The third issue of Vanguard Illustrated sports a cover by industry legend Al Williamson and continues its tradition of paring newcomers with established professionals.
- Freakwave part 3 by Milligan and McCarthy
- Encyclopedias part 3 "Duel With Dorf Dishware" by Baron and Rude
- Killer in Orbit by Rex Lindsey
- Be it What It Will, I'll Go To It Laughing by Campiti and Yeates