Who Goes There? (collection)

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Who Goes There?
Who Goes There? (John Campbell book) 1st edition cover art.jpg
Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author John W. Campbell, Jr.
Cover artist Hannes Bok
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction
Publisher Shasta Publishers
Publication date
Pages 230
OCLC 2576424

Who Goes There? is a collection of science fiction stories by American writer John W. Campbell, Jr.. It was published in 1948 by Shasta Publishers in an edition of 3,000 copies, of which 200 were signed by Campbell. The 1951 film, The Thing from Another World, and 1982 version The Thing by John Carpenter, are based on the title story. The stories originally appeared in the magazine Astounding under Campbell's pseudonym Don A. Stuart.


Publication history[edit]

  • 1948, US, Shasta Publishers OCLC 2576424, Pub date 1948, Hardback
  • 1952, UK, Kemsley, Pub date 1952, Paperback, as The Thing & Other Stories
  • 1955, France, Éditions Denoël, Paperback, as Le ciel est mort
  • 1967, UK, Tandem, Pub date 1967, Paperback, as The Thing From Outer Space


Astounding reviewer P. Schuyler Miller praised the stories as providing "powerful and lasting stimulation to the imagination."[1]


  1. ^ "Book Review", Astounding, December 1948, p.105