"Bankruptcy Proceedings"
credited to E. Mayne Hull
Short Fiction 1946 12,500 words
  • The original version of this story was never reprinted.

Part of the
Artur Blord Series
1 —     Planets for Sale 1954
2 —     "The Invisibility Gambit" 1943

Planets for Sale is a novel based on five of the six original Blord stories (see below for full list).

There is a further story entitled "The Invisibility Gambit." Although this was the first story in the series to be published, it is separate from the rest of Blord's adventures, showing his retirement. As such, it was not included in Planets for Sale.

Original Stories:
"Competition" 1943
"The Debt" 1943
"The Contract" 1944
"Enter the Professor" 1945
"Bankruptcy Proceedings" 1946
"The Invisibility Gambit" 1943
Versions

1946

original version

1954

adapted for fix-up novel
Included In
Planets for Sale 1954
English
Astounding Science Fiction magazine
1946 August Street & Smith
digest Vol 37, No 6 180 pages $0.25

cover art by
William Timmins

First appearance

(no illustration images available)

4 illustrations by
H. Swenson

Cover image: Showcase Data: Walwyn