Weird Tales (1941)
September-October 1941 (Volume 36, Issue 1)
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Front cover of Weird Tales volume 36 number 1, dated September 1941, featuring a ginat blue figure with stars for eyes holding a chain of people.


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Is there a strange, ethereal, mental cord that binds the consciousness of those departed from this world with those that remain? Are souls denied liberation after transition until they have communicated important messages to their loved ones? Are the fantastic experiments of the seance room trickery or fraud, or are they the result of earthbound entities seeking freedom from the confining interests of this world? Is the human consciousness suspended for an indefinite period between the spiritual and earthly realms? Is psychic communication, with minds gone on, a farce or a fact?


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september 1941
Cover by Margaret Brundage
The Forces of Ancient Evil Are Always Breaking Forth—Becoming Manifest Briefly, Horribly to the World of Men!
BIRTHMARK Seabury Quinn
A Strange, Dreadful Drama of Pre-Natal Influence…
short stories
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THE MAN WHO LIVED Raymond F. O'Kelley
He Had the Whole of London to Do With as He Pleased.
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WITCH DANCE Clark Ashton Smith

Except for personal experiences the content of this magazine is fiction. Any use of the name of a living person or reference to actual events is purely coincidental.

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Ffrom the witch's tale—the highly popular, ultra-shivery broadcast which chilled radio listeners from coast to coast—to WEIRD TALES, the Unique Magazine…comes a story specially adapted for our pages by that famous program's author and director, Alonzo Dean Cole. It's in your next issue. This story, a prime favorite with the radio audience,

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—you may remember it. Set against the background of a sultry Indian Summer—the Moon of Falling Leaves, of dying things—is the drama of two ruthless murderers who defy the terrible Neebanawbaigs…ancient Indian gods of the Holy lake. Was it at the bidding of these Old Ones that slime—loathsome, hideously green—rose from the lake's dreadiul depths to exact monstrous vengeance…?


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