Filed Under: Howard V. Brown

The Man From The Atom

Science and Invention August 1923

Published in August 1923, this “Scientific Fiction Number” is considered to be the first American science fiction magazine. The success of this issue, and the one the following year, led Gernsback to publish a specialized fiction magazine, Amazing Stories, beginning in 1926.

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Beyond The Sphinxes’ Cave

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This looks like a sci-fi retelling of Perseus. Note Medusa’s head and the guys with guns.

This entire issue can be downloaded here

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The Warning From The Past

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Warning: Past May Contain Dinosaurs

Also includes Race Around The Moon, and a prize for the best story written about this cover, presumably because The Warning From The Past wasn’t very good, although it wasn’t the first time someone ran this contest.

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Men Must Die

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Also includes Madness From Mars and The Jules Verne Express, which was actually a real thing in the 1980s

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Hollywood On The Moon (1938)

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This cover story was later republished in Startling Stories, July 1949

Also includes The Dark Age and The Infinite Enemy

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The Hothouse Planet

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Not related to The Hothouse World

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