Friday, April 2, 2010

"Astounding Science Fiction", January 1956 (ed John W Campbell, Jr) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents

Cover image by Van Dongen of Astounding Science Fiction magazine, January 1956 issueAvailable online at Internet Archive in multiple formats.
Note: I'd posted this link, sans ToC, sometime back. Regulars might already have it on their disk.

Has a lot of pages missing, among them at least two of the stories - "The Executioner" & "Won't You Walk-". Means the only complete story is "Indirection".

Table of contents (4 stories).

Links on author fetch more matching fiction.
  1. [novelette] Algis Budrys' "The Executioner": Not available in online copy linked above.

    Not read.
  2. [novelette] Theodore Sturgeon's "Won't You Walk-": Not available in online copy linked above.

    Not read.
  3. [ss] Everett B Cole's "Indirection" (B): "The best way to keep a secret is to publish it in a quite unbelievable form—and insist that it is the truth."
  4. [serial - conclusion (probably part 3/3] Frank Herbert's "Under Pressure": "There was a factor present that held the men together under that grinding, unendurable pressure ... that wouldn't fit into the psychodynamic equations. Essentially, they weren't machines, and the dynamics of machines didn't apply!"

    Not read.

See also.

  1. Fiction from Analog/Astounding (only issues edited by Harry Bates, John Campbell).
  2. Stories written by John Campbell.
  3. Fiction from 1950s.
  4. Old "pulp" magazines.