Friday, July 30, 2010

Astounding Stories (May, 1930)

On Sale the First Thursday of Each Month

W. M. CLAYTON, Publisher HARRY BATES, Editor

The Clayton Standard on a Magazine Guarantees

That the stories therein are clean, interesting, vivid, by leading writers of the day and purchased under conditions approved by the Authors' League of America;

That such magazines are manufactured in Union shops by American workmen;

That each newsdealer and agent is insured a fair profit;

That an intelligent censorship guards their advertising pages.

Cover Design by H. W. Wessolowski

Painted in Water-colors from a Scene in "The Atom-Smasher."

Into the Ocean's Depths by Sewell Peaslee Wright

To Save Imee's Race of Men-Who-Returned-To-The-Sea, Two Land-Men Answer the Challenge of the Dreaded Rorn, Corsairs of the Under-Seas.

Murder Madness (Part 1 of 4) by Murray Leinster

Murder Madness! Seven Secret Service Men Had Completely Disappeared. Another Had Been Found a Screaming, Homicidal Maniac, Whose Fingers Writhed Like Snakes. So Bell, of the Secret "Trade," Plunges into South America After The Master—the Mighty, Unknown Octopus of Power Whose Diabolical Poison Threatens a Continent! (Beginning a Four-part Novel.)

Brigands of the Moon (Part 3 of 4) by Ray Cummings

Gregg and Anita Risk Quick, Sure Death in a Desperate Bluff on the Ruthless Martian Brigands. (Part Three of a Four-part Novel.)

"The Jovian Jest" by Lilith Lorraine

There Came to Our Pigmy Planet a Radiant Wanderer with a Message—and a Jest—from the Vasty Universe.

The Atom-Smasher by Victor Rousseau

Four Destinies Rocket Through the Strange Time-Space of the Fourth Dimension in Tode's Marvelous Atom-Smasher. (A Complete Novelette.)

Produced by Sankar Viswanathan, Greg Weeks, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team

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