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    Modern Wonder [v4, #99, April 8, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Will We Live in Underground Cities? · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · World’s Largest Gorilla Lives Again · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Pilots Trained in Sealed Tanks · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · New York World’s Fair Is Wonderful · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 7 · When the Cable Was Cut [Halloran] · Gerald Bowman · ss
    • 8 · The Metropolitan Police Force · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 11 · Chinese or Japanese? · Anon. · ar; condensed from Australian Woman’s Weekly, 1939.
    • 12 · Fifty Fathoms Deep [Part 11 of 19] · A. J. Murray · sl
    • 14 · Modern Wonder Workshop · Anon. · cl
    • 15 · Our Changing World · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Mechanical Grabs · Anon. · ia; illustrated by R. B. Way, [?]


    Modern Wonder [v4, #100, April 15, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Divers as Guinea Pigs [Part 1 of 2] · Captain John D. Craig · ar
    • 4 · Offspring - Sixteen Million in a Month · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · This Machine Banking Age · James Henderson · ar
    • 5 · Do Sports Harm the Heart? · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Beating the “Flyer” · Bernard Buley · ss
    • 7 · Germany’s Air Force · Anon. · ar
    • 8 · The Romance of the Port of London · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Kenneth M. Sibley
    • 10 · Fifty Fathoms Deep [Part 12 of 19] · A. J. Murray · sl
    • 11 · Lost Continent Myths · Andrew R. Boone · ar
    • 12 · Modern Wonder Workshop · Anon. · cl
    • 13 · In the Coils of a Python · Anon. · ar; condensed from The Outspan, 1939.
    • 15 · Our Changing World · Anon. · cl (r)
    • 16 · Signalling on Single Line Railways · Anon. · ia (r); illustrated by R. B. Way, [?]



    Modern Wonder [v4, #102, April 29, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Forgotten Red Men · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 4 · Modern Miracles for a Penny Seed Packet · Ralph Michaelis · ar
    • 5 · Diamonds from Slush · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Dawn Patrol · S. S. Johnson · ss; adapted from the movie.
    • 7 · Chasing the Man in the Moon · Richard Rowland · ar
    • 8 · The Latest Addition to Britain’s Invincible Might · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 10 · Diesel, Who Revolutionised Transport · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · Gladiators of the Sea · Anon. · ar; condensed from the Adelaide Chronicle, 1939.
    • 12 · Modern Wonder Workshop · Anon. · cl
    • 13 · Fifty Fathoms Deep [Part 14 of 19] · A. J. Murray · sl
    • 14 · Vanished Inventions · H. W. Twyman · ar
    • 15 · Our Changing World · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Overhead Transport · Anon. · ia; illustrated by R. B. Way


    Modern Wonder [v4, #103, May 6, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · The Land of Make-Believe · Frank Daugherty · ar
    • 4 · Submarines Beware! · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · New to the Game · Bower Mason · ss
    • 7 · The Art of the Goldsmith · Anon. · ar
    • 8 · A New Steam-Electric Railway Giant · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 10 · In the Valley of the Roses · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · Operations Taught by Television · B. Tunbridge · ar
    • 12 · Modern Wonder Workshop · Anon. · cl
    • 13 · White Eskimo Chief · Anon. · ar
    • 14 · Fifty Fathoms Deep [Part 15 of 19] · A. J. Murray · sl
    • 15 · Our Changing World · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · The Vertical Lift Bridge · Anon. · ia; illustrated by R. B. Way


    Modern Wonder [v4, #104, May 13, 1939] (2d, 20pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Britain’s Civilian Army in Action · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 4 · 50 Years Ago · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 5 · Monkey Island · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · The Death Dive · Clifford Cameron · ss
    • 8 · Your Eyes Are Tiny Electric Generators · Anon. · ar
    • 9 · Aluminium - the Wonder Metal · Anon. · ar
    • 10 · Weaving Rayon · Anon. · ia; illustrated by R. A. Hallum
    • 12 · Planes That Have Never Flown · Anon. · ar
    • 13 · English Boy Fights Shark · Anon. · ar; condensed from Grit, 1939.; illustrated by Ronald Lampitt
    • 14 · Modern Wonder Workshop · Anon. · cl
    • 15 · Wool Away · Anon. · ar
    • 16 · Fifty Fathoms Deep [Part 16 of 19] · A. J. Murray · sl
    • 17 · Our Changing World · Anon. · cl
    • 20 · Water Squeezes Tons of White Hot Steel · Anon. · ia; illustrated by R. B. Way, [?]


    Modern Wonder [v5, #105, May 20, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · The Aerial Armada · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 4 · Canadian Railways · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Procession of the Phantoms · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Sounding the Fire Alarm · Anon. · ar
    • 7 · Miracles of Agriculture · Anon. · ar
    • 8 · Birds of the Tropics · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Hugo Movig
    • 10 · Catapulted Into Space · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · Bimraj the Killer · Anon. · ar; condensed from Toronto Star Weekly, 1939.
    • 12 · Modern Wonder Workshop · Anon. · cl
    • 13 · Fifty Fathoms Deep [Part 17 of 19] · A. J. Murray · sl
    • 14 · The Holy Tree Dancer of the Birdmen · Anon. · ar
    • 15 · Our Changing World · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Mar 5 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #106, May 27, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · “Sea Cowboys” · Anon. · ar
    • 3 · Your Body Under the Microscope · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Tin · Anon. · ar; condensed from Young America, 1939.
    • 6 · He Runs His Own Railway · Anon. · ar
    • 7 · These Animals Are Dying Out · Anon. · ar; condensed from Scientific American, 1939.
    • 8 · Guns! · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 10 · Uncle Sam’s School for Seamen · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · Snakes May Save Thousands of Lives · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · Modern Wonder Workshop · Anon. · cl
    • 13 · Lake Adventures in a Canoe · Anon. · ar
    • 14 · Fifty Fathoms Deep [Part 18 of 19] · A. J. Murray · sl
    • 15 · Our Changing World · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Mar 12 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #107, June 3, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · The Might of the French Navy · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 4 · The Life of a Butterfly · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · They Always Get Their Man · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Attacking the Bomber · Selby Lewis · ar
    • 8 · Rubber - Stretching Around the World! · Anon. · ia; illustrated by R. A. Hallum
    • 10 · Wall of Death · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · Snake Charming · Anon. · ar; condensed from Outspan, 1939.
    • 12 · Guffas · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · Modern Wonder Workshop · Anon. · cl
    • 13 · The Dogs Surgeon · Anon. · ar
    • 14 · Fifty Fathoms Deep [Part 19 of 19] · A. J. Murray · sl
    • 15 · Our Changing World · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Mar 19 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #108, June 10, 1939] (2d, 20pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Britain’s “Boy Scouts” of the Sky Trails · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 4 · Midget Chemistry solves Giant Problems · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Learning to Be a Sailor · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · How Man Has Learned to Put His Thoughts on Paper · Anon. · ar; condensed from Young American, 1939.
    • 8 · Ambulances of the Sea · Anon. · ar
    • 9 · The World in Darkness [Part 1 of 13] · Clive R. Foster · sl
    • 10 · Forests of Trees Make Bars of Soap · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 12 · Engineers in Khaki · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 14 · Daring Scientists Penetrate the Unknown · Anon. · ar
    • 15 · “White Gold” Rush · Anon. · ar; condensed from Christian Science Monitor.
    • 17 · Our Changing World · Anon. · cl
    • 20 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Mar 26 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #109, June 17, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Underwater Warships · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 4 · Crown Jewels of Industry · W. A. Swanberg · ar; condensed from This Week, 1939.
    • 5 · Pumping Station of the Human Body · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Water Boiled on Ice · Anon. · ar
    • 7 · Steel Forts on Wheels · B. T. H. · ar
    • 8 · The Amazing Story of the Steam Turbine · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 10 · The World in Darkness [Part 2 of 13] · Clive R. Foster · sl
    • 12 · Day in the Life of a Fighter Pilot · Anon. · ar
    • 14 · They Owe Their Lives to Trains · Anon. · ar
    • 15 · Mechincs of the Frozen North · Anon. · ar; condensed from Toronto Star Weekly, 1939.
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Apr 2 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #110, June 24, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Fleet Air Arm · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 4 · How do X-Rays Work? · B. Tunbridge · ar
    • 5 · Manicures for Giant Locos · B. T. H. · ar
    • 6 · Fast and Formidable · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 7 · The Science of Music · Anon. · ar; condensed from Young America, 1939.
    • 8 · Defences of the British Empire · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 10 · War · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · On Trek with the New Guinea Patrol · Anon. · ar; condensed from Digest of World Reading, 1939.
    • 12 · Laying the Line - Even Under Fire! · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 13 · The World in Darkness [Part 3 of 13] · Clive R. Foster · sl
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Apr 9 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #111, July 1, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · School for Britain’s Air Avengers · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Burning Desert for Farmlands · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Reversing the Weather by Machinery · Anon. · ar; condensed from Young America, 1939.
    • 6 · Do You Know the Difference Between - Battleships, Cruisers, Destroyers · Anon. · ar
    • 7 · 24,000 Tons of Floating Concrete · Anon. · ia; illustrated by R. A. Hallum
    • 8 · The Auxiliary Fire Service · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 10 · Early American Loco’s on Parade · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · The World in Darkness [Part 4 of 13] · Clive R. Foster · sl
    • 13 · Motoring Through Syria · Anon. · ar; condensed from New York Times, 1939.
    • 14 · They Call It the Flying Wing · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Apr 16 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #112, July 8, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · The Eolution of the Flying Boat · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 4 · Police of the World · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 5 · Bottled Hurricanes · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Foiling the Air Raiders · Anon. · ar
    • 7 · The Dope Runner · S. Gibbs · ss
    • 8 · Floating Labouratory on World Tour · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Chatworthy
    • 11 · Jungle Thrills · Anon. · ar; condensed from The Family Circle, 1939.
    • 12 · Arctic Conquest · Anon. · ar
    • 13 · The World in Darkness [Part 5 of 13] · Clive R. Foster · sl
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Apr 23 1939


    Modern Wonder [v5, #113, July 15, 1939] (2d, 16pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Bells Call the Fish to Dinner · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 4 · Cribs They Can’t Crack · J. M. Henderson · ar
    • 5 · Thee’s a Science in Building and Sailing Big Yachts · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Navigators of the Sky Trails · Selby Lewis · ar
    • 7 · The Island of Terror · Clifford Cameron · ss
    • 8 · Air-Raid Wardens · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 11 · Tribal Life in Tanganyika · Anon. · ar; condensed from The East African Annual, 1939.
    • 12 · Demons of the Pit · Anon. · ar
    • 13 · The World in Darkness [Part 6 of 13] · Clive R. Foster · sl
    • 15 · Did You Ever Wonder? · Anon. · cl
    • 16 · Flash Gordon · Alex Raymond · cs Apr 30 1939


    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


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