Friday, March 5, 2010

"Startling Stories", Vol 7 No 1 (January 1942) (ed Oscar J Friend) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents

Cover Painting by Rudolph Belarslci of Startling Stories magazine, January 1942 issue. Cover illustrates the story Devils Planet by Manly Wade Wellman.Available online at Internet Archive in multiple formats.

Table of contents.

  1. [novel] Manly Wade Wellman's "Devil's Planet": "Fresh from Earth, Young Dillon Stover is plunged into a mystery on Mars! Tour Pulambar, the Martian Pleasure City, with this intrepid Earthman as your guide".
  2. [ss] Isaac Asimov's "Christmas on Ganymede" (A); humor: "The Yuletide season brings turmoil on Jupiter's moon".

    Features in my Tuesday Classics.
  3. [ss] Dr Miles J Breuer's "The Fitzgerald Contraction": "An outstanding classic from scientifiction's hall of fame".
  4. [ss] Raymond Z Gallun's "Gears for Nemesis": "There was only one way to save the day for the Trail Blazer's passengers".
Credits: I could not find editor's name on cover or ToC page. This information is from ISFDB.

Related: Fiction from Startling Stories, 1940s; old "pulp" magazines.