Paul Di Filippo (pgdf) wrote in theinferior4,
Paul Di Filippo

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.

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

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.

Posted by Paul DiFi.
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