Item #23849 PLANET STORIES. ed PLANET STORIES. Winter 1943. . W. Scott Peacock, Number 5 Volume 2.


New York: Love Romances, 1943. Octavo, single issue, cover by Gross. pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Incudes fiction by Henry Kuttner, Nelson Bond, Fred Pohl writing as "James MacCreigh," 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. Closed tear and crease to lower front cover, chip to upper left front cover, small separation of front cover from spine at lower left edge, a very good to nearly fine copy. (23849). Item #23849

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