e-zines

A Fan’s History – Fanzines

Fanzines: What the heck is a ‘zine, anyhow? Well, ‘zine (usually abbreviated without the apostrophe) is short for fanzine, which should be self-explanatory. Unless I’m very much mistaken, SF fans were the first ones to publish zines as a regular thing; now all sorts of subcultures have them. In case “fanzine” is not self-explanatory, I’ll […]

Novedades abril-mayo

Como dije en el otro post, seguimos produciendo. He aquí de las novedades que me han comunicado de los meses de abril y mayo LIBROS “De monstruos y trincheras” de Ramón Merino Collado. (Espiral Ciencia Ficción, nº 52), autor que ha sido galardonado con varios premios literarios y tiene publicada la antología El Teatro de […]

Spanish Science Fiction On the Web.

Some Spanish language web-pages and even e-zines are trying to expand their public offering information in English. There are not many yet, but I can imagine others will follow soon. A web-page is published by the Spanish Association of Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror (AEFCFT). They offer information about the Hispacon and the Ignotus award. […]

REVISTAS VIRTUALES Y REALES DE CIENCIA FICCIÓN EN ESPAÑOL

¿Es necesario tener un blog en español en Amazing Stories? Para comenzar: ¿Se hace ciencia ficción en español? Se preguntarán muchos. La respuesta es simple, sí que se hace y mucha. Claro, la cosa es si se publica. Mi experiencia me dice que la ciencia ficción aún no logra entrar en las editoriales “maistream”. Algún […]

E-Zines vs. Dead Tree Zines: the more things change…

I have been producing fanzines off and on since 1976, shortly after encountering science fiction fandom and this particular aspect of that hobby interest. As anybody who has ever pubbed (that is fanspeak for “published”) an ish (“issue”), the life-blood of fanzines is the letter of comment (here’s another fanspeak term: loc, or LoC, depending […]