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 #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 #309: Untoward discovery

This is Thrilling Wonder Stories for August 1952, cover by Ed Emshwiller. The ISFDB entry for this issue is here. I found this version of the cover at Pulp Covers. Some interior art by Paul Orban, illustrating Alan E. Nourse’s story, “Counterfeit:”

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

Pulp Parade #307: Mystery cover

This is Thrilling Wonder Stories for December 1950, and none of my usually reliable sources can tell me who painted this strange cover. The ISFDB entry for the issue is here. I found this version of the cover at Pulp Covers, where the curators also provide some nice interior art. There is this drawing by Paul Orban illustrating Leigh Brackett’s story “Citadel of the Lost Ages.”

And this by Vincent Napoli illustrating Frank Belknap Long, Jr.’s “If You Don’t Watch Out.”

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

Tumblr favorite #2105: Poor Alice the Android

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My original tumblr post was here. The image appears to be an interior pulp page with the text “Awakening, a novelet by Bryce Walton. Perhaps humans cannot live without loving…but Alice, the android, found she could love without living. Illustrations by Paul Orban.” The image was first posted on tumblr by notpulpcovers.