Fantastic Stories Presents the Planet Stories Super Pack

Fantastic Stories Presents the Planet Stories Super Pack

by Poul AndersonRaymond Z. Gallun H. B. Fyfe and others

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 30/09/2016


‘Planet Stories’ was an American pulp science fiction magazine, published between 1939 and 1955. It featured interplanetary adventures, both in space and on other planets, and managed to obtain work from well-known names, including Isaac Asimov and Clifford Simak. In 1952 ‘Planet’ published Philip K. Dick's first sale, and went on to print more of his stories over the next years. This Super Pack features 31 of the very best stories from the magazine, and is guaranteed to give you many hours of reading pleasure and excitement. Included here are: ‘The Gun’ by Philip K. Dick; ‘Solar Stiff’ by Chas. A. Stopher; ‘Narakan Rifles, about Face!’ by Jan Smith; ‘Lord of a Thousand Suns’ by Poul Anderson; ‘Bride of the Dark One’ by Florence Verbell Brown; ‘The Man Who Staked the Stars’ by Charles Dye; ‘What Hath Me?’ by Henry Kuttner; ‘Master of the Moondog’ by Stanley Mullen; ‘One Purple Hope!’ by Henry Hasse; ‘Black Amazon of Mars’ by Leigh Brackett; ‘The Wealth of Echindul’ by Noel Loomis; ‘Asteroid of Fear’ by Raymond Z. Gallun; ‘Zero Data’ by Charles Saphro; ‘The Woman-Stealers of Thrayx’ by Fox B. Holden; ‘Out of the Iron Womb!’ by Poul Anderson; ‘The Golden Amazons of Venus’ by John Murray Reynolds; ‘Captives of the Thieve-Star’ by James H. Schmitz; ‘B-12's Moon Glow’ by Charles A. Stearns; ‘Star Ship’ by Poul Anderson; ‘George Loves Gistla’ by James Mckimmey, Jr.; ‘The Eyes of Thar’ by Henry Kuttner; ‘Big Pill’ by Raymond Z. Gallun

Short stories
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
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Wilder Publications, Inc.
Henry Kuttner

Henry Kuttner was born in Los Angeles, in 1915. As a young man he worked for the literary agency of his uncle, Laurence D'Orsay, before selling his first story, 'The Graveyard Rats', to Weird Tales in early 1936. In 1940 Kuttner married fellow writer C. L. Moore, whom he met through the 'Lovecraft Circle'", a group of writers and fans who corresponded with H. P. Lovecraft.

During the Second World War, they were regular contributors to John W. Campbell's Astounding Science-Fiction, and collaborated for most of the 40's and 50's, publishing primarily under the pseudonyms Lewis Padgett and Lawrence O'Donnell. In 1950 he began studying at the University of Southern California, graduating in 1954. He was working towards his masters degree but died of a heart attack in 1958, before it was completed.

Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) was born in Chicago but lived in California for most of his life. He went to college at Berkeley for a year, ran a record store and had his own classical-music show on a local radio station. He published his first short story, 'Beyond Lies the Wub' in 1952. Among his many fine novels are The Man in the High Castle, Time Out of Joint, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said.

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