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A Checklist of Short Fiction

Below is a comprehensive checklist of Raymond F. Jones' short fiction. The stories are listed in chronological order of first publication. Where appropriate, further information is given regarding subsequent reprints.

"Test of the Gods"
Astounding Science Fiction, September 1941

"Starting Point"
Astounding Science Fiction, February 1942

"Swimming Lesson"
Astounding Science Fiction, April 1943

"Pacer"
Astounding Science Fiction, May 1943
Future Kin, ed. Roger Elwood, Garden City, Doubleday, 1974

"Fifty Million Monkeys"
Astounding Science Fiction, October 1943

"Renaissance" (part one)
Astounding Science Fiction, July 1944
Renaissance (novel), Gnome Press, 1951
Man of Two Worlds (reprint of the novel Renaissance), Pyramid, 1963

"Utility" (published under the pseudonym David Anderson)
Astounding Science Fiction, July 1944
The Toymaker (collection), Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc., 1951

"Renaissance" (part two)
Astounding Science Fiction, August 1944
Renaissance (novel), Gnome Press, 1951
Man of Two Worlds (reprint of the novel Renaissance), Pyramid, 1963

"Renaissance" (part three)
Astounding Science Fiction, September 1944
Renaissance (novel), Gnome Press, 1951
Man of Two Worlds (reprint of the novel Renaissance), Pyramid, 1963

"Renaissance" (part four)
Astounding Science Fiction, October 1944
Renaissance (novel), Gnome Press, 1951
Man of Two Worlds (reprint of the novel Renaissance), Pyramid, 1963

"Correspondence Course"
Astounding Science Fiction, April 1945
Adventures in Time and Space, ed. Raymond J. Healy & J. Francis McComas, Random House, 1946
Flying Saucers, ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh, Fawcett, 1982
The Great SF Stories 7 (1945), ed. Isaac Asimov & Martin H. Greenberg, Daw Books, 1982
The Golden Years of Science Fiction: Fourth Series, ed. Isaac Asimov & Martin H. Greenberg, Bonanza/Crown, 1984

"The Deadly Host"
Astounding Science Fiction, September 1945
The Toymaker (collection), Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc., 1951

"Black Market"
Astounding Science Fiction, April 1946

"Forecast"
Astounding Science Fiction, June 1946
The Toymaker (collection), Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc., 1951

"The Cat and the King"
Astounding Science Fiction, August 1946

"The Toymaker"
Astounding Science Fiction, September 1946
The Toymaker (collection), Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc., 1951

"The Seven Jewels of Chamar"
Planet Stories, Winter 1946

"Pete Can Fix It"
Astounding Science Fiction, February 1947
Science Fiction Adventures in Dimension, ed. Groff Conklin, Vanguard 1953
Argosy (British Edition), Vol. 15, #5, May 1954

"The Martian Circe"
Planet Stories, Summer 1947

"The Model Shop"
Astounding Science Fiction, June 1947
The Toymaker (collection), Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc., 1951

"The Person From Porlock"
Astounding Science Fiction, August 1947
Treasury of Science Fiction, ed. Groff Conklin, Crown Publishers Inc., 1948
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard Science Fiction, ed. David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer, Tor Books, 1994

"The Children's Room"
Fantastic Adventures, September 1947
The Toymaker (collection), Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc., 1951
Adapted to television as Episode Two of the ABC Network show "Tales of Tomorrow." First aired on February 29th, 1952.
Amazing Stories, October 1967
Young Mutants, ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh, Harper & Row, 1984

"The Alien Machine"
Thrilling Wonder Stories, June 1949
This Island Earth (novel), Shasta, 1952
They Came from Outer Space, ed. Jim Wynorski, Doubleday, 1980
Science-Fiction Classics: The Stories that Morphed into Movies, ed. Forrest J Ackerman, TV Books, 1999
Thrilling Wonder Stories, Summer 2007

"Production Test"
Astounding Science Fiction, October 1949
Looking Forward, ed. Milton Lesser, Beechhurst Press, 1953

"The Shroud of Secrecy"
Thrilling Wonder Stories, December 1949
This Island Earth (novel), Shasta, 1952

"The Greater Conflict"
Thrilling Wonder Stories, February 1950
This Island Earth (novel), Shasta, 1952

"Outpost Infinity"
Super Science Stories, January 1950

"Encroachment"
Startling Stories, March 1950

"Regulations Provide"
Astounding Science Fiction, March 1950

"Portrait of Narcissus"
Other Worlds, May 1950

"Sunday is Three Thousand Years Away"
Thrilling Wonder Stories, June 1950

"The Cybernetic Brains"
Startling Stories, September 1950
The Cybernetic Brains (novel), Avalon Books, 1962

"Discontinuity"
Astounding Science Fiction, October 1950
Seven Come Infinity, ed. Groff Conklin, Fawcett Gold Medal, 1966

"Tools of the Trade"
Astounding Science Fiction, November 1950
Space, Space, Space, ed. William Sloane, Franklin Watts, 1953

"A Stone and a Spear"
Galaxy, December 1950
Omnibus of Science Fiction, ed. Groff Conklin, Crown, 1952
Strange Travels in Science Fiction, ed. Groff Conklin, Grayson, 1953
The Omnibus of Science Fiction, ed. Groff Conklin, Chatham River, 1986

"...Divided We Fall"
Amazing Stories, December 1950
Adapted to television as an episode of the ABC (UK) show "Out of This World." First aired on August 25th, 1962.
Syn (retitled novel version), Belmont, 1969
Thrilling Science Fiction, Fall 1971

"I Tell You Three Times"
Astounding Science Fiction, February 1951

"...As Others See Us"
Fantastic Adventures, May 1951
Science Fiction Greats, Spring 1970

"The Wrong Side of Paradise"
Amazing Stories, August 1951

"Alarm Reaction"
Thrilling Wonder Stories, August 1951

"Seed"
Marvel Science Fiction, August 1951
Skyworlds, #1, November 1977

"The Farthest Horizon"
Astounding Science Fiction, April 1952
Space Pioneers, ed. Andre Norton, World, 1954
Stories for Tomorrow, ed. William Sloane, Funk & Wagnalls, 1954

"Collision"
Startling Stories, July 1952

"Doomsday's Color Press"
Future Science Fiction, November 1952
Escape to Earth, ed. Ivan Howard, Belmont, 1963

"Noise Level"
Astounding Science Fiction, December 1952
Stories for Tomorrow, ed. William Sloane, Funk & Wagnalls, 1954
Best SF 5, ed. Edmund Crispin, Faber & Faber, 1963
Spectrum 5, ed. Kingsley Amis & Robert Conquest, Gollancz, 1966
The Astounding-Analog Reader, Volume Two, ed. Harry Harrison & Brian W. Aldiss, Doubleday, 1973
The Edward De Bono Science Fiction Collection, ed. George Hay, The Elmfield Press, 1976

"Canterbury April"
Thrilling Wonder Stories, December 1952

"Intermission Time"
Science Fiction Quarterly, May 1953
The Non-Statistical Man (collection), Belmont Productions Inc., 1964

"The Moon is Death"
Future Science Fiction, March 1953
The Non-Statistical Man (collection), Belmont Productions Inc., 1964

"Trade Secret"
Astounding Science Fiction, November 1953

"The Colonists"
Worlds of IF, June 1954
The Second World of If, ed. James L. Quinn & Eve Wulff, Quinn, 1958

"The Unlearned"
Worlds of IF, August 1954

"The School"
Astounding Science Fiction, December 1954

"The Gift of the Gods"
Science Fiction Stories, January 1955
American Science Fiction Magazine, #40, August 1955
Things, ed. Ivan Howard, Belmont, 1964
The Learning Maze, ed. Roger Elwood, Messner, 1974

"Cubs of the Wolf"
Astounding Science Fiction, November 1955
Two Worlds of Raymond F. Jones, Wildside Press, 2009

"Human Error"
Worlds of IF, April 1956

"Academy For Pioneers"
Astounding Science Fiction, May 1956

"The Non-Statistical Man"
Science Fiction Stories, May 1956
The Non-Statistical Man (collection), Belmont Productions Inc., 1964

"The Thinking Machine"
Fantastic Universe, July 1956

"A Matter of Culture"
Fantastic Universe, October 1956

"The Gardener"
Science Fiction Stories, July 1957
The Non-Statistical Man (collection), Belmont Productions Inc., 1964

"The Star Dream"
Space Science Fiction, August 1957

"The Strad Effect"
Vanguard Science Fiction, June 1958

"The Memory of Mars"
Amazing Stories, December 1961
Two Worlds of Raymond F. Jones, Wildside Press, 2009

"The Great Gray Plague"
Analog, February 1962

"Stay off the Moon!"
Amazing Stories, December 1962
Great Science Fiction, Summer 1968

"Rider in the Sky"
Amazing Stories, November 1964
Thrilling Science Fiction, April 1973

"Rat Race"
Analog, April 1966
Above the Human Landscape, ed. Willis E. McNelly & Leon E. Stover, Goodyear Publishing, 1972
You and Science Fiction, ed. Bernard C. Hollister, National Textbook Co., 1976

"Subway to the Stars"
Galaxy, December 1968

"A Bowl of Biskies Makes a Growing Boy"
The Other Side of Tomorrow, ed. Roger Elwood, Random House, 1973

"The Laughing Lion"
Science Fiction Tales, ed. Roger Elwood, Rand McNally, 1973

"The Lights of Mars"
Science Fiction Adventure From Way Out, ed. Roger Elwood, Whitman, 1973

"The Lions of Rome"
Flame Tree Planet, ed. Roger Elwood, Concordia, 1973

"Pet"
Future Quest, ed. Roger Elwood, Avon Books, 1973

"Time Brother"
Children of Infinity, ed. Roger Elwood, Franklin Watts, 1973

"Flauna"
The Far Side of Time, ed. Roger Elwood, Dodd Mead, 1974

"Reflection of a Star"
Survival From Infinity, ed. Roger Elwood, Franklin Watts, 1974

"The Touch of Your Hand"
Worlds of IF, March/April 1974

"Death Eternal"
Fantastic Stories, October 1978

Sources and Acknowledgments

  • Twentieth Century Science Fiction Writers (essay by Gerald W. Page), ed. J. P. Pederson, St. James' Press, 1986
  • Donald B. Day's Index to the Science Fiction Magazines, 1926-1950, ed. D. B. Day, 1951
  • The M.I.T. Science Fiction Society's Index to the Science Fiction Magazines, 1951-1965, ed. E. S. Strauss, 1966
  • The NESFA Index to the Science Fiction Magazines, 1966-1970, New England SF Association Incorpura, 1971
  • With special thanks to Dennis Lien.
 

 


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