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By Edward Wellen

The Golden Age of technological know-how Fiction Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to vintage technological know-how fiction writers who may perhaps rather be forgotten.

Edward Paul Wellen (1919-2011) wrote essentially brief tales all through his lengthy occupation, essentially in either the secret box, but in addition (especially early in his occupation) in technological know-how fiction magazines. this is often the second one choice of his technological know-how fiction tales we now have released, and it's one other sturdy one.

About the Megapacks
Over the previous couple of years, our “Megapack” sequence of booklet anthologies has proved to be one in all our most well liked endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally provide them as rates to our mailing list!) One query we maintain getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place particularly credited) are a gaggle attempt. each person at Wildside works on them. This contains John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and plenty of of Wildside’s authors… who usually recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)

• “Origins of Galactic Law” was once initially released in Galaxy technological know-how Fiction, April 1953.
• “The substantial Cheese” was once initially released in Imagination, may well 1953.
• “Root of Evil” was once initially released in Science Stories, December 1953.
• “The Voices” used to be initially released in Universe, March 1954.
• “The global within the Juke Box” used to be initially released in Infinity, August 1956.
• “The Superstition Seeders” was once initially released in Infinity, December 1956.
• “The Engrammar Age” was once initially released in Infinity, February 1957.
• “Utter Silence” was once initially released in Infinity, February 1957.
• “Army with no Banners” was once released in Galaxy, April 1957.
• “Sweet Dreams” was once initially released in Infinity, July 1957.
• “Dr. Vickers’ Car” used to be initially released in Infinity, October 1957.
• “Note for a Time Capsule” was once initially released in Infinity, March 1958.
• “Old Hat” used to be initially released in Amazing Stories, may perhaps 1958.
• “IOU” was once initially released in If, March 1961.
• “Deadly Game” used to be initially released in If, may possibly 1962.

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