The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume One

The Metal Giants and Others, The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume One
Edmond Hamilton
Introduction by Robert Weinberg
Illustrated by C.C. Senf, Frank R. Paul, Hugh Rankin, Joseph Doolin
ISBN-10 1893887316
ISBN-13 9781893887312
720 pp. Hardcover
Publisher: Haffner Press; First edition (July 1, 2009)
Introduction by Robert Weinberg
“The Monster-God of Mamurth” (Weird Tales, Aug ’26)
“Across Space” (Weird Tales, Sep, Oct, Nov ’26)
“The Metal Giants” (Weird Tales, Dec ’26)
“The Atomic Conquerors” (Weird Tales, Feb ’27)
“Evolution Island” (Weird Tales, Mar ’27)
“The Moon Menace” (Weird Tales, Sep ’27)
“The Time-Raider” (Weird Tales, Oct, Nov, Dec ’27, Jan ’28)
“The Comet Doom” (Amazing Stories, Jan ’28)
“The Dimension Terror” (Weird Tales, Jun ’28)
“The Polar Doom” (Weird Tales, Nov ’28)
“The Sea Horror” (Weird Tales, Mar ’29)
“Locked Worlds” (Amazing Stories Quarterly Spr ’29)
“The Abysmal Invaders” (Weird Tales, Jun ’29)

Book review:

  • Locus, April 2010, by Richard A. Lupoff

OPUS#005 Evolution Island

OPUS: #005
Title: Evolution Island
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1927
Type: novelette
“Brilling looses a spawning horror on the world, threatening to wipe out all life, animal and human”–TOC
“Brilling turned suddenly toward the two prisoners. “And for you two, death!” he said.”
「地球内部の放射性物資にふくまれるガーナ―線が進化をうながす原動力だとして、このガーナ―線を島全体に作用させ、すべての生命体の進化させる実験がおこなわれるなか、ガーナ―線をあびて進化した男の野望が描かれる」 — 大瀧啓裕編 『ウィアード』 1 (青心社, 1990) p. 338
「これも得意のアイディア・ストーリー。インド諸島のある島で、科学者が生物の進化を促進する光線を発明する。実験の結果、知性を有する植物が出現、彼らは人類を支配しようと企む。科学者は進化の過程を逆にさせる装置をつくりだし、植物は単細胞生物に還ってしまう」 — 那智史郎・宮壁定雄 『ウィアード・テールズ』 別巻 (国書刊行会, 1988)  p. 109

  • Weird Tales, Vol. 9, no. 3, March 1927, (Mar 1927, ed. Farnsworth Wright, publ. Popular Fiction Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, $0.25, 144pp, Pulp, magazine) Cover: C. C. Senf; Illust: Olnick
  • Weird Tales: 32 Unearthed Terrors, (Jul 1988, ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg, Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, publ. Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers, 0-517-66123-3, $9.98, xv+655pp, hc, anth) Cover: Hannes Bok
  • The Metal Giants and Others: The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume One, (Jul 2009, Edmond Hamilton, publ. Haffner Press, 1-893887-31-6, $40.00, xx+693pp, hc, coll) Cover: Joseph Doolin


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