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- Manly Wade Wellman's "The Golgotha Dancers"; download; Weird Tales, October 1937: "an artist who sold his soul that he might paint a living picture".
- Forrest J Ackerman's "Micro-Man"; download; Fantasy Book, Vol 1 No 1 (1947): "The little man dared to venture into the realm of the Gods--but the Gods were cruel!"
Note: I didn't know Ackerman wrote fiction too. I used to think he was the ultimate science fiction fan.
- Richard S Shaver's "Of Stegner's Folly"; download; If, March 1952: "When a twenty-foot goddess walked out of the jungle, they knew Stegner wasn't kidding."
- Don Thompson's "The Telenizer"; download; Galaxy, March 1954: "Langston had technicolor delusions; inanimate objects came alive in his hands; THEY were persecuting him, out to get him ... what a relief it was to know he wasn't going insane!"