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Amazing Histories, March 1927: Hidden Worlds

Amazing Histories, March 1927: Hidden Worlds

Amazing Stories gives up its use of Amazing Stories Bulky Weave paper, Gernsback laments not being able to please 100% of his readers and some of them complain, just a bit, in the letter column. Read More »

On Cover Mentions

On Cover Mentions

Cover mentions. Every author loves them, but do they actually help sell magazines? Read More »

Robert Lawrence Jr.: The First African American Astronaut

Robert Lawrence Jr.: The First African American Astronaut

Air Force Major Robert Lawrence Jr., who was never a NASA astronaut, and never made a flight into space, was our nation's first African American astronaut. Read More »

Amazing Histories, February 1927: New Worlds and Human Failings

Amazing Histories, February 1927: New Worlds and Human Failings

Time to activate the way-back machine once more as we journey to February 1927 and the latest issue of Amazing Stories! Read More »

Three Apollo Astronauts We Lost This Year

Three Apollo Astronauts We Lost This Year

Apollo astronauts Gene Cernan, Richard Gordon and Paul Weitz died in 2017. There's a little known story about each of them. Read More »

‘Xaghra’s Revenge’, by Geoff Nelder

‘Xaghra’s Revenge’, by Geoff Nelder

Xaghra’s Revenge is a well-written, time-travelling historical fantasy. Highly recommended! Read More »

Fall 2017 SF Anime Preview

Fall 2017 SF Anime Preview

The leaves will soon be falling, and so will a new batch of shows! 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 »

The Naming of Awards and the Taking Down of Monuments

The Naming of Awards and the Taking Down of Monuments

This is one of those issues that is so fraught, so convoluted, so personal and so public, that it is doubtful anyone can address it in a manner that doesn't offend some, certainly doesn't solve anything and may serve to confuse rather than to illumin... Read More »

Amazing Histories, December 1926: Moon-Men and Murders

Amazing Histories, December 1926: Moon-Men and Murders

Amazing Stories closes out its first year of publication with excerpts from novels by H. G. Wells and Garrett O. Serviss, and much, much more. Read More »

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