Appearing in "The Day After the Day the Martians Came!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • Martian (Appears on a computer screen, TV, or hologram only)
  • Harry
  • Ellen (Harry's wife)
  • Mr. Mandala (motel owner)
  • Ernest (motel employee)
  • Dr. Hugo Bache (Appears on a computer screen, TV, or hologram only) (veterinarian)
  • Colonel Raymond M. Cummins (Appears on a computer screen, TV, or hologram only) (commander of the Algonquin-Nine space probe)
  • Charles Christopher Aldiss (Appears on a computer screen, TV, or hologram only) (space biologist)

Locations:

  • Earth
  • Mars (Appears on a computer screen, TV, or hologram only)

Items:

Vehicles:



Synopsis for "The Day After the Day the Martians Came!"

On the surface, this story is science fiction about humans contacting Martians, but it really focuses on race relations. A black man realizes that his people's lot in life is going to be better now that the Martians have been put in the role as second-class citizens.

Appearing in "Nightmare at Noon!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Astonishing #54.



Synopsis for "Nightmare at Noon!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Astonishing #54.

When a woman threatens to leave a man unless he sells his island for cash, he has a vision of a woman being threatened by pirates. He defeats the pirates, and as a reward she gives him a ring and a promise to return someday as the vision fades. When he comes to he finds he still has the ring and the client the real estate broker brings in to show the island is the spitting image of the woman from his vision.

Appearing in "He That Hath Wings"

Featured Characters:

  • David
  • Doctor John Harriman
  • Ruth Hall

Supporting Characters:

  • Nurse
  • Doctor Morris
  • Wilson Hall

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

Locations:

  • Maine Coast

Items:

Vehicles:



Synopsis for "He That Hath Wings"

  • Synopsis not yet written.


Notes

  • "The Day After the Day the Martians Came!" is adaptated from the story by Frederik Pohl (copyright 1967 by Harlan Ellison for Dangerous Visions, by permission of the author and the author's agent, Scott Meredith Literary Agency, Inc., 580 Fifth Avenue, N.Y., N.Y. 10036).

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