Saturday, April 4, 2009

"Amazing Stories", August 1940 (magazine, free): Table of contents & download link

Front cover image of Amazing Stories magazine, August 1940 issue. A painting by Leo Morey and Julian S Krupa, depicting a scene from the story Suicide Squadrons of Space by David Wright O Brien.Scans of this magazine are available online as part of a larger package.

Table of contents.

  1. David Wright O'Brien's "Suicide Squadrons of Space": "Craig Starke got the shock of his life when his kid brother turned up in his own suicide squad."
  2. Richard O Lewis' "The Incredible Theory of Dr Penwing": "Down into earth went Pendwing's machine & emerged in a fantastic world beyond the universe."
  3. Ralph Milne Farley's "The Living Mist": "There was something terrifying in the swamps - a mist that engulfed a prison in a reign of terror."
  4. Edmond Hamilton's "Lost Treasure of Mars": "Ages ago the Martians died, but an incredible guardian still protected their greatest treasure."
  5. Malcolm Jameson's "Murder in the Time World": "Karl Tarig committed a perfect crime when he murdered Dr Morrison & sent his body into the future."
  6. Don Wilcox's "Mystery of the Mind Machine": "Not even the victim of the mind machine knew the secrets of the fiendish thing probed from his brain."
  7. Donald Bern's "The Man Who Knew All the Answers": "Scuttlebottom decided to take advantage of his mind reading power, but one answer was wrong."