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What’s new with South Korean science fiction? 

What’s new with South Korean science fiction? 

There are new platforms! America has graphic novels; Japan has anime; and South Korea has web comics. Web-based comics known as ‘webtoons’ are popular. Thanks to Korea’s world’s fastest optic networks. Webtoons are the ideal comics, since they c... Read More »

Amazing Histories, January 1927: Start of a New Year

Amazing Histories, January 1927: Start of a New Year

The first issue of Amazing Stories for 1927 features writing by, among others, Murray Leinster and H. G. Wells, as well as the magazine's first...letters column! Read More »

Close encounter of South Korean kind/South Korean Science Fiction

Close encounter of South Korean kind/South Korean Science Fiction

At times, living in South Korea feels like living in a science fiction or dark fantasy world. Does this mean that South Koreans aren't interested in speculative fiction? ABSOLUTELY NOT! Read More »

Novedades de agosto

Novedades de agosto

New book releases, a television series, radio interviews and so much more! Read More »

Professor Rachel Armstrong Joins Improbable Botany

Professor Rachel Armstrong Joins Improbable Botany

Professor Rachel Armstrong joins the Improbable Botany team! Read More »

Novedades de Junio en Hispanoamérica

Novedades de Junio en Hispanoamérica

News of book releases, writing contests and other speculative fiction events of interest to Spanish speakers. Read More »

Poesía Visual Mexicana

Poesía Visual Mexicana

An account of research into Visual Poetry in Spanish countries. Read More »

Blogger Invitado: Diego Maenza. Importancia de la Ciencia Ficción

Blogger Invitado: Diego Maenza. Importancia de la Ciencia Ficción

An analysis of how science fiction themes and tropes have become a part of popular culture, and, in particular, have merged with literary fiction, leads to a discussion of the writing of Cristián Londoño Proaño. Read More »

Novedades de Enero

Novedades de Enero

January was a busy month for Spanish language speculative fiction, with many book and magazine releases, calls for stories and more! Read More »

Review: The People’s Police by Norman Spinrad

Review: The People’s Police by Norman Spinrad

Norman Spinrad's latest novel, The People's Police, is raw, real near future science fiction. Read More »

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