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LEIGH BRACKETT, “QUEEN OF PULP,” TAKES ON MARS

This week after an absence, Steve talks about Mars as myth, especially as portrayed by Leigh Brackett. Which do YOU prefer? Myth or science fact?
Seven Footprints to Satan.

A. Merritt on Film: Seven Footprints to Satan

Taken as a spiritual successor to The Cat and the Canary, Seven Footprints to Satan is not too bad. That said, it is a shame that First National missed the chance to give filmgoers a full-blooded A. Merritt adaptation.

Amazing Histories, January 1927: Start of a New Year

The first issue of Amazing Stories for 1927 features writing by, among others, Murray Leinster and H. G. Wells, as well as the magazine's first...letters column!

AMAZING NEWS: 9=3=2017

David A. Hardy space art, new Lunar probes, impending Jupiter fly-by, pulp publications, Space X, Ben Bova, and much more

Amazing Histories, November 1926: Apocalyptic Visions

The November 1926 issue of Amazing Stories contained a lot of dark stories, including the conclusion of the serialization of H. G. Wells' The Island of Doctor Moreau.

40 years on, did Star Wars change SF for the better...

Imagine George Lucas at the Pearly Gates: would he get into heaven because of his contribution to science fiction, or would he be cast down?

Review: King Kong vs Tarzan by Will Murray

A lot happened between Skull Mountain and the Empire State Building. Will Murray fills the void with this colossal confrontation between two iconic characters in King Kong vs Tarzan.

Review: Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Bibliography by Robert B. Zeuschner

Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Bibliography is a comprehensive catalog of the author’s work, compiled in a massive yet elegant volume just as impressive as the writer it honors.

RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE FILM REVIEW: THE LEGEND OF TARZAN

Return with Steve to Darkest CGI'd Africa, where we'll meet up with Tarzan, Jane, and Colonel Williams. (Who?)

Will the Real Tarzan Please Stand Up?

Tarzan, ERB's most popular character, has gotten the film treatment since 1918; a handful of portrayals have stood out as true to the character. Will Skarsgard's live up to the legacy?

Roy G. Krenkel: Artistic Contradiction

Even if you don't recognize the name, you know who Roy G. Krenkel is.

TOP POST DE OCTUBRE

Tanya rounds up October for us

The Art of Pellucidar

When it comes to Down Under, Australia's got nothing on Pellucidor

Pictures of the Moon

Visit the Moon, then go out and play in the sunshine

REWIND: Interview with SFWA Grand Master Michael Moorcock

The eternal champion returns

Illustrating Barsoom

Barsoom. Sooner or later, every artist has to try their hand illustrating Burrough's tales

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE (Last Part): Amazing’s First Full Year

Steve finishes his "time machine" with a look at the final three issues of Amazing's first full year.

When Art Gets Rejected

To have one's heart and soul passed over for another can be a devastating thing.

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 1)

Steve begins a series of columns examining Amazing Stories' first full year of publishing!

Space Princesses: Royalty in Science Fiction

  “For God’s sake let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories about the death of kings.” Richard 11, Act 3, Scene 2 Shakespeare knew how...

Next Generation Readers and the Future of Fandom

What are our kids reading these days? The next generation of fandom may be in for quite a surprise from a literary perspective.

WHO’S YOUR FAVOURITE SUPERHERO? Part Two of Two.   

In part two of his superhero blog entry, Steve looks at Superman and others.

AMAZING THINGS: We. Have. BOOKS!

Introducing AMAZING STORIES CLASSICS - reprints from the golden age of Amazing Stories magazine!

TRULY AMAZING NEWS! Amazing Stories 35th Anniversary Cover Reveal

FuturesPast Editions Amazing Stories Classic Reprint - the first book is now revealed!

The 72nd Worldcon Voters will Forge History

The Hugos are upon us. RK gives you even more (and better reasons) to join up and vote!

El Reino de AV-LES

Joaquin Cervantes Bassoco, one of Mexico's most renowned artists, inspired Galaviz with his BATU comic.

How Not to be an Elitist Snob, or: The Joy of...

The Joy of Pansfnalistic Theocrasy and Burroughs covers!

The Ultimate Science Fiction Reading List Part 5

Somehow our first taste of fiction always seems to hold a special place in our minds and hearts even after we’ve read hundreds of new stories. Another installment of the ultimate science fiction reading list from some of our favorite authors and editors.

SciFi4Me.com, Your Portal to the Science Fiction Multiverse

“Greetings! Welcome to SciFi4Me.com – where we talk science fiction, not wrestling. “ I ask you how can one not love a sci-fi based website...

Interview with SFWA Grand Master Michael Moorcock

Interview with Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Grand Master Michael Moorcock who helped shape the Science Fiction industry.