EC Classics #7: Weird Science-Fantasy - Signed by Al Williamson


 

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Signed by artist Al Williamson on the first page of his story "Fish Story"

Reprints both covers and all eight stories from Weird Science-Fantasy #23 and #24 (1954). Two stories each by Wally Wood, Al Williamson, Bernie Krigstein, and Joe Orlando. Color by Marie Severin.

Reprints. Cover art by Wallace Wood. "The Children," script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Wallace Wood; Colonists on a new world have their children taken from them by the government. "Fish Story," script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Al Williamson; The fish life forms on a distant strange blue planet are faced with their fading sun soon going nova and exploding, only to leave their planet without life-sustaining oxygen; Then they see an alien vessel approaching and fill it with water and drown the crew inside, and take the ship back to Earth in hopes that their water areas will provide a new home. "Ninth Wonder" text story. "The Flying Machine," script by Ray Bradbury and Al Feldstein (adaptation), art by Bernie Krigstein; When Emperor Yuan discovers that a villager has learned how to create a flying machine he has him killed so the secret won't fall into the wrong hands. "Fair Trade," script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; After a nuclear holocaust, a tribe sells Manhattan Island to aliens.

Reprints. Cover art by Albert B. Feldstein. "For Posterity," script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Wallace Wood; Two prospectors find a flying saucer and are captured by an alien race. "The Teacher From Mars," script by Otto Binder (as Eando Binder) and Albert B. Feldstein (adaptation), art by Joe Orlando; A Martian teacher on Earth finds his students full of bigotry. Reproduction of letter from Ray Bradbury (originally from letter col in Weird Science-Fantasy #25). "The Pioneer," script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Bernie Krigstein; Professor Lathem builds a new rocket engine in his barn. "Upheaval!", script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Al Williamson; A Captain and his crew land on a weird planet whose surface was like green felt... a planet that swallowed the ship and crew, then spewed them out of its interior... like vomit; As the ship took off, the whole crew had the answer to a concern that they all had been arguing about: that, even though they thought man was the highest form of evolutionary structure, they had just been proven wrong... by the planet itself!

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Condition & Attributes

Near Fine
Signed by artist Al Williamson on the first page of his story "Fish Story"

Publishing Information

West Plains, MO
Russ Cochran
1986
1st
0939947072
9780939947072

Physical Description

11 inches
8 inches
64 pages
color
Softcover
color wraps
English