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Spaceship Away Part 28 Autumn 2012 (magazine review).

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Spaceship Away Part 28 Autumn 2012 (magazine review).

I have to confess that I thought the latest ‘Spaceship Away’ was just running late, especially as I knew publisher Rod Barzilay was involved in writing a Dan Dare book for Haynes Publishing, which is coming out later in 2013 and yes, I am scheduled to be reviewing it. Seems like this issue got lost […]

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Apex Magazine # 47 (e-mag review).

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Apex Magazine # 47 (e-mag review).

This is something different! A rather unique identity with challenging, rewarding and expertly crafted fiction! This is the first time I’ve had a look at ‘Apex Magazine’ and I’m rather pleased I did. All you have to do is look up the website and the fiction comes free of charge. However, should you wish to […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction May/Jun 2013 Volume 124 # 707 (magazine review).

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction May/Jun 2013 Volume 124 # 707 (magazine review).

The big story in this issue of ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction’ is the novella ‘Wormwood Is Also A Star’ by Andy Stewart. It’s set in the Ukraine, a group of orphans caught in the Chernobyl radiation are unaffected save that they have telepathic powers. They are in an anomaly called the Angel’s […]

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Jupiter 39: XXXIX Hegemone (magazine review).

March 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Jupiter 39: XXXIX Hegemone	(magazine review).

Another welcome edition of ‘Jupiter’, the 39th since the voyage began all these years ago. With a colour cover to advertise its contents, the magazine just seems to get better with every issue and this time there are half a dozen stories plus lots of poetry on offer. The first story by Simon Fay, entitled […]

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Alter-Ego No. 115 March 2013 (magazine review).

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Alter-Ego No. 115 March 2013 (magazine review).

For those who don’t know, ‘Alter Ego’ is comic writer Roy Thomas’ magazine that examines various aspects of the early comicbook industry. The appeal of this mag must surely appeal to readers of my age in their 50s but if you’re younger and really want to understand the history of your favourite hobby, than these […]

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Black Static # 19 – Oct-Nov 2010 (magazine review).

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Black Static # 19 – Oct-Nov 2010 (magazine review).

When publishers make changes to the appearance of a product, there are two questions: Why and is it better? To be fair, the changes to ‘Black Static’s cover from #18 to #19 are largely cosmetic. The dark, mainly black trademark appearance is still there. The information that most casual buyers would want is still there. […]

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Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine # 55 (magazine review).

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Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine # 55 (magazine review).

At long last, issue number 55 of ‘Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine’ has reappeared from the wormhole and it’s now available for sale. Actually, it’s quite a good issue, so it was well worth the wait. Apart from the fact that I didn’t understand the editorial, which is no bad thing in itself, I thought some […]

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Interzone # 241 – Jul-Aug 2012 (magazine review).

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Interzone # 241 – Jul-Aug 2012 (magazine review).

For those of you who don’t already know, ‘Interzone’ is the UK’s leading short fiction magazine for Science Fiction and fantasy. Although it is officially counted as a semi-professional magazine for the purposes of things like the Hugo Awards, it’s a high quality offering, publishing around five stories every two months, accompanied by several regular […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction Jan/Feb 2013 Volume 124 # 705 (magazine review).

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction Jan/Feb 2013 Volume 124 # 705 (magazine review).

‘The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction’sees in the new year with another chunky issue featuring some old friends and a couple of welcome newcomers. I’ll start with the novelettes. In ‘Watching The Cow’ by Alex Irvine, kids around the world are playing video games when they suddenly go blind! Seven million people were on-line […]

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The Zombie Times: December 2012 (newsletter review).

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The Zombie Times: December 2012 (newsletter review).

The December issue of ‘The Zombie Times’ is a Christmas special. Mind you, given that the people at Terror4fun are rather odd, their idea of a festive edition may be somewhat different from the usual. Nonetheless, I found a lot of interesting items in this one and I’ve picked a few highlights below. This issue […]

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