Wonder Stories - Set 02

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Set 02

81 issues

Some Issues Missing

Wonder Stories was an early American science fiction magazine which was published under several titles from 1929 to 1955. It was founded by Hugo Gernsback in 1929 after he had lost control of his first science fiction magazine, Amazing Stories, when his media company Experimenter Publishing went bankrupt. Within a few months of the bankruptcy, Gernsback launched three new magazines: Air Wonder Stories, Science Wonder Stories and Science Wonder Quarterly.

Air Wonder Stories and Science Wonder Stories were merged in 1930 as Wonder Stories, and the quarterly was renamed Wonder Stories Quarterly. The magazines were not financially successful, and in 1936 Gernsback sold Wonder Stories to Ned Pines at Beacon Publications, where, retitled Thrilling Wonder Stories, it continued for nearly 20 years. The last issue was dated Winter 1955, and the title was then merged with Startling Stories, another of Pines' science fiction magazines. Startling itself lasted only to the end of 1955 before finally succumbing to the decline of the pulp magazine industry.

Dates of titles

Air Wonder Stories - 1929-1930
Science Wonder Stories - 1929-1930
Wonder Stories - 1930-1936
Thrilling Wonder Stories - 1936-1955

Science Wonder Quarterly - 1929-1930
Wonder Stories Quarterly - 1930-1933

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Technical specifications

Weight 0.06kg

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