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Publication: Fantastic Adventures No. 3

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  • Publication: Fantastic Adventures No. 3Publication Record # 599547 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Howard Browne
  • Date: 1950-10-00
  • Publisher: Thorpe & Porter
  • Price:
    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).
  • Pages: 164
  • 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: Fantastic Adventures No. 3 by H. J. Blumenfeld
  • Notes: • Date from Tuck • "Thorpe & Porter Ltd. is the publisher of the British edition of Fantastic Stories" on page 4 • "Front cover painting by H. L. Blumenfeld, illustration a scene from "The Mental Assassins" " on page 5, no visible signature on the artwork • The artist for The Mental Assassins is misspelled as MacCauley in the TOC , the artwork is signed McCauley • Fables of the Future is four short/fictional vignettes, not connected • Some of the larger ads have been replaced by UK ones, otherwise identical to the May 1950 US issue
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Editor Title: Fantastic Adventures [UK] - 1950 • [Fantastic Adventures [UK]] • (1950) • edited by Howard Browne

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