PLANET STORIES. RAY BRADBURY, Ed PLANET STORIES. Spring 1948. . Paul L. Payne, No. 10 Volume 3.

PLANET STORIES.

New York: Love Romances, 1948. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes "Jonah of the Jove Run" 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. Light wear to over hang with a small chip to the right edge, several tiny tears to lower edge, corner creases, mild wear to spine ends, a very good to nearly fine copy. (23863). Item #23863

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