Amazing Stories

Author: J. Jay Jones

No. 23 – 2014 January – David Weber, Military SF, and Neutral Combatants

No. 23 – 2014 January – David Weber, Military SF, and Neutral Combatants

J. Jay Jones surveys the history of David Weber's ... Read More »

No. 22 – 2013 October – Elizabeth Moon, Military Science Fiction, and Female Leads

No. 22 – 2013 October – Elizabeth Moon, Military Science Fiction, and Female Leads

If you like military science fiction, raise the al... Read More »

Special Report: Science Fiction Publishing and Art in Italy

Special Report: Science Fiction Publishing and Art in Italy

This Amazing Stories special report interviews sev... Read More »

A young Philip K Dick

No. 20 – Philip K Dick – “Where’s My Head?”

Angst is a modern condition that few of us can esc... Read More »

Blish, James - formal portrait

No. 19 – James Benjamin Blish, Cities in Flight, and Technical Exposition.

No. 19 – 2013 June – James Benjamin Bl... Read More »

Cherryh Portrait A

No. 18 – C.J. Cherryh, The Faded Sun, and a World Building Ethos.

No. 18 – 2013Jun02 – C.J. Cherryh, The Faded Sun, ... Read More »

Bradbury Amazing Portrait - Jeff Durham illustration

No. 17 – Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451, and Book Burning.

No. 17 – 2013May26 – Ray Bradbury, Fah... Read More »

Alice Sheldon Portrait - young

No. 16 – Alice Bradley Sheldon, The Screwfly Solution, and the Secret Life of a CIA Operative.

No. 16 – 2013 May12 – Alice Bradley Sh... Read More »

Arthur Charles Clarke - Pencil drawing

No.15 – Arthur Charles Clarke, A Space Odyssey, and Childhood’s End

No. 15– 2013May05– Arthur Charles Clarke, A Space ... Read More »

No. 14 Marion Zimmer Bradley, Darkover, and the Sexual Identity of Telepaths.

Bradley made her first sale as an adjunct to an am... Read More »

No. 13 – The Number Thirteen, Black Magic, Mysticism, Swordplay and Sorcery

Number 13: a 13th Amazing Stories post. I interrup... Read More »

No. 12 Alfred Elgin van Vogt, Weapons Masters, and The Big Three.

$1995.00. For 15 pages. That’s how much a co... Read More »

No. 11 Ursula Le Guin, Darkness, Exile, Dispossessed, and Human Sexuality.

Dear Miss Kidd, Ursula K. Le Guin writes extremely... Read More »

No. 10 Robert Heinlein, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, and Self-Reliance

No. 10 – 2013Mar10 – Robert Heinlein, The Mo... Read More »

Frankenstein 1931 - Boris Karloff - Director James Whale

No. 9: Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, and Who’s The Real Monster?

Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, while on holid... Read More »

Isaac Asimov in B & W drawing

No.8 Isaac Asimov, Psychohistory, Robot Crimes, and Positronic Brains.

2013Feb24 Isaac Asimov, Psychohistory, Robot Crime... Read More »

No. 7 Andre Norton, Telepaths, Telempathic Animals, and The Entrepreneurial Spacer.

2013Feb17 – Time spent in front of a compute... Read More »

No. 6 – Theodore Sturgeon, The Next Question, Well-Meaning Scientists and The Evil They Can Cause.

2013 Feb 10 – Theodore Sturgeon, aka/Edward ... Read More »

No. 5 – John W. Campbell, Who Goes There?, The Ultimate Weapon, and Hostile Aliens.

John W. Campbell, aka – Don A Stuart, wrote ... Read More »

No. 4 – H. G. Wells, The Time Machine, War of the Worlds, and the Social Impacts of Science

I suspect what most people remember most about H. ... Read More »

No. 3 – Jules Verne, From The Earth To The Moon, and Space Opera.

Jules Verne hovers between number two and number t... Read More »

No. 2 – Edgar Rice Burroughs, John Carter of Mars

Any SF library without Edgar Rice Burroughs and Jo... Read More »

No. 1 – Philip Francis Nowlan, Buck Rogers, and Military SF.

I’m both stunned and excited by the comeback of Am... Read More »