PLANET STORIES. Ed PLANET STORIES. Winter 1946. . Paul L. Payne, No. 5 Volume 3.


New York: Love Romances, 1946. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Fiction by Gardner F. Fox, Raymond F. Jones, Carl Jacobi 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 creases to lower left front corner with minor loss at base of spine, small separation of upper front cover from spine edge, a very good to nearly fine copy. (23860). Item #23860

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