Martians featured in one way or another. Being set in the 1800s, the attitudes towards aliens were different. H.G. Wells wrote his novel about Martians attacking Earth, and many believed there were beings and life on other planets, especially Mars, so this series of stories can be considered true to their period. Though with a little help from some Martians, and amazing technology, we knew not all Martians were friendly, but there are all different kinds of aliens in this issue...
- Don D'Ammassa
...There are good stories here by Lyn McConchie, David Lee Summers, and others involving first contacts and other aspects of interplanetary commerce. Nice cover art on this issue as well.