Astounding January 1954
Not really, but close enough. We dreamed of rockets and space travel and great things. I wrote a high school science paper on satellites and received an F. Unrealistic the teacher said.
The Soviets weren't listening.
Astounding was the second scifi magazine. Volume 1 No. 1 came out January 1930 and unlike Amazing it was more action and less science. John W. Campbell, Jr came along in late '37 and established a reign and readership based on science rather than fantasy. If Gernsback was the Dean of Science Fiction, Campbell was the Godfather.
And since the NY Times was still an American paper no one complained.
Now they would demand the agents be jailed and FDR arrested.
Astounding was the first scifi magazine to go "digest" size. During the war the paper shortage and a poor binding system made for copies that have not stood the test of time very well.
But ideas transcend paper, ink and glue.
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