ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE JULY 1930 [NOOK Book]

ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE JULY 1930

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VOL. III, No. 1 CONTENTS JULY, 1930


COVER DESIGN

_Painted in Water-colors from a Scene in "Earth, the Marauder."_


BEYOND THE HEAVISIDE LAYER CAPT. S. P. MEEK 5

_For Eighty Vertical Miles Carpenter and Bond Blasted Their
Way--Only to Be Trapped by the Extraordinary Monsters of the
Heaviside Layer._


EARTH, THE MARAUDER ARTHUR J. BURKS 18

_Out of Her Orbit Sped the Teeming Earth--A Marauding Planet Bent on
Starry Conquest._ (Beginning a Three-part Novel.)


FROM AN AMBER BLOCK TOM CURRY 50

_A Giant Amber Block at Last Gives Up Its Living, Ravenous Prey._


THE TERROR OF AIR-LEVEL SIX HARL VINCENT 62

_From Some Far Reach of Leagueless Space Came a Great Pillar of
Flame to Lay Waste and Terrorize the Earth._ (A Novelet.)


THE FORGOTTEN PLANET SEWELL PEASLEE WRIGHT 88

_The Authentic Account of Why Cosmic Man Damned an Outlaw World to
Be, Forever, a Leper of Space._


THE POWER AND THE GLORY CHARLES W. DIFFIN 104

_Sadly, Sternly, the Old Professor Reveals to His Brilliant Pupil
the Greater Path to Glory._


MURDER MADNESS MURRAY LEINSTER 109

_More and More South Americans Are Stricken with the Horrible
"Murder Madness" That Lies in the Master's Fearful Poison. And Bell
Is Their One Last Hope as He Fights to Stem the Swiftly Rising Tide
of a Continent's Utter Enslavement._ (Part Three of a Four-part
Novel.)


THE READERS' CORNER ALL OF US 134

_A Meeting Place for Readers of Astounding Stories._

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[Illustration: _They were moving sluggishly along the red light, seeming
to flow rather than crawl._]




Beyond the Heaviside Layer

_By Capt S. P. Meek_


McQuarrie, the City Editor, looked up as I entered his office.

"Bond," he asked, "do you know Jim Carpenter?"

[Sidenote: For eighty vertical miles Carpenter and
Bond blasted their way--only to be
trapped by the extraordinary monsters
of the heaviside layer.]

"I know him slightly," I replied cautiously. "I have met him several
times and I interviewed him some years ago when he improved the Hadley
rocket motor. I can't claim a very extensive acquaintance with him."

"I thought you knew him well. It is a surprise to me to find that there
is any prominent man who is not an especial friend of yours. At any rate
you know him as well as anyone of the staff, so I'll give you the
assignment."

"What's he up to now?" I asked.

"He's going to try to punch a hole in the heaviside layer."

"But that's impossible," I cried. "How can anyone...."
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  • BN ID: 2940013685062
  • Publisher: SAP
  • Publication date: 1/22/2012
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