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Uncanny Magazine # 2 January/February 2015 (emag review).

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Uncanny Magazine # 2 January/February 2015 (emag review).

The second issue of the new speculative fiction magazine, ‘Uncanny Magazine’, is with us and, by all accounts, it’s a rather good read. It has got off the mark running and let’s hope it keeps up the good pace. You can read some of the content online but is also available if you purchase the […]

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On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 26 no. 2 # 97 (magazine review).

December 28, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 26 no. 2  # 97 (magazine review).

On Spec # 97 gets the fiction started with ‘Bugzapper’ by Mikey Hamm, this issue’s author interviewee. It’s a dense story about Josh, a teenage genius who is planning a date with a princess from another dimension in a park infested with dangerous insects. Josh accidentally caused the insect problem when trying to deal with […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Nov/Dec 2014, Volume 127 # 716 (magazine review).

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Nov/Dec 2014, Volume 127 # 716 (magazine review).

This is the last issue of ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction’ for 2014 and editor Gordon van Gelder has filled it with early Christmas presents, including two novellas, two novelettes and five short stories, in addition to the usual book and film reviews. There’s even a 2014 index and a reader competition in […]

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Uncanny Magazine # 1 November/December 2014 (emag review).

November 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Uncanny Magazine # 1 November/December 2014  (emag review).

From the USA, ‘Uncanny Magazine’, a new online magazine of fantasy and Science Fiction. It’s edited by Lynne M Thomas and Michael Damien Thomas with each issue containing speculative fiction, podcasts, poetry, essays, art and interviews. The question is does the world need a new SF magazine when there are already plenty of them about? […]

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Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine # 60 (magazine review).

November 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine # 60 (magazine review).

The guys on this starliner must be feeling a little old because they’ve reached their Diamond Jubilee! Will they qualify for the state pension yet? I would keep them chained to the grindstone because, by all accounts, they are still doing very well in looking after the passengers on the ship, even grumpy ones like […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Sept/Oct 2014, Volume 127 # 714 (magazine review).

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Sept/Oct 2014, Volume 127 # 714 (magazine review).

The September/October issue of ‘The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction’ popped through my letterbox a few weeks back and I’ve been busily enjoying the stories inside ever since. After the last issue was guest edited by C.C. Finlay, this one returns to the hands of long-time editor Gordon van Gelder, who has selected five […]

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Albedo One # 45 (magazine review).

November 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
Albedo One # 45 (magazine review).

The latest edition of the Dublin-based magazine ‘Albedo One’ is now available and in it there are seven short stories, a couple of interviews and lots of reviews. Very good quality fiction drips from the pages which is what you’d expect from a magazine of this standing. They are stories which are challenging, thoughtful and […]

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On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 26 no. 1 # 96 Spring 2014 (magazine review).

September 27, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 26 no. 1 # 96 Spring 2014  (magazine review).

As revealed in an article last month, ‘On Spec’ is in peril of its life after losing funding from the Canadian Arts Council. The nice reviewer who loves short fiction and wants all the magazines to prosper is therefore tempted to shout its merits from the rooftops yet honesty must prevail. Happily, the two motivations […]

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Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine # 59 (magazine review).

September 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine # 59 (magazine review).

The latest edition of ‘Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine’ was a bit later than normal but you’ve got to feel sorry for the guys from Australia, after all they are working upside down and would fall off the Earth if not for velcro keeping them attached. Nevertheless, they have produced a very good issue with plenty […]

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Comic Book Creator # 3 (magazine review).

September 19, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Comic Book Creator # 3 (magazine review).

‘Comic Book Creator’ combines looking at both comicbook writers and artists under one title. With a magazine format, what would be classified as gold will depend on your age or what you find interesting about the medium. This issue focuses way back but if you just like looking at and reading about talented people, you’ll […]

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