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    Cosmic Tales [v1 #9, March 1939] ed. Louis & Gertrude Kuslan (Cosmic Publications; 170 Washington Avenue, West Haven, Conn., 10¢, 24pp, quarto mimeographed, cover by James V. Taurasi)
    Note: because of a printing muddle pages 7 and 8 don’t exist. I have not adjusted for this. Details supplied by Alistair Durie.


    Cosmic Tales [v1 #10, (June) 1939] ed. Louis Kuslan (Louis Kuslan; 170 Washington Avenue, West Haven, Conn., 5¢, 2pp, quarto mimeographed)
    free to FAPA members. Details supplied by Alistair Durie.


    Cosmic Tales [v1 #11, (June) 1939] ed. Louis Kuslan (Louis Kuslan; 170 Washington Avenue, West Haven, Conn., 5¢, 2pp, quarto mimeographed)
    free to FAPA members. Details supplied by Alistair Durie.


    Cosmic Tales [v1 #12, Summer 1939] ed. Louis & Gertrude Kuslan (Cosmic Publications, 170 Washington Avenue, West Haven, Conn., 10¢, 12pp, quarto mimeographed, cover by Russ Hodgkins)
    Details supplied by Steve Miller and Alistair Durie.
    • 1 · Ramblings · [The Editor] · ed
    • 4 · Robot · Mary G. Byers · ss
    • 5 · Six Against the Past (part 2) · Thos. S. Gardner · rr
    • 7 · Six Against the Past (part 3) · L. R. Chauvenet · rr
    • 8 · Wobbling Along · The Vagrant · ar; on current censorship in some fanzines.
    • 9 · Speer’s Scribblings · Jack Speer · cl; on recent events in fandom.
    • 11 · Continuation of previous items



    Cosmic Tales [v2 #2, June 1940] ed. Richard B. Crain (Richard B. Crain; 1734 Willow Ave, Weehawken NJ, 15¢, 30pp, quarto mimeographed, cover by John Giunta)
    Note: I appear to be missing the last two sheets so have added items after page 26 as per the index. Details supplied by Alistair Durie.


    Cosmic Tales [v2 #3, April-May-June 1941] ed. James V. Taurasi (James V. Taurasi; 137-07 32nd Avenue, Flushing, New York, 10¢, 18pp, quarto mimeographed, cover by Frank R. Paul)
    Note: First two pages unnumbered, contain table of contents etc., so real page number is two higher. Details supplied by Alistair Durie.
    • 1 · Cosmicomments · James V. Taurasi · ed
    • 2 · What the Moon Brings · H. P. Lovecraft · pp The National Amateur May 1923
    • 4 · In the Days of the Giants · Thos. S. Gardner · ss
    • 8 · Requiem · Sam Moskowitz · ss
    • 12 · Continuation of “In the Day of the Giants”
    • 15 · Cometeers · [uncredited] · ms; announcement that the Cometeers will, henceforth, be part of Cosmic Tales.



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