Talk:Amazing Stories

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Reprints ?[edit]

The article mentions that quite a few stories printed in Amazing stories have been republished over the years. What about the other contents of the magazine? Specifically I'd be interested to learn whether the reviews published in the very early issues Strange Adventures have been reprinted anywhere? Or, alternatively, does anyone know whether the old issues of SA have been collected by some libraries, where one can look them up? (I'm searching for the issue of Amazing Stories cover-dated December 1932, which contains a review about a book written by a journalist named Bochow whom I'm interested in with regard to my doctoral thesis).93.206.41.98 (talk) 01:12, 29 January 2011 (UTC)

I don't have a copy of that issue so I can't help you there. The Tymn/Ashley encyclopedia lists several sources that have partial or complete collections. Universities are BYU, Florida International, Harvard, Indiana (Lilly Library), MSU, MIT SF library, Northern Illinois, Penn State, Sarah Lawrence College, SUNY-Albany, Syracuse, Texas A&M, Tulane, U of Arizona, U of California Riverside, U of Maryland Baltimore, U of Montana, U of New Brunswick, U of New Mexico, UT Austin, U of Winnipeg, U of Wisconsin Milwaukee. Public Libraries listed are Dallas, NY, San Francisco, Red Wing MN. It's a 1985 reference so some of those institutions may no longer have the magazine.
I don't follow your comments about Strange Adventures; there was a magazine called that but it was quite unrelated to Amazing. I don't know of any reprint source for 1932 non-fiction from Amazing, I'm afraid. Mike Christie (talklibrary) 01:19, 29 January 2011 (UTC)
Thank you very much indeed, the above-posted information is a tremendous help! Of course, I was referring to Amazing Stories when I wrote "Strange Adventures" (I mixed up the two publications in a moment of absent-mindedness).93.206.41.98 (talk) 06:19, 29 January 2011 (UTC)

Infobox[edit]

An infobox was recently added; I don't think it benefits the article, and per User talk:Shortride#Infoboxes for Wonder Stories and Amazing Stories I'm not the only one. I'll leave this notice here for a day to see if anyone else comments before removing it. Mike Christie (talk - contribs - library) 12:01, 23 October 2011 (UTC)

The 80 year publishing history of Amazing Stories is too complex for the Infobox magazine template. I have used it on a few magazines with a short and simple lifetime but it does not do well for long run magazines with multiple owners and editors. For example, how many times a year was it published? These details are covered with charts and tables in the article. Eliminate the infobox in this article. -- SWTPC6800 (talk) 21:50, 23 October 2011 (UTC)

Online versions[edit]

The link to University of Wisconsin–Parkside archives is odd; the collection is offline (so why a specific link?). A few websites do have scanned online versions however:

If anyone finds more sources, please add them here (and or update the main article if it's a comprehensive batch)! --xensyriaT 19:55, 20 April 2012 (UTC)