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Title: The Challenge from Beyond Title Record # 69041
Authors: C. L. Moore and A. Merritt and H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard and Frank Belknap Long
Date: 1935-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Cthulhu Mythos Tales
Webpages: en.wikisource.org, pseudopod.org
Language: English
Note: Originally published in Fantasy Magazine, September, 1935 as a round-robin story. One of two stories of that title published together, this one is the weird fantasy story.
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Year Title
1935 The Challenge from Beyond [as by H. P. Lovecraft]
1935 The Challenge from Beyond [as by H. P. Lovecraft and C. L. Moore and A. Merritt and Robert E. Howard and Frank Belknap Long, Jr.]
1935A round-robin story published in Fantasy Magazine, September 1935.
The Challenge from Beyond (Part 1 of 5) [as by C. L. Moore]
1935A round-robin story published in Fantasy Magazine, September 1935.
The Challenge from Beyond (Part 2 of 5) [as by A. Merritt]
1935A round-robin story published in Fantasy Magazine, September 1935.
The Challenge from Beyond (Part 3 of 5) [as by H. P. Lovecraft]
1935A round-robin story published in Fantasy Magazine, September 1935.
The Challenge from Beyond (Part 4 of 5) [as by Robert E. Howard]
1935A round-robin story published in Fantasy Magazine, September 1935.
The Challenge from Beyond (Part 5 of 5) [as by Frank Belknap Long, Jr.]
2015 The Challenge from Beyond [as by Robert E. Howard]
Year Language Title
1975 French Le défi de l'au-delà [as by Catherine L. Moore and Abraham Merritt and H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard and Frank Belknap Long, Jr.]
1984Translated by France-Marie Watkins
French Le défi de l'au-delà [as by Robert E. Howard and Frank Belknap Long and H. P. Lovecraft and Abraham Merritt and Catherine L. Moore]
2000Translated by Michael Siefener
German Die Bedrohung aus dem Weltraum [as by C. L. Moore and Abraham Merritt and H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard and Frank Belknap Long]
2005Translated by Jean-Pierre Mourlon
French Le défi d'outre-espace [as by Howard P. Lovecraft and C. L. Moore and A. Merritt and Robert E. Howard and Frank Belknap Long]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Fantasy Magazine, September 1935 1935-09-00 ed. Julius Schwartz Conrad H. Ruppert   $0.15 40
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
fanzine Clay Ferguson, Jr.  
Beyond the Wall of Sleep 1943-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House (H.P. Lovecraft Trilogy #2)   $5.00 xxix+
458
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Burt Trimpey , Clark Ashton Smith Checkmark
The Challenge from Beyond 1954-02-00 H. P. Lovecraft, C. L. Moore, A. Merritt, Robert E. Howard, Frank Belknap Long no publisher      
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
chap  
Fantastic Science Fiction Stories, May 1960 1960-05-00 ed. Cele Goldsmith Ziff-Davis Publishing Company   $0.35 132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag John Duillo Checkmark
Horrors Unknown 1971-06-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Walker & Co. 0-8027-5534-8 $5.95 x+
214
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ed Emsch Checkmark
Horrors Unknown 1972-05-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Kaye & Ward 0-7182-0913-3 £1.65 x+
214
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Univers 01 1975-05-23 ed. Yves Frémion J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #598)     185
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Horrors Unknown 1976-02-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Berkley Medallion 0-425-03063-6 $0.95 xi+
210
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Illustrated Challenge From Beyond 1978-00-00 ed. Marc A. Michaud Necronomicon Press   $5.95 [20]
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
anth David Ireland Checkmark
The Second Book of Unknown Tales of Horror 1978-05-00 ed. Peter Haining Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98422-8 £5.50 143
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Tales of Unknown Horror 1978-07-00 ed. Peter Haining New English Library 0-450-03616-2 £0.75 143
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Tony Masero  
La femme du bois 1984-04-00 Abraham Merritt Néo (Fantastique / Science-fiction / Aventures #105) 2-7304-0257-8   173
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Jean-Michel Nicollet  
Tales of Dungeons and Dragons 1986-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Guild Publishing CN 9051   xx+
406
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Tales of Dungeons and Dragons 1986-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Century 0-7126-9542-7 $24.95 xx+
416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Tales of Dungeons and Dragons 1986-11-00 ed. Peter Haining Century 0-7126-9542-7 £11.95 xx+
406
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Challenge from Beyond 1990-00-00 ed. H. P. Lovecraft, C. L. Moore, A. Merritt, Robert E. Howard, Frank Belknap Long, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Donald Wandrei, E. E. Smith, Harl Vincent, Murray Leinster Necronomicon Press 0-940884-27-5 $4.50 28
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
anth Robert H. Knox  
Miscellaneous Writings 1995-02-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-168-4 $29.95 xiii+
569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll James Turner (I) Checkmark
The Challenge from Beyond 1997-10-00 ed. H. P. Lovecraft, C. L. Moore, A. Merritt, Robert E. Howard, Frank Belknap Long, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Donald Wandrei, E. E. Smith, Harl Vincent, Murray Leinster Necronomicon Press 0-940884-27-5 $4.50 16+
16
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
anth Robert H. Knox Checkmark
Der Lovecraft-Zirkel 2000-06-00 ed. Frank Festa Blitz (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens #2603) 3-932171-89-6 DM 19.80 170
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Babbarammdass Checkmark
Nameless Cults: The Cthulhu Mythos Fiction of Robert E. Howard 2001-10-00 Robert E. Howard Chaosium (Call of Cthulhu Fiction #6028) 1-56882-130-1 $15.95 xviii+
353
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Harry Fassl Checkmark
Nameless Cults: The Cthulhu Mythos Fiction of Robert E. Howard 2001-10-00 Robert E. Howard Chaosium (Call of Cthulhu Fiction #6028) 1-56882-130-1 $15.95 xviii+
353
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Harry Fassl Checkmark
Night Ocean et autres nouvelles 2005-02-20 Howard P. Lovecraft J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #2519) 2-290-34766-3   250
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Richard Guérineau Checkmark
Seekers of Dreams: Masterpieces of Fantasy 2005-07-00 ed. Douglas A. Anderson Cold Spring Press 1-59360-048-8 $14.00 314
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Daniel Govar Checkmark
Sword & Fantasy, #4 October 2005 2005-10-00 ed. James Van Hise James Van Hise   $12.00 90
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
fanzine Wally Wood Checkmark
Der Lovecraft-Zirkel 2006-02-00 ed. Frank Festa Festa (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens #2603) 3-86552-040-5 €22.00 223+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Challenge from Beyond 2006-09-00 H. P. Lovecraft, C. L. Moore, A. Merritt, Robert E. Howard, Frank Belknap Long Renaissance E Books   $2.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Checkmark
Beyond the Black River 2007-01-00 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press 0-8095-1137-1 $35.00 190
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Stephen Fabian Checkmark
Beyond the Black River 2008-07-00 Robert E. Howard Cosmos Books / Dorchester Publishing 978-0-8439-5920-8 $6.99 320
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
The Yith Cycle: Lovecratian Tales of the Great Race and Time Travel 2010-11-00 ed. Robert M. Price Chaosium (Call of Cthulhu Fiction #6047) 978-1-56882-327-0 $16.95 507
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Steven Gilberts Checkmark
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre 2011-07-21 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz 978-0-575-09935-7 £20.00 xvii+
538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Les Edwards  
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre 2011-07-21 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz 978-0-575-09963-0 £16.99 xvii+
538
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Les Edwards  
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre 2011-07-21 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-09936-4 £10.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Adventures in Science Fantasy 2012-05-00 Robert E. Howard The Robert E. Howard Foundation Press   $35.00 xiv+
283
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mark Schultz Checkmark
Medusa's Coil and Others: The Annotated Revisions and Collaborations of H. P. Lovecraft, Volume 2 2012-07-26 H. P. Lovecraft Arcane Wisdom 978-1-935006-16-9 $18.95 484
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Zach McCain Checkmark
The Challenge from Beyond 2012-11-30 H. P. Lovecraft Fantasy and Horror Classics 978-1-4474-6825-7 $9.95 32
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Das Grauen aus den Bergen 2013-04-00 Frank Belknap Long, H. P. Lovecraft Festa (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens #2630) 978-3-86552-234-4 €24.80 255+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ben Baldwin Checkmark
The Challenge from Beyond 2014-10-04 H. P. Lovecraft, C. L. Moore, A. Merritt, Robert E. Howard, Frank Belknap Long Lance Thingmaker   $8.00 [2]+
22
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
chap Nick Gucker Checkmark
The Shadow Kingdom and Other Weird Tales 2015-00-00 Robert E. Howard Ulwencreutz Media 978-1-329-63248-6 $39.96 489
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Chilling Horror Short Stories 2015-08-15 ed. Laura Bulbeck Flame Tree Publishing (Gothic Fantasy) 978-1-78361-374-8 £20.00 480
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Challenge from Beyond 2016-03-30 H. P. Lovecraft Fantasy and Horror Classics 978-1-4733-6908-5 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
Those Dreadful Eltdown Shards 2016-08-12 ed. Franklyn Searight H Harksen Productions 978-87-998399-4-0 $19.95 259
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Allen Koszowski Checkmark
The Second Cthulhu Mythos Megapack 2016-10-22 ed. Shawn Garrett Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-2377-4 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Chilling Horror Short Stories 2016-11-12 ed. Laura Bulbeck Flame Tree Publishing (Gothic Fantasy) 978-1-78664-509-8 $18.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Der geflügelte Tod 2017-11-20 Howard Phillips Lovecraft Festa (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens #2646) 978-3-86552-572-7 €29.99 379+
[4]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Pseudopod, #613 2018-09-21 ed. Shawn Garrett, Alex Hofelich Escape Artists, Inc.   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag Checkmark
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