Astounding Stories of Super Science/Volume 09/Number 03

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VOL. IX, No. 3
December, 1930
CONTENTS
COVER DESIGN H. W. WESSOLOWSKI

Painted in Oils from a Scene in "The Ape-Men of Xlotli."

SLAVES OF THE DUST SOPHIE WENZEL ELLIS 295

Fate's Retribution Was Adequate. There Emerged a Rat with a Man's Head and Face.

THE PIRATE PLANET CHARLES W. DIFFIN 310

It is War. Interplanetary War. And on Far-Distant Venus Two Fighting Earthlings Stand Up Against a Whole Planet Run Amuck. (Part Two of a Four-Part Novel.)

THE SEA TERROR CAPTAIN S. P. MEEK 336

The Trail of Mystery Cold Leads Comes and Dr. Bird to a Tremendous Monster of the Deep.

GRAY DENIM HARL VINCENT 354

The Blood of the Van Don's Ran In Karl's Veins. He Rode the Skies Like an Avenging God.

THE APE-MEN OF XLOTLI DAVID R. SPARKS 370

A Beautiful Face in the Depths of a Geyser—and Kirby Plunges into a Desperate, Mid-Earth Conflict with the Dreadful Feathered Serpent. (A Complete Novelette.)

THE READERS' CORNER ALL OF US 421

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The Fifth-Dimension Catapult

A Novelette of an Extraordinary Interdimensional Rescue

By Murray Leinster


The Gate to Xoran

A Thrilling Story of a Metal Man's Visit to Earth

By Hal K. Wells


The Eye of Allah

A Story of the Tracking Down of a Mysterious Scientific Killer

By C. D. Willard


The Pirate Planet

Part Three of the Outstanding Current Novel

By Charles W. Diffin


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