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Short Reviews - Mutiny, Larry Offenbecker

Mutiny by Larry Offenbecker appeared in then Fall 1945 issue of Planet Stories. 

Exactly what it says on the tin, Mutiny is a story about a space-ship captain who is confronted with a mutiny while en route to deliver important medical supplies to Jupiter. 262 more words



Okay, this is pretty big news!  I’ve got a LOT of really great stories for Zine’s first issue. So now, I’m (with some bittersweet regret) having to announce that submissions are (more or less) closing. 175 more words


The Weird Horror Fantasy Science Fiction Paperbacks of A.A. Merritt

 Abraham Grace Merritt was better known as A.A. Merritt. During the 1910’s through the 1930’s, he wrote several classic horror/fantasy/science fiction books with a pop of supernatural flair. 121 more words

Bryan Hitch on Batman

Comicbook characters such as Batman are part of contemporary iconography – a modern mythology on which we project  values, beliefs & ideologies in the forms of hopes & fears. 456 more words

Media Principles

Font Features

Everyone has a tendency to take eye-pleasing and appealing fonts for granted until you need them. And while Calibri, Arial, Courier and Times New Roman may hack it for every day stuff, sometimes you need a little bit more. 163 more words


1947 Sci-Fi Fandom Debate Rages on Depiction of Women in Science Fiction!

What was the Greatest Generation saying about science fiction in mid 1947?  Well, for one thing, they were loving Ray Bradbury and applauding Rocket Summer.  There was a debate going on as to whether the ladies on sci-fi covers were smoking hot or not smoking hot enough, but lots of people seemed pleased that Allen Anderson was drawing them.   405 more words


Surreal Thursday: Shadows' Speakeasy of Death

With the Case of The Seven League Chimney Flue now at our backs, Professor Pi and I turned our pensive steps to home. It had been a demanding case, both as an intellectual puzzle and as an emotional calliope. 572 more words