OPERATOR #5. 1936 OPERATOR #5. December, No. 1 Volume 8, Curtis Steele.


Chicago, IL: Popular Publications, Inc., 1936. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Cover novel "America's Plague Battalions," by Curtis Steele (pseudonym) The 4th installment of the ongoing Purple Empire story. A well regarded hero pulp with strong science fictional elements combined with spy fiction. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, pp. 402-405. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 448-451. About very good, text paper age darkened, edges quite browned, showing some brittleness. Cover is quite complete but shows soot soiling along right edge and bottom edge, some tiny tears. Spine complete. (10797). Item #10797

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