Title: The Radio Planet
Author: Ralph Milne Farley [Roger Sherman Hoar]
Cover artist: John Schoenherr
Yours for: $8
Best things about this cover:
- Flash Gordon cosplay just got Real.
- Myles Cabot: Ant Barber!
- Are those ants? Beetles? Entomologists—little help?
- Yeah, get that "Milne" name in there. Someone might take a chance.
Best things about this back cover:
- "Radio transmission of matter"—is that like a 3D printer!?
- First paragraph is about as dull as one can make a (return!) trip to Venus sound.
- "Untapped resources." Nice fudge.
- "But Myles Cabot didn't know the meaning of the word impossible—or "dearth," or "fecundity," or "peripatetic," or "spatula," or a host of other words. But he could build an electronic device from raw rocks and untapped resources, so suck on that, fancy word knowledge people!"
"For Builder's sake, man!" Cabot cut in. This is not time to quibble over words! Give us the plane, if you would save Theoph, yourself, and Arkilu."
Man, Myles Cabot really does have a thing against words. And he worships Bob the Builder. What a character!
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