This painting was retouched after the cover was printed, to add some nudity.
Which should be empress — the space-dive wench or the cruel star princess?
Stories by Robert Bloch, Agatha Christie, Frances & Richard Lockridge, Nelson Algren, Rufus King, A. Harris, William O’Farrell, Evans Harrington and Miriam Allen deFord
She is wearing a space suit made of what appears to be Saran wrap, a fish-bowl helmet, the kind of bathing suit Beyoncé would wear to a pool party in Vegas, and high heels. And she is fighting what appears to be a laser-whip duel. This may be the best cover Planet Stories ever printed.
Also includes Ray Bradbury’s The Golden Apples Of The Sun. This entire issue can be downloaded here