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Publication: Worlds of If, May-June 1974

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  • Publication: Worlds of If, May-June 1974Publication Record # 255032 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: James Baen
  • Date: 1974-05-00
  • Publisher: UPD Publishing Corporation
  • Price:
    $0.59?$: US dollar
  • Pages: 180
  • Format:
    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".
  • Type: MAGAZINE
  • Cover: Worlds of If, May-June 1974 by Jack Gaughan
  • Webpages:
  • Notes:
    • Vol. 22, No. 5, Issue No. 172
    • Identified on the cover and spine as "New Editor's Special Introductory All-Star Issue". Actually James Baen became editor with the previous issue.
    • Cover and spine dated June 1974. Contents page dated May-June 1974. The verifier has chosen to date the issue as 1974-06-00.
    • Cover price of 75 has been "X"ed out, and printed in a large blue circle is 59 encircled by "Special Trial Offer"
    • Cover is for "Berserker's Planet" as noted on the Contents/copyright page (scanned version from
    • The guest editorial is credited to "Fred Pohl" on its title page, but to "Frederik Pohl" at the end.
    • "New Worlds for Old: The Apocalyptic Imagination, Science Fiction, and American Literature" is listed as "New Worlds for Old" in the book review column.
    The full text and images of this edition are available at The Internet Archive, see web page for link.
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Editor Title: Worlds of If - 1974 • [If / Worlds of If] • (1974) • edited by Jim Baen [as by James Baen]

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Mhhutchins 2008-03-25 20:49:05 Permanent 2023-11-18
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Bluesman 2014-03-18 01:00:38 Permanent 2018-12-13
NrjPure 2016-09-26 09:46:18 Permanent 2017-01-25

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Bleiler1 (Gernsback) N/A Bluesman 2014-03-18 01:00:38
Bleiler78 N/A Bluesman 2014-03-18 01:00:38
Clute/Grant N/A Bluesman 2014-03-18 01:00:38
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Contento1 (anth/coll) N/A Bluesman 2014-03-18 01:00:38
Currey N/A Bluesman 2014-03-18 01:00:38
Locus1 N/A Bluesman 2014-03-18 01:00:38
Miller/Contento Verified SGale 2016-01-01 10:47:55
OCLC/Worldcat N/A Bluesman 2014-03-18 01:00:38
Reginald1 N/A Bluesman 2014-03-18 01:00:38
Reginald3 N/A Bluesman 2014-03-18 01:00:38
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