Pulp Parade #322: Planet Goddess

This is Thrilling Wonder Stories for June 1951, cover by Earle Bergey. The ISFDB entry for this issue is here. I found this version of the cover at Pulp Covers. This issue contains this interior illustration to William Campbell Gault’s story “Fog” by Paul Orban:

And, in a more whimsical vein, this one to Roger Dee’s “Girl from Callisto” by Alex Schomburg:

You can download and read the entire issue at The Internet Archive.

Pulp Parade #321: I’ll save you jungle girl, er, space girl, er. whoever you are!

This is Thrilling Wonder Stories for October 1950, cover by Earle Bergey. The ISFDB entry for this issue is here. I found this version of the cover at Pulp Covers. The title story “Shadow on the Sand” includes this Virgil Finlay illustration:

You can download and read the entire issue at the Internet Archive.

Pulp Parade #320: Better shoot the slug monsters, we might not be able to outrun them

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This is Thrilling Wonder Stories for Spring 1944, cover by Earle Bergey. The ISFDB entry for this issue is here. I found this version of the cover at Pulp Covers. In addition to some interior art reproductions found at Pulp Covers, the issue also has this uncredited illustration for Manley Wade Wellman’s “Gambler’s Asteroid.”

You can download and read this issue at the Internet Archive.

Pulp Parade #319: Not the Disciplinary Circuit, no!

This is Thrilling Wonder Stories for Winter 1946, cover by Earle Bergey. The ISFDB entry for this issue is here. I found this version of the cover at here. Murray Leinster’s story “The Disciplinary Circuit” got some good interior illustration, sadly uncredited, including this (p 45):

and this (p 47):

In Edmond Hamilton’s “Forgotten World” had an uncredited illustration to reminds me that women of the future are supposed to dress in a way that should make me envy my great-grandson.

You can download and read the entire issue at the Internet Archive.

Pulp Parade #318: Jungle liberatrix

This is Thrilling Wonder Stories for Summer 1946, cover by Earle Bergey. The ISFDB entry for this issue is here. I found this version of the cover at Pulp Covers. Here is some unattributed (but intriguing) internal art illustrating Polton Cross’s story “Twilight Planet:”

You can download and read the entire issue at the Internet Archive.

Pulp Parade #316: A more appropriate swimsuit environment

This is Thrilling Wonder Stories for February 1947, cover by Earle Bergey. The ISFDB entry for this issue is here. I found this version of the cover at Pulp Covers. Browsing the issue as preserved at the Internet Archive has turned up some interesting cover art, for example this by Virgil Finlay illustrating Murray Leinster’s “The Manless Worlds.”

And this uncredited piece (perhaps I’m more in love with the concept than the illustration itself) illustrating John Russell Fearn’s “Sweet Mystery of Life.”

You can download and read the entire issue at the Internet Archive.

Pulp Parade #315: I’m taking this ship to Cuba!

This is Thrilling Wonder Stories for June 1950, cover by Earle Bergey. The ISFDB entry for this issue is here. I found this version of the cover at Pulp Covers. I found some interior art in the version of the magazine preserved at the Internet Archive, such as the following by Paul Orban, illustrating Raymond Z. Gallun’s story “Coffins to Mars.”

You can download and read the entire issue at the Internet Archive.

Pulp Parade #314: Gator Bait in space!

This is Thrilling Wonder Stories for October 1947, cover by Earle Bergey. The ISFDB entry for this issue is here.

The reference of my title snark is obscure. It’s this oddly-compelling 1974 Cajunsploitation movie, which the boys at the the Grindbin Podcast sent up back in March 2017.

I extracted this version of the cover from the issue as preserved at the Internet Archive. This issue also has at least two Virgil Finlay illustrations on inside pages, one illustrating Frederick Pohl’s “Donovan Had a Dream:”

And another illustrating Leslie Charteris’s “The Darker Drink:”

You can download and read the entire issue at the Internet Archive.

Pulp Parade #312: Out of my lab, frat boy!

This is Thrilling Wonder Stories for August 1950, cover by Earle Bergey. The ISFDB entry for this issue is here. I extracted this cover from the copy of the issue preserved at the Internet Archive. Along with the cover, I also extracted this interior art by Vincent Napoli, illustrating Walt Sheldon’s story “Spacemate:”

You can download and read the entire issue at the Internet Archive.

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