Friday, January 21, 2011

"Galaxy Science Fiction", Vol 9 No 3 (December 1954) (ed H L Gold) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents

Cover image by EMSH of Galaxy Science Fiction magazine, December 1954 issueScans of this magazine in CBR format are online as part of a larger package.

Table of Contents.

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  1. [novelet] Robert Sheckley's "Skulking Permit": "Wanted: one man to do a totally impossible job. Salary: the knowledge that a planet's life depends on his being able to do it!"
  2. [novelet] Roger Dee's "Assignment's End": "Alcorn's wild talent was miraculous ... he brought peace to everybody who came near him. Only one person was exempt - himself!"
  3. [novelet] Evelyn E Smith's "Collector's Item": "Being trapped in the steaming h--l of Venus is no excuse for forgetting one's manners - but anyone abducted, marooned, tricked, kept from tea might crack under the strain!"
  4. [ss] J T McIntosh's "Play Back": "There was never tomorrow, only yesterday - & to Bert Siddon, it was the ideal arrangement!"
  5. [ss] Finn O'Donnevan's "Uncle Tom's Planet": "All up down the whole galactic plantation, there were no old folks at home - until the Aingoes came along!"
  6. [ss] Jean M Janis' "Rough Translation": "Don't be ashamed if you can't blikkel any more. It's because you couldn't help framishing."
  7. [ss] Mark Meadows' "Joy Ride": "Men or machines - something had to give - though not necessarily one or the other. Why not both?"


  1. Fiction from Galaxy.
  2. "Pulp" magazines.
  3. Works of H L Gold.
  4. Fiction from 1950s.