Dust-jacket from the first edition
|Author||John W. Campbell, Jr.|
|Cover artist||A. J. Donnell|
|Media type||Print (hardback)|
|Preceded by||The Mightiest Machine|
The Incredible Planet is a science fiction fix-up novel by American author John W. Campbell, Jr.. It was published in 1949 by Fantasy Press in an edition of 3,998 copies. The novel is a collection of three linked novelettes that were not accepted for the magazine Astounding . The stories are sequels to Campbell's 1934 novel The Mightiest Machine .
Astounding reviewer P. Schuyler Miller found "The Incredible Planet" "a kind of bridge to the Don A. Stuart style which writer-editor Campbell [had been] developing."Everett F. Bleiler thought the sequels "lack the strengths, such as they are, of The Mightiest Machine."
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