The writings of Lester Del Rey have been removed due to a request by John Betancourt of Wildside Press.Astounding Science Fiction, Volume 44 Number 1, September of 1949. Published by Street & Smith Publications, Inc., New York, NY. 164 pages. Cover art by Paul Orban. Edited by John W. Campbell, Jr. Featuring essays by John W. Campbell, Jr. as The Editor and E. L. Locke. P. Schuyler Miller provides book reviews on ...AND SOME WERE HUMAN by Lester del Rey, DIVIDE AND RULE and THE CARNELIAN CUBE by L. Sprague de Camp, SINISTER BARRIER by Eric Frank Russell, SKYLARK THREE by Edward E. Smith, Ph.D. and WITHOUT SORCERY by Theodore Sturgeon. Includes the following works of fiction:
The Double-Dyed Villains, a Wing Alak novelette by Poul Anderson. Progress Report, a Thiotimoline shortstory by John H. Pomeroy. Special Jobbery, a Bureau of Slick Tricks (Part 2 of 6) novelette by H. B. Fyfe. Hide and Seek, a shortstory by Arthur C. Clarke. The Queen of Zamba (Part 2 of 2), a Viagens Interplanetarias serial by L. Sprague de Camp.