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Arthur C. Clarke and Captain Wyxtpthll’s Flying Saucer

As featured in Marvel Science Stories May 1951:

Arthur C. Clarke provides the seventh story in this issue of MSS, a light-hearted adventure about an alien scouting party sent to Earth to size things up before they take over. The title, sets the tone: “Captain Wyxtpthll’s Flying Saucer.”

Marvel Science Stories May 1951 cover

In addition to Clarke’s fame as a writer, he also hosted several documentary television series in the 1980s (Mysterious World, World of Strange Powers, and Mysterious Universe), available today on DVD.