Amazing Adventures Volume 1 The Asteroid Witch

Author: Yojimbo Press LLC
Publisher: Yojimbo Press LLC
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In this premiere issue of Amazing Adventures prepare to be amazed with the following stories... A space pilot and womanizer ditches his boring dame for an evil cosmic beauty in "The Asteroid Witch". Can an ambassador from the future convince a couple to avert the devastation to come in "A-Day"? Intrepid space explorer Chet Fields embarks on a hunting expedition where the hunter becomes prey in "Winged Death on Venus". A scientist discovers a time traveling potion in "Trespasser in Time". An expedition reveals unearthly monsters in "The Stone Men". First published in the 50's, Amazing Adventures explores the outer reaches of science fiction, space travel, alien beings, fantasy and mystery. Enjoy a nostalgic trip down memory lane with the best titles from the golden age of comics. Yojimbo Press has lovingly remastered these timeless classics with vivid color correction and image restoration.

And Then Vol 1

Author: Ruth Wykes
Publisher: Clan Destine Press
ISBN: 0995439427
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Adventure ~ Action Danger ~ Derring-do Rip-snorting action adventures of the What If... What Next... and, most importantly, the And Then... kind. A cohort of Australia's best genre fictioneers, and one bold Kiwi, present a fabulous and strange collection of action-packed adventure stories - each featuring two heroes. The two-volume And Then... anthology features page-turning and genre-bending stories by 32 award-winning, established and emerging Australian writers of crime and speculative fiction. The settings are historical, futuristic and contemporary; the heroes are human, animal, alien and mythical; and their adventures are real-world, far-out, speculative, horror, mystery, science fiction and fantasy. Welcome to And Then... Volume One in which 15 authors travel in time and space from Australia of the Gold Rush to an all-too possible dystopian future, from the Outback to Europe in the 1950s and the 21st Century, and from an apocalyptic New Zealand to worlds of steampunk fantastic and outer space exotic. Their heroes are flawed and fabulous, brave and humble; and their tales are enriched with panthers and budgies and demons and dragons - all manner of creatures real and endangered, ridiculous and heroic. And Then... the Great Big Book of Awesome Adventure Tales Volume 1 features: an introduction by Janeen Webb and stories by: Sulari Gentill, Jason Nahrung, Alan Baxter, Jason Franks, Lucy Sussex, Amanda Wrangles, Evelyn Tsitas, Peter M Ball, Narrelle M Harris, Dan Rabarts, Kat Clay, Sophie Masson, Tor Roxburgh, Emilie Collyer Tansy Rayner Roberts.

Beyond Spaceship Earth 50 Sci Fi Books In One Volume

Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026896912
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This unique Sci-Fi Boxed Set includes carefully selected stories from out of space, thrilling intergalactic adventures and tales from good old Solar System: H. G. Wells: The War of the Worlds The Shape of Things to Come In the Days of the Comet The War in the Air The Chronic Argonauts Otis Adelbert Kline: The Venus Trilogy: The Planet of Peril The Prince of Peril The Port of Peril The Mars Series: The Swordsman of Mars The Outlaws of Mars Other Novels: Maza of the Moon The Metal Monster Stranger from Smallness Edgar Wallace: Planetoid 127 Stanley G. Weinbaum: Stories from the Solar System: A Martian Odyssey (Mars) Valley of Dreams (Mars) Flight on Titan (Titan) Parasite Planet (Venus) The Lotus Eaters (Venus) The Planet of Doubt (Uranus) The Red Peri (Pluto) The Mad Moon (Io) Redemption Cairn (Europa) Malcolm Jameson: The Captain Bullard Series: Admiral's Inspection White Mutiny Blockade Runner Bullard Reflects Devil's Powder Slacker's Paradise Brimstone Bill The Bureaucrat Orders Jules Verne: From the Earth to the Moon Around the Moon Off on a Comet Percy Greg: Across the Zodiac David Lindsay: A Voyage to Arcturus Edward Everett Hale: The Brick Moon

Mc Longneck S Epic Space Adventure

Author: Andrew Rader
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ISBN: 9781941434680
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Join Giraffestronaut MC Longneck and robot companion Sputnik for an Epic Space Adventure! Experience features of the most interesting worlds in our solar system, based on the latest space science from Aerospace Engineer, Andrew Rader. Climb the largest mountain on Mars, bounce off asteroids, ice skate on Jupiter's moon Europa, and fly on Titan!

Space Invaders

Author: Michel van Pelt
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387688800
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Manned space programs attract the most media attention, and it is not hard to understand why: the danger, the heroism, the sheer adventure we as earthbound observers can imagine when humans are involved. But robotic missions deserve a respectful and detailed history and analysis of their own, and this book provides it. Instead of describing one specific spacecraft or mission, Michel van Pelt offers a "behind the scenes" look at the life of a space probe from its first conceptual design to the analysis of the scientific data returned by the spacecraft.

Beyond Our Future In Space

Author: Chris Impey
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393246647
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“Expansive and enlightening. . . . Impey packs his prose with wonderful anecdotes and weird factoids.”—New York Times Book Review Human exploration has been an unceasing engine of technological progress, from the first homo sapiens to leave our African cradle to a future in which mankind promises to settle another world. Beyond tells the epic story of humanity leaving home—and how humans will soon thrive in the vast universe beyond the earth. A dazzling and propulsive voyage through space and time, Beyond reveals how centuries of space explorers—from the earliest stargazers to today’s cutting-edge researchers—all draw inspiration from an innate human emotion: wanderlust. This urge to explore led us to multiply around the globe, and it can be traced in our DNA. Today, the urge to discover manifests itself in jaw-dropping ways: plans for space elevators poised to replace rockets at a fraction of the cost; experiments in suspending and reanimating life for ultra-long-distance travel; prototypes for solar sails that coast through space on the momentum of microwaves released from the Earth. With these ventures, private companies and entrepreneurs have the potential to outpace NASA as the leaders in a new space race. Combining expert knowledge of astronomy and avant-garde technology, Chris Impey guides us through the heady possibilities for the next century of exploration. In twenty years, a vibrant commercial space industry will be operating. In thirty years, there will be small but viable colonies on the Moon and Mars. In fifty years, mining technology will have advanced enough to harvest resources from asteroids. In a hundred years, a cohort of humans born off-Earth will come of age without ever visiting humanity’s home planet. This is not the stuff of science fiction but rather the logical extension of already available technologies. Beyond shows that space exploration is not just the domain of technocrats, but the birthright of everyone and the destiny of generations to come. To continue exploration is to ensure our survival. Outer space, a limitless unknown, awaits us.

Captain Bullard S Deep Space Adventures 9 Books In One Volume Golden Age Sci Fi Saga

Author: Malcolm Jameson
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026875818
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Captain Bullard series chronicles the journey of a young and daring officer until his success as a fleet admiral of space ship. This series seems like a precursor tothe modern day space exploration series like Star Trek. This edition includes 9 of his famous deep space adventures: Admiral's Inspection: It was a new trick from ancient history—the Admiral's Inspection. But man, what an inspection that turned out to be! White Mutiny: A rule book skipper in a prize-winning ship is dynamite enough for causing a mutiny! Blockade Runner: Can a good technician make unlikely things turn into highly effective weapons? Bullard Reflects: A harmless sport turns into a dangerous sport of outlaw busting! Devil's Powder: The drug was getting aboard somehow and making people do peculiar things! Slacker's Paradise: It seemed like a paradise until the commander of a space rowboat found a gigantic enemy battleship that was determined to surrender to him! Brimstone Bill: Bill is a crook, a hell-fire-damnation specialist in the art of collecting cash and amarvellous orator with gadgets. But can Bullard turn him around? The Bureaucrat: Bullard, a Grand Admiral now is caught in a red tape of high position but can he do a small favour to his friend? Orders: The last Bullard Saga. Malcolm Jameson (1891–1945) was an American Golden Age science fiction author whose writing career began when complications of throat cancer limited his activity as a naval officer. Drawing from his experiences of navy and warfare he gave a personal touch to all of his stories.

Amazing Adventures Volume 4 Invasion Of The Love Robots

Author: Yojimbo Press LLC
Publisher: Yojimbo Press LLC
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This fourth intergalactic issue of Amazing Adventures contains the following stories... Aliens try to manufacture love in "Adonis 2 PX-89, Love Robots". A race to colonize a new world is thwarted by greed in "Mutineers Ganymede!" A greedy couple stand to inherit a fortune when their nephew dies in "Death's Double". A swashbuckler quests for treasure in "Asteroid Trouble" plus vintage advertisements and more. First published in the 50's, Amazing Adventures explores the outer reaches of science fiction, space travel, alien beings, fantasy and mystery. Enjoy a nostalgic trip down memory lane with the best titles from the golden age of comics. Yojimbo Press has lovingly remastered these timeless classics with vivid color correction and image restoration.