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    Modern Wonder [v5, #114, July 22, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · The Royal Regiment of Artillery · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 4 · Electrical Porspecting · Anon. · ar; illustrated by R. A. Hallum
    • 5 · Salvaging - An Adventurous Business · Anon. · ar; condensed from Young America, 1939.
    • 6 · The Birth of a Railway Giant · Anon. · ar
    • 7 · The Rival Canners · Anon. · ss
    • 8 · Denmark’s Finest Covered Swimmoing Pool · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Harryin
    • 11 · The Hypnotic Dance of the Child Priestesses · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · In the Footsteps of the Pioneers through Death Valley · Anon. · ar; condensed from The Spur, 1939.
    • 13 · The World in Darkness [Part 7 of 13] · Clive R. Foster · sl
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs May 7 1939



    Modern Wonder [v5, #116, August 5, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Aircraft Undercarriages · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Boy Speed Aces of America · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Carbons & Candle Power · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · The Story of the Battleship · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 7 · The World in Darkness [Part 9 of 13] · Clive R. Foster · sl
    • 8 · Britain’s Premier Airport - Croydon · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Kenneth M. Sibley
    • 10 · Life Millions of Years Ago · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · Highways of the Iron Horse · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · Europe’s Happiest Country · Anon. · ar; condensed from Australian Digest of World Reading, 1939.
    • 13 · The Dark House · Hedley Scott · ss
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs May 21 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #117, August 12, 1939] (2d, 20pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Gold Rush · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Mechanized Army · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 5 · The Sky Is My Playground · Ben Hamilton · ar
    • 6 · The New Queen of the Seas · Anon. · ar; condensed from The Star Weekly, 1939.
    • 7 · Forest Rangers Have Nightmares · Anon. · ar
    • 8 · Outposts of the R.A.F. · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 9 · Ghost Berg · Bernard Buley · ss; illustrated by John Woods
    • 10 · Whale Research Ship · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Chatworthy
    • 13 · The Cactus Hunters · Anon. · ar
    • 14 · The “Talking Stick” of Australia · Anon. · ar
    • 15 · The World in Darkness [Part 10 of 13] · Clive R. Foster · sl
    • 17 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 20 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs May 28 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #118, August 19, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Can Man Create Life? · Anon. · ar
    • 3 · Ships of the Seven Seas · Bernard Hogben · ar; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 4 · The Marching Dead · Captain John Craig · ar
    • 5 · Here’s the “Wellington” · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 6 · Book of Solid Gold · Anon. · ar; condensed from The Natal Witness, 1939.
    • 7 · Jungle Terror · Henry Deekin · ss
    • 8 · Europe’s Commercial Air Liners · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Hugo Molvig
    • 11 · Whippets of the Water · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · Desert Postmen · Anon. · ar; condensed from The Outspan, 1939.
    • 13 · The World in Darkness [Part 11 of 13] · Clive R. Foster · sl
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Jun 4 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #119, August 26, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · War Pigeons Decorated for Bravery · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 4 · Diamond Cutting and Polishing · Anon. · ia
    • 5 · They Spend Their Lives Up the Pole · William Herbert · ar
    • 6 · Roads of Tomorrow · Anon. · ar
    • 7 · History of the Typewriter · John A. Zellers · ar
    • 8 · Achievement! - A 3000 Miles Journey and Still Fine Fresh Salmon · Anon. · ia; illustrated by R. A. Hallum
    • 10 · The Road to Mandalay · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · The World in Darkness [Part 12 of 13] · Clive R. Foster · sl
    • 13 · How to Train a Dog · Earl Johnson · ar; condensed from This Week, 1939.
    • 14 · Modern Wonder Workshop · Anon. · cl
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Jun 11 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #120, September 2, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Symphony in Steel · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 4 · Conquest of the Invisible · Anon. · ar; condensed from "N.Y. Times" Magazine, 1939.
    • 5 · The “Golden Hind” · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 6 · From Garden Ornament to Giant Dam · Anon. · ia
    • 7 · The Clue of the Kidnapper · S. Gibbs · ss; illustrated by John Woods
    • 8 · The British Royal Navy · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 11 · The Javan Express · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · I Become a Lama in Tibet · Theos Bernard · ar; condensed extract from Penthouse of the Gods, New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1939.
    • 13 · The World in Darkness [Part 13 of 13] · Clive R. Foster · sl
    • 14 · Is There Life on Other Planets · Waldemar Kaempffert · ar
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 15 · I Built a Submarine · William S. Boyce · ar
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Jun 18 1939



    Modern Wonder [v5, #122, September 16, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Defence Against Tanks · Herbert Clarkson · ar
    • 4 · Pencil Manufacture · Anon. · ia
    • 5 · Metal That Kills and Cures · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Modern Stokeholds Are Different · Anon. · ar
    • 7 · War with the Desert [Part 2 of 2] · Stanton Hope · sl
    • 8 · The Wonder of Flight · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 11 · Continent-Wide Railway System Spans a Room · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · Ghost Ship “Marie Celeste” · Anon. · ar; condensed from Toronto Star Weekly, 1939.
    • 13 · Camouflage Beats the Enemy · Anon. · ar
    • 14 · Banana Train · Anon. · ar
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Jul 2 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #123, September 23, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Britain’s Might in the Air · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Rubber Tyres for Railway Cars · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · The Magic of Colour · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Medicine Men of the Army · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 7 · Mountain of the Red Mist · L. T. Dryver · ss; illustrated by John Woods
    • 8 · Dredging for Gold! · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Pitts
    • 11 · The Science Behind the Aero Engine · Anon. · ia
    • 13 · Man of Many Inventions [Part 1 of 3] · H. W. Twyman · ar
    • 14 · Treasure Hunting by Submarine · Anon. · ar
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Jul 2 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #124, September 30, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · War Metal No. 1 · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 4 · Controlling Father Thames · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · The Talking Machine · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Give a Loco a Name · Anon. · ar
    • 7 · Death in the Hurricane · B. Tunbridge · ar
    • 8 · Weapons of the Wild · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Ronald Lampitt
    • 11 · America’s War Planes · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 12 · In the Indian Bazaars · Anon. · ar; condensed from Christian Science Monitor, 1939.
    • 13 · Man of Many Inventions [Part 2 of 3] · H. W. Twyman · ar, uncredited
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Jul 2 1939





    Modern Wonder [v5, #128, October 28, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · “Lightning War” · Barry Lewis · ar
    • 4 · Forged Fingerprints · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Dealing with Incendiary Bombs · Anon. · ia
    • 6 · “Big Guns” in our Fourth Line of Defence · Anon. · ar
    • 7 · Out of the Blue [Colin Varney] · L. T. Dryver · ss
    • 8 · Germany’s “Pocket” Battleships · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 11 · Measuring Brain Waves · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · The Bicycle Comes Into It’s Own Again · Anon. · ar
    • 14 · The Science of Blind Flying · Anon. · ia
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 15 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Jul 30 1939
    • 16 · Japanese 3-Men Submarine · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Kenneth M. Sibley


    Modern Wonder [v5, #129, November 4, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Guns for Our Fighters · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 4 · Five to One Against · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 5 · It’s a Small World · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Farming Death for Heath · Anon. · ar; condensed from The Family Circle, 1939.
    • 7 · Prisoners of the Gestapo [Colin Varney] · L. T. Dryver · ss
    • 8 · Gliding and Sailplaning · Anon. · ia
    • 11 · America’s Latest Wonder Train · Anon. · ar; condensed from The Express and Journal, Australia, 1939.
    • 12 · Pencil Chip “Creations” · Anon. · ia; illustrated by R. A. Hallum
    • 13 · Armed Raiders on the Prowl! · Stanton Hope · ar
    • 14 · Ranks of the Royal Navy · Anon. · ar
    • 14 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Aug 6 1939
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Training Naval Air Gunners · Anon. · ar




    Modern Wonder [v6, #132, November 25, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Contraband Control · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Welding Wizardry · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Science of the Siege Gunner · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · I Photographed the Upside Down Battleship · Jack Esten · ar
    • 8 · How Warships Carry Their Aircraft · Anon. · ia
    • 10 · Why Call It a Diesel Engine? · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · New Riches from Black Diamonds · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Aug 27 1939
    • 13 · Agent of Evil [Colin Varney] · L. T. Dryver · ss
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Testing Blackburn Aircraft · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Kenneth Sibley


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