ROBERT DUNCAN MILNE • MARK TWAIN • EDMOND HAMILTON • HAL CLEMENT • ARTHUR C. CLARKE • RAY RUSSELL • PHILIP LATHAM • SYDNEY J. BOUNDS • JAMES GUNN • GREGORY BENFORD • GORDON EKLUND • DUNCAN LUNAN • FREDERIK POHL • FRITZ LEIBER • JOHN VARLEY • THEODORE L. THOMAS • JOHN GRIBBIN • POUL ANDERSON
From a fateful journey into the center of the sun to the furthest reaches of the galaxy, from the terrifying exploits of a race of invading comet dwellers to the last moments of life on planet Earth, from the depths of ancient fear to the heights of futuristic—here are tales beyond imagination that take you at the speed of light on a collision course with a celestial realm of wonder, the realm of—
WONDERFUL WORLDS OF SCIENCE FICTION
An anthology about—oh, do I need to say it? And need I mention what heavenly visitor was in the sky (although basically impossible to see from the Northern Hemisphere) when it was published?
We have here some twenty stories about comets, and I can say with perfect honestly that I don’t like a one, not even the ones by Twain, Clarke, Varley, Pohl, Anderson, or Benford. This is just simply a sub-par anthology which one would just as soon be without.
(Oh, and it’s almost superfluous to add that it has no stories by Asimov in it.)