Robert Bloch

TWO FAVOURABLE REVIEWS AND A BLURB   

TWO FAVOURABLE REVIEWS AND A BLURB   

This week Steve takes on a blurb and a book review and a movie review. And he has a good time with all of it! He doesn’t think your mileage will vary much! Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: STAR GUARD BY ANDRE NORTON and other stuff

BOOK REVIEW: STAR GUARD BY ANDRE NORTON and other stuff

This week Steve's all over the map. He reviews an old YA by Andre Norton, talks about cover artists (including Ed Emshwiller) and answers a comment from a reader. Oh, and he throws in a little egoboo for himself. Read More »

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: “breaking people off at the ankles”

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: “breaking people off at the ankles”

Fanzines reviewed: SHANGRI-L’AFFAIRES “SHAGGY” #39 Shaggy (#39) Nov 1958 (Note: If the following doesn’t convince you the clubzine SHAGGY was a group effort by a staggering array of now legendary fans in the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, the... Read More »

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: Boyd Raeburn and his “crackingly crepitent… risibilities…”.

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: Boyd Raeburn and his “crackingly crepitent… risibilities…”.

Can anything written after 1953 be considered 'topical'? Read More »

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: Dean A. Grennell, the “Crottled Greeps” man.

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: Dean A. Grennell, the “Crottled Greeps” man.

Fanzines reviewed: GRUE (#29 & 28), published 1956/1958. About forty years ago Harry Warner Jr. described Grennell as “the forgotten fan.” Yet only twenty-five years earlier (in the early fifties) he’d been widely respected and renowned among fa... Read More »

Small Press Book Review:  Tales From Super-Science Fiction

Small Press Book Review: Tales From Super-Science Fiction

50s redux - Super Science Fiction! Read More »

Horror Film or Terror Film. Which is it? Karloff and Clarens Speak Out

Horror Film or Terror Film. Which is it? Karloff and Clarens Speak Out

Boris Karloff made 'terror' films. Not horror films. Read More »

Star Trek, The Empire

Star Trek, The Empire

In Star Trek: TOS, the episode Mirror, Mirror introduced us to an alternate universe featuring an Earth dominated empire. Star Trek 'the Franchise' has managed to pull that same feat off in the real world. Read More »

Want to Become a BNF? (Big Name Fan?) Here’s One Long Forgotten Fan Who Tried.

Want to Become a BNF? (Big Name Fan?) Here’s One Long Forgotten Fan Who Tried.

R. Graeme Cameron instructs us in the fine art of becoming a BNF - or nearly so. (It might be advisable to strive for Filthy Pro status instead....) Read More »

A Fan’s Anniversary of Sorts

A Fan’s Anniversary of Sorts

Some personal fannish history, a couple of takes on Amazing Stories from 1938, a recap of Modesty Blaise, a pic of John Travolta and a review of John M. Whalen's Vampire Siege at Rio Muerto. What's not to like? Read More »

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