Item #23883 PLANET STORIES. PHILIP K. DICK, ed PLANET STORIES. May 1953. . Jack O'Sullivan, Number 12 Volume 5.


New York: Love Romances, 1953. Octavo, single issue, cover by Anderson, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes "The Infinites" by Philip K. Dick (his third appearance in Planet). 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. Wear to edges with some chips, creases and tears, small chip to lower left front corner, tiny chip to lower right front corner, bottom edge trimmed, minor loss to spine ends, a good to very good copy. (23883). Item #23883

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