Astounding Science Fiction – November, 1946 (William Timmins) [Featuring “Mehwu’s Jet”, by Theodore Sturgeon]

Illustration by Swenson, for A. Bertram Chandler’s story “Tower of Darkness” (p. 78)

Astounding Science Fiction – December, 1951 [Hubert Rogers]

Illustration by Edward Cartier, for Irving E. Cox, Jr.’s story “Hell’s Pavement” (p. 53)

Illustration by Hubert Rogers, for Chad Oliver’s story “The Edge of Forever” (p. 69)

Illustration by Richard Van Dongen, for Hal Clement’s story “Iceworld” (Part III of III) (p. 107)

Illustration by Richard Van Dongen, for Hal Clement’s story “Iceworld” (Part III of III) (p. 137)

Astounding Science Fiction – January, 1946 (Featuring “The Fairy Chessmen”, by Lewis Padgett) [William Timmins]

Illustration by Paul Orban, for Lewis Padgett’s story “The Fairy Chessmen” (p. 13)

Illustration by Williams, for Ross Rocklynne’s story “A Matter of Length” (p. 118)

Astounding Science Fiction – June, 1955 (Featuring “Final Weapon”, by Everett B. Cole) [Frank Kelly Freas]

Illustration by Alexander Leydenfrost, for “Final Weapon”, by Everett B. Cole (p. 8).

Illustration by Alexander Leydenfrost, for “Final Weapon”, by Everett B. Cole (p. 19).

Illustration by Alexander Leydenfrost, for “Final Weapon”, by Everett B. Cole (p. 28).

Illustration by Alexander Leydenfrost, for “Final Weapon”, by Everett B. Cole (p. 37).

Illustration by Alexander Leydenfrost, for “Final Weapon”, by Everett B. Cole (p. 46).

Illustration by Richard Van Dongen for “The Guardians”, by Irving Cox, Jr. (p. 53).

Illustration by Richard Van Dongen for “Shock Absorber”, by E.G. Von Wald (p. 67).

Illustration by Frank Kelly Freas for “The Long Way Home” (Part III of IV), by Poul Anderson (p. 134).

Illustration by Frank Kelly Freas for “The Long Way Home” (Part III of IV), by Poul Anderson (p. 147).

Astounding Science Fiction – December, 1942 (Featuring “The Weapon Shop”, by A.E. van Vogt) [Hubert Rogers]

“The finest energy weapons in the known universe.”

Illustration by William A. Kolliker, for A.E. Van Vogt’s story “The Weapon Shop” (p. 9)

Illustration by William A. Kolliker, for A.E. Van Vogt’s story “The Weapon Shop” (p. 22)

Illustration by Paul Orban, for Edna Mayne Hull’s story “The Flight That Failed” (p. 29)

Illustration by Charles Schneeman, for Frank Bellknap Long’s story “To Follow Knowledge” (p. 87)

Illustration by Paisilang R. Isip, for Robert Moore Williams’ story “Johnny Had a Gun” (p. 99)

Astounding Science Fiction – September, 1945 (William Timmins) [Featuring “World of [Null] A”, by A.E. van Vogt]

Illustration by Paul Orban, for “World of [Null] A”, by A.E. Van Vogt (p. 7).

Illustration by Paul Orban, for “World of [Null] A”, by A.E. Van Vogt (p. 40).

Illustration by Arthur Williams, for “Uncommon Sense”, by Hal Clement (p. 52).

Illustration by Arthur Williams, for “Uncommon Sense”, by Hal Clement (p. 59).

Illustration by Paul Orban, for “Camouflage”, by Lewis Padgett (p. 135).

Illustration by Paul Orban, for “Camouflage”, by Lewis Padgett (p. 154).

Illustration by Paul Orban, for “World of [Null] A”, by A.E. Van Vogt (p. 175).

Astounding Science Fiction – January, 1944 (William Timmins) [Featuring “Technical Error” and “Far Centaurus”]

Illustration by Paul Orban, for Hal Clement’s cover story “Technical Error” (p. 7).  (Note the resemblance of the helmets to those worn by the explorers in Ridley Scott’s 2012 film, Prometheus.)

Illustration by Paul Orban, for A.E. Van Vogt’s story “Far Centaurus” (p. 77).

Astounding Science Fiction – June, 1943 (William Timmins) [Featuring “The World Is Mine”, by Lewis Padgett]

Illustration by Paul Orban, for Edna M. Hull’s story “Competition” (p. 47)

Illustration by Paul Orban, for Edna M. Hull’s story “Competition” (p. 54)

Astounding Science Fiction – December, 1952 (Gaylord Welker) [Featuring “The Currents of Space”, by Isaac Asimov]

Illustration by Henry Richard Van Dongen, for Isaac Asimov’s story “The Currents of Space” (pp. 130-131)

Astounding Science Fiction – December, 1953 (Richard Van Dongen) [Featuring “Hide! Hide! Witch!”, by Clifton and Apostolides]

Illustration by Frank Kelly Freas, for “Ill Wind” by Lee Corey (p. 52).