Astounding Stories


August 1936


Hal Salive Science Fiction and Fantasy Collection, University of Otago Library Special Collections. Every effort has been made to trace copyright ownership and to obtain permission for reproduction. If you believe you are the copyright owner of an item on this site, and we have not requested your permission, please contact us at


New York: Street and Smith Publications


William Fitzgerald Jenkins (1896-1975) wrote under the pseudonym Murray Leinster. His serialised novel, The Incredible Invasion, was just one of over 1500 stories, articles, and scripts that he penned over a long career of 50 years. Leinster was not just a SF writer; he also wrote Romance, Western and Mystery novels. This cover was painted by Howard V. Brown.


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Editor (F. Orlin Tremaine), “Astounding Stories,” | OUR Heritage, accessed April 16, 2024,