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AMAZING NEWS: 10-13-19

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

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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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

Amazing Histories, July 1926: Science or Fantasy?

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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Tanya tells it like it is - in spanish!

Hugo Award by the Numbers Part 4

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

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE (Last Part): Amazing’s First Full Year

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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)

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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)

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

Rewind: Interview with SFWA Grand Master James Gunn

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Revisiting an excellent interview with Grand Master James Gunn

AMAZING THINGS: We. Have. BOOKS!

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

AMAZING THINGS: Futures Past A Visual History of Science Fiction

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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Introducing new fiction beginning in June 2014

TODAY IN AMAZING STORIES

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

¿Qué está Pasando? 88 Años de Amazing Stories.

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

ACE Doubles and Some Amazing Illustrators Part Two

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

Happy 88th Birthday, Amazing Stories!

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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...

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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

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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.