Book Review: Vicious, by V.E. Schwab

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V.E. (Victoria) Schwab’s people are called EO, for ExtraOrdinary people; people with something extra. These abilities are not genetic, nor are they the result of spilled chemicals (The Flash), extraterrestrial birth (Superman) or encounters with supernatural forces (The Mask); EOs gain their powers by an unfortunate encounter with mortality.

The 1941 Retro Hugo Awards (Part 2 – The Authors)

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Every single author writing professionally in the field in 1940.

For the Ray Bradbury Centennial Celebration, We’re Reposting I, Rocket by...

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A thing of steel and alloy—a rocket ship. Yet it claimed respect and gave a great enduring loyalty.

Fiction In Amazing Stories Today: The Geno Virus by R. K....

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Our last piece of fiction in the 88th anniversary issue touches on many SF themes.

Erring On the Side Of Love: A Review of The Melancholy...

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Catherynne M. Valente's new collection teems with floating lanterns and fox spirits, gods and baku and bears and animated calligraphy brushes, all revolving around the recurrent figure of a Western woman dreaming about a country she can never quite reach, even when she's there.

REVIEW: EDWARD WILLETT’S “MOONLIT WORLD” (New book!)

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Today Steve reviews a new book by Edward Willett called “The Moonlit World,” part of his “Worldshapers” series. He thought it was a lot of fun.

Dubbing Gone Wrong: Americanization, Racism, and Willful Ignorance

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It is extremely difficult, as a creator of any sort, to escape your culture.

New Fiction: Lost Phoenixes

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Our latest fiction - and notes on accessing the magazine.

Review: Cemetery Girl by Charlaine Harris

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Alastair reviews the new graphic novel by Charlaine Harris, Christopher Golden and Don Kramer

Discovering the Invasion

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The Invasion by Robert Willey takes us back to the era of a war torn United States fighting the good fight. At the same time, the story also opens the reader’s mind to some of the most fantastic speculations in space travel of the period.

Noticias Literatura 9-1

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And the winners of the Alberto Magno Prize for Science Fiction are -

A Bloody Mashup: A Review of Kim Newman’s “Anno Dracula”

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A journey down Lugosi lane: a documentary on the famous Dracula star leads to the discovery of Kim Newman's mashup - Anno Dracula.

Aliens, Philip K. Dick, and a Final Exam

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We all remember that first SF magazine we cracked during our own Golden Ages. John shares his own natal experience.

Rockets and Missiles: Past and Future

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Rockets and Missiles: Past and Future by Martin Caidin is literally a blast from the past. It is a delightfully historical account of man’s progression into space – because rockets are cool.

Krakens and Spiders and Zombies, Oh My!

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Monsters have always been with us in genre fiction, in ancient myths, and fairy tales. But are they ever new?

A Million Reasons Why CyberStorm Is Still Relevant

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Topping international sales of over a million copies, CyberStorm is an indie-publishing success story with longevity.

Finding Fault With the SF Nitpickers 

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  It used to be that if a genre movie didn't make sense to you on some level, you might just  turn to someone afterwards and...

WHO WAS HENRY KUTTNER (LEWIS PADGETT)? DO YOU KNOW?

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This week Steve examines a prolific author of the ‘40s and ‘50s who seems to be nearly forgotten today. Maybe we can change that!

Review: Making the Rounds, by Allan Weiss

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Weiss takes on the Kabbala.

Battle Fever J! This Is Why I Love Japan (and You...

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Battle Fever J was a forerunner of the Power Rangers: four guys and a girl in superhero suits, saving the world from "the mysterious deity Satan Egos."
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The Great Milo by David Gerrold

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Reprinting David Gerrold's contribution to our special edition

Stop the (parallel) Worlds – I Want To Get Off!

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They're expanding everywhere: an infinite series of novels, an endless number of parallel stories, each one populated by people who seem similar to us but whose lives have changed in just one salient way

Misterio y fantasía en la novela ecuatoriana “Diosa verde, la tabla...

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Review of an illustrated novel with three authors

Finalist for Chinese Nebula Awards 2015

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Chinese works receive over 50,000 votes for the Chinese Nebula awards, 2015.

“Profanador de recuerdos”, una novela juvenil de ciencia ficción ecuatoriana

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Defiler of Memories (Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, Quito, 2016) by Oliver Vera Barberán is a YA, debut science fiction novel

AMAZING PEOPLE: Kermit Woodall Published in Nth Degree

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Amazing Stories Art Director has a new short story published in the Nth Degree online magazine

Star Trek- Communism in Space?

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I’ll start this week’s thought-provoking commentary with a statement: I like Star Trek. Mostly. I’m no Trekkie/Trekker, but I greatly enjoyed TOS and TNG....

Novedades de Enero

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Publication of The Inevitable Resurrection of the Boltzmann Brains by Mario Daniel Martín; Ediciones Minotauro will publish the illustrated edition of "La llamada de Cthulhu", by H.P. Lovecraft; other new releases and calls for submissions.

New Fiction: A Clean Start

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Our latest fiction - and notes on accessing the magazine.

Shadowpact – Graphic Novel Review

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Every one hundred years, a new Shadowpact comes together when there is a great magical crisis afoot.