Item #23869 PLANET STORIES. Ed PLANET STORIES. Fall 1949. . Paul L. Payne, No. 4 Volume 4.


New York: Love Romances, 1949. Octavo, single issue, cover by Anderson, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes "Enchantress of Venus" the second Eric John Stark story. 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. Some soiling to lower front cover, two tiny holes to lower front cover, a very good copy. (23869). Item #23869

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