Item #23866 PLANET STORIES. RAY BRADBURY, Ed PLANET STORIES. Winter 1948. . Paul L. Payne, No. 1 Volume 4.


New York: Love Romances, 1948. Octavo, single issue, cover by Anderson, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes "Asleep in Amageddon" by Ray Bradbury. Fiction by Leigh Brackett, Ray Cummings 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. Edges trimmed, right edge over trimmed, a very good or somewhat better copy. (23866). Item #23866

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