Steve reviews the current F&SF. It’s still a great magazine! Get it now while it’s still on the stands!
No one loves space opera more than I do.
Steve continues his look at the first full year of Amazing Stories. This week it’s the third quarter of 1926.
Depictions of Conan have evolved over the years, from Emshwiller to Brundage to Arnold and now, to Jackson.
STOP THE PRESSES! AMAZING STORIES will begin publication of a special 88th anniversary edition of the magazine on April 1st, 2014. April 1st may be April Fools Day, but this is no joke. Beginning Tuesday, […]
As mentioned in an earlier post, L. Sprague de Camp attempted to turn Sword & Sorcery down a logical, Science Fictional route (ala John W. Campbell’s Unknown) with his Pusadian stories, but in this he […]
Two things happened in 1950. One: L. Sprague de Camp read his first Conan story. And two: L. Sprague de Camp would try to direct Sword & Sorcery down another track altogether. Those two don’t […]
Previously, in parts 1 and 2, I talked about collectors whose ambition, in collecting, was to have every one in set (“completists”) and those who had to have every one they wanted, however much it […]
The old axiom about not judging a book by its cover notwithstanding, I am going to judge the merits of various book covers that wrapped editions of heroic fiction. This is not a scholarly article, […]
M. D. Jackson has been drawing since he could first hold a pencil. He has been writing for so long that he has, in fact, developed an alternate personality named Jack to handle the fiction.
His work has appeared in numerous magazines and on the front covers of many books as well as in the pages of Amazing Stories Magazine. You can also see a lot of it at his gallery.