PUBLICATION HISTORY

  • as: Un Eroe Galattico, in Galassia #47, 1st November 1964. Piacenza: Casa Editrice la Tribuna. Translated by Lella Pollini. [Italian]

  • as: Starsloggers, in Galaxy Science Fiction, December 1964.

  • New Worlds, Part 1 (#153, August 1965); Part 2, "A Dip in the Swimming Pool Reactor," (#154, September 1965); Part 3, "E=mc2... or Bust." (#155, October 1965). Part one was illustrated with two sketches by the author.

  • New York: Doubleday, October 1965, 185pp., hbk.. First appearance in book form. Cover: Larry Lurin.

  • London: Gollancz, October 1965, 160pp., hbk. Yellow cover, with cover band: 'Gollancz SF Choice for October.'

  • New York: Berkley, February 1966, 143pp., pbk.

  • Tokyo: Hayakawa, December 1967, 195pp. Translated by Hisashi Asakura. Cover: Seikan Nakajima. Slipcased paperback. The title translates as 'Space Soldier Blues'. [Japanese]

  • Harmondsworth: Penguin, May 1969, 174pp., 18cm, pbk. ISBN: 0-14-002970-2. Reprinted April 1976 (Cover: Mike Little); December 1977 (Cover: Little); 1983 (Cover: Peter Gudynas).

  • as: Bill, de Held de van de Melkweg. Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1970, pbk. Translated by F. Lancel. Cover photo: Frank Stoovebar. [Dutch]

  • as: Bill, Héroe Galático. Barcelona: Ediciones de Sebastien / Dronte, 1970, 184pp., ISBN: 84-366-0020-7. Translated by Luis Vigil Garcia. [Spanish]

  • as: Hjälten. Stockholm: Askild and Karnekull, 1971, pbk. Translated by Sam J. Lundwall. Cover: Arnold. [Swedish]

  • as: Bill, Heroz Galactico. Rio de Janero?: Sabia Limitada, 1972?. Series: Obras Primas Da Ficcao Cientificia. Translated by Jose Sanz. [Spanish]

  • as: Der Chinger-Krieg. Munich: Bastei-Lübbe, 1973, 141pp., ISBN: 3-404-0015-X, pbk. Translated by Rosemarie Ott. Cover: Peter Jones. Reprinted 1983 (ISBN: 3-404-23024-8). [German]

  • as: Bill, Eroe Galattico. Milan: Langanesi & Co., 8th February 1977. Translated by Lella Polini. Cover: O. Berni. [Italian]

  • Tokyo: Hayakawa,15th June 1977, 274pp., ISBN: 4-15-010246-5. Translated by Hisashi Asakura. Cover: Fujio. The title translates as 'Space Soldier Blues'. [Japanese]

  • New York: Avon, June 1979, 185pp., ISBN: 0-380-47183-3, pbk. Cover: McMalken. Reprinted November 1979; December 1986 (ISBN: 0-380-00395-3).

  • New York: Avon, December 1986, 185pp., ISBN: 0-380-00395-3, tpbk. Cover: M.Gross. "All characters in this book are fictitious, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental and besides, they aren't even born yet." Reprinted August 1989.

  • as: Bill, Le Heros Galactique. Paris: Editions la Decouverte, 1985, 192pp., ISBN: 2-7071-1547-9, pbk. Translated by George W. Barlow. Cover: Eric Provoost. [French]

  • in: Miesiecznik Fantastyka (Magazine, ISSN: 0209-1631), 1986. Part 1: Czerwiec (June) 1986; 2: Lipiec, (July); 3: Sierpen (August). [Polish]

  • as: Bill, O Héroi Galáctico. Lisboa: Livros do Brasil, 1986, 177pp. Translated by Eurico da Fonseca. [Portuguese]

  • as: Bil, Heroj Galaksije. Belgrade: Narodna Knjoga, 1987, 199pp., ISBN: 86-331-0060-6. Translated by Zoran Stanojevic. [Serbo Croat]

  • as: Hjälten. Bromma: Lundwall Fakta & Fantasi, 1987, 159pp., ISBN: 91-8622229-5. Translated by Sam J. Lundwall. [Swedish]

  • London: Gollancz, March 1990, 164pp., 18cm, ISBN: 0-575-04701-1, pbk.

  • as: Bill, Héroe Galáctico. Barcelona: Ultramar, 1991, 184pp., ISBN: 84-7386-643-6. Translated by Luis Vigil. [Spanish]

  • Debrecen: Phoenix, 1992, 189pp., ISBN: 963-7457-32-1, pbk. Translated by Nemes István. [Hungarian]

  • as: Bill, O Iroas tou Galaxia Medousa, 1993. Translated by Maria Antoniou. [Greek]

  • as: Bill Linnunradan Sankari. Helsinki: Like Kustannus Oy Ltd., 1994, 160pp., ISBN: 951-578-206-6. Translated by Arvi Tamminen. [Finnish]

  • as: Der Unglaubliche Beginn! Munich: Heyne, 1994, 220pp., ISBN: 3-453-07746-6. Translated by Hilde Linnert. Cover: Andreas Reiner. [German]

  • as: Bill, Bohater Galaktyki. Poznañ: Rebis, 1994, 224pp., ISBN: 83-86211-05-9. 224pp. Translated by Arkadiusz Nakonieznik. [Polish]

  • Moscow: (Eksmo), 1999, 544pp., ISBN: 5-04-003707-4. Also includes Bill, the Galactic Hero on the Planet of Robot Slaves. [Russian]