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Veiled Knowledge by Edwin James (American Science Fiction Magazine Series)

This issue of the American Science Fiction Magazine represents #19 (November 1953) in the Australian-published series of reprinted quality American fiction. It sports a rather simple, yet lovely cover illustration by the ever-competent Stanley Pitt. VEILED KNOWLEDGE by Edwin James (alias of James E. Gunn) Science Fiction Quarterly, Aug 1951, as “The Sun Came Up […]

Science Fiction Classics: “Veiled Knowledge” by Edwin James and “No More Pencils” by Joquel Kennedy

Veiled Knowledge by Edwin James is the 19th title in the American Science Fiction Magazine and published in Australia, in 1953. The story originally debuted in the August 1951 issue of Science Fiction Quarterly as “The Sun Came Up Last Night!” The novelette is pure pulp-action-crime-adventure with a splash of romance. Aliens are hitting Earth […]

The Invaders by Robert Spencer Carr (plus Ray Bradbury and John D. MacDonald)

Published un-numbered as the 20th issue in the American Science Fiction magazine series (Australia: Malian Press) in about December 1953, with stylistically simple artwork by Stanley Pitt, this issue packs a hefty punch, with two very competently-written short stories to chase the thrilling novelette by Carr. The Invaders by Robert Spencer Carr Original source: The […]

Never Trust a Martian by Paul W. Fairman (American Science Fiction Magazine series)

Let’s continue this week with the wonderful American Science Fiction Magazine series published in Australia by the Malian Press. These Australian published pamphlets are a wonderful way for this wallet-stricken collector to purchase and read classic, quality pulp fiction stories at a fraction of the cost against what the original pulp magazine, while still retaining […]

“The Guthrie Method” by Raymond Z. Gallun / “Desperate Remedy” by Mack Reynolds

The 37th issue in the American Science Fiction Magazine pamphlet-format pulp reprint series, published in Australia by the Malian Press, features original cover art by Stanley Pitt. If not for the original illustrations, it’s hard to fathom just how desirable these magazines would be to collectors…. Originally printed in Science Fiction Quarterly (May 1954) “The […]

“As You Were” by Henry Kuttner in Australia’s “American Science Fiction Magazine” series

“As You Were” by Henry Kuttner debuted in Thrilling Wonder Stories (August 1950) and was reprinted (unnumbered, as the 38th title) in the American Science Fiction Magazine series, published by the Malian Press, circa June 1955. As with all titles in this series, it features original cover art by renowned Australia illustrator Stanley Pitt. No […]

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