The little man dared to venture into the realm of the Godsóbut the Gods were cruel!
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(1947) Sci-fi (Traveler from another realm)
From 'Fantasy Book' Vol. 1 No. 1 1947.
A student on a streetcar notices a tiny man, catches him in a matchbox, and takes him home.
The micro-man is in telepathic contact with people from his electron and gives a running report on what he sees.
It's kind of hard to guess the size of the explorer, if he's really from an electron. The story has a few too many implausibilities to completely suspend disbelief. Ackerman wanted to tell his story, so he took the direct route of telling it despite reality. Perhaps it's a satire, like Gulliver's Travels.