MARVEL TALES. Robert Bloch, MARVEL TALES. Winter 1934 ., William L. Crawford, number 3 volume 1.


Everett, PA: Fantasy Publications, Winter 1934. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers, stapled. One of the better fanzines, approaching (or equaling in some instances) the quality of content of the SF specialty pulps of the 1930s. Third of the five issues of this semi-pro magazine. First printing of "Lilies," Robert Bloch's first published story, he was seventeen at the time of this publication, (originally submitted to Weird Tales and rejected by Farnsworth Wright). This issue also includes "The Golden Bough," a weird fantasy by David H. Keller, and other material. Moskowitz, The Immortal Storm, pp. 22-3. Pavlat and Evans, Fanzine Index (1965), p. 66. Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 401-04. N.R.A. (National Recovery Administration) stamp to front cover, new inked price to upper right corner, small black ink stain to upper spine / rear panel. A very good copy. (18480). Item #18480

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