PLANET STORIES. Ed PLANET STORIES. Fall 1940. . Malcolm Reiss, Number 4 Volume 1.


New York: Love Romances, 1940. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes fiction by Ray Cummings, Neil R. Jones, Nelson Bond, Donald A. Wolheim and others. 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." Tymm and Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 476-481. Tape to spine ends, a little separation at lower front cover from spine, spine edge a bit rubbed, a very good to nearly fine copy with a bright front cover. (23839). Item #23839

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