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"Riddle of the Runaway Earth": The story infers that aliens known as Starmen placed a Cosmic Engine on Easter Island during the Last Glacial Maximum, which keeps Earth as the third planet in the Sun System, rather than being the ninth.

Mystery in Space #40 is an issue of the series Mystery in Space (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 1957.

Appearing in "Riddle of the Runaway Earth"

Featured Characters:

  • Joel Cobb, archaeologist

Supporting Characters:

  • Starmen (Flashback only)

Other Characters:

  • Mammoths (Flashback only)
  • Primitive humans of indefinite race (Flashback only)

Locations:

Items:

Synopsis for "Riddle of the Runaway Earth"

The story infers that aliens known as Starmen placed a Cosmic Engine on Easter Island during the Last Glacial Maximum, which keeps Earth as the third planet in the Sun System, rather than being the ninth.

Appearing in "Secret of the Star Warriors"

Featured Characters:

  • Andrew Fielding, actor

Supporting Characters:

  • Ozmans
    • Zizo
    • Dmir

Antagonists:

  • Rebels

Other Characters:

  • Unnamed actor

Locations:

  • Unnamed American city
  • Ozma

Items:

  • Mento-teleportation machine
  • Hoop mines

Synopsis for "Secret of the Star Warriors"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Space Cabby: "Interplanetary Speedway"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Bret Bruce

Antagonists:

  • Space-Bandits

Other Characters:

  • Interplanetary Police

Locations:

Items:


Vehicles:

Synopsis for Space Cabby: "Interplanetary Speedway"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "Lifeboat in Space"

Featured Characters:

  • Captain Daav

Supporting Characters:

  • De-Milar
  • Bres
  • Litti

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • Solar Patrol Base officer

Locations:

  • Solar Patrol Base #1
  • Venus (Flashback only)
  • Uranus (Flashback only)
  • Pluto (Flashback only)

Vehicles:

  • Monarch of Mars (starship)
  • Battlewagon

Synopsis for "Lifeboat in Space"

  • Synopsis not yet written.



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