The Lone Ranger Green Hornet comic is overall an entertaining read, very much in the spirit of its pulp fiction origins.
Life in a western under the sea
A novel about deep sea living isn’t the deepest, but then it’s a Western too….
Is it old? Is it new? Is it even SF/F? Steve examines the ever-popular Saint series by Leslie Charteris.
Steve considers two of John Shirley’s different genres: Fantasy Detective and Western!
Some personal fannish history, a couple of takes on Amazing Stories from 1938, a recap of Modesty Blaise, a pic of John Travolta and a review of John M. Whalen’s Vampire Siege at Rio Muerto. What’s not to like?
“Hunting monsters is my business.” It’s more than a catch phrase that Monster Hunter Mordecai Slate uses. It’s a way of life—a way that is sorely tested when a wealthy New Mexican ranchero hires him to track down the vampire who ravished his daughter.
The double novels produced by Ace Books were works of art, inside and out. You just can’t beat holding a double Ace in your hand.
Speculative fiction’s ability to stay fresh is a direct result of its ability to blend with other genres: the mash-up, the hybrid, the literary crossroad are where science fiction has always found innovation. We’re a magpie genre, and I think that should be celebrated and explored.