Tuesday, December 15, 2009

"Thrilling Wonder Stories", December 1947 (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents

Cover image of the magazine Thrilling Wonder Stories, December 1947 issue. It is a painting by Earle Bergey illustrating the story The Timeless Tomorrow by Manly Wade Wellman.Scans in CBR format & text as HTML of this magazine are available online as part of a larger package.

Table of contents.

  1. [novel] Henry Kuttner's "The Power & the Glory": "The earthly magic Miller sought in the strange fairyland atop an Alaskan peak turned into nothingness in his hands, but his journey brought him a treasure beyond imagining!"
  2. [novelets] George O Smith's "Quarantine": "Super-hardness in metals promised to be a wonderful boon to all mankind - until it suddenly proved to be contagious!"
  3. [novelets] Manly Wade Wellman's "The Timeless Tomorrow": "In terror & wonder, the seer Nostradamus looked far into the future & inscribed a record of the things that were yet to be!"
  4. [ss] Samuel Mines' "They Wouldn't Dare": "John Bartok had discovered a weapon more deadly than the atom bomb".
  5. [ss] Sam Merwin, Jr's "The Admiral's Walk": "On the eve of Trafalgar, Horatio Nelson is thrust into the coil of Time".
  6. [ss] Margret St Claire's "Piety": "No one ever dies in Vardia, according to the Vardian standard".
  7. [ss] Ray Bradbury's "The Irritated People": "The was war - grim, deadly war - but not a shot was fired".
Related: Fiction from Thrilling Wonder Stories.