"The Great Judge"
Short Fiction 1948 1,700 words
  • In 1957 van Vogt expanded this story into the novel The Mind Cage.

Versions

1948

original version

1957

expanded into novel
Included In
Away and Beyond 1952
The Mind Cage 1957
Transfinite: The Essential A.E. van Vogt 2003
English
Fantasy Book magazine
1948 July Fantasy Publishing Co.
digest Vol 1, No 3 — Issue #3 68 pages $0.25

cover art by
Lora Crozetti

Alternate Cover

Back Cover

First appearance

Alternate cover (artist unknown):

(Image courtesy of Rob.)

The back cover of this issue has some interesting adverts for books being released that month from the Fantasy Publishing Company.

Cover & other images: Walwyn, other Data: Walwyn
Authentic Science Fiction magazine
1956 July Hamilton & Company
digest Issue #71 160 pages 2/-

cover art by
E.L. Blandford

Cover image: ISFDB Data: ISFDB
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales anthology
edited by Isaac Asimov & Groff Conklin 1963, etc.
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The Time Curve anthology
edited by Sam Moskowitz & Roger Elwood
1968 Tower
paperback 43-986 189 pages $0.60

cover artist: unknown

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Out of This World #10 anthology
edited by Amabel Williams-Ellis & Michael Pearson
1973 Blackie
hardback 0-216-89379-8 pagecount: ? price: ?

cover artist: unknown

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Microcosmic Tales anthology
edited by Joseph D. Olander & Martin H. Greenberg & Isaac Asimov 1980, etc.
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