Hugo Gernsback

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 »

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 »

ACE DOUBLES and AMAZING ILLUSTRATORS PART II (Redux)

ACE DOUBLES and AMAZING ILLUSTRATORS PART II (Redux)

For the last of his NaNoWriMo ``redux`` columns, Steve finishes his look at Ace Doubles cover illustrators. Nostalgia, indeed! Good old stuff from the Good Old Days! Read More »

Boom & Bust:  Lester Del Rey’s 12 Year Cycle

Boom & Bust: Lester Del Rey’s 12 Year Cycle

Taking a look at Lester Del Rey's theory of a 12 year boom and bust cycle for science fiction, 36 years on. Read More »

Top Post de Diciembre

Top Post de Diciembre

Tanya tells it like it is - in spanish! Read More »

Hugo Award by the Numbers Part 4

Hugo Award by the Numbers Part 4

Since 1966, the average length of Hugo nominated novels has more than doubled... Read More »

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE (Last Part): Amazing’s First Full Year

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE (Last Part): Amazing’s First Full Year

Steve finishes his "time machine" with a look at the final three issues of Amazing's first full year. Read More »

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 2)

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 2)

Continuing his series on the first year of Amazing Stories, Steve sees what "scientifiction" was trying to become: US! Read More »

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 1)

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 1)

Steve begins a series of columns examining Amazing Stories' first full year of publishing! Read More »

Rewind: Interview with SFWA Grand Master James Gunn

Rewind: Interview with SFWA Grand Master James Gunn

Revisiting an excellent interview with Grand Master James Gunn Read More »

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