History Literature / WhenWorldsCollide

8th Apr '17 1:47:36 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* TheArk: Five of them - two American, one British, one {failed) French, and one Japanese/Russian/German cooperative effort.

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* TheArk: Five of them - two American, one British, one {failed) (failed) French, and one Japanese/Russian/German cooperative effort.
8th Apr '17 1:46:02 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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''[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin When Worlds Collide]]'' is a SpeculativeFiction novel co-written by Philip Wylie (who also wrote the [[UnbuiltTrope proto-superhero novel]] ''Literature/{{Gladiator}}''.) and Edwin Balmer. It was first published as a six-part serial between September 1932 and February 1933 in the "King of the Pulps", the magazine ''Blue Book''.

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''[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin When Worlds Collide]]'' is a SpeculativeFiction novel co-written by Philip Wylie (who also wrote the [[UnbuiltTrope proto-superhero novel]] ''Literature/{{Gladiator}}''.) ''Literature/{{Gladiator}}'') and Edwin Balmer. It was first published as a six-part serial between September 1932 and February 1933 in the "King of the Pulps", the magazine ''Blue Book''.



…and naturally, they do, since the sequel, ''After Worlds Collide'', was also serialized between November 1933 and April 1934.

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…and ...and naturally, they do, since the sequel, ''After Worlds Collide'', was also serialized between November 1933 and April 1934.
16th Jan '17 12:46:23 PM Morgenthaler
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* BecomingTheMask: [[InscrutableOriental Kyto]] came to the US as a secret agent for ImperialJapan but learned to love its culture and eventually revealed [[CommieNazis the Dominion's]] plan to build their own Ark.

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* BecomingTheMask: [[InscrutableOriental Kyto]] came to the US as a secret agent for ImperialJapan UsefulNotes/ImperialJapan but learned to love its culture and eventually revealed [[CommieNazis the Dominion's]] plan to build their own Ark.
21st Aug '16 2:58:55 PM Exxolon
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14th Aug '16 4:34:05 AM morenohijazo
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* NoahsStoryArc: A pair of rogue planets are on a direct path to hit Earth. Scientists and governments rush to make a pair of rocket ships to hold the best of the best (and supplies) to send to another planet so humanity won't be extinguished.



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* ShowSomeLeg: a ploy suggested by two of the female colonists for infiltrating the bad guys' stronghold [[spoiler: and successfully perpetrated by one of them]].

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* ShowSomeLeg: a ploy suggested by two of the female colonists for infiltrating the bad guys' stronghold [[spoiler: and successfully perpetrated by one of them]].
12th Feb '16 4:06:14 PM pittsburghmuggle
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The plates on which the Bronson bodies were discovered are being shipped to the United States. By oceanliner. There was telegraph and telephone at the time, but this was ''right'' before television or other means of quickly transmitting images.
16th Oct '15 12:31:09 AM Maven
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* SequelHook: The book leaves open the possibility that the Vanished People may reappear (did they die off, fly off into space or go into cryogenic suspension somewhere?), but no third book was produced. (Not by the original authors, at any rate. There is an unauthorized "sequel" which is, by most accounts, pretty bad.)

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* SequelHook: The book leaves open the possibility that the Vanished People may reappear (did they die off, fly off into space or go into cryogenic suspension somewhere?), but no third book was produced. (Not by the original authors, at any rate. There is an unauthorized "sequel" published in 2011 which is, by most accounts, pretty bad.)
16th Oct '15 12:30:33 AM Maven
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* RagnarokProofing: The cities are not only still in pristine shape, but repair themselves.



* RagnarokProofing: The cities are not only still in pristine shape, but repair themselves.
16th Oct '15 12:29:52 AM Maven
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* SequelHook: The book leaves open the possibility that the Vanished People may reappear (did they die off, fly off into space or go into cryogenic suspension somewhere?), but no third book was produced. [[note*: Not by the original authors, at any rate - and let's not mention the unauthorized "third volume" self-published in 2011....http://www.amazon.com/The-Terrans-Beta-Collide-Series/product-reviews/1461020638/ref=cm_cr_pr_viewpnt_lft/191-0896965-5753038?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1&sortBy=helpful&reviewerType=all_reviews&formatType=all_formats&filterByStar=positive&pageNumber=1]]

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* SequelHook: The book leaves open the possibility that the Vanished People may reappear (did they die off, fly off into space or go into cryogenic suspension somewhere?), but no third book was produced. [[note*: Not (Not by the original authors, at any rate - and let's not mention the rate. There is an unauthorized "third volume" self-published in 2011....http://www.amazon.com/The-Terrans-Beta-Collide-Series/product-reviews/1461020638/ref=cm_cr_pr_viewpnt_lft/191-0896965-5753038?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1&sortBy=helpful&reviewerType=all_reviews&formatType=all_formats&filterByStar=positive&pageNumber=1]]"sequel" which is, by most accounts, pretty bad.)
16th Oct '15 12:26:29 AM Maven
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* SequelHook: The book leaves open the possibility that the Vanished People may reappear (did they die off, fly off into space or go into cryogenic suspension somewhere?), but no third book was produced. [[note: Not by the original authors, at any rate - and let's not mention the unauthorized "third volume" self-published in 2011....http://www.amazon.com/The-Terrans-Beta-Collide-Series/product-reviews/1461020638/ref=cm_cr_pr_viewpnt_lft/191-0896965-5753038?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1&sortBy=helpful&reviewerType=all_reviews&formatType=all_formats&filterByStar=positive&pageNumber=1]]

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* SequelHook: The book leaves open the possibility that the Vanished People may reappear (did they die off, fly off into space or go into cryogenic suspension somewhere?), but no third book was produced. [[note: [[note*: Not by the original authors, at any rate - and let's not mention the unauthorized "third volume" self-published in 2011....http://www.amazon.com/The-Terrans-Beta-Collide-Series/product-reviews/1461020638/ref=cm_cr_pr_viewpnt_lft/191-0896965-5753038?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1&sortBy=helpful&reviewerType=all_reviews&formatType=all_formats&filterByStar=positive&pageNumber=1]]
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