History

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 »

Amazing Histories, November 1926: Apocalyptic Visions

Amazing Histories, November 1926: Apocalyptic Visions

The November 1926 issue of Amazing Stories contained a lot of dark stories, including the conclusion of the serialization of H. G. Wells' The Island of Doctor Moreau. Read More »

Amazing Histories, October 1926: Pole to Pole

Amazing Histories, October 1926: Pole to Pole

It's back to October 1926... Read More »

THE AMAZING YEARS – MAY 2017

THE AMAZING YEARS – MAY 2017

The return of another semi-regular feature, our ten year anniversary review of the magazine's history. Read More »

Amazing Histories, July 1926: Science or Fantasy?

Amazing Histories, July 1926: Science or Fantasy?

In issue four of Amazing Stories, Hugo Gernsback editorializes about how much science should appear in stories in his magazine; but, does the fiction deliver? Read More »

REVIEW: HIDDEN FIGURES (A FEEL-GOOD MOVIE!)

REVIEW: HIDDEN FIGURES (A FEEL-GOOD MOVIE!)

Steve time travels (again?) back to 1961 with the review of the movie “Hidden Figures” and finds it more than good. Possibly his fave movie so far this year! Read More »

MY FANNISH HISTORY REDUX—WORLDCONS and NAMETAGS etc.

MY FANNISH HISTORY REDUX—WORLDCONS and NAMETAGS etc.

Steve tells you where to get a free SF book and revisits/rewrites an old column dealing with Worldcons and nametags and such. Read More »

Amazing Histories, June 1926: World’s End and Wacky Inventions

Amazing Histories, June 1926: World’s End and Wacky Inventions

What strange stories would be put in front of readers of the third issue of Amazing Stories? Read More »

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