"Ride in, Killer!"
Short Fiction 1951 7,900 words
  • This was van Vogt's sole foray into the Western genre. As a boy he was an avid reader of Max Brand.

Famous Western magazine
1951 February Columbia Publications
pulp Vol 12, No 1 100 pages $0.20

cover artist: unknown

First appearance

This was one of the many popular western genre pulps of the 1950s. At the time van Vogt's story appeared, the magazine was edited by SF author and editor Robert Lowndes.

artist: unknown

Cover image: Axelsson
Illustration images: Axelsson
Data: Walwyn