PLANET STORIES. RAY BRADBURY, Ed PLANET STORIES. Spring 1947. . Paul L. Payne, No. 5 Volume 3.


New York: Love Romances, 1947. Octavo, single issue, cover by A. Anderson, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes "Rocket Summer" by Ray Bradbury. 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. Edge wear, cover creases, closed tears to bottom edge and right edge, tape to lower spine with paper separation from spine, small paper loss at head of spine, a very good copy. (23861). Item #23861

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