Space Stories

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Space Stories was a pulp magazine which published five issues from October 1952 to June 1953. It was published by Standard Magazines, who already published three other science fiction (sf) magazines: Startling Stories, Thrilling Wonder Stories, and Fantastic Story Magazine. All four were edited by Samuel Mines. Mines' editorial policy for Space Stories was to publish straightforward sf adventure fiction. Among the better-known contributors were Jack Vance, Gordon R. Dickson and Leigh Brackett.[1]


  1. ^ Wendy Bousfield, "Space Stories", in Tymn & Ashley, Science Fiction, Fantasy and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 591–599.


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