OPUS#023 Space Visitors, The

NOTE: #023
Title: The Space Visitors
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1930
Type: short story
Variant titles: The Space Beings

“The colossal scoop had descended lightning-like out of the skies at dusk, and with incredible swiftness had cut a vast lane of destruction through the city. It glittered strangely as though composed of an unknown metal.”

“A real gem of a classic by the old master about space fishermen who come trawling their nets for humanity, reprinted from Air Wonder Stories, March, 1930” – Gammell, Leon L., The Annotated Guide to Startling Stories, Starmont House, 1986, p. 45

Publications:

  • Air Wonder Stories, Vol. 1, no. 9, March 1930, (Mar 1930, ed. Hugo Gernsback, publ. Stellar Publishing Corporation, $0.25, 100pp, large pulp, magazine) Cover: Frank R. Paul; illustrated by Frank R. Paul
  • “The Space Beings,” Tales of Wonder, #5, (1938, ed. Walter H. Gillings, publ. World’s Work, 1/-, 128pp, magazine) Cover: W. J. Roberts; illustrated by Frank R. Paul
  • Startling Stories, Vol. 2, no. 2, September 1939, (Sep 1939, ed. Mort Weisinger, publ. Better Publications, Inc., $0.15, 132pp, Pulp, magazine) Cover: Alex Schomburg
  • The Universe Wreckers, The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume Three, (Aug 2010, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Haffner Press, 978-1-893887-41-1, $40.00, 670pp, hc, coll)

Reviews:

  • Review by Everett F. Bleiler (1998) in Science-Fiction: The Gernsback Years

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OPUS#024 Evans of the Earth-Guard

OPUS: #024
Title: Evans of the Earth-Guard
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1930
Type: short story

“The grim black rocket, whirling and dipping with an astounding swiftness, was endeavoring to bring the twisting little craft into the lines of its guns.”

Publications:

  • Air Wonder Stories, Vol. 1, no. 10, April 1930, (Apr 1930, ed. Hugo Gernsback, publ. Stellar Publications, $0.25, 96pp, magazine) Cover: Frank R. Paul; illustrated by Lumen Winter.

Reviews:

  • Review by Everett F. Bleiler (1998) in Science-Fiction: The Gernsback Years

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OPUS#020 Cities in the Air

OPUS: #020
Title: Cities in the Air
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1929
Type: novel

“Our gunners, following the orders of the First Air Chief, were concentrating their fire on the European column’s head, there in the ocean’s green depth.” – Nov. 1929
“Now our line turned like a wheeling snake, high in the air and was rushing back upon the circle of our enemies. And as our long line of mighty cities whirled past them all our batteries were thundering.” – Dec. 1929

Magazine Appearances:

  • Cities in the Air (Part 1 of 2) (1929) – Edmond Hamilton
  • Cities in the Air (Part 2 of 2) (1929) – Edmond Hamilton

Publications:

  • Air Wonder Stories, Vol. 1, no. 5, November 1929, (Nov 1929, ed. Hugo Gernsback, publ. Stellar Publications, $0.25, 96pp, magazine), pp. 390-411. Cover: Frank R. Paul; illustrated by Frank R. Paul and unsigned.
  • Air Wonder Stories, Vol. 1, no. 6, December 1929, (Dec 1929, ed. Hugo Gernsback, publ. Stellar Publications, $0.25, 96pp, magazine), pp. 534-554. Cover: Frank R. Paul; illustrated by Frank R. Paul and unsigned.
  • The Universe Wreckers, The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume Three, (Aug 2010, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Haffner Press, 978-1-893887-41-1, $40.00, 670pp, hc, coll)

Reviews:

  • Review by Everett F. Bleiler (1998) in Science-Fiction: The Gernsback Years

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