Item #23899 PLANET STORIES. PHILIP K. DICK, ed PLANET STORIES. September 1952. . Jack O'Sullivan, Number 8 Volume 5.


New York: Love Romances, 1952. Octavo, single issue, cover by Vestal, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Incudes Philip K. Dick"s second professionally published story, "The Gun." 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. Edge wear and stress creases, ink stamp to title box, small chip to lower front cover, a very good copy. (23899). Item #23899

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