Worlds to Come (CF#14)

Title: Worlds to Come
Author: Brett Sterling (William Morrison –> Joseph Samachson)
Year: 1943
Type: novella
Series: Captain Future
Series Number: 14

“Captain Future and his Valiant Aids Speed to His Rescue of the Sagittarian System – Ready to Lock in the Mortal Combat with Deadly Enemies from Another Dimension!

Publications:

  • Captain Future, Spring 1943, (Apr 1943, ed. Oscar J. Friend, publ. Better Publications, Inc., $0.15, 132pp, pulp, magazine)

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Days of Creation (CF#17)

Title: Days of Creation
Author: Brett Sterling (William Morrison –> Joseph Samachson)
Year: 1944
Type: novel
Series: Captain Future
Series Number: 17

“Four powerful factions work at cosmic cross purposes in a game of system-wide stakes as Curt Newton and his staunch comrades set out to create a brand new planet to add to the family of the Sun!”–TOC
“Curtis Newton and His Staunch Comrades Set Out to Create a Brand New Planet to Add to the Family of the Sun!”

Publications:

  • Captain Future, Spring 1944, (Apr 1944, ed. Oscar J. Friend, publ. Better Publications, Inc., $0.15, 132pp, pulp, magazine) Cover: Earle K. Bergey
  • The Tenth Planet, (1969, Brett Sterling, publ. Popular Library, #60-2445, $0.60, 128pp, pb) Cover: Herbert J. Bruck
  • High Adventure #99, (Mar 2008, ed. John P. Gunnison, publ. Adventure House, #987-1-59798-133-0, $7.95, 107pp, pb, magazine) Cover: Earle Bergey

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10thPlanetebook: https://archive.org/details/Captain_Future_v06n02_Days_of_Creation_spring_1944

The Solar Invasion (CF#20)

Title: The Solar Invasion (Complete Novel)
Author: Manly Wade Wellman
Year: 1946
Variant Title of: The Solar Invasion (by Manly Wade Wellman)
Type: novel
Series: Captain Future
Series Number: 20
“Curt Newton, Joan Randall and the Futuremen cruise into a strange world peopled with weird, pallid inhabitants, on the quest of a lost satellite which was mysterious plucked from the sky”

Publications:

  • Startling Stories, Fall 1946, (Oct 1946, ed. Sam Merwin, Jr., publ. Better Publications, Inc., $0.15, 116pp, pulp, magazine) Cover: Earle Bergey
  • The Solar Invasion, (Oct 1968, Manly Wade Wellman, publ. Popular Library, #60-2346, $0.60, 126pp, pb) Cover: Frank Frazetta

Book Reviews:

  • Son of WSFA Journal. 33:9-10. September 1971. (D. Halterman)

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OPUS#143 Armies from the Past [ED#2]

OPUS: #143
Title: Armies from the Past
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1939
Type: novelette
Series: Eathan Drew (ED)
Series number: #2
“An exciting story of time-travel and a world enslaved!”–TOC
“A weird-scientific tale of adventure, and the clash of armed men – an exciting story of time-travel and a world enslaved – a narrative of our planet two million years hence”
Publications:

  • Weird Tales, Vol. 33, No. 4, April 1939, (Apr 1939, ed. Farnsworth Wright, publ. Weird Tales, $0.25, 164pp, Pulp, magazine), pp. 61-82. Cover: Virgil Finlay; Illust: Delay
  • Lost Fantasies 6, (1977, ed. Robert Weinberg, publ. Robert Weinberg (Lost Fantasies #6), $5.00, 96pp, tp, anth) Cover: Marcus Boas

ebook: http://www.pulpmags.org/PDFs/WT_1939_04/index.html
ebook: https://archive.org/details/wt_1939_04

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.”
“A thrilling novelette about a race of people living in the interior of gigantic sun”–TOC

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

book: https://archive.org/details/Weird_Tales_v15n05_1930-05_sas

OPUS#026 Plant Revolt, The

OPUS: #026
Title: The Plant Revolt
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1930
Type: novelette
“The street was full from end to end with hundreds of slow-crawling plant masses.”
“On a mountain-top was created a horror that set the plant kingdom in wild revolt against man and animals”

Publications:

  • Weird Tales, Vol. 15, no. 4, April 1930, (Apr 1930, ed. Farnsworth Wright, publ. Popular Fiction Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, $0.25, 144pp, Pulp, magazine) Cover: Hugh Rankin; Illust: Rankin
  • The Earth in Peril / Who Speaks of Conquest?, (1957, Lan Wright, Donald A. Wollheim, publ. Ace (Ace Double #D-205), #D-205, $0.35, 158+160pp, pb, omni) Cover: Ed Emshwiller , Stanley Metzoff
  • 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 (1991) in Science Fiction: The Early Years

ebook: https://archive.org/details/WeirdTalesV15N04193004jvhSas

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

ebook:

ebook: https://archive.org/details/Air_Wonder_Stories_v01n09_1930-03

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.”
“Evans of the Earth Guard,” by Edmond Hamilton, is a story in which we learn some of the problems that man will face if communication is ever established with the moon, and commerce with lunar cities is ever started. He shows how, in the future, we will have to have an “earth guard” to protect commerce and transportation between the earth and its satellites. — Popular Mechanics Magazine, vol. 53 no. 4, April 1930, p. 168.

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

ebook:

ebook: https://archive.org/details/Air_Wonder_Stories_v01n10_1930-04

OPUS#022 Comet-Drivers, The [IP#5]

OPUS: #022
Title: The Comet-Drivers
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1930
Type: novelette
Series: Interstellar Patrol
Series Number: 5
“The combat that following was the most horrible I had ever engaged in.”
“From the valid of space it came, a cosmic vampire looting the lives of universes – a weird-scientific novelette”–TOC

Publications:

  • Weird Tales, Vol. 15, no.2, February 1930, (Feb 1930, ed. Farnsworth Wright, publ. Popular Fiction Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, $0.25, 144pp, Pulp, magazine) Cover: Hugh Rankin; Illust: Rankin
  • Crashing Suns, (1965, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Ace, #F-319, $0.40, 192pp, pb, coll)
  • Crashing Suns, (Aug 2008, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Baen, 978-1-4014-0319-5, $4.00, ebook, coll)
  • 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

Reviews:

  • Review by Everett F. Bleiler (1991) in Science Fiction: The Early Years

ebook: https://archive.org/details/Weird_Tales_v15n02_1930-02_sas

OPUS#021 Life-Masters, The

OPUS: #021
Title: The Life-Masters
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1930
Type: novelette
“A great wave of living protoplasm swept through the streets, licking them clean of life.”
” Great masses of protoplasm formed in the seas and advanced upon the land in a wave of destruction and death.”–TOC

Publications:

  • Weird Tales, Vol. 15, no. 1, January 1930, (Jan 1930, ed. Farnsworth Wright, publ. Popular Fiction Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, $0.25, 144pp, Pulp, magazine) Cover: C. C. Senf; Illust: Rankin
  • 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 (1991) in Science Fiction: The Early Years

ebook: https://archive.org/details/Weird_Tales_v15n01_1930-01_-ibc_LPM-URF-AT-SAS