Monday, January 28, 2013

"Astounding Science Fiction" (British Edition), June 1951 (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents & review

Cover of Astounding Science Fiction magazine, British edition, June 1951 issue.
Links on author fetch more matching fiction by author. Where I have a separate post on a story, link on story title goes there. For read stories, my rating appears in brackets. Where I'm aware of alternate availability of a story on the web, I include those links too.

Table of contents (best first, unread last).

  1. [novelette] Poul Anderson's "The Helping Hand" (A); read online: International "aid" considered harmful...
  2. [ss] Jack Vance's "The Potters of Firsk" (A); download radio adaptation: Hero peacefully frees a tribe from oppression by its ferocious neighbors.
  3. [ss] Miles M Acheson's "The Apprentice" (B): Adventure on Venus...

Fact sheet.

Labeled: "VII, No 10 (British Edition)".
Download scans as a CBR file. [via Bob@pulpscans]
Note: Link points to a RAR file that contains target CBR, probably to work around some hosting service file naming constraints.
Related: Stories from the Astounding/Analog issues edited by John Campbell, old "pulps", 1950s.


Larry said...

"Dianetics, a new science of the mind" that would be L Ron Hubbard. Now its called Scientology.

Tinkoo said...

Yes. I've seen comments elsewhere on this issue that say this is the first article on the subject by Hubbard.