Category Archives: Weird fiction

The Invisible Bomber, by Lieutenant John Pease

Still more invisibility in fiction to come! It seems like an almost endless subject. I didn’t have particularly high expectations for this next story. “The Invisible Bomber,” by Lieutenant John Pease, appeared in the June 1938 issue of Amazing Stories. … Continue reading

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The Man Who Could Vanish, by A. Hyatt Verrill

Yet another invisibility story! It is simply amazing how many of these are out there. And I haven’t even really looked past the year 1960. If you look at the cover of the January 1927 issue of Amazing Stories, you … Continue reading

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The Invisible World, by Ed Earl Repp

Have we found the ultimate invisibility story? Read on… In hindsight, I should have realized that I would find a story that takes invisibility to the extreme! Once we’ve had invisible people, invisible monsters, and invisible cities, it was inevitable … Continue reading

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Salvage in Space, by Jack Williamson

Yep, I’ve still got more invisibility stories to discuss! In fact, I found 4 more through searching old magazines today. Reminder that I’ll have a book on the history of invisibility physics coming out next year! Although invisibility is a … Continue reading

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The Radiant Shell, by Paul Ernst

Another invisibility story! The number and variety of stories continues to amaze me. You know what we haven’t really seen yet? A good invisible spy story! “Raiders Invisible” came close, but its invisible spies were the bad guys; we need … Continue reading

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The Attack From Space, by Captain S.P. Meek

Yet another blog post about invisibility in fiction! Just as a reminder, this is to celebrate the completion of my book draft on the history of invisibility physics, coming next year (I hope). Let me recap and build upon a … Continue reading

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The Invisible Robinhood, by Eando Binder

Okay, this story seemed at first to be a pretty silly and stupid invisibility tale, but it leads down a fascinating historical rabbit hole. So follow along… The setting: the city, late at night. A young couple in love are … Continue reading

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Terrors Unseen, by Harl Vincent

Yet another invisibility story! So many invisibility stories. So, in the list of stories we’ve looked at so far, we’ve seen invisible people, invisible monsters, invisible buildings, invisible cars, invisible dogs, and invisible spacecraft. But you now what we haven’t … Continue reading

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The Invisible Master, by Edmond Hamilton

I keep finding new invisibility stories! Will I ever come to an end? Stay tuned! It is pretty clear at this point that stories about invisibility were a huge business in the early to mid 20th century, and every author … Continue reading

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The Little Man Who Wasn’t All There, by Robert Bloch

More invisibility! More invisibility fiction for the gods of invisibility fiction! Or something. Again, blogging about all the invisibility stories I’ve been coming across while finishing my book on invisibility physics. It seems that pretty much every important author of … Continue reading

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