Articles and posts that deal with SF, fantasy and horror pulps, both the magazines and the stories in them.
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The Big Shutdown by John M. Whalen is a fun read that will remind readers just why pulp fiction, westerns, and ray guns belong together.
Pulp inspired Star Wars and then, Star Wars inspired pulp!
New issues from Alfa Eridiani and Science Fiction Portal; recommendation lists too
The Ace Double novel was an example of an innovative format capturing the fancy of the reading public and effectively changing the landscape of the publishing industry.
New Pulp Planet magazine's first issue launches and Adrift on the Sea of Rains receiving rave reviews
Readers will be taken back as they discover a new kind of old hero in the graphic novel collection MONO Vol. 1 by Liam Sharp, Ben Wolstenholme, and Fin Cramb.
All the magazine covers from 1940.
A listing of all of the professionally published fiction for 1940.
A series devoted to helping voters select the 1941 Retrospective Hugo Awards.
Early science fiction and fantasy magazines of the twentieth century, of which Amazing Stories was chief, employed artists for their interior illustrations who could produce images of great variety using only ink applied to paper.
Is it old? Is it new? Is it even SF/F? Steve examines the ever-popular Saint series by Leslie Charteris.
As far as pulp SF goes, Orbit One by Mel Jay fits the mold. It has many of the classic elements fans usually go for with the touch of social commentary we’ve come to expect.
Profiles of new releases - The Stone Army, Monsters in the West, Son of Stone & Other Stories and a hispanic fantasy anthology.
Gestapo Mars by Victor Gischler is the quintessential example of a guilty pleasure. You might feel a little guilty afterwards, but you’ll be anxiously awaiting a sequel.
Earl Norem was a gigantic talent and regularly and consistently produced work of the highest caliber
The short story Hide and Seek by Arthur C. Clarke takes two distinctly different stories and blends them together in a cohesive journey that readers can enjoy simultaneously.
Barsoom. Sooner or later, every artist has to try their hand illustrating Burrough's tales
The world of illustration lost a real treasure this past week when artist Glen Orbik lost his long battle with cancer on May 11th.
Be it film, radio, or just reading the short story, Arthur C. Clarke’s All the Time in the World is a must for every member of fandom to experience.
The dynamic duo of DC Comics and Dynamite Entertainment brings fans of two iconic super hero teams together in this exciting six issue comic series, Batman 66’ Meets the Green Hornet.
Steve finishes his "time machine" with a look at the final three issues of Amazing's first full year.
Steve continues his look at the first full year of Amazing Stories. This week it's the third quarter of 1926.
You don't have to be "manly" to paint "manly".
New short form fiction projects, film and more
Continuing his series on the first year of Amazing Stories, Steve sees what "scientifiction" was trying to become: US!
Painting with the values between 0 and 1
Steve begins a series of columns examining Amazing Stories' first full year of publishing!
Most of our greatest founding authors got bit by the SF bug when they discovered science fiction magazines - notably those published by Hugo Gernsback
Hunting Monsters Is My Business – The Mordecai Slate Stories is an action packed collection reminiscent to the pulp classic dime store novels with a morbid twist of supernatural mystery and intrigue.
The short story Mr. Spaceship gives readers plenty to think about with its unique twist on the self-aware machine. How far can and should man go to preserve civilization?