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Publication: Astonishing Stories, June 1942

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  • Publication: Astonishing Stories, June 1942Publication Record # 256116 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Alden H. Norton
  • Date: 1942-06-00
  • Publisher: Fictioneers, Inc.
  • Price:
    $0.10?$: US dollar
  • Pages: 116
  • Format:
    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
  • Type: MAGAZINE
  • Cover: Astonishing Stories, June 1942 by Virgil Finlay
  • Notes:
    • Vol 3, No 4.
    • Page numbers run 3-114.
    • The cover illustrates "The Crystal Circe."
    • Cover art is credited to and signed "Virgil Finlay."
    • Interior art is not credited for each story separately, but the contents page states "Inside illustrations by Bok, Giunta, Morey, J. B. Musacchia." Signatures confirm individual attributions.
    • Story art for "Out of the Sea" on page 11 shows no signature; that on page 17 is signed "John Giunta."
    • Story art for "The Impossible Invention" on page 30 is signed "Bok."
    • Story art for "Storm Cloud on Deka" on pages 40-41 is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "The Crystal Circe" on pages 66-67 is signed "John B. Musacchia."
    • Story art for "The Unseen Blushers" on page 84 is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "The Band Played On" on page 90 is signed "Bok."
    • "Viewpoints" is a news column. This month's contents include a profile of E. E. Smith, a "Did You Know?" factoid section, and an update on the war's effect on the Pacificon.
    • "Fantasy Circle" discusses items related to fandom.
    • "The Mail Bag" is a letters column.
    • "Previews" is a preview of the next month's issue. It contains an excerpt from "Miracle" by Ray Cummings.
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Editor Title: Astonishing Stories - 1942 • [Astonishing Stories] • (1942) • edited by Alden H. Norton

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