Paul Di Filippo (pgdf) wrote in theinferior4,
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Illos for Bok's BLUE FLAMINGO


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Here's the January 1948 issue of STARTLING STORIES, featuring the Hannes Bok tale that he would later expand into BEYOND THE GOLDEN STAIR.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hannes_Bok

This cover image, by the great Earle Bergey, is all over the web.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earle_K._Bergey

But where else except this blog can you see the interior illos?

Despite googling, I can't pin down the artist. No credits in the zine, natch, nor signature. I'm leaning toward Virgil Finlay. If anyone knows for sure, please comment.

UPDATE: the consensus among some very knowledgable people on the e-group Fictionmags is that the artist here is one Lawrence Sterne Stevens, who did tons of work for this publishing house.







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