Whether with tentacles or webbed feet, laser-vision or antennae, these books about retro monsters are here to conquer the Earth, and everyone on it. With fantastically illustrated covers festooned with dames in distress, killer robots, alien interlopers and much more, there's nowhere safe to hide from these vintage villainous volumes. Hearken back to the days of The Thing, The Blob, and other hilariously scary beasts bent on destruction. They're campy! They're kitschy! They're collectible!
"Mighty battles between huge space armadas were but skirmishes in the galactic war, as the invincible aliens savagely advanced and the Earth team hurled bolt after bolt of pure ravening energy-until it appeared that the universe itself might end in one final flare of furious torrential power."
Strangers on the Heights which was originally published in the summer 1944 issue of Strartling Stories and Later published as Beasts From Beyond and Nuisance Value originally published in Astounding Science Fiction in 1939 and later republished under the title, The Dark Destroyers.
A virus attains intelligent consciousness. Men search desperately for normal infants after an atomic war. A mind-reading three-year-old with enormous powers holds an entire village in terror. Evolution takes a turn in reverse. A trifling shift in the genetic structure of a dahlia has remarkable consequences for mankind. Mutant ants get a chance to rule the world.
Murray Lee woke up with a feeling of overpowering stiffness in every muscle. He turned over in bed and felt his left elbow, which seemed to be aching particularly--and received the shock of his life. The motion was attended by a creaking clang, and his elbow felt like a complex wheel. Why--he was metal all over!