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#118 Death Comes in Glass (GH#2)

OPUS: #118
Title: Death Comes in Glass
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1937
Type: short story

Publication:

  • Thrilling Detective [v25 #1, September 1937] (10¢, pulp), pp. 54-61.

OPUS#274 Castaway

OPUS: #274
Title: Castaway
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1969
Type: short story

Publications:

  • The Man Who Called Himself Poe, (1969, ed. Sam Moskowitz, publ. Doubleday, 0-385-08537-0, $4.95, xvi+244pp, hc, anth) Cover: Milton Glaser
  • A Man Called Poe: Stories in the Vein of Edgar Allan Poe, (1972, ed. Sam Moskowitz, publ. Sphere, pb, anth)
  • What’s It Like Out There? and Other Stories, (1974, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Ace, #88065, $0.95, 320pp, pb, coll)
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton, (Apr 1977, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Nelson Doubleday / SFBC, #1561, $2.98, xvii+334pp, hc, coll) Cover: Don Maitz
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton, (Aug 1977, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Del Rey / Ballantine, 0-345-25900-9, $1.95, xviii+381pp, pb, coll) Cover: H. R. Van Dongen
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton, (Nov 2010, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Phoenix Pick, 978-1-60450-489-7, $14.99, 348pp, tp, coll)

OPUS#267 Pro, The

OPUS: #267
Title: The Pro
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1964
Type: short story

Publications:

  • The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Vol. 27, no. 4, October 1964, (Oct 1964, ed. Avram Davidson, publ. Mercury Press, Inc., $0.40, 132pp, Digest, magazine), pp. pp. 21-32. Cover: Chesley Bonestell
  • Great Science Fiction Stories About the Moon, (1967, ed. T. E. Dikty, publ. Frederick Fell, 221pp, hc, anth)
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton, (Apr 1977, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Nelson Doubleday / SFBC, #1561, $2.98, xvii+334pp, hc, coll) Cover: Don Maitz
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton, (Aug 1977, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Del Rey / Ballantine, 0-345-25900-9, $1.95, xviii+381pp, pb, coll) Cover: H. R. Van Dongen
  • Inside the Funhouse: 17 Sf Stories About SF, (Aug 1992, ed. Mike Resnick, publ. AvoNova, 0-380-76643-4, $4.99, 246pp, pb, anth) Cover: Tim O’Brien
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton, (Nov 2010, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Phoenix Pick, 978-1-60450-489-7, $14.99, 348pp, tp, coll)

ebook: https://archive.org/details/The_Magazine_of_Fantasy_and_Science_Fiction_v27n04_1964-10.Mercury

OPUS#265 After a Judgement Day

OPUS: #265
Title: After a Judgement Day
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1963
Type: short story

Publications:

  • Fantastic Stories of Imagination, Vol. 12, no. 12, December 1963, (Dec 1963, ed. Cele Goldsmith, publ. Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, $0.50, 132pp, Digest, magazine) Cover: Paul E. Wenzel; Ill : Finlay
  • Thrilling Science Fiction, October 1972, (Oct 1972, ed. uncredited, publ. Ultimate Publishing Co., Inc., #ICD 08830, $0.60, 132pp, digest, magazine), pp. 92-103.
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton, (Apr 1977, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Nelson Doubleday / SFBC, #1561, $2.98, xvii+334pp, hc, coll) Cover: Don Maitz
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton, (Aug 1977, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Del Rey / Ballantine, 0-345-25900-9, $1.95, xviii+381pp, pb, coll) Cover: H. R. Van Dongen
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton, (Nov 2010, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Phoenix Pick, 978-1-60450-489-7, $14.99, 348pp, tp, coll)

OPUS#264 Babylon in the Sky

OPUS: #264
Title: Babylon in the Sky
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1963
Type: short story

“The monstrous cities orbiting overhead mocked the earthbound humans. Hobie wanted to reach out there and pull one down and smash it.”

Publications:

  • Amazing Stories, Vol. 37, no. 6, March 1963, (Mar 1963, ed. Cele Goldsmith, publ. Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, $0.35, 132pp, Digest, magazine), pp. 6-21.  Cover: Lloyd Birmingham; illustrated by Birmingham
  • Great Science Fiction, No. 8, Fall 1967, (1967, ed. uncredited, publ. Ultimate Publishing Co., Inc., $0.50, 132pp, digest, magazine) Cover: Leo Summers

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#261 Requiem

OPUS: #261
Title: Requiem
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1962
Type: short story

Publications:

  • Amazing Stories, Vol. 36, no. 4, April 1962, (Apr 1962, ed. Cele Goldsmith, publ. Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, $0.35, 148pp, Digest, magazine), pp. 28-45. Cover: Lloyd Birmingham; Illust : Summers
  • Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction, No. 7 (1965, ed. Sam Moskowitz, publ. World Publishing Co., $6.00, 518pp, hc, anth)   Illust : Summers
  • The Most Thrilling Science Fiction Ever Told, No. 7, Winter 1967, (1967, ed. uncredited, publ. Ultimate Publishing Co., Inc., $0.50, 132pp, digest, magazine)
  • The Vortex Blasters and Other Stories, (1968, ed. Sam Moskowitz, publ. Macfadden-Bartell, #60-325, $0.60, 144pp, pb, anth) *derivative anthology
  • The Learning Maze and Other Science Fiction, (1974, ed. Roger Elwood, publ. Julian Messner, 0-671-32661-9, $6.95, 191pp, hc, anth)
  • Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction, (1974, ed. Sam Moskowitz, publ. Hyperion Press, 0-88355-126-8, 518pp, hc, anth)
  • Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction, (1974, ed. Sam Moskowitz, publ. Hyperion Press, 0-88355-155-1, $4.95, 518pp, hc, anth)
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton, (Apr 1977, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Nelson Doubleday / SFBC, #1561, $2.98, xvii+334pp, hc, coll) Cover: Don Maitz
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton, (Aug 1977, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Del Rey / Ballantine, 0-345-25900-9, $1.95, xviii+381pp, pb, coll) Cover: H. R. Van Dongen
  • Catastrophes!, (Jul 1981, ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin Harry Greenberg, Isaac Asimov, publ. Fawcett Crest, 0-449-24425-3, $2.50, 413pp, pb, anth) Cover: John Berkey
  • Amazing Stories: 60 Years of the Best Science Fiction, (Jul 1985, ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, publ. TSR, 0-88038-216-3, $7.95, 255pp, tp, anth)
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton, (Nov 2010, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Phoenix Pick, 978-1-60450-489-7, $14.99, 348pp, tp, coll)

ebook: https://archive.org/details/Requiem_35