Ten Lost Sci-Fi Short Stories from the 1950s
The Hanging Stranger by Philip K. Dick Ed had always been a practical man, when he saw something was wrong he tried to correct it. Then one day he saw it hanging in the town square.
The Water Eater by Winston Marks Most experiments were dropped because they failed, some because they worked too well!
Death Star by James McKimmy Jr. For twenty long years Hurtz dreamed of retirement and found his "acre of heaven" on a Death Star.
The Mind Digger by Winston Marks There was a reason why his scripts were smash hits--they had realism. And why not? He was reliving every scene and emotion in them!
The Martians and The Coys written by Mack Reynolds Lem didn't like guarding the still while Paw and the boys went feuding. He wanted to get a shot at some Martins too!
Breeder Reaction by Winston Marks The remarkable thing about Atummyc Afterbath Dusting Powder was that it gave you that lovely radiant atomic look. It also gave you a little something more!
Planet of Dreams by James McKimmy Jr. The climate was perfect, the sky was always blue, and--best of all--nobody had to work. What more could anyone want?
And All The Girls Were Nude by Richard Magruder Nathanial Evergood was an eccentric old man with a photographic passion for pretty girls!
Never Gut-Shoot A Wampus by Winston Marks An interstellar hunting trip with Major Daphne could teach a man a number of lessons. Like Never Gut-shoot A Wampus!
Three Spacemen Left To Die by Russ Winterbotham Disease contaminated their ship; any moment one of them might become infected and spray lethal sparks to the others.