Steve reviews the 70th Anniversary Issue of F&SF and finds it good. Excellent, in fact. There’s still time to read the issue before the Nov./Dec. one comes out!
Is Amazing Stories the world’s first science fiction magazine? Yes. Did it get there all on its lonesome? No.
Imaginando a Verne takes a look at Jules Verne’s influence on Ecuadoran science fiction.
Tanya takes a moment out to let us know about her latest book, one that begins with a “false” biography of Jules Verne, including his automated “nanny”!
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
The Ghost Club: Newly Found Tales of Victorian Terror is a unique collection from William Meikle, as if told by some of the most classic voices in literature.
Nemo Rising by C. Courtney Joyner is a fitting addition to the storied character’s legacy.
Frankenstein Dreams: A Connoisseur’s Collection of Victorian Science Fiction is a gallery of literary wonder edited by Michael Sims
The first issue of Amazing Stories for 1927 features writing by, among others, Murray Leinster and H. G. Wells, as well as the magazine’s first…letters column!
Amazing Stories closes out its first year of publication with excerpts from novels by H. G. Wells and Garrett O. Serviss, and much, much more.
The November 1926 issue of Amazing Stories contained a lot of dark stories, including the conclusion of the serialization of H. G. Wells’ The Island of Doctor Moreau.
An overview of the theory and practice of Spanish language neo-indigenous science fiction.
Veronica interviews Corie Weaver, editor of the Young Explorers’ Adventure Guide series of books, then asks some science fiction romance writers what the first science fiction books they read were.
The Alchemist is an excellent example of the true magic that happens when literary fiction and genre fiction work together.
News of the Ignotus Award (the Spanish Hugos), the publication of El Club de los Etéreos by Aniel Dominic, and more!
the sixth issue of Amazing Stories focuses on novel excerpts rather than short stories, but what novel excerpts they are!
A recurring theme in Amazing Stories #5 is the alteration of the human mind.
In issue four of Amazing Stories, Hugo Gernsback editorializes about how much science should appear in stories in his magazine; but, does the fiction deliver?
What strange stories would be put in front of readers of the third issue of Amazing Stories?
An exploration of some of the challenges of translating an English language text into Chinese.
Nina Munteanu explores issue surrounding eco-fiction and optimistic science fiction with four female speculative fiction authors and/or publishers.
Star Trek was the first science fiction television show to deal seriously with multiculturalism and the “other.”
Jules Verne – fascinating in any medium and in any language!
This week Steve reviews the new March/April issue of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF), and talks about a postage stamp series that never came about, honouring SF writers, and the reasons behind it.
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.
Continuing his series on the first year of Amazing Stories, Steve sees what “scientifiction” was trying to become: US!
Steve begins a series of columns examining Amazing Stories’ first full year of publishing!
he 13th inductee into our growing list of The Greatest SF Novels of All TIme!
What are our kids reading these days? The next generation of fandom may be in for quite a surprise from a literary perspective.