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)