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Back Issue # 68 (magazine review).

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Back Issue # 68 (magazine review).

Although I’ve nearly completed my whistle-stop tour of ‘Legion Of Super-Heroes’ material outstanding since DC Comics have removed them from their titles. I thought it was about time I had a look at TwoMorrows’ magazine Back Issue # 68 that gave all its attention to the 30th century from the 1970s-80s, although there is some […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2015, Volume 128 # 718.

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2015, Volume 128 # 718.

The latest issue of ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction’ starts with some big news. Gordon Van Gelder, who has published and edited the magazine for the last eighteen years, has decided that it’s time to pass the editor’s baton on to someone new. He has chosen C.C. Finlay, who was allowed a dress […]

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Uncanny Magazine # 3 March/April 2015 (emag review).

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Uncanny Magazine # 3 March/April 2015 (emag review).

Maybe a slight hint of panic in the editorial of ‘Uncanny Magazine’ regarding future funding but otherwise this new magazine seems to be going along quite well. With the third issue, ‘Uncanny’ has probably established its own identity and there are no problems in attracting submissions, so much so that they have been closed until […]

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On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 26 no. 3 # 98 (magazine review).

March 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 26 no. 3  # 98 (magazine review).

After the contents page and the subscription information, On Spec # 98 opens with an editorial: ‘The Future Of On Spec And The Challenges We Face’ by Diane L. Walton, Managing Editor. Small arts magazines cannot get by on the revenues from advertisers and subscribers alone but need extra funding. Their government grant has been […]

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Comic Book Creator # 6 Presents Swampmen (magazine review).

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Comic Book Creator # 6 Presents Swampmen (magazine review).

I often wondered about the American love of swamps. Certainly, they have more of them than we have, so it’s pretty much a climate thing. When you include how dark and murky they are, it’s a natural fodder to think big beasties, other than alligators could stalk out of it or bond with humans and […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan/Feb 2015, Volume 128 # 717 (magazine review).

January 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan/Feb 2015, Volume 128 # 717 (magazine review).

The first issue of ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction’ for 2015 is packed full of content, including five novelettes, six short stories, two poems and the usual set of non-fiction columns. What greets you first as you pick the magazine up is a gorgeously colourful, if somewhat static, image of a ghostly figure […]

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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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