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Fantastic Adventures, August 1942, pp. 64-76
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    Issues of the 1940s = 10 Years, 68 Issues, 1,457 Articles
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      Issues of 1940 = 2 Issues, 33 Articles
      1. [+]
        Issues of 1941 = 6 Issues, 109 Articles
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          Issues of 1942 = 7 Issues, 164 Articles
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            January 1942 Issue = 15 Articles
            1. The Daughter of Genghis Khan by John York Cabot, pp. 8-39
            2. The House of Fire by Robert Moore Williams, pp. 40-68
            3. Spook for Yourself by David Wright O'Brien, pp. 70-89
            4. The Contract of Carson Carruthers by William P. McGivern, pp. 90-101
            5. V is for Vengeance by Duncan Farnsworth, pp. 102-108
            6. Rainbow of Death by Don Wilcox, pp. 110-133
            7. The Editor's Notebook, pp. 6-7
            8. Romance of the Elements, p. 69
            9. Leave It to the Lizards, p. 109
            10. Warfare in the Water, pp. 134-135
            11. Don't Swat Too Freely, pp. 136-138
            12. Introducing the Author, p. 139
            13. Reader's Page, pp. 140-143
            14. Correspondence Corner, pp. 144-148
            15. Front cover painting by H.W. McCauley
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            February 1942 Issue = 17 Articles
            1. Doorway To Hell by Frank Patton, pp. 8-35
            2. The Lady and the Vampire by P.F. Costello, pp. 40-50
            3. Howie Lemp Meets an Enchantress by William P. McGivern, pp. 52-65
            4. The Living Manikins by David Wright O'Brien, pp. 66-87
            5. The Outsiders by Duncan Farnsworth, pp. 88-111
            6. Henry Horn's Racing Ray by Dwight V. Swain, pp. 112-123
            7. The Tenant on the 13th Floor by John York Cabot, pp. 124-131
            8. Fate and the Fly by Robert Moore Williams, pp. 132-136
            9. The Editor's Notebook, pp. 6-7
            10. Ferocious---Fantastic---Frightening, pp. 36-37
            11. Chilly---But Cheering, pp. 38-39
            12. Romance of the Elements, p. 51
            13. Forecast, p. 137
            14. Fantastic---But True, p. 138
            15. Reader's Page, pp. 139-143
            16. Correspondence Corner, pp. 144-148
            17. Cover painting illustrating a scene from "Doorway to Hell" by Robert Fuqua and H.W. McCauley
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            April 1942 Issue = 21 Articles
            1. Dwellers of the Deep by Don Wilcox, pp. 8-52
            2. Crime Clean-Up in Center City by Robert Moore Williams, pp. 54-69
            3. Bull Moose of Babylon by Don Wilcox, pp. 70-106
            4. The Eternal Priestess by Harold Lawlor, pp. 108-119
            5. Double in Death by Gerald Vance, pp. 120-127
            6. Oscar and the Talking Totems by James Norman, pp. 130-153
            7. Hok Visits the Land of Legends by Manly Wade Wellman, pp. 154-190
            8. Time Wounds All Heels by Robert Bloch, pp. 192-205
            9. Bertie and the Black Arts by William P. McGivern, pp. 206-223
            10. The Legend of Mark Shayne by John York Cabot, pp. 224-232
            11. The Editor's Notebook, pp. 6-7
            12. $32000 Waiting for Owners, p. 53
            13. Monster Beavers, p. 107
            14. Pain in an Amputated Leg, p. 128
            15. Romance of the Elements, p. 129
            16. Oddities of Science, p. 191
            17. Introducing the Authors, p. 233
            18. Amazing Stories Quarterly, p. 234
            19. Reader's Page, pp. 235-240
            20. Correspondence Corner, pp. 241-244
            21. Cover painting by Malcolm Smith
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            May 1942 Issue = 26 Articles
            1. Daughter of the Snake God by J.Y. Cabot and W.P. McGivern, pp. 8-49
            2. Secret of the Golden Jaguar by Robert Moore Williams, pp. 54-76
            3. Holy City of Mars by Ralph Milne Farley and Al P. Nelson, pp. 78-114
            4. Mr. Pym Makes a Deal by John Broome, pp. 116-129
            5. Gather 'Round the Flowering Bowler by Robert Bloch, pp. 130-143
            6. Mademoiselle Butterfly by Don Wilcox, pp. 146-177
            7. The Magic Flute by David V. Reed, pp. 178-190
            8. The Phantom Armada by Stanton A. Coblentz, pp. 192-200
            9. Brother Michel by Nelson S. Bond, pp. 202-214
            10. Mrs. Corter Makes Up Her Mind by August W. Derleth, pp. 216-221
            11. Return of Joan of Arc by David Wright O'Brien, pp. 224-234
            12. The Editor's Notebook, pp. 6-7
            13. Dish Out the Dirt, p. 50
            14. Sudden Death from Sound, pp. 51-53
            15. Land of Contradictions, p. 77
            16. Sheep-eating Parrot, p. 115
            17. Strange Facts, p. 144
            18. Fantastic Facts, p. 145
            19. Earning His Salt, p. 191
            20. The Philosopher's Stone, p. 201
            21. How to Stop Worrying, p. 201
            22. Romance of the Elements, p. 215
            23. Nature's "Fluorescent" Light, pp. 222-223
            24. Reader's Page, pp. 235-239
            25. Correspondence Corner, pp. 240-244
            26. Front cover painting by Malcolm Smith
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            July 1942 Issue = 23 Articles
            1. The Eagle Man by Don Wilcox, pp. 8-72
            2. The Return of the Hun by William J. Brittain, pp. 74-85
            3. The Weird Doom of Floyd Scrilch by Robert Bloch, pp. 86-97
            4. The Traitor by Arthur T. Harris, pp. 98-105
            5. Vitality for Murder by Richard O. Lewis, pp. 110-115
            6. Safari to the Lost Ages by William P. McGivern, pp. 118-157
            7. The Mystery of Shaft 13 by Robert Moore Williams, pp. 158-167
            8. Duncan's Dreadful Doll by P.F. Costello, pp. 170-183
            9. Hokum Hotel by David Wright O'Brien, pp. 184-209
            10. Men Scared of Nothing by E.K. Jarvis, pp. 210-221
            11. Headlines for Tod Shayne by August W. Derleth, pp. 222-229
            12. The Editor's Notebook, pp. 6-7
            13. Forecast, p. 73
            14. Land-Going Fish, pp. 106-109
            15. Can We Foretell the Future?, pp. 116-117
            16. Men Are Fumble-Tongues---Says Science, p. 168
            17. Romance of the Elements, p. 169
            18. Introducing the Author, p. 230
            19. Reader's Page, pp. 231-235
            20. Correspondence Corner, pp. 236-237
            21. Zeus The Thunder God, pp. 238-244
            22. Front cover painting by J. Allen St. John
            23. Back cover painting by Frank R. Paul
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            August 1942 Issue = 30 Articles
            1. The Daughter of Thor by Edmond Hamilton, pp. 10-47
            2. Tink Takes Command by William P. McGivern, pp. 48-63
            3. The Mental Gangster by Thornton Ayre, pp. 64-76
            4. Mr. Ames' Devil by August W. Derleth, pp. 80-86
            5. Creegar Dares To Die by David Wright O'Brien, pp. 88-131
            6. The Son of Death by Robert Moore Williams, pp. 134-175
            7. The Luck of Enoch Higgins by Charles R. Tanner, pp. 176-186
            8. The Little Man Who Wasn't All There by Robert Bloch, pp. 188-200
            9. The Kid From Kalamazoo by Eric Frank Russell, pp. 202-220
            10. The Editor's Notebook, pp. 6-9
            11. Running Wild, p. 77
            12. Romance of the Elements, pp. 78-79
            13. Hot Weather Appetite, p. 87
            14. The Friendly Swallow, p. 87
            15. Can They Take It!, p. 87
            16. Greased Lightning, p. 132
            17. Fantastic Facts, p. 133
            18. First U.S. Patent, p. 187
            19. News Item: Fly Eats Spider!, p. 201
            20. Death's Chilling Voice, p. 221
            21. Unsolved Fraction, p. 221
            22. A Jules Verne Fantasy, pp. 222-225
            23. Murderous Hail Storms, p. 226
            24. Cancer The Fantastic, pp. 227-229
            25. Just About Eels, p. 230
            26. Reader's Page, pp. 231-232
            27. Forecast, pp. 233-237
            28. Vulcan---God of Heavy Industry, pp. 238-240
            29. Correspondence Corner, pp. 241-244
            30. Front cover painting by Robert Gibson Jones
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            September 1942 Issue = 32 Articles
            1. Goddess of the Fifth Plane by William P. McGivern, pp. 8-30
            2. Son of a Witch by Robert Bloch, pp. 32-46
            3. The Scarlet Rollers by Stanton A. Coblentz, pp. 48-57
            4. An Angel With Four Faces by Don Wilcox, pp. 58-91
            5. The Deadly Yappers by Max Overton, pp. 92-106
            6. The Infinite Invasion by E.K. Jarvis, pp. 108-138
            7. The Bottle Imp by Dwight V. Swain, pp. 140-159
            8. That Dreadful Night by John York Cabot, pp. 162-171
            9. Resurrection from Hell by David Wright O'Brien, pp. 172-185
            10. Outcasts of Eternity by Polton Cross, pp. 188-211
            11. When Destiny Dealt by P.F. Costello, pp. 214-221
            12. The Editor's Notebook, pp. 6-7
            13. It's a Changing World!, p. 31
            14. 15000 Years Old---and Still Growing!, p. 47
            15. Allergics Lead the Way, p. 47
            16. Why Fish Die Out of Water, p. 107
            17. Cobra Venom for Cancer Relief, p. 107
            18. The Stubborn Skunk, p. 107
            19. Shooting Stars, p. 139
            20. Fantastic Facts, pp. 160-161
            21. The Insect That Prays, p. 186
            22. The Nobel Prize, p. 187
            23. Mercury Poisoning Operation, p. 187
            24. Life Span, p. 212
            25. Wife Auction, p. 212
            26. Romance of the Elements, p. 213
            27. Taxpayer's Utopia, p. 222
            28. Insect Chivalry, pp. 223-224
            29. Reader's Page, pp. 225-234
            30. Correspondence Corner, pp. 235-237
            31. Atlas---The God of Strength, pp. 238-244
            32. Front cover painting by H.W. McCauley
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          Issues of 1943 = 8 Issues, 185 Articles
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            Issues of 1944 = 3 Issues, 67 Articles
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              Issues of 1945 = 5 Issues, 115 Articles
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                Issues of 1946 = 5 Issues, 96 Articles
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                  Issues of 1947 = 8 Issues, 155 Articles
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                    Issues of 1948 = 12 Issues, 255 Articles
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                      Issues of 1949 = 12 Issues, 278 Articles
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                      Issues of the 1950s = 4 Years, 34 Issues, 813 Articles
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                        Issues of 1950 = 12 Issues, 299 Articles
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                          Issues of 1951 = 8 Issues, 199 Articles
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                            Issues of 1952 = 12 Issues, 265 Articles
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                              Issues of 1953 = 2 Issues, 50 Articles