PLANET STORIES. PLANET STORIES. Winter, ed . Jack O'Sullivan, Number 9 Volume 6.

PLANET STORIES.

New York: Love Romances, 1954. Octavo, single issue, cover by Freas (mistakenly credited to Algis Budrys), pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes a Leigh Brackett story as well as early fiction by Michael Shaara (who would write THE KILLER ANGELS). 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 upper and right edges, soiled strip along top edge, a very good copy. (23890). Item #23890

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