This is an original color cover for The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, August, 1955 that featured artwork of an astronaut encountering an alien species of mosquito.
This 57+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Small crease - top right corner. Light pencil marking. Light surface rub - right margin.
Explore Space, the final fun-tier in this collection of vintage covers for The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction that Period Paper is excited to offer! First published in 1949, "F&SF" sought to encompass the best stories of both genres and has contained pieces written by authors such as, Robert A. Heinlein, Fritz Leiber, Agatha Christie, and C.M. Kornbluth! Join a crew of astronauts on their mission to colonize the moon! Then rocket on over to Mars, where you'll meet a shopaholic robot and stay at the bed and breakfast of a happily wedded martian-earthling couple! Make sure to lay the bug repellant on thick as you encounter green alien mosquitos on a distant planet, and then stop to marvel at the work of the cloud sculptors of Coral D! To continue on this universally appealing voyage, please click on the link provided below the condition paragraph! Enjoy!
This piece was illustrated by Emshwiller, Ed. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Sci-Fi, Creature, Monster, Extraterrestrial, Planet, World, Galaxy, Universe, Outer Space, Rocket Ship, Space Suit, Helmet, Terrain, Surface, Flying, Henry Kuttner, C.L. Moore, Poul Anderson, Gordon R. Dickson, Elisabeth Sanxay Holding, Mildred Clingerman, Story, Horizon, Sky, Technology, Futuristic