Fantastic Vol.1, No.1 - Summer 1952. Howard Browne.

Fantastic Vol.1, No.1 - Summer 1952

New York: Ziff-Davis Publishing, 1952. Barye Phillips, L.R. Summers (cover art). Softcover. Rare. First ever issue of this magazine. Used - Good. Minor signs of edge-wear. Rear cover is rubbed and creased. Crease to top corner of front wrap. Tail of spine is damaged. Staple binding is tight. Text block is barely toned but slightly crumpled, some leaves have marks. 14 x 20 x 1 cm. 162 pp. Item #8101

First issue of this long-lived magazine. Edited by Howard Browne. Front cover art by Barye Phillips and L. R. Summers; rear cover color photograph by Frank Lerner. Includes "Six and Ten are Johnny" by Walter M. Miller, Jr.; "For Heaven's Sake" by Sam Martinez; "'Someday They'll Give Us Guns'" by Paul W. Fairman; "Full Circle" by H. B. Hickey; "The Runaway" by Louise Lee Outlaw; "The Opal Necklace" by Kris Neville; "The Smile" by Ray Bradbury; "And Three to Get Ready" by H. L. Gold; "What If" by Isaac Asimov; "Professor Bingo's Snuff" ('Classic Novel') by Raymond Chandler. Illustrated by Virgil Finlay, David Stone, Ed Emsler, Ed Valigursky, Robert Kay, L. R. Summers, and L. Sterne Stevens.

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