Lis Carey Review: Chasm City Chasm City by Alastair Reynolds (Trantor Audio, 2009) Review by Lis Carey: Chasm City is set in Reynolds’ Revelation Space universe, a century or so after the events of The Prefect and Elysium Fire. […]
A look at some “also-rans” in the history of the SF magazine
William McCaffrey, Charles C. Ryan, Galileo and Galaxy and Avenue Victor Hugo all come together in this SF historical nexus
FANAC, the FanHistory organization will be hosting a Zoom presentation regarding the history of Boston area Fandom, this Saturday, September 23rd, at 4PM EDT, 1PM PDT, 9PM BST (UK), Sept 24 at 6AM Melbourne, AU. […]
It’s talk like a Pirate Day today! But over here at Amazing Stories, it is “Talk Like A SPACE Pirate Day” (“Arrrr. Shiver-me timbers, beep beep!”
Ganadores de los premios Ignotus 2023: Durante la HispaCon, el pasado fin de semana se difundieron los ganadores de los premios Ignotus 2023 (los Hugo españoles): -Novela: Proyecto Kétchup, de Inés Galiano (Obscura Editorial) -Novela […]
Captain Future, the first and ONLY Science Fiction Hero Pulp!
The Many Pieces of One Piece By Michaele Jordan: Let me tell you about One Piece! ALL about it! There’s a story in that. Naturally, I always start my reviews with the production credits. Fair […]
A short-lived attempt at returning to the field by one of the genre’s first editors.
This is one that I definitely acquired in the Huckster’s Room of a convention…probably a Philcon, probably the 1974 or 1975 Philcon. (I say “Huckster” because that is what it was affectionately called back then.) […]
Fantastic Universe, one of the more successful digests emerging from the 1953 Boom in SF magazines.
Today, a short-lived action-adventure SF magazine from 1952 that brings back memories of the ice cream truck
Another pulp magazine from the late 1930s that forms part of Marvel Comic’s pre-history
An autobiographical “pulp” celebrating the life and times of Fandom’s Number 1 Fan Personality
Straczynski Gives Harlan Ellison Book Updates J. Michael Straczynski, executor of Harlan and Susan Ellison’s estate, including Harlan’s literary estate, announced Ellison’s Greatest Hits collection is available for preorder. JMS posted on X: Hey check […]
Tiny humans still entertaining anthropologists; India’s moon landing; Edelman’s pic from the 51st Worldcon; astronauts return; Fanzine scanning; new Di Filippo release; Garcia makes a case for fanzines; Hunt Valley Inn closing; Star Wars going “from bad to worse” and chickens get dino legs!
Starlog, a very successful media-oriented magazine
Frederik Pohl (and yes, there is no “c” in Froderik) is a personal favorite among the ranks of classic SF authors. But he’s not just one of my favorite authors (and a guy who I […]
James Palmer recounts his visit to Dragoncon 2023 in this con report.
Two magazines intertwined with a lot of science fiction history
Infinity Science Fiction published a Hugo Award winning short story in its debut issue, a feat not often repeated.
Another “blast” from my personal past and another happy discovery on the newsstand (and another magazine I purchased 2 copies of – because the news seller only had two on the stand). Let me share […]
A bit of a surprise debut (for me), Science Fiction Age took the field by storm in the early 90s.
Worldcon Wayback Machine: Friday at ConFrancisco (1993) Day 2 Worldcon Wayback Machine Introduction: Thirty years ago this weekend ConFrancisco, the 1993 World Science Fiction Convention, was held in San Francisco, California. I thought it would fun […]
Almost from the very beginning, spaceships have appeared on the covers of science fiction magazine. Here’s a gallery of them, drawn from the V1N1 collection.
Today, a magazine at the top of the markets, Asimov’s Science Fiction, formerly known as Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine.
From the people who threatened to shoot a dog if they didn’t buy their magazine – National Lampoon’s Sci-Fi Edition
Barry Malzberg’s depiction of Izzinius Fox, fabled collector of Tremensous Stories magazine, is sarcastically spot on
An interesting late 80s semi-professional title that rose to prominence
Nueva novela de José Antonio Suárez Ya está disponible “Los límites del infinito” la nueva novela del escritor José Antonio Suárez Disponible en Amazon (ebook, tapa blanda y dura). http://www.joseantoniosuarez.es/limites.htm https://www.amazon.es/dp/B0CFJZFQLH La humanidad se ha […]