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A Brief History of Worldcons From NYCon to Discon, 1939-1962

The early years of fandom, and especially Worldcons, were wild and wonderful, featuring outsized personalities and innovations that are now standard features.

An Introduction To The Voyage That Lasted 600 Years by J....

(The Voyage That Lasted 600 Years was Originally published in Amazing Stories Oct 1940) INTRODUCTION Old-timers and historians of science fiction typically identify Robert A. Heinlein's...

I Was A Teenaged Bibliophile

For years, pierre’s life was ordered around comics etc. First he couldn’t live without the Amazing Spider man and the FF, Tom Swift, Tarzan,...

Thoughts On Amazing Stories Part 3: A Conversation With Patrick L....

Patrick L. Price edited Amazing Stories from September, 1986 until March, 1991, following a stint as Managing Editor while working under George Scithers (who...

Thoughts On Amazing Stories Part 2: Robert Silverberg

The following essay was originally written for Amazing Stories during its Wizards of the Coast phase and while under the editorship of Kim Mohan in...
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Thoughts On Amazing Stories, Part 1: Barry N. Malzberg

The following two essays originally appeared in Engines of the Night: Science Fiction in the Eighties by Barry N. Malzberg (Doubleday, 1982).  Kindle Edition and is reprinted...