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It's been 121 years since Wells unleashed the Martian invasion on us, and 81 years since Orson Welles made us take to the streets in panic.
In her debut column, Linnea takes a look at four fantasy series.
Two people stand inside an observatory, staring up at the sky. They have access to a large telescope, but they are not looking through...
I, Rene Tardi, Prisoner of War in Stalag IIB by Jacques Tardi is one of those rare books that will stir, teach, and leave you in admiration of those who endured what hopefully, nobody else ever will.
extraterrestrial diseases, chemically-created spectres, man-eating plants, electric deathtraps and people being turned to stone...and it's ONLY 1927....
a short reminisce in honor of Moon Walking Day.
The debut of H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds, and an iconic Frank R. Paul cover.
June is LGBTQI Pride Month.
A few thoughts on the passing of one of the field's greats.
Two-fer, as Doris dives deep into both the July 1927 issue and the one and only Amazing Stories Annual.
A milestone of publication.
It’s certainly the most influential of all science fiction films, and the most often referenced of all the films in the genre.
The Trailer for the 50th anniversary release of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Roger Ebert's 1997 review of the film he originally saw in premiere in 1968
Kubrick's cut has been found, but there will never be a DVD that includes it.
“Films that were being made in an analogue way need to be presented in an analogue way.”
A Pictorial History of Science Fiction Films contains arguably the most complete list of movies produced between the earliest silent films to the mid-seventies
Gernsback video kinda sorta almost gets the story straight
In this latest issue, Hugo Gernsback announces that he and his associates have chosen the three contest winners from around 360 entrants
Tribute to Ike and a bit of inside baseball on fanzines
Harry Harrison, Eastercon 1971 and Vincent di Fate, MagicCon, 1992
The First Worldcon, the first Australian Worldcon and John Bangsund, Fred Pohl, Dave Kyle, Bob Madle and Earle Korshak
Bringing the world's first science fiction magazine back into print!
David Hartwell, David Drake, Robert Silverberg and Isaac Asimov
Leigh Brackett, Edmond Hamilton and James Gunn - Pacificon II and MidAmeriCon I
From Gernsback's editorial: “The editors of Amazing Stories… are trying their best to keep from this magazine stories that belong rather in the domain of fairy tales than in scientifiction”,
Amazing Stories' first anniversary issue hits the stands.
A new regular Sunday feature debuts this week: FANAC's Fan History Project videos. Fans have always been keen to embrace new technologies, including 8 and 16mm film!
Amazing Stories gives up its use of Amazing Stories Bulky Weave paper, Gernsback laments not being able to please 100% of his readers and some of them complain, just a bit, in the letter column.
Cover mentions. Every author loves them, but do they actually help sell magazines?