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Startling Stories Audiobook July 1950 - 10 hours [Download] #RA1035D
Startling Stories Audiobook July 1950
 
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Startling Stories Audiobook
July 1950
Read by Roger Price
 
 
Startling Stories was the younger sibling of Thrilling Wonder Stories. It began in 1939 at the urging of science fiction fans who clamored for a full-length novel in each issue. At this point, Thrilling Wonder Stories contained a variety of novelets and short stories, but fans wanted something longer that allowed for more character development. And thus, Startling Stories was born. Each issue started off with a book-length novel, and was filled out with a variety of short stories, science columns, special features and, of course, letters to the editor. Some of science-fiction’s best authors appeared in Startling Stories, including luminaries such as Stanley G. Weinbaum, Eando Binder, Edmond Hamilton, and Alfred Bester. The magazine thrived through the 1940s and early 1950s, but fading revenues forced it to close with the Fall 1955 issue, after a 99-issue run. Startling Stories now returns with these vintage pulp tales, reissued for today’s listeners as audiobooks.
 
Table of Contents:
 
A Complete Novel
The City At World’s End
by Edmond Hamilton
At first the people of Middletown thought that the superbomb was only a dud — but actually it hurled all their town forward a million years!
Chapter 1: Flung Through
Chapter 2: Dying Planet
Chapter 3: Dead City
Chapter 4: Road of the Ages
Chapter 5: Middletown Calling!
Chapter 6: Out of the Silence
Chapter 7: Strangers from the Stars
Chapter 8: Disastrous Decision
Chapter 9: Embattled City
Chapter 10: Mission for Earth
Chapter 11: Judgment of the Stars
Chapter 12: Fateful Return
Chapter 13: Middletown Decides
Chapter 14: Appointment with Destiny
 
The Truants — Complete Novelet
by Leigh Brackett
These flame beings from beyond the stars only wanted to play, but their presence brought fear and panic to a peaceful community!
Chapter 1: Prelude to Nightmare
Chapter 2: Nightmare by Daylight
Chapter 3: Terror from Outside
Chapter 4: Truant's Reckoning
 
Robot Nemesis — Complete Novelet
by Dr. Edward E. Smith
Ferdinand Stone might save Earth from plunging into the sun — but could man survive? A Hall of Fame classic reprinted by popular request.
Chapter 1: The Ten Thinkers
Chapter 2: Hater of Metal Men
Chapter 3: Battle in Space
Chapter 4: The Sun's Gravity
 
The Spa Of The Stars — Short Story
by Jack Vance
Trouble-shooter Magnus Ridolph tackles the woes of a smart hotel resort!
 
Purpose — Short Story
by Ray Bradbury
A ship has come from another world — with nine men...
 
Music Of The Spheres — Short Story
by Walt Sheldon
Space offers many strange and unknown factors to the pioneer, but —
 
Invasion — Short Story
by Frank Belknap Long
Man expected the Martians to come as destroyers, but they came as friends...
 
Disappointment — Short Story
by William Morrison
Horton Perry always complained about his ultra-scientific son-in-law.
 

Roger Price During his lengthy career as an entertainer, Roger Price has performed on TV, radio and the live stage. At one time or another he has worked as a stand-up comic, hosted a late night TV movie series as a character called “The Baron”, worked as a morning radio personality, hosted and emceed numerous live events, served as an entertainment news anchor and even worked as a ring announcer for professional wrestling. Comic book and pop culture fans know Roger Price as the creator, director and “voice” of Mid-Ohio-Con, one of the largest and longest running shows of its kind.Currently, in addition to his work with RadioArchives.com, Roger works with a wide variety of clients as a popular announcer and voice actor, specializing in character/cartoon voices and dialects.

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5 of 5 February 21, 2020
Reviewer: Gerida Brown from Houston, TX United States  
Love these old Mags.

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5 of 5 February 17, 2020
Reviewer: Lars Sydolf from Alvsjo, Alvsjo Sweden  
Your Startling Stories Audiobooks are just what I have been looking for! I sincerely hope you will continue with many more fabulous issues! I will buy them all.
Thank you!

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