The Experimenter Publishing Company, LLC*
For Immediate Release
AMAZING STORIES ANNOUNCES AMAZING SELECTS(TM)
WITH THE RELEASE OF
ALLEN STEELE’S CAPTAIN FUTURE IN LOVE
New Imprint Will Feature Novella-Length Works
Hillsboro, NH 11/15/19: The Experimenter Publishing Company LLC, publishers of Amazing Stories magazine, is pleased to announce the creation of a new imprint that will feature stand-alone novella-length works, in both print and electronic formats.
Amazing Selects will launch with the release of Allen Steele’s “Captain Future in Love,” a novella originally serialized in Amazing Stories magazine that continues the adventures of Edmond Hamilton’s pulp adventure hero Curt Newton, aka Captain Future, rebooted and updated in Allen Steele’s inimitable Neo Pulp style.
Originally introduced in Steele’s Avengers of the Moon (Tor, 2017), the new Captain Future brings golden age science fiction into the modern era presenting classic space opera adventure with modern sensibilities.
Amazing Selects’ “Captain Future in Love” is more than just the eponymous novella, it also features concept art (by Rob Caswell), interior illustrations by Nizar Ilman and non-fiction features by Allen Steele and others –
Overture for a Space Opera
Who is Captain Future?
Prologue: The Black Pirate and the King
Captain Future in Love
Essay: A Brief History Of Captain Future
About The Author
About The Concept Artist
About the Cover Artist
“Captain Future in Love” is a rollicking modern space adventure harkening back to classic space opera!
Amazing Selects “Captain Future in Love” is available through Amazon
For additional information, please contact Steve Davidson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Amazing Selects’ cover for Captain Future in Love by Tony Sart
Rob Caswell’s Captain Future Logo
Rob Caswell’s Technical Illustration of the Comet II
Cover Blurb: “The first writer I ever wrote a fan letter to…I’m no less of a fan of his work now” – John Scalzi, author of The Collapsing Empire”
Back Cover Copy: “CAPTAIN FUTURE, THE GREATEST HERO OF SCIENCE FICTION’S PULP ERA, RETURNS IN A NEW STORY BY HUGO AND HEINLEIN AWARD WINNING AUTHOR ALLEN STEELE!Curt Newton and his crew of interplanetary troubleshooters, the Futuremen, respond to an emergency aboard a giant orbital colony above Venus … the very place where Curt, as a lonely teenage boy, met and fell in love with the first girl he ever met.Ashi Lanyr was a thief, but the most precious thing she ever stole was young Curt’s heart. Curt never forgot her, not even after he grew up to become Captain Future, the protector of justice in the 24th century. Yet the past can return in unexpected ways, and even a hero isn’t immune to memories of his first great love.SWASHBUCKLING ACTION, PERILOUS ADVENTURE, AND A LADY TO DIE FOR … ALL IN THE RETURN OF A SPACE LEGEND!”
About Amazing Selects: Amazing Selects is a new imprint from the Experimenter Publishing Company that will publish original science fiction of novella-length works in both print and electronic formats.
About Edmond Hamilton’s Captain Future: Edmond Hamilton’s Captain Future will publish novella-length works that continue the updated adventures of the legendary Space Hero Curt Newton and his companions, the Futuremen, authored by Hugo and Heinlein award winning author Allen Steele. The first new adventure of Captain Future was published by Tor in 2017 – Avengers of the Moon. The adventures continued with the serialization of Captain Future in Love in Amazing Stories magazine, now an Amazing Selects publication.
About Amazing Stories Magazine: Amazing Stories is the world’s first magazine dedicated to the science fiction genre and began publication in April of 1926. The new Experimenter Publishing Company revived the magazine beginning in 2012 as a website and began publication of a quarterly edition of the magazine in August of 2018. Subscriptions are available at store.amazingstories.com.
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