Sci-Fi Sundays: Amazing Science Fiction, April 1958


#1

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#2

Might be a futuristic super alloy, rather than iron. Might be a low-gravity world. Might be equipped with an anti-gravity unit.

Heck, the kid probably wanders around with it floating on a string…

Welcome to the World of Tomorrow!


#3

“. . . and waking up 30 years younger than your sweetheart.”


#4

Six years off on Laika:


#5

So… what happened to their city?


#6

I just watched a man struggling while carrying a bin, and then 10 minutes of him putting books on a shelf. I’d have been better off watching myself put books on a bookshelf. That way, at least my office would be picked up a little.


#7

Either kidnapped by aliens, or a lone scientist has discovered antigravity and flown it away.


#8

There are four blokes illustrated, two called Jerry and George; two, Anton and Boris . . . 1950s.

Just guessing but probably Communism stole Jerry and Georges’ city?.


#9

…Where the space-pooch bites it hard when that silly projection gets busted.


#10

It’s a shame there’s so little illustration anymore. I suppose they can’t afford it. The cover burns the budget.


#11

Young Glen Beck, before the radiation got to his brain?


#12

Actually the title for that illustration is what the parent in the background is yelling: “Johnny you forgot your suit’s sleeves!”


#13

“One of our cities is missing” is a really good read.


#14

The World of Tomorrow doesn’t include wireless?


#15

Still a bubblehead, though.


#16

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