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AMAZING NEWS: 10-13-19

Unresponsive Police bots, space walking cosmonauts, Saturn ascendant, cheese is addictive and lots more

Profiles in Pulp: The First Science Fiction Magazine(s)

Is Amazing Stories the world's first science fiction magazine? Yes. Did it get there all on its lonesome? No.

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 Histories, December 1926: Moon-Men and Murders

Amazing Stories closes out its first year of publication with excerpts from novels by H. G. Wells and Garrett O. Serviss, and much, much more.

CANADIAN AURORA AWARDS: LAST CALL TO VOTE!

This week Steve talks about Canadian SF/F, and those books, stories, and so on, that have been nominated for an Aurora Award this year. Oh, yeah—he’s a nominee too!

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.

Amazing Histories, September 1926: Novel Matters

the sixth issue of Amazing Stories focuses on novel excerpts rather than short stories, but what novel excerpts they are!

Amazing Histories, August 1926: The Mind Electric

A recurring theme in Amazing Stories #5 is the alteration of the human mind.

Amazing Histories, July 1926: Science or Fantasy?

In issue four of Amazing Stories, Hugo Gernsback editorializes about how much science should appear in stories in his magazine; but, does the fiction deliver?

Amazing Histories, June 1926: World’s End and Wacky Inventions

What strange stories would be put in front of readers of the third issue of Amazing Stories?

ACE DOUBLES and AMAZING ILLUSTRATORS PART II (Redux)

For the last of his NaNoWriMo ``redux`` columns, Steve finishes his look at Ace Doubles cover illustrators. Nostalgia, indeed! Good old stuff from the Good Old Days!

Boom & Bust: Lester Del Rey’s 12 Year Cycle

Taking a look at Lester Del Rey's theory of a 12 year boom and bust cycle for science fiction, 36 years on.

Top Post de Diciembre

Tanya tells it like it is - in spanish!

Hugo Award by the Numbers Part 4

Since 1966, the average length of Hugo nominated novels has more than doubled...

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.

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 2)

Continuing his series on the first year of Amazing Stories, Steve sees what "scientifiction" was trying to become: US!

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

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

Rewind: Interview with SFWA Grand Master James Gunn

Revisiting an excellent interview with Grand Master James Gunn

AMAZING THINGS: We. Have. BOOKS!

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

AMAZING THINGS: Futures Past A Visual History of Science Fiction

The first volume in a proposed 50 volume set of yearbooks devoted to the history of science fiction.

Hugo Award by the Numbers Part 3

A deep look into the history and statistics of an often overlooked Hugo Award category: Best Editor.

TRULY AMAZING NEWS! Amazing Stories 35th Anniversary Cover Reveal

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

FUTURESPAST EDITIONS CLASSIC REPRINT: The Fate of the Poseidonia by Clare...

The first science fiction story authored by a woman to appear in a science fiction magazine. FuturesPast Editions Amazing Stories Classic reprint of Clare Winger Harris' THE FATE OF THE POSEIDONIA

AMAZING PEOPLE In the News

Introducing new fiction beginning in June 2014

TODAY IN AMAZING STORIES

Today we say our good byes to the 88th anniversary issue of Amazing Stories

¿Qué está Pasando? 88 Años de Amazing Stories.

Tanya reflects on her involvement with Amazing and what it may mean for the future.

ACE Doubles and Some Amazing Illustrators Part Two

This week's piece covers the remainder of the main ACE Doubles cover artists and illustrators.

Happy 88th Birthday, Amazing Stories!

Amazing Stories is now 88 years old. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Dare We Laugh at Fandom? No? Can We Laugh at Science...

Dare we laugh at fandom or science fiction? Perhaps we should start thinking a bit more about laughing WITH it.

Review: Try to Remember by Frank Herbert

Try to Remember by Frank Herbert is a fitting finale to the 1969 edition Best of Amazing anthology and a fitting story to represent what is best about Amazing Stories. First published in the October 1961 issue, the novella is one of those stories that makes the reader think.