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Startling Stories Audiobook January 1939 - 8 hours [Audio CDs] #RA1050
Startling Stories Audiobook January 1939
 
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Startling Stories Audiobook
January 1939
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:
 
Complete Book-Length Scientifiction Novel
The Black Flame
by Stanley G. Weinbaum
Thomas Connor pits ancient knowledge and daring against immortals who have ruled a strange new world for centuries! Like a Phoenix, this adventurer from the past rises to view the land of time to come.
Chapter 1: Penalty — And Aftermath
Chapter 2: Evanie the Sorceress
Chapter 3: Forest Meeting
Chapter 4: A Bit of Ancient History
Chapter 5: The Village
Chapter 6: The Metamorphs
Chapter 7: Panate Blood
Chapter 8: In Time of Peace
Chapter 9: The Way To Urbs
Chapter 10: Revolution
Chapter 11: Flight
Chapter 12: The Messenger
Chapter 13: The Trail Back
Chapter 14: The Master
Chapter 15: Two Women
Chapter 16: Immortality
Chapter 17: The Destiny of Man
Chapter 18: The Sky-Rat
Chapter 19: Death Flight?
Chapter 20: The Conspirators
Chapter 21: The Dinner at the Sleeper’s
Chapter 22: Declaration
Chapter 23: The Amphimorphs in the Pool
Chapter 24: The Atomic Bomb
Chapter 25: Inferno
Chapter 26: The Master Sits in Judgment
 
The Eternal Man — Unusual Story
by D.D. Sharp
A Story Nominated for Scientifiction’s Hall of Fame
 
Thrills In Science — Special Feature
by Mort Weisinger
Thumbnail sketches of Priestley, Roentgen, Drs. Koch and Horrocks
 
Science Island — Unusual Story
by Eando Binder
A Metal Napoleon Threatens to Dominate Mankind!
 

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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