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Gamma No. 1 1963

“The scene is the Hall of the Great Guilty Lovers in Hell— roofed with stars that glitter like the first glances of fatal love, paved with sulfurous cosmic darkness assuage with desire, and walled with distant nebulas and galaxies that intertwine lasciviously.”
“Crimes Against Passion” by Fritz Leiber Gamma Vol. 1 No. 1 1963

Gamma No. 5

Gamma No. 5

Inside Front Cover art by William F. Nolan
Contents Page
(Charles E. Fritch) Across the Editor’s Desk
Ron Goulart “Nesbit”
Sylvia Dees and Ted White “Policy Conference” art by Luan Meatheringham
Charles Beaumont “Auto Suggestion”
Chester H. Carlfi “Welcome to Procyon IV”
Richard Matheson “Interest” art by Bernard Zuber
George Clayton Johnson “Lullaby and Goodnight”
Ray Bradbury “A Careful Man Dies” (New Detective Magazine Nov. 1946*)
Steve Allen “The Late Mr. Adams” (Fourteen for Tonight, Holt, Rinehart and Wilson 1955)
Dennis Etchison “Wet Season”
Inside Back Cover art by Burt Shonberg

Gamma Vol. 2 No. 5 (3) (Whole No. 5) Sept. 1965*
Editor-Publishers: Charles E. Fritch and Jack Matcha
Cover: John Healey
5.25” x 7.75” 128 pages 50¢

*From Galactic Central and Vince Nowell, Sr.’s article “Gamma: New Frontiers in Fiction” from The Digest Enthusiast No. 8 June 2018.

Gamma No. 4

Gamma No. 4

Contents*
H.B. Fyfe “The Clutches of Ruin”
William P. Miller “The Towers of Kagasi”
Ray Nelson “Food”
E.A. Poe “Hans Off in Free Pfall to the Moon” (Anonymous abridgment of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall”)
The Gamma Interview: Forrest J Ackerman
John Tanner (Jack Matcha) “Open Season”
Robert Katz “The Woman Astronaut”
William F. Nolan “Happily Ever After”
James Stamers “Don’t Touch Me, I’m Sensitive”
Ron Goulart “The Hand of Dr. Insidious”

Gamma Vol. 2 No. 2 (Whole No. 4) Feb. 1965
Editor & Publisher: Charles E. Fritch
Co-Editor: Jack Matcha
Cover: John Healey
5.25” x 7.75” 128 pages 50¢

*From Galactic Central and Vince Nowell, Sr.’s article “Gamma: New Frontiers in Fiction” from The Digest Enthusiast No. 8 June 2018.

Gamma No. 3

Gamma No. 3

Contents
Robert Turner “The Girl of Paradise Planet”
Shelly Lowenkopf “The Feather Bed”
Bernard Malamud “Angel Levine”
Edward W. Ludwig “The (In)visible Man”
Miriam Allen deFord “Inside Story”
George Clayton Johnson “The Birth”
Soviet Science Fiction: The Gamma Interview with art by Luan Meatheringham
Raymond E. Banks “Buttons”
Ron Goulart “Society for the Prevention”
Patricia Highsmith “The Snail Watcher”

Gamma Vol. 2 No. 1 1963
Editor & Publisher: Charles E. Fritch
Executive Editor: & Publisher: Jack Matcha
Managing Editor: William F. Nolan
Cover: Morris Scott Dollens
5.25” x 7.75” 128 pages 50¢

This issue is saddle-stitched, not perfect bound.

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Gamma No. 2

“Administrator Raymond’s head was a hive of hornets. He could feel them buzzing in his brain, and before he opened his eyes he held out his hand.”
“The Old College Try” by Robert Bloch Gamma Vol. 1 No. 2 1963

Gamma No. 2

Gamma No. 2

Contents
Dorothy B. Hughes “The Granny Woman”
Robert Bloch “The Old College Try”
Francesca Marques “Michael”
Richard Matheson “Deus Ex Machina”
William Faulkner “The Kid Learns”
Jack Matcha “King’s Jester”
William Shakespeare & Ib Melchior “Here’s Sport Indeed!” (verse)
Burt Shoneber’s Portfolio
William F. Temple “The Undiscovered Country”
Robert Sheckley: The Gamma Interview
Charles E. Fritch “Castaway”
Charles Beaumont “Something in the Earth”
William F. Nolan “I’m Only Lonesome When I’m Lonely”
The Editors: A Note on Ernest Hemingway
Ray Bradbury “Sombra y Sol”

Gamma No. 2 1963
Editor & Publisher: Charles E. Fritch
Executive Editor: & Publisher: Jack Matcha
Managing Editor: William F. Nolan
Cover: Morris Scott Dollens
5.25” x 7.75” 128 pages 50¢

Gamma No. 1 1963

Gamma No. 1 1963

Gamma 1 New Frontiers in Fiction
Contents
Charles Beaumont “Mourning Song”
Fritz Leiber “Crimes Against Passion”
Ray Bradbury “Time in Thy Flight”
Tennessee Williams “The Vengeance of Nitocris”
A.E. van Vogt “Itself!”
Charles E. Fritch “Venus Plus Three”
Ray Russell “A Message From Morj”
William F. Nolan “To Serve the Ship”
The Gamma Interview: Rod Serling
George Clayton Johnson “The Freeway”
Herbert A. Simmons “One Night Stand”
Kris Neville “As Holy and Enchanted”
John Tomerlin “Shade of Day”
Forrest J. Ackerman “The Girl Who Wasn’t There”
Ray Bradbury “Death in Mexico” (verse)
Richard Matheson “Cresendo”

Gamma No. 1 1963
Editor & Publisher: Charles E. Fritch
Executive Editor: Jack Matcha
Managing Editor: William F. Nolan
Cover: Morris Scott Dollens
5.25” x 7.75” 128 pages 50¢