By Lester Del Rey
The Golden Age of technology Fiction Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to vintage technology fiction writers who could rather be forgotten.
Lester del Rey—one of the all time greats of the technological know-how fiction world—had been good on his method to turning into forgotten earlier than Wildside Press started its reprint application of his vintage brief fiction. This moment quantity of his accrued brief tales comprises 10 extra nice technological know-how fiction tales, representing a few of his best technological know-how fiction paintings. Of exact notice are the tales Evenson (his contribution to Harlan Ellison's Dangerous Visions anthology) and the novella model of Nerves from Astounding technology Fiction (later increased to novel length).
About the Megapacks
Over the previous few years, our “Megapack” sequence of e-book anthologies has proved to be one among our most well liked endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally supply them as charges to our mailing list!) One query we hold getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place particularly credited) are a gaggle attempt. all people at Wildside works on them. This contains John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and lots of of Wildside’s authors… who usually recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)
• “Wind among the Worlds” initially seemed in Galaxy technological know-how Fiction, March 1951
• “Earthbound” initially seemed in Galaxy technological know-how Fiction, August 1963
• “Eark Mission” initially seemed in Astounding technological know-how Fiction, July 1940
• “Evensong”originally seemed in Dangerous Visions, edited by means of Harlan Ellison (Doubleday, 1967)
• “The Stars glance Down” initially seemed in Astounding technology Fiction, Aug. 1940
• “The nonetheless Waters” initially seemed in Robots and Changelings, 1955
• “The One-Eyed Man” initially seemed in Astounding technology Fiction, may well 1945
• “Habit” initially seemed in Astounding technology Fiction, Nov. 1939
• “Nerves” (novella model) initially seemed in Astounding technology Fiction, Oct. 1942
• “Spawning Ground” initially seemed in If, Sept. 1961