Friday, October 14, 2011

"Startling Stories", Winter 1955 (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents

Cover image of Startling Storiesmagazine, Winter 1955 issueScans of the magazine are online as a CBR file.

Note: This issue includes a table detailing Poul Anderson's Future History - pattern to which some of his stories fit.

Table of contents.

  1. [novel] Poul Anderson's "The Snows of Ganymede": "They came to the hostile, frozen moon of Jupiter to solve an engineering problem - & ran into a political puzzle".
  2. [novelet] Robert F Young's "More Stately Mansions": "The poor girl & the rich man's son both faced an age-old situation - & each with a different idea of happiness!"
  3. [ss] Winston Marks' "Only with Tine Eyes": "George was certainly able to kill a bottle with a glance".
  4. [ss] Philip K Dick's "Human Is": "Her husband changed, but she had married for better or worse".
  5. [ss] Robert Zacks' "Have Your Past Read, Mister?": Why read the future when you don't really know your past?"
  6. [ss] Thomas Kersh's "Audrey's Moon": "She loved him - until the day she began to read his mind!"

See also.

  1. Fiction from Startling Stories.
  2. Fiction from old "pulp" magazines.
  3. Fiction from 1950s.