Danish resistance fighter finds himself transported from a 1940s battlefield to the borderlands between the realms of Faeire and the lands of Arthur and Charlemagne. Swords and sorcery ensue.
A collection of a dozen short stories and novelettes by satirical mastermind Robert Sheckley, from his work in the middle 1950s for Galaxy and F&SF.
The sleepy towns and pristine wilderness deep in the Appalachias house dark and sinister evil, and various inhuman monsters. It’s up to John the Balladeer to set things right.
1970s-era scientist is thrust forward in time into the mind of a organic computer, living a verdant future where primitive humans are losing ground to their evolutionary adversaries—the Birds.
Girl born with severe physical deformities is encased in titanium and linked up to become the “brain” of a starship. Collects various stories of her many adventures.
I really dig Ed Emsh’s style; at his best, his book and magazine covers are vibrant and dynamic. I’ll let these high(er)-res covers speak for themselves: an assortment from books (mostly Ace and Pyramid paperbacks), pulps, and digest magazines, from the early 1950s to late-1960s. I put them in rough chronological order.