Men, Martians, and Machines had a more traditional SciFi motif. Written by the British author Eric Frank Russell, this straight adventure series revolves around an exploratory spacecraft and its crew. I just re-read this book a few months ago and I still enjoyed it.
I am sure there are other stories lurking amongst the mental cobwebs, but these are the earliest stories I remember. What are your earliest SciFi memories?
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