The Press: Adventures in Time & Space

Except for a matter of dates, the letter to the editor of Street & Smith's Astounding Science Fiction (circ. 80,000) would have received no more attention than the next piece of fan mail. Writing in October 1948, 20-year-old Richard Hoen of Buffalo, N.Y. had told in detail what he liked & disliked about the issue of November 1949.

Science Fiction Fan Hoen particularly liked the cover by Artist Hubert Rogers, applauded top Science Fictioneer Robert A. Heinlein for his serial "Gulf" and A. E. van Vogt for his short story "Final Command." As the magazine's readers are used to adventures in time...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!