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The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume One 1 edition

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Description The Metal Giants and Others launches in style the multi-volume program to collect all the prose work of a neglected, but fondly remembered master, Edmond Hamilton. Culled from the highly collectible (and highly priced!) early issues of pulp magazines such as Weird Tales, Amazing Stories, and Science Wonder Quarterly, these tales seethe and foam with the vigor of unrestrained imagination. Hamilton had yet to earn his (sometimes undeserved) reputation as "World Wrecker" or "World Saver" when these stories were published, but as these tales show -- he was well on his way. In this volume, the Earth is threatened countless times, but one lone hero (usually a genius-scientist) stands between triumph or total annihilation. The influence of A. Merritt and M.P. Shiel is felt in several tales of lost, exotic lands, and Hamilton himself begins to exert his own small influence on the genre with several stories of temporal dislocation and cosmic menace. Author, editor, bookdealer, art collector (and co-owner of Weird Tales, Ltd.) Robert Weinberg delivers an introduction with details on the history of early American science fiction, the context of these stories in relation to their contemporaries, and his own personal memories of knowing -- and publishing -- Edmond Hamilton.

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The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume One
edited by Stephen Haffner.

Published 2009 by Haffner Press in Royal Oak, MI, USA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction, by Robert Weinberg xiii
The Monster-God of Mamurth 1
Across Space 19
The Metal Giants 87
The Atomic Conquerors 117
Evolution Island 151
The Moon Menace 181
The Time-Raider 215
The Comet Doom 349
The Dimension Terror 393
The Polar Doom 429
The Sea Horror 469
Locked Worlds 505
The Abysmal Invaders 575

Edition Notes

Other Titles
Metal Giants and Others

The Physical Object

Number of pages
24 x x centimeters


  • Editor
    Stephen Haffner
  • Introduction
    Robert Weinberg
  • Cover Art
    Joseph Doolin

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Internet Speculative Fiction Database


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