Item #23857 PLANET STORIES. RAY BRADBURY, Ed PLANET STORIES. Spring 1946. . Chester Whitehorn, No. 2 Volume 3.


New York: Love Romances, 1946. Octavo, single issue, cover by Parkhurst pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Include fiction by Ray Bradbury, "Defense Mech," Henry Kuttner, Gardner F. Fox 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. Mild edge wear, tiny chip to lower right front corner, tiny chip and damp stain to upper right front corner, a nearly fine copy. (23857). Item #23857

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