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Publication: Planet Stories, Spring 1940

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  • Publication: Planet Stories, Spring 1940Publication Record # 60020 (View All Issues) (View Issue Grid)
  • Editor: Malcolm Reiss
  • Date: 1940-02-00
  • Publisher: Love Romances Publishing Co., Inc.
  • Price:
    $0.20?$: US dollar
  • Pages: 132
  • 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
  • Webpages:
  • Notes:
    • Vol 1, No 2.
    • Page numbers run 1-128.
    • Cover has "Fiction House Magazines" logo.
    • Cover art is not credited; no signature found on the artwork.
    • Contents page states an issue date of February 1, 1940.
    • Interior art is not credited.
    • Story art for "Goddess of the Moon" on pages 2-3 is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "The Girl from Infinite Smallness" on page 31 is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "Martian Terror" on pages 46-47 is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "The Tantalus Death" on page 61 is signed "Fawcette."
    • Story art for "Revolt on the Earth-Star" on page 71 is signed "Wm Edwards."
    • Story art for "The Space Flame" on page 85 is signed "Leo Morey."
    • Story art for "The Man Who Killed the World" on page 94 shows no signature. The story title is given thus at the start of the story and on the story page headers, but as "The Man Who Killed the Earth" on the contents page.
    • Story art for "Dictator of Time" on page 99 is signed "Wm Edwards."
    • "P.S.'s Feature Flash" has several sections: a profile/interview with Carl Selwyn; a profile/interview with Ray Cummings; and a short profile of artists Jean Fawcette and Bill Edwards (artists appearing in this issue).
    • "The Vizigraph" is a letters column.
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Editor Title: Planet Stories - 1940 • [Planet Stories] • (1940) • edited by Malcolm Reiss

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