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Needs little introduction here, following an issue in which his recently re-released novel – Aurora – and his artwork (dating from 1952 until the present) are presented. David A. Hardy is the longest-established living space artist having produced his first astronomical work around 1950. He continues the traditions of scientifically accurate portrayals of space and astronomical objects first pioneered by Chesley Bonestell. His works can be viewed and purchased on his website


Amazing Stories august 2012 HTML_html_19cad431John M. Whalen is author of Jack Brand, a spacewestern novel published by Pill Hill Press. His science fiction, sword and sorcery, steampunk, and western horror tales have been published in dozens of anthologies and magazines in print and online. His latest novelVampire Siege at Rio Muerto will be published Fall 2012. Whalen’s articles on film and television and travel have appeared in The Washington Post, Filmfax/Outre, Mystery Scene Magazine, and the Washington Times. You can find out more about him on his blog:

Pierre V. Comtois 

Amazing Stories august 2012 HTML_html_53b079e7Pierre V. Comtois is the author of Marvel Comics in the 1970s: An Issue by Issue Field Guide to a Pop Culture Phenomenon, published by Twomorrows  Publishers, the recently released novel Sometimes a Warm Rain Falls and is the editor of Fungi, the Magazine of Weird Fiction. You can learn more about his works at his website .

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