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Amazing Histories, May 1927: Long Journeys and Short Trips

Amazing Histories, May 1927: Long Journeys and Short Trips

From Gernsback's editorial: “The editors of Amazing Stories… are trying their best to keep from this magazine stories that belong rather in the domain of fairy tales than in scientifiction”, Read More »

Amazing Histories, April 1927: The First Anniversary

Amazing Histories, April 1927: The First Anniversary

Amazing Stories' first anniversary issue hits the stands. Read More »

FILM PROGRAM:  FANAC’s Video Library

FILM PROGRAM: FANAC’s Video Library

A new regular Sunday feature debuts this week: FANAC's Fan History Project videos. Fans have always been keen to embrace new technologies, including 8 and 16mm film! Read More »

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 »

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