A Tremendous New Brackett Novel
Queen Of The Martian Catacombs
by Leigh Brackett
Gaunt giant and passionate beauty, they dragged their thirst-crazed way across the endless crimson sands in a terrible test of endurance. For one of them knew where cool life-giving water lapped old stones smooth — a place of secret horror that it was death to reveal!
The Starbusters — Thrilling Novelette
by Alfred Coppel, Jr.
A bunch of kids in bright new uniforms, transiting the constellations in a disreputable old bucket of a space-ship — why should the leathery-tentacled, chlorine-breathing Eridans take them seriously?
Stalemate In Space — Thrilling Novelette
by Charles L. Harness
Two mighty metal globes clung in a murderous death-struggle, lashing out with flames of poison. Yet deep in their twisted wreckage the main battle raged — where a girl swayed sensuously before her conqueror’s mocking eyes.
The Madcap Metalloids — Exciting Story
by W.V. Athanas
Plucked from the space-lanes by its ravening magnetism, the two intrepid Terrans defied this deadly radioactive worldlet by playing games with the roly-poly natives!
S.O.S. Aphrodite! — Exciting Story
by Stanley Mullen
No wonder that signal stabbed out into the icy void! For it was a ship of hate and evil, and IP patrolman Steve Coran trusted only one person aboard — after strapping her in her bunk!
Peril Orbit — Exciting Story
by C.J. Wedlake
Caught in the sun! The young pilot stared at the mass of angry flame — wondering why his training wouldn’t let him give up.
Garden Of Evil — Exciting Story
by Margaret St. Clair
Even to a drug-soaked outcast ethnographer, Fyhon was a paradise planet. It was worth anybody’s life to find Dridihad, the secret city of dread!
The Vizigraph — Special Feature
by The Readers