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Astounding Stories,  April, 1931 by Various

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ASTOUNDING

STORIES

20¢

On Sale the First Thursday of Each Month

W. M. CLAYTON, Publisher HARRY BATES, Editor DOUGLAS M. DOLD, Consulting Editor

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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;

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That an intelligent censorship guards their advertising pages.

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ACE HIGH MAGAZINE, RANCH ROMANCES, COWBOY STORIES, CLUES, FIVE NOVELS MONTHLY, ALL STAR DETECTIVE STORIES, RANGELAND LOVE STORY MAGAZINE, WESTERN ADVENTURES, and WESTERN LOVE STORIES.

More than Two Million Copies Required to Supply the Monthly Demand for Clayton Magazines.

VOL. VI, No. 1 CONTENTS APRIL, 1931

COVER DESIGN H. W. WESSO Painted in Water Colors from a Scene in "Monsters of Mars."

MONSTERS OF MARS EDMOND HAMILTON 4 Three Martian Duped Earth Men Swing Open the Gates of Space That for So Long Had Barred the Greedy Hordes of the Red Planet. (A Complete Novelette.)

THE EXILE OF TIME RAY CUMMINGS 26 From Somewhere Out of Time Come a Swarm of Robots Who Inflict on New York the Awful Vengeance of the Diabolical Cripple Tugh. (Beginning a Four Part Novel.)

HELL'S DIMENSION TOM CURRY 51 Professor Lambert Deliberately Ventures into a Vibrational Dimension to Join His Fiancée in Its Magnetic Torture Fields.

THE WORLD BEHIND THE MOON PAUL ERNST 64 Two Intrepid Earth Men Fight It Out with the Horrific Monsters of Zeud's Frightful Jungles.

FOUR MILES WITHIN ANTHONY GILMORE 76 Far Down into the Earth Goes a Gleaming Metal Sphere Whose Passengers Are Deadly Enemies. (A Complete Novelette.)

THE LAKE OF LIGHT JACK WILLIAMSON 100 In the Frozen Wastes at the Bottom of the World Two Explorers Find a Strange Pool of White Fire and Have a Strange Adventure.

THE GHOST WORLD SEWELL PEASLEE WRIGHT 118 Commander John Hanson Records Another of His Thrilling Interplanetary Adventures with the Special Patrol Service.

THE READERS' CORNER ALL OF US 134 A Meeting Place for Readers of Astounding Stories.

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Issued monthly by Readers' Guild, Inc., 80 Lafayette Street, New York, N. Y. W. M. Clayton, President; Francis P. Pace, Secretary. Entered as second class matter December 7, 1929, at the Post Office at New York, N. Y., under Act of March 3, 1879. Title registered as a Trade Mark in the U. S. Patent Office. Member Newsstand Group Men's List. For advertising rates address E. R. Crowe & Co., Inc., 25 Vanderbilt Ave., New York; or 225 North Michigan Ave., Chicago.

Monsters of Mars

A COMPLETE NOVELETTE

By Edmond Hamilton

[Illustration: The Martian gestured with a reptilian arm toward the ladder. ]

[Sidenote: Three Martian duped Earth men swing open the gates of space that for so long had barred the greedy hordes of the Red Planet.]

Allan Randall stared at the man before him. "And that's why you sent for me, Milton?" he finally asked.

The other's face was unsmiling. "That's why I sent for you, Allan," he said quietly... Continue reading book >>




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