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Weird Tales (1923-1985 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series comic books 1973

  • Vol. 47 #1
    Weird Tales (1923-1985 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 47 #1


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    • Water damage: Slight.
    • Tearing and taping on last page.

    Volume 47 - #1 - 1st printing. Relaunch of the magazine in the Summer of 1973. Stories include: "The Watchers" (by Ray Bradbury), "Perdita" (Hilgarde Hawthorne), "Spear and Fang" (Robert E. Howard), "Funeral in the Fog" (Edward D. Hoch), "The Guest of Honour" (Frank Norris), "The Sign of Venus" (Robert W. Chambers), "The Early Years" (Sam Moskowitz), "The Woman in Red & Unmasked" (Muriel Cambell Dyar), "The Serpent City" (Edison Marshall), "A Tropical Horror" (William Hope Hodgson), "Sylvane--The Silver Birches" (verse by A. Merritt), "The Man With the Brown Beard" (Nathaniel T. Babcock), "The Black Hands" (Albert Bigelow Paine), "The Medici Boots" (Pearl Norton Swet), and "The Canal" (verse by H.P. Lovecraft). Virgil Finlay painted cover. Mostly text (handful of illustrations). Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 96 pages, Text (with B&W Chapter Illustrations). Cover price $0.75.

  • Vol. 47 #2
    Weird Tales (1923-1985 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 47 #2


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    • Paper: Off white
    • Front cover detached 5%. Back cover detached 5%. Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Water damage: Slight.

    Volume 47 - #2 - 1st printing. Fall 1973. In this issue: "Eloi Eloi Lama Sabachthani" (by William Hope Hodgson), "Atlantis" (verse by Stanton A. Coblentz), "The Clach of Dishes" (Ian Maclaren), "Eternal Rediffusion" (Eric Frank Russell & Leslie J. Johnson), "Sword in the Snow" (E.C. Tubb), "Funeral in Another Town" (Jerry Jacobson), "The Man in the Bottle" (Gustav Meyrink), "The Smiling People" (Ray Bradbury), "Supernatural Horror in Literature" (new version by H.P. Lovecraft), "The Man on the Ground" (Robert E. Howard), "Song for Wood Horns" (verse by A. Merritt), "William Hope Hodgson--The Novelist" (Sam Moskowitz), Virgil Finlay portfolio (2 pages), "The Utmost Abomination" (Clark Ashton Smith & Lin Carter), "The Buried Paradise" (Felix Marti-Ibanez, M.D.), "The Fate of the 'Senegambian Queen'" (Wordon Allan Curtis), "Great Ashtoreth" (verse by Frank Belknap Long), and "The Eyrie" letters column. Gary van der Steur painted cover (after Hannes Bok). Mostly text (with a few illustrations). Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 96 pages, Text (with B&W Chapter Illustrations). Cover price $0.75.

  • Vol. 47 #3
    Weird Tales (1923-1985 Popular Fiction) Pulp 1st Series Vol. 47 #3


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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Slight. Staple rust: Slight.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Water damage: Moderate. Staple rust: Moderate.
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Front cover detached 40%.

    Volume 47 - #3 - 1st printing. Winter 1973 - Featuring spine-tingling tales of terror by Robert E. Howard, H.P. Lovecraft, and others. Poem by Virgil Finlay Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 96 pages, Text (with B&W Chapter Illustrations by Don Rico). Cover price $0.75.