PLANET STORIES. Ed PLANET STORIES. Spring 1940. . Malcolm Reiss, Number 2 Volume 1.


New York: Love Romances, 1940. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Unabashedly the magazine was a proponent of "space-opera." In Leigh Brackett's introduction in the anthology THE BEST OF PLANET STORIES (1974) she states "the so-called space opera is the folk-tale, the hero-tale of our particular niche in history." In this second issue the well regarded letter column "The Vizigraph" began, this column reflected the growing fandom side of SF. Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 476-481. Mild edge wear with a couple small closed tears, tape to spine ends, stain spots to upper front cover, a very good copy. (23838). Item #23838

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