Title: Killdozer!

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Title: Killdozer! Title Record # 47573
Author: Theodore Sturgeon
Date: 1944-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: According to Locus index there are two variants of this novella; the first version published in Astounding November 1944 and reprinted many times; the revised version was published in Aliens 4, Avon, 1959, and reprinted e.g. in Killdozer!: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, Vol. 3 (1996) and Selected Stories (2000). Made into a TV movie of the same name,in 1974.
Synopsis: An American engineering crew attempting to build a landing strip in a remote locale for use during WWII accidentally release a long-trapped malevolent alien energy being which possesses their Caterpillar D7 bulldozer and sets out to eliminate them; the machine proves a formidable opponent.
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1944 Killdozer
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1963 Italian Killdozer!
1969 Dutch Killdozer
1971 French Killdozer
2003 German Killdozer

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, November 1944 1944-11-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.25 180 digest? mag Timmins Checkmark
The Best of Science Fiction 1946-02-11 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.00 xxvii+
785
hc? anth Robert Josephy Checkmark
Famous Fantastic Mysteries Combined with Fantastic Novels Magazine, December 1952 1952-12-00 ed. Mary Gnaedinger Popular Publications, Inc.   $0.25 116 pulp? mag Lawrence Checkmark
Best of Science Fiction 1963-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $1.95 vii+
440
tp? anth Checkmark
Universo a sette incognite 1963-06-00 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Omnibus) #4662 3,500 Lit [2]xii+
913
hc? anth Ferenc Pintér Checkmark
Spectrum III 1963-09-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Gollancz   21/- 272 hc? anth  
Spectrum 3 1964-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Harcourt, Brace & World   $4.50 272 hc? anth Checkmark
Spectrum III 1964-09-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest The Science Fiction Book Club (UK)   10/6 272 hc? anth  
Spectrum 3 1965-07-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Berkley Medallion #X1108 $0.60 254 pb? anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Spectrum III 1966-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Pan Books #M113 5/- 287 pb? anth Checkmark
Kleine Science Fiction Omnibus 1969-00-00 ed. Aart C. Prins Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1306) #1306 ƒ3.75 315 pb? anth Dick Bruna Checkmark
Spectrum 3 1969-11-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Berkley Medallion #S1784 / 425-01108-9 $0.75 254 pb? anth Checkmark
Aliens 4 1970-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon Avon #V2363 $0.75 223 pb? coll Gervasio Gallardo Checkmark
Aliens 4 1970-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon Avon #V2363 C$0.75 223 pb? coll Gervasio Gallardo Checkmark
Spectrum III 1971-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Pan Books 0-330-20113-1 £0.30 287 pb? anth Checkmark
Killdozer / Le viol cosmique 1971-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #407)     307 pb? coll Françoise Boudignon Checkmark
Killdozer / Le viol cosmique 1972-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #407)     307 pb? coll Françoise Boudignon Checkmark
Wondermakers 1972-05-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Fawcett Premier #M561 $0.95 351 pb? anth Checkmark
Strange Orbits 1976-00-00 ed. Amabel Williams-Ellis, Michael Pearson Blackie 0-216-89984-2 £3.00 190 hc? anth  
Kleine Science Fiction Omnibus 1 1976-00-00 ed. Aart C. Prins Bruna (Bruna SF #45) 90-229-9045-1   315 pb? anth Dick Bruna Checkmark
Killdozer / Le viol cosmique 1976-06-10 Theodore Sturgeon J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #407)     307 pb? coll Christopher Foss Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1980-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-33486-0   xxvii+
785
hc? anth Ray Yeldham Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 6, 1944 1981-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #461) 0-87997-670-5 $2.95 368 pb? anth Oliviero Berni Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 6, 1944 1981-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-670-5 C$3.50 368 pb? anth Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Killdozer / Le viol cosmique 1982-05-13 Theodore Sturgeon J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #407) 2-277-12407-9   307 pb? coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction: Third Series 1984-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-43522-5   633 hc? anth Romas Checkmark
Machines That Kill 1984-12-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-51358-1 $2.75 326 pb? anth Walter Velez Checkmark
A Touch of Sturgeon 1987-08-00 Theodore Sturgeon Simon & Schuster UK 0-671-65526-4 £10.95 xiv+
235
hc? coll Checkmark
Cinemonsters 1987-11-00 ed. Frank D. McSherry, Jr., Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh TSR 0-88038-504-9 $7.95 319 tp? anth  
To Marry Medusa 1987-12-00 Theodore Sturgeon Baen 0-671-65370-9 $2.95 251 pb? omni Armand Cabrera Checkmark
To Marry Medusa 1987-12-00 Theodore Sturgeon Baen Books 0-671-65370-9 C$3.95 251 pb? omni Armand Cabrera Checkmark
13 Short Horror Novels 1987-12-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers (Baker's Dozen) 0-517-63171-7 $8.98 ix+
758
hc? anth  
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Robinson 1-85487-017-3 £4.99 504 tp? anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Carroll & Graf 0-88184-480-2 $8.95 504 tp? anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Carroll & Graf 0-88184-480-2 $8.95 504 hc? anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
Killdozer / Le viol cosmique 1989-01-13 Theodore Sturgeon J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #407) #2277224079   307 pb? coll Philippe Caza Checkmark
Astounding Stories: The 60th Anniversary Collection (Vol. 2) 1990-00-00 ed. uncredited The Easton Press     xi+
353
hc? anth Checkmark
Great Tales of the Golden Age of Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Galahad Books 0-88365-772-4   xii+
466
hc? anth Karen Nelson Checkmark
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Galahad Books 1-57866-106-4   466 hc? anth Checkmark
Machines That Kill 1992-05-00 ed. Fred Saberhagen Tor 0-812-52059-9 $3.50 341 pb? anth Maelo Cintron Checkmark
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 2000-08-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Isaac Asimov Galahad Books 1-57866-106-4 $9.98 466 hc? anth Checkmark
Lichte Augenblicke 2003-12-00 Theodore Sturgeon Shayol (Shayol SF #1006) 3-926126-29-9 €14.90 231 tp? coll Rainer Schorm  
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 2007-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Isaac Asimov Robinson 1-84529-096-8 £7.99 viii+
532
tp? anth Corbis Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 2007-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Isaac Asimov Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1905-2 $13.95 viii+
532
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Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 2010-03-01 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Isaac Asimov Galahad Books 978-1-57866-178-7 $9.98 466 hc? anth Checkmark
Wondermakers date unknown ed. Robert Hoskins Fawcett Crest #M1826 $0.95 351 pb? anth Checkmark
The Best of Science Fiction date unknown ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.50 xxvii+
785
hc? anth Robert Josephy Checkmark
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