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Is Amazing Stories the world’s first science fiction magazine? Yes. Did it get there all on its lonesome? No.
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 Stories closes out its first year of publication with excerpts from novels by H. G. Wells and Garrett O. Serviss, and much, much more.
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!
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.
the sixth issue of Amazing Stories focuses on novel excerpts rather than short stories, but what novel excerpts they are!
A recurring theme in Amazing Stories #5 is the alteration of the human mind.
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?
What strange stories would be put in front of readers of the third issue of Amazing Stories?
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!
Taking a look at Lester Del Rey’s theory of a 12 year boom and bust cycle for science fiction, 36 years on.
Tanya tells it like it is – in spanish!
Since 1966, the average length of Hugo nominated novels has more than doubled…
Steve finishes his “time machine” with a look at the final three issues of Amazing’s first full year.
Continuing his series on the first year of Amazing Stories, Steve sees what “scientifiction” was trying to become: US!
Steve begins a series of columns examining Amazing Stories’ first full year of publishing!
Revisiting an excellent interview with Grand Master James Gunn
Introducing AMAZING STORIES CLASSICS – reprints from the golden age of Amazing Stories magazine!
The first volume in a proposed 50 volume set of yearbooks devoted to the history of science fiction.
A deep look into the history and statistics of an often overlooked Hugo Award category: Best Editor.
FuturesPast Editions Amazing Stories Classic Reprint – the first book is now revealed!
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
Introducing new fiction beginning in June 2014
Today we say our good byes to the 88th anniversary issue of Amazing Stories
Tanya reflects on her involvement with Amazing and what it may mean for the future.
This week’s piece covers the remainder of the main ACE Doubles cover artists and illustrators.
Amazing Stories is now 88 years old. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Dare we laugh at fandom or science fiction? Perhaps we should start thinking a bit more about laughing WITH it.
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.