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What Is All This Then?

EXTREMELY SHORT SUMMARY Lots of fans sign up for free memberships to read cool, fannish, free stuff: Advertisers pay to advertise: Ad revenue is used...

No. 3 – Jules Verne, From The Earth To The Moon,...

Jules Verne hovers between number two and number three on the list of the most translated books worldwide and I think it’s deserved. He became...
Jack Speer

The Clubhouse: Common language

I said last time that I wasn't going to debate the definition of "fan" here. But one of the most important defining characteristics of...

No. 1 – Philip Francis Nowlan, Buck Rogers, and Military SF.

I’m both stunned and excited by the comeback of Amazing Stories and that I have become a part of this historic process. And it...

Sword & Sorcery – What’s In A Name?

Sword & Sorcery has become a term of derision since the 1980s. There are good reasons for this but much of that derision is...

The Clubhouse Revenant

Hello, I'm Leah Zeldes and I'm a fan. I have been a fan since 1973, not long after I discovered the concept of fandom in...

Captain Marvel vs The Right Stuff

One of the ways writer Kelly Sue DeConnick is developing the new Captain Marvel is by giving her firm links to the history and...

Demolition

I was going to devote this initial essay to The Shaver Mystery, that forties phenomenon masterminded by Raymond Palmer which put science fiction for...