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”In the World’s Dusk” by Edmond Hamilton

”In the World’s Dusk” by Edmond Hamilton

July 5, 2022

"In the World's Dusk" is a short story by Edmond Hamilton. The story first surfaced in the March 1936 edition of Weird Tales magazine, and was described as follows: “A gripping tale of the last survivor of the human race and his attempts to repopulate the world…”

”What Is It?” / Flash Fiction by Charles M. Morris

”What Is It?” / Flash Fiction by Charles M. Morris

July 3, 2022

"What Is It?" is a work of flash fiction by the one-time Weird Tales author, Charles M. Morris. The story first appeared in the magazine in its January 1933 edition, and was described as follows: “Retribution, swift and terrible, struck the man who had committed the sin of Cain…”

”Doctor Satan #2: The Man Who Chained the Lightning” by Paul Ernst

”Doctor Satan #2: The Man Who Chained the Lightning” by Paul Ernst

June 28, 2022

"The Man Who Chained the Lightning" is a short story by the American author, Paul Ernst. It is the second story in Ernst's DOCTOR SATAN series (Weird Tales, September 1935).

”The Seeds from Outside” / A Weird Sci-Fi Story by Edmond Hamilton

”The Seeds from Outside” / A Weird Sci-Fi Story by Edmond Hamilton

June 26, 2022

"The Seeds from Outside" is a short story by Edmond Hamilton. First published in Weird Tales in March 1937, the magazine described the story as follows: “A strange and curious weird-scientific fantasy about two beings that came to earth in a meteor.”

”The Way Home” / A Rare Weird Tale by Paul Frederick Stern

”The Way Home” / A Rare Weird Tale by Paul Frederick Stern

June 21, 2022

"The Way Home" is a short story by the obscure author, Paul Frederick Stern. In the author’s only published work, we learn of a man suffering from amnesia, wandering a city street after dark, soaked to the skin, searching for answers… First published in Weird Tales, November 1935.

”The Watcher at the Door” by Henry Kuttner

”The Watcher at the Door” by Henry Kuttner

June 19, 2022

"The Watcher at the Door" is a short story by Henry Kuttner. First published in Weird Tales in its May 1939 edition, the story concerns the horrible dreams of a man called Edward Keene.

”The Malignant Invader” by Frank Belknap Long

”The Malignant Invader” by Frank Belknap Long

June 14, 2022

"The Malignant Invader" is a short story by Frank Belknap Long. Lovecraftian in flavour, the story tells of a horrifying encounter with a strange creature from the bowels of the earth. First published in the January 1932 edition of Weird Tales.

”The Bed of Shadows” by Fred R. Farrow, Jr.

”The Bed of Shadows” by Fred R. Farrow, Jr.

June 12, 2022

"The Bed of Shadows" is a short story by the little-known author, Fred R. Farrow, Jr. Having debuted in the May 1929 edition of Weird Tales, the story asks: What lurked above the man in the bed?

”The Hollow Moon” / A Story of Lunar Vampires by Everil Worrell

”The Hollow Moon” / A Story of Lunar Vampires by Everil Worrell

June 7, 2022

"The Hollow Moon" is a work of horror/sci-fi by the great Everil Worrell. First appearing in Weird Tales in May 1939, it was given the following synopsis: “A fascinating tale of a lunar vampire and strange icebergs in the Pacific Ocean.”

”Man in a Hurry” by Alan Nelson

”Man in a Hurry” by Alan Nelson

June 5, 2022

"Man in a Hurry" is a classic Weird Tale by Alan Nelson, having first appeared in the magazine in its May 1944 edition. "For 20 years the pudgy little man was always hurrying, as though to some appointment for which he was already late…"

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