, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#29: A World Gone Mad-Changed The Perryscope page number

This. [19] . Verified my copy to yours and changed 'The Perryscope' page number to 157. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 14:52, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

Players at the Game of People.

Massaged the notes for PLRSTTHGMF1980 as the copyright page actually says "first edition" not "first printing". First printing is assumed as there is no number line. Also included the LCCCN. Cheers! ~Bill, --Bluesman 23:12, 9 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#29 A World Gone Mad- ads/change

This. [20]. Added cover image, cover artist, and notes. Submitted "Doomsday" by Larry Herndon (not Herdon). I would also argue that "The Shortest Story Ever Told" is more of an essay than shortfiction. I also would argue that the Stardust Guest editorial was an essay by Forrest J. Ackerman with a letter ending that essay by Elizabeth Konig. She wrote a letter, that was commented upon by FJA and thus to me the whole would be an essay. If she is co-credited here, then "The Perryscope" format would also require co-credits to the letter writers? Yes/No/Maybe. I leave it to you to ponder. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 00:16, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

Also I owe you a sincere apology. I am not trying to one up you and your efforts. My intent is to cross-check, enter relevant data and frankly run away from the other issues in PR. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 00:16, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#41: The Earth Dies--Adds/Notes/ esp. ck note on Stardust editorial

This. [21]. Added cover image, cover artist from signature and the usual notes. Please double check the notes on the Stardust editorial. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 14:21, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

Parable of the Talents

Added the $C price to PRBLTLNTS2001. ~Bill, --Bluesman 22:42, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#48: The Dead Live-added cover image/notes

This. [22]. I found the cover art for the issue and added notes. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 15:14, 11 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#50: Attack From the Unseen-changed contents/adds/notes

This. [23] . I added cover image, Gray Morrow as artist & notation. I submitted change/deletions to the following 'Dark Star!' the Scientifilm World essay of the complete names given in the body after each individual essay segment and Virgil Finlay by Virgil Finlay, which I changed to read Virgil Finlay-A Self-Portrait by Virgil Finlay. Nothing major. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 21:04, 11 January 2009 (UTC)

Hepcats of Venus - artwork by Finlay

Couple of weird things about this pub. There are two pieces of artwork for Hepcats of Venus - one on page 2 and one on page 52. One is credited to Finlay and one to Virgil Finlay. In the original publication in Fantastic the art is credited to Finlay but both pieces are signed Virgil Finlay. I generally go with Virgil Finlay in a case like that. Also one of the pieces of art is on page 2? Also, there is a weird page count of 136. I would expect 132. Since the artwork is reproduced from the original it can be given the date of the original appearance and (reprint) appended to the title. Hope you are off the road soon.--swfritter 01:31, 13 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#57: A Touch of Eternity---adds, but "double check"

This. [24] . I added cover artist, cover image and notes. I made a notes that you might disagree on about "Scientifilm World" and "Stardust Editorial". Sorry for the trouble, Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 14:25, 13 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#58: The Guardians----adds/notes

This. [25]. I added cover image, artist and notes. Please check carefully those for Stardust Editorial, COSMOS, and Scienfilm World. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 14:58, 14 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#59: Interlude on Siliko-adds/notes

This. [26]. Added cover image, artist and notes. Check "Perry Rhodan Poll Results" comments. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 15:37, 14 January 2009 (UTC)

Perry Rhodan #60: Dimension Search

Harry also made changes to this pub, although I didn't see him leave a note for you here. BLongley 15:47, 17 January 2009 (UTC)

Sorry, I lost track of this one. Ck "The Game of the Name" for listings of German vs Ace editions with three sets of names. Appreciate the catch, Bill. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 15:58, 17 January 2009 (UTC)

Natives of Space

Massaged the notes a little for NTVSFSPCTP0000 as my copy shows Powers' signature plainly. Some times these early covers weren't printed "squarely" and the artists' signatures get cropped. ~Bill, --Bluesman 18:14, 14 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#61: Death Waits in Semispace--adds/notes/deltion-change

This. [27] . I added cover artist and "The Ship of Things to Come". I changed the essay about Ray Bradbury from "Ray Bradbury (Where are the Golden-Eyed Martians) to "Ray Bradbury: Where are the Golden-Eyed Martians?" to read more nearly as the title story page has it. I straightened and added notes. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 14:09, 15 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#62: The Last Days of Atlantis---notes/one add/cover artist

This. [28]. I added notes and cover artist and one short story printed in "The Perryscope" on page 152. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 14:30, 15 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#63: The Tigris Leaps-add cover artist & notes

This. [29]. I added the cover artist and notes and straightened the notes section. I also corrected the Ace catalog number. Thanks, Harry --Dragoondelight 14:46, 15 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#66: The Horror-added cvoer artist, image & notation.

This. [30]. I added cover artist, image and notation. Nothing major. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 15:43, 15 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#67: Cimosn Universe-added new cover image/cover artist/ notes

This. [31] . I changed the cover image and added Gray Morrow as cover artist. I changed the stardust editorial to read Launchpad-Orlando! with exclamation point and tidied up and added ntoes. Your content for page 170 is somewhat difficult to understand. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 22:32, 15 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#68: Under the Stars of Druufon-changed cover/adds

This. [32] . Changed the cover image and added Gray Morrow as artist. Added some notes and re-arranged note format. Nothing big. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 22:54, 15 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#69: The Bonds of Eternity-Cover artist/minor notation

This. [33] . I added cover artist Gray Morrow and mostly rearranged notation. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 00:11, 16 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#70: Thora's Sacrifice--added cover artist/notes/one deletion-change

This. [34] . I added Gray Morrow as cover artist, realigned notes and deleted "Interviewing Perry Rhodan" for this "Interviewing Forry Rhodan". Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 00:30, 16 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#77: Conflict Center: Naator--add cover art/artist/notes

This. [35] . I added the cover image and cover artist and added notes. Nothing much. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 21:09, 16 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#79: The Sleepers--reworked notation

This. [36] . Just redid notation. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 22:02, 16 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#80: The Columbus Affair--redid notes

This: [37] . I redid the notation. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 22:15, 16 January 2009 (UTC)

First Through Time

Added the uncredited title page artwork to the contents of FRSTTTM1962 and a matching note. ~Bill, --Bluesman 16:23, 18 January 2009 (UTC)

PR#101: Blockade: Lepso-adds/deletions/notation

This. [38]. I added the cover artist, image and notation. I deleted The Ship of things to Come, to regularize it with the others, deleted Final Victory to show it as it was on story title page, notes also, deleted the chapter titles shown as short stories and combined them into Blockade: Lepso (complete novel) series as shown. I also adde The Perryscope for this issue. We discussed this once before in general dialogue on PR. The total effort should put this into the format you wished then. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 22:22, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

The Pirate of World's End-added cover image

This. [39]. I added cover image and page start number. My copy matched yours. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 13:28, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

The Atom Conspiracy

Added two interior art pieces, by Gaughan, to TMCNSPRC1966 --Bluesman 17:26, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

To Conquer Chaos

Added a cover image to TCNQRCHS1964 --Bluesman 23:39, 31 January 2009 (UTC)

1635: The Cannon Law

I updated your verified pub CNNNLWWGKK2006 with the correct title '1635: The Cannon Law'. I have confirmed this change against the title page of my first edition, and the baen ebook RTF file at webscriptions. Please check your copy to confirm that there wasn't a hole in the multiverse and something didn't slip in from another when. Thanks! Kevin 04:10, 5 February 2009 (UTC)

A note to mods checking on this submission (Since it is apparently being held for review in the queue). [Copyright page] of this title. Sorry the title page is not part of the preview that I can see. The title appears as '1635: The Cannon Law' both as the copyright title, and on the 'list of books' page following. Kevin 04:01, 6 February 2009 (UTC)
UPdate approved. Are all the editions like this where they say 1635: Cannon Law on the front cover and 1635: The Cannon Law on the title page? If so, we should note that in the publication notes. Also, if you get a chance also note what's on the spine. I see in the copyright page it uses The at the top and 1635: Cannon Law down in the LOC data block. --Marc Kupper|talk 06:53, 7 February 2009 (UTC)
To my knowledge, all editions are titled with a 'The' on the Title page (The RTF is the page break fully formatted text that is sent to the printers I believe), it just wasn't used when the front cover art work was put together, and it was also dropped form the LOC Information. Yes I can also confirm that the Spine is titled '1635: The Cannon Law'. As an additional reference, please see the other titles in the 163x series. All items to date (with subtitles), and planned have 163x: The xxxx xxxx as a title. I will put a note in the title record when I go back through the Baen 2008 titles later this weekend or early next week. Kevin 07:06, 7 February 2009 (UTC)
I uploaded an actual cover scan of 1635: The Cannon Law which shows the correct title. AndonSage 02:22, 29 January 2011 (UTC)

To Sail Beyond the Sunset

Added a cover image and notes to BKTG05932 --Bluesman 21:18, 5 February 2009 (UTC)

Teckla-- added cover/ changed artist name spelling

This. [40]. I added the cover image matching my copy to your ver. I also changed the cover artist name to what was printed in the book. I added notation. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 21:37, 17 February 2009 (UTC)

In the Green Star's Glow-added cover/notation

This. [41]. I added the cover and notation. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 14:39, 19 February 2009 (UTC)

Machine Crusade

Added a cover image and notes to THMCHNCRS2003 --Bluesman 22:53, 21 February 2009 (UTC)

Perry Rhodan #19: Mutants vs. Mutants -- date error?

Hi. I have a copy of the 2nd printing PR#19, and I noticed in your verified PRRRHDNMTN1972 it has a date of 1972-11-00, yet the notes state 2nd printing 1974 and also describe the red Second Printing band on the cover (the notes describe my copy to a T). Shouldn't the date be 1974-00-00? --MartyD 14:08, 28 February 2009 (UTC)

I am going to change the date as noted above before I forget.... --MartyD 01:11, 10 March 2009 (UTC)
I also added a cover image and credit for Gray Morrow as artist, as I see a signature on the cover above the girl's hand (added a note about that, too). --MartyD 01:22, 10 March 2009 (UTC)

Princess of Wands (again)

I updated the cover art for your verified pub PRNCSSFWND2006. Please see 174590 for details. Thanks Kevin 22:35, 1 March 2009 (UTC)

Demons of the Dancing Gods--added working cover/notation

This. [42]. I added a cover image and added notation. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 16:32, 5 March 2009 (UTC)

Change to Your Verified Pubs

Expanded abbreviated month if found, in all titles.

Added a cover image to your verified pubs, Asimov's June 1993, and July 1993.-Rkihara 19:08, 7 March 2009 (UTC)

Added a cover image to your verified pub, Asimov's October 1993.-Rkihara 19:23, 7 March 2009 (UTC)

Added a cover image to your verified pub, Asimov's Nov. 1995.-Rkihara 23:17, 7 March 2009 (UTC)

Added a cover image to your verified pub, Asimov's Feb. 1996.-Rkihara 23:40, 7 March 2009 (UTC)

Added a cover image to your verified pub, Asimov's Apr. 1996.-Rkihara 00:32, 8 March 2009 (UTC)

Added a cover image to your verified pub, Asimov's July 1996.-Rkihara 00:39, 8 March 2009 (UTC)

Added a cover image to your verified pub, Asimov's Oct.-Nov. 1999.-Rkihara 17:25, 8 March 2009 (UTC)

Added a cover image to your verified pub, Asimov's July 2002.-Rkihara 20:27, 8 March 2009 (UTC)

Added a cover image to your verified pub, Asimov's July 1997.-Rkihara 16:58, 20 March 2009 (UTC)

In Fury Born

I updated your verified pub NFRBRNLBFB2006 with some notes to match my copy in hand. - Thanks Kevin 03:40, 17 March 2009 (UTC)


I added a cover image to your verified pub RGNRWQQJBF2003. Thanks --Rtrace 00:31, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact, August 1986

Rogue Bolo by Keith Bolo? Surely "Keith Laumer"? BLongley 20:39, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

Surley is right. Fixed. Thx, rbh

An Honorable Defense--added cover/notation

This. [43]. I added a cover and notation after matching my copy to your ver. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 12:15, 22 March 2009 (UTC)

King Kelson's Bride

I added a cover image and publication month to your verified pub KNGKLBRD2000. Thanks --Rtrace 13:12, 23 March 2009 (UTC)

The Atom Conspiracy -- cover image

I added this image to your verified TMCNSPRC1966 that matches my copy of the same edition. --MartyD 02:36, 24 March 2009 (UTC)

Change to your verified pub Analog May 1994

I changed the essay "The Rooster Crows at White Sands" by G. Harry Stine from The Alternate View To Science Fact (as is credited in the magazine) Tpi 17:06, 24 March 2009 (UTC)

And I also added a letter by G. Harry Stine. Tpi 17:09, 24 March 2009 (UTC)

The Burning City

I updated The Burning City with notes, and a changed artist credit, and the addition of 'Maps' - Kevin 04:09, 27 March 2009 (UTC)

Falling Stars--- added cover image/notation

Afternoon. This. [44]. I added a cover image and notation to your ver match to my copy. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 20:48, 31 March 2009 (UTC)

Added Canadian price

I added a note on the number line & Canadian price to your verified edition of Rosenberg's TIES OF BLOOD AND SILVER.Don Erikson 17:30, 1 April 2009 (UTC)

Beyond the Black Enigma== added cover/ notation

Morning! This. [45] . I added a cover image and notation, plus changed the catalog number to that used without the publisher as on the spine to match that of the first edition which did not have a publisher number anywhere, all because my copy matches your ver. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 14:40, 7 April 2009 (UTC)

The Stainless Steel Rat for President -- cover image

I added this image to your verified THSTNLSSSB1982 that matches my copy of the same edition. --MartyD 01:39, 9 April 2009 (UTC)


I added a cover image and publication month to your verified pub BKTG22852. Thanks --Rtrace 04:42, 10 April 2009 (UTC)

Analog March 1989 - Farside Cannon Review

I updated the contents and notes of Analog March 1989 to indicate that the author of Farside Cannon is 'MacBride', not 'McBride'. Please recheck your copy of this pub, and if its actually spelled 'MacBride', please remove my note from your verified pub. Thanks Kevin 19:37, 11 April 2009 (UTC)

Analog April 1961 - Review - Agent of Vega - Schmitz Typo

I updated the notes and contents of the April 61 Analog to fix the James A. Schmitz Typo. I amended the last line of the note already present to read "The author of 'Agent of Vega' James H. Schmitz is incorrectly listed as James A. Schmitz in the review section in the printed publication. Schmitz never published any works under the pseudonym James A. Schmitz and this error is editorially corrected in the database here in order to avoid creating a phantom author." - Thanks Kevin 00:02, 21 April 2009 (UTC)

Approved since Bob may not see this note until much later. Ahasuerus 00:20, 21 April 2009 (UTC)

Oath of Fealty -- cover image

I added this image to your verified OATHOF1981B. --MartyD 01:40, 24 April 2009 (UTC)

A Forest of Stars--- added notation

Morning! This. [46] . I added notation after matching my copy to your ver. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 11:56, 6 May 2009 (UTC)

Power Play - cloned due to cover difference

Morning! This. [47] . I cloned due ISBN similarity, but my cover was entirely different than what is displayed on your ver. I also added notes to the clone. If somehow your ver is the same, please take advantage of the notation and image. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 12:59, 6 May 2009 (UTC) Here is my submission. This. [48] . Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 12:11, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

Demons Don't Dream

I added the author's note to the contents of this verified pub to match my copy. Thanks Willem H. 19:15, 9 May 2009 (UTC)

AnLabs from Analog 1973

I entered Analytical Laboratory info presented in 1973 Analogs to corresponding issues from Oct 1972 to Sep 1973. Most of them were verified by you. Ok? Tpi 17:24, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

I approved these since I know it is hit and miss when you are available. Additional data only - no changes to content.--swfritter 17:35, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

Perry Rhodan #1: Enterprise Stardust

I added a cover image to your verified pub PRRRHDNNTR0000. Thanks --Rtrace 02:31, 19 May 2009 (UTC)

Agent of Vega added cover

Morning! This. [49] . I added a cover to your ver. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 14:16, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

Space Lords - added cover/ changed to Pyramid catalog number

Afternoon! This. [50] . I added a cover image and changed the publisher number on spine to the catalog number at top left front cover. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 21:09, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

It turns out that, as Harry discovered, we independently verified the same pub and created two separate records, so I have now deleted mine and merged my notes with yours. The full text now reads: "Stated Second Printing, November 1968, no number line. A five paragraph dedication "to the memory of Eleanor Jackson" on page 5. Cover signed and the artist credited on the back cover." Ahasuerus 04:18, 25 May 2009 (UTC)

Dr. Cyclops -- cover artist

New editor User:JLochhas has added a cover artist to Dr. Cyclops. -DES Talk 22:19, 24 May 2009 (UTC)

Cybernetic Samurai

Added a cover image and month to [[51]] --Bluesman 23:59, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

Natives of Space by Clement

I added notes on the OCLC record to your verified pub. -DES Talk 16:15, 29 May 2009 (UTC)

The Swordsman of Mars - added cover image/notation

Afternoon! [52] . I added a cover image and notation, matching my copy to your ver. Though the notes on Avalon, are not in the book, they are widely known. I forgot to add Tuck data, but will. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 20:45, 30 May 2009 (UTC)

Nelson Bond's Exiles of Time

I have updated the Notes for the Paperback Library edition of Exiles of Time to read: "Stated 1st printing. Cover art not credited, but Gaughan's initials are visible at the bottom of the cover." Ahasuerus 01:29, 3 June 2009 (UTC)

Added SFBC date code

I added the SFBC date code for your verified [53].Don Erikson 18:13, 8 June 2009 (UTC)

Winds of Altair

Added a cover image to [[54]]--Bluesman 00:41, 11 June 2009 (UTC)

Found Wanting

I added a cover image and notes to your verified pub BKTG22853. Thanks --Rtrace 17:18, 13 June 2009 (UTC)

The Quiet Pools

I added cover artwork that matches my copy in hand to your verified pub The Quiet Pools. Thanks Kevin 19:35, 5 July 2009 (UTC)

Waiting for the Galactic Bus

I added the publication month and some notes to this verified pub. Thanks Willem H. 17:16, 18 July 2009 (UTC)

Perry Rhodan #42: Time's Lonely One

Your verified pub of this title is own our list of magazines with a missing editor records. This probably happened if it began as an anthology and was changed to a magazine. There were several editors working about a year ago to convert all of the Perry Rhodans to magazines. I was going to add the missing record when I discovered that there is an identical pub already in the db. Because that pub already has the editor record and more extensive notes, would you consider doing a Primary Verification of it and deleting your verified pub? That would not only get rid of a duplicate record but save the time and effort to "fix" it. Thanks. MHHutchins 15:05, 2 August 2009 (UTC)

Quest of the Dawn Man - added notation

Morning! This. [55]. After matching my copy to your ver, I added notation including Tuck. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 13:52, 3 August 2009 (UTC)

A World Unknown - added cover art/notation

Afternoon! This. [56]. I added a cover image and notation after matching my copy to your ver. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 22:41, 4 August 2009 (UTC)

The Man on the Meteor serial

Some of the Perry Rhodan issues are you are verified by you. As per Help I have given them the date of the pub in which they appear rather than the original publication date.--swfritter 16:11, 8 August 2009 (UTC)

Analog, October 1989

I changed this review in this pub you have verified to alter "Bill Dietz" to "W. C. Dietz" to reflect the book as published. -DES Talk 03:09, 12 August 2009 (UTC)

Exiles of Time by Bond

I'm in the middle of unmerging this publication in order to create a variant. In my case the author is listed as "Nelson Bond" without a middle initial. I noticed that the cover scan of your verified edition seems to omit the middle initial on the cover. You may want to double check the title page to see if the initial is missing there too. ~Ron --Rtrace 04:55, 2 September 2009 (UTC)

I just added that cover, and asked the same question of another verifier! Two minds with but one thought. MHHutchins 05:15, 2 September 2009 (UTC)

Swords and Deviltry introduction question

In working with my copy of the November 1973 (2nd) printing of your verified Swords and Deviltry, I see the Author's Introduction (Swords and Deviltry) is dated 1970. But in my copy, that introduction is signed "Fritz Leiber, San Francisco, June 4, 1973". So I'm thinking it can't be 1970. Does your copy concur? Thanks. --MartyD 10:38, 2 September 2009 (UTC)

I changed the date to 1973-11-00, the date of the 2nd printing. If your copy suggests something different, let me know. --MartyD 11:26, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

"Igneous" vs "Igneos" - variant?

Hi, could you check the spelling of Igneous in Dickson's title here Regardless of the spelling I would recommend changing it from an "essay" to "shortfiction" as listed elsewhere. Thanks Jonschaper 01:45, 18 September 2009 (UTC)

Added cover credit & note

I added cover credit from signature & printing note to your verified [57].Don Erikson 21:49, 27 September 2009 (UTC)

The Precipice

I added this cover scan to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 17:04, 29 September 2009 (UTC)

Flinx's Folly

I added this cover scan to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 17:58, 30 September 2009 (UTC)

Rogue in Space

I added this cover scan to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 12:24, 6 October 2009 (UTC)

From Time to Time

I added this cover scan to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 15:18, 7 October 2009 (UTC)

Waiting for the Galactic Bus

I added this cover scan to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 14:03, 10 October 2009 (UTC)

Added gutter code

I added the gutter code to your verified [58].Don Erikson 05:40, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

The Unreasoning Mask

I added this cover scan to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 15:13, 12 October 2009 (UTC)

The Uplift War

I added this cover scan to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 15:59, 13 October 2009 (UTC)

The Unbeheaded King

I added this cover scan to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 13:09, 14 October 2009 (UTC)

SAR - added cover/start page number

Morning! This. [59]. I added a cover image, [60], and start page number after matching my copy to your ver. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 13:46, 14 October 2009 (UTC)

Robot Adept

I added this cover scan to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 14:02, 14 October 2009 (UTC)

The Man Who Used the Universe - added cover/notation

Morning! This. [61]. I replace the broken cover link with this, [62], and added notation after matching my copy to your ver. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 14:26, 17 October 2009 (UTC)

Shakespeare's Planet - added cover artist/notation

Morning! This. [63]. I added a cover artist after finding signature and notation after matching my copy to your ver. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 14:34, 17 October 2009 (UTC)

Lord Darcy - added cover/notation will add story contents after

Afternoon! This. [64]. I added a cover image, [65], and notation after matching my copy to your ver. I will add story contents after that. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 19:36, 17 October 2009 (UTC)

Change to verified pub The Infnite Moment

This pub. "Stitch in Time" was entered as "A Stich in Time". Removed that and added correct title.--swfritter 14:15, 19 October 2009 (UTC)

I added cover credit from signature to your verified [66] & [67].Don Erikson 18:24, 22 October 2009 (UTC)

Rich or Rick Sternbach -

Morning! This. [68]. I just found that I occasionally have mis-typed Rich instead of Rick. Could you check the above. No hurry. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 13:39, 23 October 2009 (UTC)

Carl Fredrick vs Carl Frederick

Hi, could you check the spelling of Carl's surname here I suspect this is a typo. Thanks Jonschaper 00:12, 10 November 2009 (UTC)

Bob hasn't been seen around here in quite some time, so it's probably easier to ask on the Verification page. Ahasuerus 00:17, 10 November 2009 (UTC)

Fahrenheit 451

I added a cover image to your verified pub FHRNHTRMCG1984. Thanks. --Ron ~ RtraceTalk 02:15, 16 November 2009 (UTC)

Moon Base

Added an image and artist credit (From ACE Image Library) to [this] The AIL mentions interior art by Gaughan, but not what it is: frontispiece, title page or story header. Entered it without 'caption'. ~Bill, --Bluesman 20:54, 23 November 2009 (UTC)

A Storm of Swords

I added some information (interior art, notes0 to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 12:06, 5 December 2009 (UTC)

Once a Hero

I added cover to Once a Hero--ErnestoVeg 06:31, 6 December 2009 (UTC)

The Telling

I added cover image to The Telling--ErnestoVeg 12:25, 10 December 2009 (UTC)

A Storm of Swords

I added this cover scan to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 20:32, 11 December 2009 (UTC)

Added gutter code

I added the gutter code to your verified [69].Don Erikson 20:02, 18 December 2009 (UTC)

Verified Pub Analog, June 1984

Changed cover credit from Val Lakey Lindahn, to Val Lindahn, as credited. Linked review of "Isaac Asimov's Magical . . ." to pub. Removed "Analog:" from Upcoming events.--Rkihara 17:49, 24 December 2009 (UTC)

Perry Rhodan #19

I changed the catalog number and price to your verified [70].Don Erikson 19:00, 2 January 2010 (UTC)

Perry Rhodan 41

I corrected the page count to your verified [71].Don Erikson 18:04, 15 January 2010 (UTC)

Mad Ship - added map contents/notation

Afternoon! This. [72]. I added a map illustration credit and notation on map artist and cover artist. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 21:42, 16 January 2010 (UTC)

cover for The Snow Queen

I added this image to your verified The Snow Queen. --MartyD 12:31, 28 January 2010 (UTC)

The Burning City

I added this cover scan to this verified pub to replace this Amazon link. Thanks, Willem H. 21:38, 29 January 2010 (UTC)

Star Rider

I added this cover scan to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 11:26, 6 February 2010 (UTC)


I added some notes to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 16:54, 11 February 2010 (UTC)

Dragon's Winter - added cover image

Morning! This. [73]. I added this cover image, [74], after matching a reprint cover in Broecker's "Fantasy of the 20th Century" page 233. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 12:17, 16 February 2010 (UTC)

The Fenris Device - added frontispiece crediting

Afternoon! This. [75]. I added a frontispiece credit note and content after matching my copy to your ver. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 22:05, 17 February 2010 (UTC)

The Elfstones of Shannara

I have changed the Notes in your verified mass market paperback edition of The Elfstones of Shannara from "1st printing" to "Stated first mass market edition. No statement of printing or number line. Assumed first printing. Interior art credited on the copyright page." Ahasuerus 03:43, 22 February 2010 (UTC)

Achilles' Chice

Added a cover image to [this] ~Bill, --Bluesman 15:07, 8 March 2010 (UTC)

Robot Adept

Added maps and notes to this verified pub. Thanks, Willem H. 21:37, 8 March 2010 (UTC)

Rise of a Merchant Prince

Added cover and notes to Rise of a Merchant Prince. Dana Carson 05:19, 9 March 2010 (UTC)


Replaced amazon scan on your verified here. Hauck 12:52, 13 March 2010 (UTC)

A Civil Campaign

Replaced amazon scan on your verified here. Hauck 14:51, 14 March 2010 (UTC)

June & December 1970 Analog

Changed cover artist to Kelly Freas as credit. Changed editor to Campbell instead of Campbell, Jr., added subheading to review column title and added books reviewed in the essay part.--swfritter 14:18, 28 March 2010 (UTC)

Similar entries for June & September 1971.--swfritter 13:10, 29 March 2010 (UTC)

Zanzibar Cat

Added the month to [this] from Locus1. ~Bill, --Bluesman 18:40, 3 April 2010 (UTC)

Changes to verified pub F&SF 9/2003

Added book reviews.--swfritter 15:54, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

Changes to verified pub F&SF 4/2005

Removed review of Gaiman DVD and placed info in notes. Added Curiosities review.--swfritter 14:50, 22 April 2010 (UTC)

The Longest Way Home

I added some notes to this verified pub to match my copy. Thanks, --Willem H. 18:45, 22 April 2010 (UTC)

Also added this cover scan. --Willem H. 10:29, 23 April 2010 (UTC)

Rise of Endymion

Added an image to [this] ~Bill, --Bluesman 22:23, 10 May 2010 (UTC)

Burning the Ice

Replaced the amazon scan on your verified here and added note. Hauck 17:25, 25 May 2010 (UTC)

Changes to verified pub Analog August 1962

Linked some reviews. Lukens was misspelled as Lukins in the book review.--swfritter 15:05, 26 May 2010 (UTC)

The Squares of the City

Added a scan and notes to your verified here. Hauck 16:45, 26 June 2010 (UTC)

Bouncing Off the Moon

Added notes and coverscan to Bouncing Off the Moon. Thanks, --Willem H. 16:30, 2 July 2010 (UTC)

Conquerors' Heritage - added notation

Afternoon! This. [76]. I added notation and cover image after matching my copy to your ver. Thanks, Harry. --Dragoondelight 20:48, 5 August 2010 (UTC)

The Road to Damascus

I added some notes to your verified pub when I added a 2nd verification. -DES Talk 17:16, 7 August 2010 (UTC)


Added an image to [this] --~ Bill, Bluesman 19:03, 9 September 2010 (UTC)

Change to your verified pub Analog Science Fiction and Fact, October 1991

I linked a few reviews which were unlinked. Tpi 18:34, 1 November 2010 (UTC)

Murray Leinster's "The Grandfather's War"

As a primary verifier of a publication containing The Grandfather's War , you input on this discussion is requested. A question has been raised about the proper location of the apostrophe. Thanks. --JLaTondre 01:00, 12 November 2010 (UTC)

Changes to user rights

Just to let you know that, as per ISFDB:Policy, a moderator who hasn't been active for over a year should have his moderator flag turned off. Since you haven't posted since 2009, I made the change to your user rights earlier today. When you come back, you won't be able to approve submissions, but there is no need to panic :) as we have a list of Moderator Qualifications and you can reclaim the ability to approve submissions once you go through the process. Hope to see you again when you have time for the ISFDB! Ahasuerus 20:00, 4 January 2011 (UTC)

1635: The Cannon Law cover

Just letting you know I uploaded an actual cover scan of 1635: The Cannon Law. I don't know where Amazon got their cover, but the actual cover shows the correct name of the book. AndonSage 02:19, 29 January 2011 (UTC)

Season of the Spellsong cover image

I uploaded a cover image for your verified Season of the Spellsong, as well as entered the artist's name. AndonSage 18:07, 13 February 2011 (UTC)

From Time to Time [2]

Added notes, month [Locus] and the Author's Note to the contents of [this]. --~ Bill, Bluesman 18:08, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

Dr. Cyclops

Changed the editor of the Dr. Cyclops anthology from Kuttner to "uncredited". Ahasuerus 19:51, 24 April 2011 (UTC)


Replaced the scan for your verified here. Hauck 09:54, 5 May 2011 (UTC)

The Birthday of the World and Other Stories

Hi, there! I've changed publisher to Gollancz / Orion to respect imprint / publisher convention for this verified pub! Thanks! P-Brane 03:23, 9 May 2011 (UTC)

The Vision of Stephen - new cover scan

Hi, as amazon has withdrawn its cover art for this publication I've supplied mine and added information in the note field.--Dirk P Broer 14:38, 8 June 2011 (UTC)

Various Cover Images

I've added a cover image, from Amazon, for your verified The Birthday of the World and Other Stories by Ursula K. Le Guin; Chavey 15:12, 10 June 2011 (UTC); Liar's Oath, by Elizabeth Moon; Chavey 07:51, 4 March 2012 (UTC); for Channel's Destiny, by Lorrah & Lichtenberg; Chavey 23:11, 21 March 2012 (UTC); and for Falling Free, by Lois McMaster Bujold. Chavey 16:39, 24 March 2012 (UTC)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact, January-February 2004

Slightly corrected the title of Lai's essay (from Balooning to Ballooning) to match copy.Hauck 17:44, 16 June 2011 (UTC)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact 2004

Added scan for your verified here, here, here, here, and here, here. Hauck 17:51, 16 June 2011 (UTC)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact, December 2004

Hello, corrected tilte (added article) and author (Frederick instead of Fredrick) for the story _The Fruitcake Genome_ and corrected title associated to Cuti's artwork. Hauck 18:30, 16 June 2011 (UTC)

1635: The Cannon Law (notes)

I updated the notes to accurately reflect where The Cannon Law title appears, and also added some notes, to your verified 1635: The Cannon Law. AndonSage 00:47, 29 June 2011 (UTC)

Today We Choose Faces

I added the cover artist and notes to this vrified pub. --Willem H. 14:53, 29 July 2011 (UTC)

Added Letter to Astounding, Nov. 1948

Added letter by Richard Hoen to your verified pub Astounding, Nov. 1948.--Rkihara 15:44, 3 September 2011 (UTC)

Robot Adept - notes

I added notes to your verified Robot Adept. AndonSage 03:34, 20 September 2011 (UTC)

The Silver Gryphon

I have the copy ISBN:0886776848 which you verified. It is a stated first edition, first printing, added that information to the page.

Thanks, Trisha 21:49, 20 September 2011 (UTC)

John RIngo--Cally's War and Princess of Wands

Added: First Edition, First Printing with full number line 10 to 1.

ThanksTrisha 00:39, 28 September 2011 (UTC)

Teckla - cover image

I replaced the default Amazon UK cover image with a scanned image for your verified Teckla (Vlad Taltos #3). AndonSage 09:44, 28 September 2011 (UTC)

Analog Science Fact -> Fiction, June 1961

Changed the last word of the title of Willard's essay from "Balloon" to "Rocket" as per title page in [77]. Hauck 16:33, 30 September 2011 (UTC)

Analog Science Fact -> Science Fiction, June 1962

Hello, shouldn't Dickson's story in this issue be titled "3-Part Puzzle" instead of "Three-Part Puzzle" as per title page (and shouldn't this title become the canonical one ?) ? Hauck 17:07, 30 September 2011 (UTC)

Sword and Sceptre

Changed all occurences (Analog 05-73 & 06-73) of this title to _Sword and Scepter_. Hauck 17:09, 9 October 2011 (UTC)

Miscount by C. M. Gloeckner - Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, November 1972

I just corrected the entry in Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year, Second Annual Collection for "Miscount" to be 'as by C. N. Gloeckner', instead of by Carolyn Gloeckner. This revealed that the only instance of C. M. Gloeckner is the appearance of Miscount in Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, November 1972. You might want to check your copy when you get a chance to see if the 'M' is a typo 'N', or if she was published under both initials. - Thanks - Kevin 18:54, 10 October 2011 (UTC)

Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, January 1975

Changed the title of Dickson's piece from "Igneous" to "Igneos" as per TOC and title page in this pub. Hauck 05:22, 12 October 2011 (UTC)

Orson Scott Card - Children of the Mind

I added amazon linked artwork to your verified pub Children of the Mind. Kevin 05:52, 17 October 2011 (UTC)

Ben Bova - The High Road

I added linked Amazon art to your verified pub The High Road. - Thanks Kevin 06:09, 29 October 2011 (UTC)

Stainless Steel Rat Wants You

Added cover image to your verified record. Mhhutchins 04:57, 22 December 2011 (UTC)

Camber of Culdi

Added cover image to your verified record. Mhhutchins 04:58, 22 December 2011 (UTC)

The Zanzibar Cat

I expanded the notes to Russ' The Zanzibar Cat. I also removed the story "Daddy's Girl" and "The Autobiography of My Mother". It appears that they both are part of "Old Thoughts, Old Presences". Thanks. --Ron ~ RtraceTalk 12:55, 23 December 2011 (UTC)

The Guns of Avalon Roger Zelazny (12th&16th) printing

Added covers for 12th and 16th printing BarDenis 18:27, 22 January 2012 (UTC)

Trumps of Doom Roger Zelazny 1986

Uploaded cover art for this pub BarDenis 20:00, 23 January 2012 (UTC)

Shadow of a Dark Queen - cover image, notes and content

I uploaded a scanned cover image, added notes, and added the maps to the content to your verified Shadow of a Dark Queen. AndonSage 22:06, 26 January 2012 (UTC)

Rise of a Merchant Prince - notes and content

I added notes and added/changed map info in the contents to your verified Rise of a Merchant Prince. The map info was revised to match the prior book in the series. AndonSage 22:50, 26 January 2012 (UTC)

Rage of a Demon King - cover image and notes

I replaced the Amazon cover image with a scanned image, and added notes to your verified Rage of a Demon King. AndonSage 23:16, 26 January 2012 (UTC)

The Serpentwar Saga books and their maps

I am changing the titles of the maps used in The Serpentwar Saga books (Shadow of a Dark Queen, etc.) by Raymond E. Feist, per this conversation on the help desk. AndonSage 10:01, 28 January 2012 (UTC)

In Fury Born

I uploaded a new cover scan, added the LCCN to the notes and put the Character List as part of the contents for In Fury Born. Bob 20:27, 31 March 2012 (UTC)

A Princess of Mars

I added a cover image to your copy of Burroughs' A Princess of Mars. Thanks. --Ron ~ RtraceTalk 00:29, 27 June 2012 (UTC)


I've added a cover design credit to your verified edition of Orbitsville. PeteYoung 21:08, 29 June 2012 (UTC)

Deep Space

I added a gutter code note and changed the page count to incorporate the publication's introduction to your verified copy of Deep Space. Syzygy 20:35, 30 June 2012 (UTC)


I've added the Canadian price to to the note for your verified pub Starmind. PeteYoung 23:08, 18 September 2012 (UTC)

Battlestar Galactica

Re: Battlestar Galactica
Replacing Amazon image with one scanned from personal collection. Adding notes.--Astromath 14:59, 19 December 2012 (UTC)

Added printing statement and Canadian price

Added printing statement and Canadian price to your verified [78].Don Erikson 23:44, 25 December 2012 (UTC)

A Little Knowledge

Re: A Little Knowledge
Replacing Amazon image with one of higher quality scanned from personal collection. Adding notes. Notifying verifiers.--Astromath 01:26, 28 December 2012 (UTC)

The Birthday of the World

Added notes & page numbers to The Birthday of the World. Corrected title to the way it appears on the title page, as opposed to on the cover. BungalowBarbara 06:09, 10 January 2013 (UTC)

Ties of Blood and Silver

I added notes to Ties of Blood and Silver. Bob 19:16, 9 October 2013 (UTC)

The Gate of Fire

I added notes and front-end content to The Gate of Fire. Bob 21:33, 9 November 2013 (UTC)

Amazing Stories May 1971

Added review of "New Worlds of Fantasy #2" to your verified pub. Added letters by Cy Chauvin, Gene Van Troyer, and Jerry Lapidus. Added Primary 2 verification.--Rkihara 18:18, 8 February 2014 (UTC)

Thrilling Science Fiction, Spring 1971

Adding the cover artist Johnny Bruck with his Perry Rhodan resell. JLochhas 20:11, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

Darkwalker on Moonshae

Added cover scan for this book taken from my own copy and added note about map "The Kingdom of Cornwall" on the unnumbered pages 6-7. --Mavmaramis 17:48, 21 June 2015 (UTC)

Oath of Fealty

2nd verified and added comment about publication month. Markwood 18:40, 8 August 2015 (UTC)

added cover

TO from Amazon Susan O'Fearna 19:36, 8 September 2015 (UTC)

Oath of Fealty

Re:, replaced Amazon image with an ISFDB image. Markwood 05:21, 13 September 2015 (UTC)

Falling Free

I've changed the cover image of Falling Free as the one shown was for the second printing - price had changed. --AndyjMo 15:02, 21 July 2016 (UTC)

Astounding Science Fiction, December 1948

Added letters from Lin Carter and William L. Bade to your verified pub.--Rkihara 00:16, 11 December 2016 (UTC)


Added the ISBN and the LCCN for this book. MLB 08:58, 13 December 2016 (UTC)

Amazing Science Fiction, September 1970

Added letters by James Blish, Lisa Tuttle, and Robert Reginald to your verified pub.--Rkihara 09:00, 15 December 2016 (UTC)

Amazing Science Fiction, July 1971

Added letters from Daniel Dickinson and Moshe Feder to your verified pub.--Rkihara 17:41, 15 December 2016 (UTC)

Astounding Science Fiction, April 1955

Added a letter by Richard Hodgens to your verified pub.--Rkihara 23:33, 31 December 2016 (UTC)

Astounding Science Fiction, November 1955

Added letter by Daniel Luzon Morris to your verified pub.--Rkihara 18:24, 2 January 2017 (UTC)

Astounding Science Fiction, October 1956

Added letters by John D. Buddhue and L. Sprague de Camp to your verified pub.--Rkihara 23:28, 2 January 2017 (UTC)

Astounding Science Fiction, February 1957

Added letter by Isaac Asimov to your verified pub.--Rkihara 00:50, 3 January 2017 (UTC)

Astounding Science Fiction, March 1957

Added letter from R. S. Richardson to your verified pub.--Rkihara 16:48, 3 January 2017 (UTC)

Astounding Science Fiction, September 1957

Added letters from Roberta Wild, James Blish, Poul Anderson, and Theodore R. Cogswell to your verified pub.--Rkihara 18:40, 3 January 2017 (UTC)

Astounding Science Fiction, October 1957

Added letters from Isaac Asimov, John D. Clark, and Rick Sneary to your verified pub.--Rkihara 00:02, 4 January 2017 (UTC)

Astounding Science Fiction, November 1957

Added letter from Isaac Asimov to your verified pub.--Rkihara 00:13, 4 January 2017 (UTC)

Astounding Science Fiction, February 1958

Added letters from H. O. Hoadley and H. B. Fyfe to your verified pub.--Rkihara 18:19, 4 January 2017 (UTC)

Astounding Science Fiction, December 1959

Added letters from D. Bruce Berry, C. C. MacApp, and Carl Sagan to your verified pub.--Rkihara 17:54, 6 January 2017 (UTC)

Astounding/Analog Science Fact & Fiction, September 1960

Added letters from Roscoe E. Wright, and Kenneth H. Cassens to your verified pub.--Rkihara 03:25, 9 January 2017 (UTC)

Analog Science Fact -> Fiction, November 1960

Added letters from Donald Kingsbury and John D. Clark to your verified pub.--Rkihara 19:13, 10 January 2017 (UTC)

I added the Canadian price to your verified

I added the Canadian price to your verified [79].Don Erikson 05:27, 30 May 2017 (UTC)

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