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Astounding Stories 01, January 1930

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(4,448 Sterne; 29 Bewertungen)

In January of 1930 a new magazine with a flashy color cover appeared on newsstands, Astounding Stories of Super-Science. Filled with stories of adventure, sometimes with only a tinge of science, this magazine was to host and nurture many science fiction giants like Murray Leinster and Ray Cummings and would help inspire many of the writers of the "Golden Age of Science Fiction". This inaugural issue includes stories by Murray Leinster, Ray Cummings, S. P. Meek, Victor Rousseau and others. (Summary by Alan Winterrowd) (8 hr 10 min)




Read by Alan Winterrowd

The Beetle Horde, Ch 1-2 by Victor Rousseau


Read by Kathy Wright

The Beetle Horde, Ch 3-4 by Victor Rousseau


Read by Kathy Wright

The Beetle Horde, Ch 5-6 by Victor Rousseau


Read by Kathy Wright

The Cave of Horror by Captain S.P. Meek


Read by Doug Reed

Phantoms of Reality, Ch 1-3 by Ray Cummins


Read by Mark Nelson

Phantoms of Reality, Ch 4-6 by Ray Cummins


Read by Mark Nelson

Phantoms of Reality, Ch 7-9 by Ray Cummins


Read by Mark Nelson

Phantoms of Reality, Ch 10-12 by Ray Cummins


Read by Mark Nelson

The Stolen Mind by M.L. Staley


Read by Alan Winterrowd

Compensation by C.V. Tench


Read by nomorejeffs

Tanks by Murray Leinster


Read by Mark Nelson

Invisible Death by Anthony Pelcher


Read by Alan Winterrowd


Good collection of short stories

(4 Sterne)

Each story is a bit different, but they are all good sci-fi, and a good way to spend a day. My favorites were the beetle horde and the invisible death. Least favorite was the stolen mind, which I found annoying. Reading was fine, lots of good regulars did the stories. Enjoy!

A fine collection of tales

(4 Sterne)

Some really well selected stories here, some great readings too. I'm straight off to see if the next issue is available

Wild bill

(5 Sterne)

Wow, thanks for doing this!

(4 Sterne)

Great readings! Thanks for the adventures!