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).