OPUS#028 Sun People, The [IP#6]

OPUS: #028
Title: The Sun People
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1930
Type: novelette
Series: Interstellar Patrol
Series Number: 6

“The great octopus-like Vegan had gripped the square’s edge firmly with his mighty tentacles.”

Publications:

  • Weird Tales, Vol. 15, no. 5, May 1930, (May 1930, ed. Farnsworth Wright, publ. Popular Fiction Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, $0.25, 144pp, Pulp, magazine) Cover: C. C. Senf; Illust: Senf
  • The Star-Stealers: The Complete Adventures of The Interstellar Patrol, The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume Two, (Jul 2009, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Haffner Press, 1-893887-33-2, $40.00, 754pp, hc, coll) Cover: Hugh Rankin

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#278 Stark and the Star Kings [SK#3]

OPUS: #278
Title: Stark and the Star Kings
Authors: Edmond Hamilton and Leigh Brackett
Year: 2005
Type: novelette
Series: Star Kings (SK)

Publications:

  • Stark and the Star Kings, (Aug 2005, Edmond Hamilton, Leigh Brackett, publ. Haffner Press, 1-893887-16-2, $45.00, xviii+625pp, hc, omni) Cover: Alex Ebel
  • Stark and the Star Kings, (Aug 2005, Edmond Hamilton, Leigh Brackett, publ. Haffner Press, 1-893887-17-0, $125.00, xviii+625pp, hc, omni) Cover: Alex Ebel
  • Stark and the Star Kings, (Feb 2008, Leigh Brackett, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Baen, 0-345-25954-8, $4.00, ebook, coll) Cover: Doug Chaffee
  • The Last Dangerous Visions, (unpublished, ed. Harlan Ellison, anth)

OPUS#061 Snake-Men of Kaldar, The [SM#2]

OPUS: #061
Title: The Snake-Men of Kaldar
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1933
Type: novelette
Series: Stuart Merrick
Series number: #2

“Kaldar, World of Antares – amighty tale of red warfare an a distant planet”

Publications:

  • The Magic Carpet Magazine, Vol. 3, no. 4, October 1933, (Oct 1933, ed. Farnsworth Wright, publ. Popular Fiction Pub. Co., $0.25, 132pp, Pulp, magazine) Cover: M. Brundage; Illust : Wilcox
  • Magic Carpet Magazine, (1977, ed. William H. Desmond, Diane M. Howard, John R. Howard, Robert K. Wiener, publ. Odyssey Publications, # OP9, 128pp, tp, anth) Cover: Margaret Brundage , J. Allen St. John
  • Kaldar: World of Antares, (Nov 1998, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Haffner Press, 1-893887-01-4, $55.00, 219pp, hc, coll) Cover: Jon Arfstrom

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OPUS#268 Shores of Infinity, The (SK#2-2]

OPUS: #268
Title: The Shores of Infinity
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1965
Type: novelette
Series: Star Kings
Series Number: 2
Note: This story became part of the fix-up novel Return to the Stars (1969).

Publications:

  • Amazing Stories, Vol. 39, no. 4, April 1965, (Apr 1965, ed. Cele G. Lalli, publ. Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, $0.50, 132pp, Digest, magazine) Cover: Paula McLane; illustrated by Schelling
  • Thrilling Science Fiction, August 1973, (Aug 1973, ed. uncredited, publ. Ultimate Publishing Co., Inc., $0.60, 132pp, digest, magazine) Cover: Paula McLane
  • Return to the Stars, (1969, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Lancer, #447-74612, $0.75, 207pp, pb) Cover: Jim Steranko
  • Chronicles of the Star Kings, (Apr 1986, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Arrow (Venture SF #10), 0-09-947860-9, £2.50, 190+207pp, pb, omni)
  • Stark and the Star Kings, (Aug 2005, Edmond Hamilton, Leigh Brackett, publ. Haffner Press, 1-893887-16-2, $45.00, xviii+625pp, hc, omni) Cover: Alex Ebel
  • Stark and the Star Kings, (Aug 2005, Edmond Hamilton, Leigh Brackett, publ. Haffner Press, 1-893887-17-0, $125.00, xviii+625pp, hc, omni) Cover: Alex Ebel
  • Return to the Stars, (Feb 2008, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Baen, 4-477-46127-5, $4.00, ebook) Cover: Doug Chaffee
  • The Eric John Stark Saga, (Feb 2008, Leigh Brackett, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Baen, $20.00, ebook, omni)
  • Return to the Stars, (date unknown, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Magnum / Prestige, #74-612, $1.50, 207pp, pb) Cover: Jim Steranko

 

OPUS#263 Sunfire!

OPUS: #263
Title: Sunfire!
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1962
Type: short story

“He was a walking in the pine grove, with the resinous smell of the trees in his mostrils. Once he had met a smell vaguely like it, far away from Earth. Forget about that, a voice said in his mind, but he would never forget.”
“Hamilton had a resurgence in the magazine with a handful of superb tales, including ‘Sunfire!’ (Amazing, September 1962), about sentient energy life on Mercury.” – Ashley, Mike, Transformations : the story of the science-fiction magazines from 1950 to 1970, Liverpool University Press, 2005, p. 227.

「水星に棲む有知覚のエネルギー生命を扱った」 – マイク・アシュリー著 ; 牧眞司訳『SF雑誌の歴史:黄金期そして革命』(東京創元社, 2015)p. 288.

Publications:

  • Amazing Stories, Vol. 36, no. 9, September 1962, (Sep 1962, ed. Cele Goldsmith, publ. Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, $0.35, 132pp, Digest, magazine), pp. 6-20.  Cover: Lloyd Birmingham; Illust : Finlay
  • The Best of Amazing, (1967, ed. Joseph Ross, publ. Doubleday, hc, anth)
  • The Best of Amazing, (1968, ed. Joseph Ross, publ. Robert Hale, 0-7091-0461-8, 224pp, hc, anth)
  • The Best of Amazing, (1969, ed. Joseph Ross, publ. Belmont, #B75-1017, $0.75, 192pp, pb, anth)
  • Thrilling Science Fiction, February 1973, (Feb 1973, ed. uncredited, publ. Ultimate Publishing Co., Inc., $0.60, 132pp, digest, magazine) Cover: Ron Walotsky
  • What’s It Like Out There? and Other Stories, (1974, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Ace, #88065, $0.95, 320pp, pb, coll)
  • Amazing Stories, August 1979, (Aug 1979, ed. Omar Gohagen, publ. Ultimate Publishing Co., Inc., #ISSN: 0164-7687, $1.50, 132pp, Digest, magazine) Cover: Elinor Mavor
  • Science Fiction Gems, Volume Six, (2013, comp. Gregory Luce, publ. Armchair Fiction & Music, #AF-G11)

OPUS#262 Stars, My Brothers, The

OPUS: #262
Title: The Stars, My Brothers
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1962
Type: novelette
Note: The Two Thousand Centuries : Era of Interstellar Exploration 2300-2621

“He was afraid – not of the present or the future, but of the past. He was afraid of the thing tagged Reed Kieran, that stiff blind voiceless thing wheeling its slow orbit around the Moon, companion to dead worlds and silent space.”

Publications:

  • Amazing Stories, Vol. 36, no. 5, May 1962, (May 1962, ed. Cele Goldsmith, publ. Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, $0.35, 148pp, Digest, magazine), pp. 6-43. Cover: George Schelling; Illust : Finlay
  • Alien Worlds, (Sep 1964, ed. Roger Elwood, publ. Paperback Library, #52-320, $0.50, 176pp, pb, anth)
  • The Most Thrilling Science Fiction Ever Told, No. 8, Spring 1968, (1968, ed. uncredited, publ. Ultimate Publishing Co., Inc., $0.50, 132pp, digest, magazine)  Illust : Finlay
  • Alien Worlds, (Apr 1968, ed. Roger Elwood, publ. Paperback Library, #610-53667-060, $0.60, 176pp, pb, anth)
  • What’s It Like Out There? and Other Stories, (1974, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Ace, #88065, $0.95, 320pp, pb, coll)
  • Amazing Stories: Vision of Other Worlds, (1986, ed. Martin H. Greenberg, publ. TSR, 0-88038-302-X, $7.95, 253pp, pb, anth)
  • The Stars, My Brothers, (Mar 2008, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Project Gutenberg, #24870, ebook)
  • The Stars, My Brothers, (Apr 2009, Edmond Hamilton, publ. LibriVox, audio (MP3))
  • The Sargasso of Space and Two Others / The Copper-Clad World, (Jun 2009, Edmond Hamilton, Harl Vincent, publ. Wildside Press (Wildside Double #1), 978-1-4344-0506-7, $14.95, 86+80pp, dos, omni) Cover: Byron Moore , Catmando
  • The Stars, My Brothers, (May 2010, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Wildside Press, 978-1-4344-0970-6, $2.99, 50pp, tp)

ebook: http://manybooks.net/titles/hamiltone2487024870.html
ebook: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24870

OPUS#258 Star Hunter, The

OPUS: #258
Title: The Star Hunter
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1958
Type: novella
Note: The Last of The Star Kings
Note: The Two Thousand Centuries

“Certain death faced Mason if he ventured into the untracked Outer Marches of the galaxy; yet if he didn’t go the galaxy itself would die!”

Publications:

  • Space Travel, Vol. 5, no. 5, September 1958, (Sep 1958, ed. William L. Hamling, publ. Greenleaf Publishing Company, $0.35, 132pp, Digest, magazine) Cover: Paul E. Wenzel
  • The Star Hunter & The Alien, (Jan 2012, ed. Edmond Hamilton, Raymond F. Jones, publ. Armchair Fiction (Armchair Fiction Double Novel #45), 978-1-61287-067-0, $12.95, 216pp, tp, anth)

ebook: http://bookre.org/reader?file=1204514&pg=1

OPUS#251 Ship from Infinity, The

OPUS: #251
Title: The Ship from Infinity
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1957
Type: novella

Publications:

  • Imaginative Tales, Vol. 4, no. 6, November 1957, (Nov 1957, ed. William L. Hamling, publ. Greenleaf Publishing Company, $0.35, 132pp, Digest, magazine) Cover: Lloyd Rognan
  • The Ship from Infinity / Takeoff, (Oct 2011, ed. Edmond Hamilton, C. M. Kornbluth, publ. Armchair Fiction (Armchair Fiction Double Novel #33), 978-1-61287-049-6, $12.95, 216pp, tp, anth)

OPUS#247 Sinister Invasion, The

OPUS: #247
Title: The Sinister Invasion
Author: Alexander Blade (Edmond Hamilton)
Year: 1957
Type: novella

“Birrell rebelled at the idea of becoming a cosmic counter-spy. But he was the one Earthman whom a quick of nature had fitted for the job …”

Publication:

  • Imagination [v8 # 3, No.55, June 1957] (35¢, 132pp, digest, cover by Lloyd N. Rognan), pp. 6-60.   illustrated by LNR.