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History of Wonder Stories Now Available

In June 1929, Hugo Gernsback released his second SF-centric periodical, Science Wonder Stories, after having sold Amazing Stories (1926-) earlier that year on account of bankruptcy. Wonder Stories (“Science” was dropped from the title a year after its debut) was every bit the successor to Amazing: its “bedsheet” format featured both new authors and perennial favorites such as Jules Verne and H.G. Wells…

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