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Appearing in "He Waits for Us in the Glacier!"

Featured Characters:

  • Unnamed Atomic Submarine Commander

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Anuxa (Main story and flashback) (First and only known appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Tyrannosaurus rex (Only in flashback)
  • Stegosaurus (Only in flashback)
  • Numerous unnamed Neanderthals (Only in flashback)
  • Roman Empire (Only in flashback)
  • Mongol Empire (Only in flashback)
  • United States Army (Only in flashback)

Races and Species:

Locations:

  • Milky Way (Main story and flashback)
  • Unnamed Galaxy (Mentioned) (Anuxa's Home Galaxy)
    • Unnamed Planet (Mentioned) (Anuxa's Home Planet)

Items:

  • Gamma Electrization Gun
  • Atomic Bomb (Only in flashback)

Vehicles:

  • Atomic Submarine

Events:

Synopsis for "He Waits for Us in the Glacier!"

The crew on an atomic submarine are travelling through the Arctic when they discover the alien Anuxa is hiding in the glaciers. He proclaims is an alien scout whose race waits for the dominant life form to die out and states that due to the invention of nuclear weaponry it won't likely be long before humanity wipes itself out, before disappearing back into the glaciers.

Appearing in "The Money Tree"

Reprint of the 2nd story from
Journey Into Unknown Worlds #39

Synopsis for "The Money Tree"

Reprint of the 2nd story from
Journey Into Unknown Worlds #39
  • Synopsis not yet written

Appearing in "We Met in the Swamp!"

Featured Characters:

  • Lem Whipple (Main story and flashback)

Supporting Characters:

  • Unnamed Reporter

Antagonists:

  • Aliens (Only in flashback)
    • Six unnamed aliens (Only in flashback)

Other Characters:

  • Unnamed Editor (Mentioned)
  • Lem Whipple's Father (Mentioned)
  • Old Man Carter (Only in flashback)

Races and Species:

Locations:

  • Milky Way (Main story and flashback)
    • Earth (Main story and flashback)
      • United States of America (Main story and flashback)
        • Unnamed Town (Only in flashback)
          • Old Man Carter's General Store (Only in flashback)
        • Blacktree Swamp (Main story and flashback)
  • Unnamed Galaxy (Mentioned)
    • Unnamed Planet (Mentioned)

Vehicles:

  • Spaceship (Only in flashback)

Synopsis for "We Met in the Swamp!"

Aliens meet a hermit in the swamp when their spacecraft becomes stuck and offer him a chest full of what they value most in return for his aid in freeing the ship. He agrees, and when they take off, they tell him that they will return within his lifetime with the invasion force. The hermit tells a reporter that is why he always stares at the sky, waiting for their return, and since he felt so bad for betraying humanity, he has never opened the chest. The excited reporter tells the hermit that he made no such oath and would like to open the chest. The hermit agrees, but there is nothing but air in the chest. The reporter leaves, feeling that the hermit is just pulling his leg, but the hermit realizes the space faring creatures did leave what is most valuable in a space ship, air.

Appearing in "I Lived a Ghost Story!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Mr. Howard

Antagonists:

  • Numerous unnamed ghosts

Races and Species:

Locations:

Synopsis for "I Lived a Ghost Story!"

A man attempts to buy a house from a real estate agent but is warned that the house is haunted. Not believing him the man stays the night but is indeed visited by spirits who don't harm but still frighten him into not buying the house. After returning to the estate agent to buy a new house, the estate agent returns to the haunted house, revealing himself to be a ghost who doesn't want the house sold because he and the other ghosts need a place to stay.

Appearing in "I Saw the Other World!"

Featured Characters:

  • Unnamed Photographer (First and only known appearance)

Antagonists:

  • Unnamed Parallel World Photographer (First and only known appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Numerous unnamed New Yorkers
  • Numerous unnamed residents of a parallel dimension

Races and Species:

  • Humans
  • Parallel World's People (First and only known appearance)
  • Birds (Only in flashback)

Locations:

Items:

  • Parallel World's Camera (First and only known appearance)

Synopsis for "I Saw the Other World!"

A man, finding an odd camera lying in the street, is convinced that he has seen another dimension after he develops the pictures he has taken, as they show a futuristic city and people. Telling the first person he sees, the man does not believe him and suddenly a thunderstorm rolls in. A bolt of lightning strikes close to them and a hand emerges from what seems to be a force-field and grabs the camera. The man he had been talking to has disappeared and the first man walks away confused. On another planet, the second man is seen showing photos of Earth to a futuristic man, who doesn't believe that another dimension can exist.

Appearing in "I Spent Midnight with the Thing on Bald Mountain!"

Featured Characters:

  • Anton Gorge

Supporting Characters:

  • Statue of Good (First and only known appearance; dies)

Antagonists:

  • Statue of Evil (First appearance)

Races and Species:

Locations:

Items:

  • Holy and Unholy Clay

Synopsis for "I Spent Midnight with the Thing on Bald Mountain!"

A sculptor build two statues, one representing good and the other, evil, when lightning strikes the evil one and begins it to life. The evil statue pursues him throughout the castle using its great strength to corner the artist and prepare to hurl him to his doom. Just then the good statue appears and rescues the artist. After he sets him down, the good statue slams into the evil one, knocking him off the rampart, where they both plunge to their seeming destruction. The sculptor muses on the electricity bringing the bad one to life, but he'll never know what brought the good one to life to save him.

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