The HispanoAmerican roundup for January
Wow! weirdness and light this week in the news: plastic army women, Einstein up-ended, bra makers made spacesuits and if that isn’t weird enough, Cthulhu is picking a fight with Stephen King! Read on!
New releases and reissues; new issues of Aeternum, miNatura, Penumbria; interviews and presentations by several Amazing Stories authors, and more.
A new magazine – Disidia – released; coverage of Campbell, updates on Peruvian, Colmbian, Bolivian and Ecuadorian SF…more
Calls for submissions, new magazine editions and new releases
File 770’s paper issues archive updated on the FANAC website.
Steve ceases reviewing this week to tell you of cheap and free SF/F ebooks, SF sites, semiprozines and all sorts of SF/F resources online. Check them all out!
Perzine, Genzine, Sercon, Faned and twisted archaeology. Fanzines reviewed.
Steve begins an exploration of superhero comics at the very beginning!
A trip to the fanzine archives…this time across the Big Pond.
Ukraine is much on our minds lately. R. G. Cameron reminds us that there are fans living in that country, people no different than ourselves other than their geographic location.
Wanting to be a Fan makes you a fan – despite whatever litmus tests, obstacles or hoops to jump through some may want to throw in your way.
Rob Hansen’s Fan Stuff – more fan history than you can shake a fan at!
R. Graeme Cameron instructs us in the fine art of becoming a BNF – or nearly so. (It might be advisable to strive for Filthy Pro status instead….)
A trip back in time: Earl takes us into his library and pulls some influential fanzines from the shelves.
Reviews of recently published fanzines and thoughts on thought police.
Today – Littlebrook #9 from the incomparable fanzine team of Jerry Kaufman and Suzle Tompkins
Bob Jenning’s Fadeaway #39 – sercon at its finest.
It’s awards season once again and Earl Terry Kemp profiles some works that are eligible for various Hugo Award categories.
Today’s absolutely cool website is Rob Hansen’s Fan Stuff – UK & general fannish history – in depth!
Libros Hubo muchas reseñas de libros el mes pasado. Gary Dalkin reseña la colección de 10 historias Feast and Famine: Book Review – Feast and Famine by Adrian Tchaikovsky. Steve Fahnestalk nos recomienda el libro The Heavens Rise de Christopher Rice (el hijo de Anne Rice, para más detalles) en Book Review — A Spooky […]
There is no mention of egoboo in the first Fancyclopedia, written by Jack Speer, published in 1944.
Receiving zines in the mail used to be almost an everyday thing for me back in “The Day,” but sadly, it’s an unusual occurrence these days.
As late as twenty years ago a fanzine panel at a VCON would draw thirty to forty fen, all curious, many enthusiastic, all appreciative of any sprightly and hilarious tales to be told springing from fanac lore, tradition, and experience. But now…
I stopped participating in convention panels promoting fanzine fandom when the four panelists on the panel outnumbered the audience four-to-one…
Of note is the upcoming Corflu, the annual convention for fanzine fans, which next year will be held in Richmond, Virginia, May 2nd to 4th 2014.
Earl Terry Kemp revives an old Amazing Stories and fannish tradition, The Club House. Fannish news from across the fan-o-sphere!
The History of the Canadian Faned Awards
Short Fiction Reviews – Zillions of ‘Em – On Tangent Online
Frenetic Fannish Falderol from the pages of Entropy Blue. Due obeisance is paid to Ghu.
No Time, No Energy and Not Much To Say #12 for your fannish reading pleasure