by Carl Jacobi
Standish, Earth’s Defense Engineer, the one man who could save the Solar System from the Sirian invaders, was helpless in a prison ship wrecked in uncharted space.
Citadel Of Lost Ships
by Leigh Brackett
Romany, the Gypsy world of space flotsam, swung its orbit close to Venus, and became a trap for outlawed Roy Campbell — who sought only aid for the persecuted people who had adopted him for their own.
The Flame Breathers
by Ray Cummings
One expedition had perished on mystery-shrouded Vulcan. Now, another searched for the unknown horror that stalked its cratered depths.
Slaves Of The Ninth Moon
by Ross Rocklynne
Hallmyer’s mission was a terrible one, even for an ace trouble-shooter such as he — for if he succeeded, the girl he loved must die.
The Sword Of Johnny Damokles — Outstanding Planet Short Story
by Hugh Frazier Parker
A crack pilot and a history-loving Greek — not the best combination in the world to blast to bits a mad dictator’s dreams — particularly when they are prisoners building the invaders’ weapons.
Oridin’s Formula — Outstanding Planet Short Story
by R.R. Winterbotham
The formula was a simple equation, but Caddo would kill to get it — for with its secret the possessor could rule the universe.
Star Of Panadur — Outstanding Planet Short Story
by Albert dePina and Henry Haase
Death walked the barren wastes of Jupiter’s satellite — and watching, a weird uncanny knowledge in its eyes, was the animal whose presence had brought murder out of hiding.
Trouble On Tycho — Outstanding Planet Short Story
by Nelson S. Bond
The man who said, “Music hath charms,” certainly had never heard Isobar Jones’ squealing bagpipes. Why, the playing was so bad, even his fellow-workers on that lonely Moon outpost couldn’t compute its nuisance value.
P.S.’s Feature Flash — Department
Meet “formally” two of the boys who ordinarily feature another department.
The Vizigraph — Department