Sunday, October 13, 2013

"Infinity Science Fiction", April 1957 (ed Larry T Shaw) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents

Cover by Ed Emsh of Infinity Science Fiction, April 1957 issue. Image illustrates the story The Martian Shore by Charles L Fontenay.Where I have a separate post for a story, link on story title goes there. Link on author fetches more fiction by author.

Table of contents.

  1. [novelette] Harlan Ellison's "Deeper than the Darkness": "Controlled, his weird power might have been a blessing--uncontrolled, it made his life a literal, flaming hell!"
  2. [ss] Arthur C Clarke's "The Case of the Snoring Heir" aka "Sleeping Beauty" (A): "Sigmund's problem was simply stated: no sleep, no wife; no wife, no money! But how can a man control his snores?"
  3. [ss] E C Tubb's "The Eyes of Silence": "The choice was his: a solitary cell on Earth, or a solitary cell in space--& both paths led only to madness!"
  4. [ss] Fritz Leiber's "Friends & Enemies": "In a world blasted by super-bombs & run by super-thugs, Art vs Science can be a deadly debate!"
  5. [ss] John Christopher's "The Noon's Repose": "To control genetics, you must control love--& if Cupid is human, will he enjoy slavery?"
  6. [ss] Charles L Fontenay's "The Martian Shore": "Shaan made the longest crawl in history--to avoid crawling before tyrants!"
  7. [ss] John Victor Peterson's "The Gently Orbiting Blonde": "Anti-gravity may be hard to handle--but a woman scorned is still harder!"
  8. [ss] Richard Wilson's "Deny the Slake":
           "Those couplets held
              (unless they lied)
            The reason why
              a world had died!"

Fact sheet.

Labeled: "Vol 2 No 2".
Download the scans as a CBR file. [via Alexander@pbscans]
Note: Link fetches a RAR file that needs to be renamed CBR.
Related: Stories from Infinity SF; 1950s; old "pulps".