The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume Three

The Universe Wreckers, The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume Three
Edmond Hamilton
Introduction by Eric Leif Davin
Illustrated by C.C. Senf, Frank R. Paul, H.W. “Wesso” Wessolowski, Hugh Rankin, John Fleming Gould, Leo Morey
ISBN-13 9781893887411
784 pp. Hardcover
Hardcover: 784 pages
Publisher: Haffner Press; First Hardcover edition (April 6, 2011)
Introduction by Eric Leif Davin
“Cities in the Air” (Air Wonder Stories, Nov, Dec ’29)
“The Life-Masters” (Weird Tales, Jan ’30)
“The Space Visitors” (Air Wonder Stories, Mar ’30)
“Evans of the Earth-Guard” (Air Wonder Stories, Apr ’30)
“The Plant Revolt” (Weird Tales, Apr ’30)
“The Universe Wreckers” (Amazing Stories, May, Jun, Jul ’30)
“The Death Lord” (Weird Tales, Jul ’30)
“Pigmy Island” (Weird Tales, Aug ’30)
“Second Satellite” (Astounding Stories, Aug ’30)
“World Atavism” (Amazing Stories, Aug ’30)
• Original Pulp Illustrations
• Readers’ Letters from Original Magazines
• Correspondence between Hamilton and the SF Luminaries of the Day


Book review:

  • Loucs, Sep. 2011, by Richard A. Lupoff

Космический наемник (Original Collection)

Космический наемник (Original Collection)
Editor: Ли Брэкетт
Publisher: СПб.: Северо-Запад, 2014
Series: Забытая классика (Жёлтая серия)
Note: Not yet published?
Cover: Д. Мэйтца
Космический наёмник (The Free-Lance of Space) tr. by Е. Шруба
Коридор солнц (Corridor of the Suns) / tr. by Е. Шруба
Космические посетители (The Space Visitors) / tr. by Е. Шруба
Космический пантограф (The Cosmic Pantograph) / tr. by Е. Шруба
Космический поиск (The Cosmic Quest) / tr. by Е. Шруба
Ночь конца света (The Night the World Ended) / tr. by Е. Шруба
Поиски во времени (The Quest in Time) / tr. by Е. Шруба
Трансурановый (Transuranic) / tr. by Е. Шруба
Убийство на астероиде (Murder Asteroid) /tr. by Е. Шруба

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.”
“The colossal scoop had cut a vast lane of destruction through the city”–Startling Stories, v2, n2


  • 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
  • as “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)


  • Review by Everett F. Bleiler (1998) in Science-Fiction: The Gernsback Years
  • Gammell, Leon L., The Annotated Guide to Startling Stories, Starmont House, 1986, p. 45, “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”