It features all the original illustrations by the legendary Frank R. Paul for each story. The authors comprise a Who's Who of early science fiction: SFWA Grandmaster Ray Bradbury, Jules Verne Prize recipient Edmond Hamilton, Buck Rogers creator Philip Francis Nowland, David H. Keller who John Clute hailed as "the ideal" Gernsback writer, Science Fiction Hall of Fame honoree Edgar Rice Burroughs, Eisner Hall of Fame inductee Eando Binder, and R. F. Starzl, dubbed a "master" of space opera by E. E. Smith. The table of contents presents a stellar lineup of such notable stories as "I, Robot," "Armageddon: 2419" (introducing Buck Rogers), "John Carter and the Giant of Mars," and "Devolution."
Then, due out soon is The Best of Amazing Stories: 1926, the first of a year-by-year showcase of the best stories selected from each year of the publication's storied history.
In Artificial Condition, Martha Well’s soap opera loving rogue security AI remains cantankerous and awesome. Murderbot is an AI security robot with a busted autonomy regulator. So long as they can keep the regulator a secret, they can remain fully aware and independent. Mostly they want to watch soap operas. Soap operas and to be […]
Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder, John Waters’ new book, sounds like a demented must-have: It “serves it up raw: how to fail upward in Hollywood; how to develop musical taste from Nervous Norvus to Maria Callas; how to build a home so ugly and trendy that no one but you would […]
Chamber’s second novel, A Closed and Common Orbit, in her Wayfarer series is so wonderful I cried several times. A Closed and Common Orbit picks up immediately after Chambers’ first story, Long Way to a Small and Angry Planet concludes but is barely an extension of that tale, beyond further expanding on Chambers’ wonderful universe. […]
Thanks to a series of progressive movements throughout the United States, more and more states are allowing people to smoke in the great outdoors with absolute freedom. Unfortunately, most pipe-makers have been slow to catch up with this new reality, which leads to avid smokers stuffing a cumbersome glass pipe in their pocket every time […]
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