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Some good news for Varley readers who were looking forward to a hardback IRONTOWN BLUES on your bookshelf. His agent, Christine Cohen, is working...

Comic Con May 2017 – London, baby!

Comic Con in London is a star-studded, all-out geektacular three days of fun, food, celebrities, and costumes, costumes, and more costumes.

Noticias Literatura 7-6

Fallo del VII Certamen TerBi de Relato Temático Fantástico “Universos paralelos” Fallo del VII Certamen TerBi de Relato Temático Fantástico “Universos paralelos” En Bilbao, a 3...


An all-new follow-up to Steve's Ace Doubles columns. He's doubled up with laughter, because he's doubling his Ace writings!

Final Results for 2016 Galaxy Award and Chinese Nebula Award

A report on the winners of the Chinese Galaxy and Chinese Nebula Awards.

Cameo Creeps: Tiny Paintings With Monster Details!

Fascinating collectible miniature monster paintings with amazing detail and bone-chilling appeal! Cameo Creeps are painstakingly detailed miniature monster portraits inspired by Elizabethan paintings of the...

Science Fiction and Fantasy Calendars

Mark it on your (NEW) calendar: 2016 has begun!

The Great Collection in the Sky

"Collecting" online precludes the need for shelves

LASER BOOKS: Science Fiction from Harlequin Books?!

Laser books was a flash-in-the-pan series of SF books put out by romance publisher Harlequin, and edited by the late Roger Elwood. Steve takes a quick look at the series, hoping to pique your interest. Steve also offers a book Giveaway!

1941 Retro Hugo Awards (Part 6: Fanzines)

The fanzines of 1940

Fantasy and Science Fiction Art on the Web

Unlike in the olden days when we had to walk barefoot in the snow, uphill, both ways, to find fantasy art, today there are hundreds, if not thousands of online resources to slake your need.

The Making Of A Doctor for the Enterprise

The epic journey of Homer's Odyssey has nothing on this journey!

Collector’s SF Books at Benefit Auction

Duane Wilkins is selling off some really fine works to meet medical expenses.

The Artful Collector: The World Fantasy Convention 2014

I have to confess, reporting on a convention is usually crazy fun for me.  It's an occasion for legitimate name-dropping of all the new...

The Artful Collector: My One and Only

One-Of-A-Kind: Maybe it is, maybe it isn't. Maybe you want to buy it anyway....

The Artful Collector: On a Sentimental Hunt

Nostalgia: it motivates us to pay far to much for memories. Better hope there's a secondary market....

ValleyCon 40

A con report on ValleyCon 40

The Artful Collector: How (and when) to Part with Art

It's a sad day when your art collection has to go on sale. Don't compound the problem - do it with a plan.

ABSOLUTE ZERO: Cool Websites: Toys

Ahh nostalgia. Nothing brings back childhood memories like re-connecting with a long-loved toy.

You Are The Hero – A History of Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks

A review of a history of You Are the Hero adventure game books.

The Artful Collector: Where Are They Now? Spotlight on Paul...

Paul Alexander's art is being snapped up by collectors

The Artful Collector: Fantasy Art for Consumers

Fantasy art for consumers - pop culture fantasies

COMIC WATCH: Anticipa….

A Doctor for the Enterprise - on its way to California for signing! Follow its progress with our COMIC WATCH map feature!

The Artful Collector: IlluXCon 7 Convention Report

Well, I'm home from the front lines, back from the "trenches" filled with Imaginative Realism - and the reunion was an unqualified success!  I say...

The Artful Collector: IlluxCon 7 “The Prequel”

It seems like only yesterday (in fact, it WAS only yesterday) that I turned in the last of my postings on the 72nd Worldcon:...

The Artful Collector: Highlights from LonCon3 – The Biggest SF Worldcon...

If you missed Loncon3, here's your chance to catch up!

The Artful Collector: Highlights from LonCon3 – The Biggest SF Worldcon...

A con report on the biggest Worldcon ever. So bit that Jane's report needs three parts. Here's part one.

Review: New Life and New Civilizations (ed.) Joseph F. Berenato

The history of Star Trek comics. (We've got one coming that's not in the book!)

The Artful Collector: Where Are They Now? Spotlight on Artist...

Rosana Azar, an artist immune to commissions who "paints from the inside out".

The Artful Collector: Your Guide to ArtSpeak – Part 3 (final)

The art of speaking "art", or, the art world's version of technobabble.