Sunday, September 5, 2010

"Astounding Science-Fiction", March 1940 (ed John W Campbell, Jr) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents

Cover by Gilmore of Astounding Science-Fiction magazine, March 1940 issue
Scans of this magazine in CBR format are online as part of a larger package.

Table of contents. 

Links on author fetch more fiction by author.

  1. [novelette] Nat Schachner's "Cold": Two worlds dependent utterly on one mine--& the mine gives out! The warmth of two worlds' friendship freezes in the cold of a tiny world--"
  2. [novelette] L Sprague de Camp's "The Emancipated": "Johnny Black & Company--& what company! Johnny learns to talk, but when McGinty the ape starts--"
  3. [ss] P Schuyler Miller's "In the Good Old Summertime": "He liked heat--was sure he'd like even the hear of a Venus summer, while he set up his kingdom. But a drying mud-puddle meant--"
  4. [ss] A M Phillips' "Chapter from the Beginning": "Half a jawbone & the end of a tooth are clues to a new pre-man. But how many species have we missed--how many unknown half-men--"
  5. [ss] Willard E Hawkins' "The Dwindling Sphere": "The inventor figured it was a failure. It was an overwhelming success--a success that overwhelmed the Earth--"
  6. [serial - part 2/2] Robert Heinlein's "If This Goes On--": "Astounding's second Nova story--one of the most powerful novels of dictatorship science-fiction has produced."

See also.

  1. Fiction from Analog/Astounding (only issues edited by Harry Bates, John Campbell).
  2. Stories written by John Campbell.
  3. Fiction from old "pulp" magazines.
  4. Fiction from 1940s.