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New SF, Fantasy, and Horror magazines: Posted 14 July 2004

May/June 2004, $12.95/C$16.95, cover art by Gregory Manchess
• Bimonthly magazine of literary genre fiction, launched late-2003; edited by Lou Anders and James A. Owen
• Website:

• Second issue of this new incarnation of the classic magazine title. A two-volume slipcased magazine, with the main issue having fiction by O'Neil De Noux, Carol Emshwiller, Jeff VanderMeer, Mike Resnick, Mike Baron, and Martin Meyers.
• Nonfiction items are by Kevin J. Anderson, "Above the Crowds" about remote wilderness spots (with color photos); an interview with Neal Pollack by Eric Spitznagel. There are illustrations throughout by Dr. Seuss, plus an editorial by Lou Anders and note from publisher James A. Owen.
• Included in the slipcase is a separately-bound novella by Charles Stross & Cory Doctorow, "The Rapture of the Nerds" (the first part of which, "Jury Service", was published by Sci Fiction in 2002), with a foreword by Lou Anders, an introduction by James A. Owen, and a glossary of terms.
(Mon 12 Jul 2004)


• Issue 67, January 2004, $3.00, 20pp, cover art by Denis Tiani
• Magazine of fantastic poetry, published approximately quarterly since 1986, by David C. Kopaska-Merkel
• Website:

• This issue has poems by Gloundan Smorpian, Mike Allen, Andrea Schlecth, Maria Alexander, Karen R. Porter, Kendall Evans, Samuel Minier, Holly Day, Mikal Trimm, Bruce Boston, Gary Every, and Charles M. Saplak.
• There's also a brief editorial, "From the Brain Stem".
(Thu 1 Jun 1939)


• Vol. 1 No. 1, Fall 2004
• Website:

• First issue of associational magazine about the rock group KISS -- noted as associational because it's published by DNA Publications' Warren Lapine.
• See for further details.
(Tue 6 Jul 2004)


• Issue 14, June 2004, $5/C$7, 68pp
• Semi-annual small-press magazine subtitled 'an occasional outburst'; published/edited by Gavin J. Grant and Kelly Link
• Website:

• Fiction in this issue (again staple-bound) is by Douglas Lain, David Nahm, Susan Mosser, James Sallis, Richart Butner, Jay Lake, Matthew Latkiewicz, J. Cox, Devon Monk, V. Anne Arden, Bret Fetzer, Deborah Roggie, and David J. Schwartz (aka DAvId J. SchUUArtz).
• Nonfiction includes a film column by William Smith, and items by Matthew Latkiewicz, Christoph Meyer, and Gwenda Bond. An online extra is this piece by L. Timmel Duchamp about Anna Kavan's Ice.
• There's also poetry, by David Blair, Trent Walters, and Sally Bayley.
• The Table of Contents and contributor notes are online.
(Mon 28 Jun 2004)


• Issue 1, June 2004, £2, 31pp

• First issue of a new semiannual series of UK area-based magazines promoting ties between writers and the area they’re writing about and the area they’re from.
• This issue has fiction by Ramsey Campbell (1979 story "Mackintosh Willy", a World Fantasy Award winner), Dinesh Allirajah, Charlotte Allan, Martin Edwards, and Margaret Murphy.
• See
Comma Press for details about this issue and its contributors. Ordering Info.
(Wed 30 Jun 2004)


• Vol. 107 No. 3 (whole #632), September 2004, $3.99/C$5.99, 162pp, cover art by Michael Garland
• Near-monthly (11 times/year) magazine of fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
• Website:
• Message Board:

• This issue's cover story is a novella by Bradley Denton, "Sergeant Chip".
• Also in this issue are short stories by Mark W. Tiedemann, Robert Reed, Matthew Hughes, Alex Irvine, J. Annie MacLeod, and Richare Mueller.
• Departments include book reviews by Charles de Lint and Michelle West, Lucius Shepard's review of Van Helsing, and a Curiosities page by Paul Di Filippo about a book by Howard Myers.
(Mon 12 Jul 2004)


• Issue 38, Summer 2004, £4/$7, 66pp, cover art by Dennis Sibeijn
• Quarterly UK magazine of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, edited by Andy Cox
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by John Grant, Jeremy Minton, Damian Kilby, Daniel Kaysen, Joel Lane, and Al Robertson.
• There are interviews with Jonathan Lethem, Russell Hoban, and Lindsay Clarke.
Other nonfiction includes a guest editorial by Graham Joyce, a film column by Christopher Fowler, a commentary column by Allen Ashley, a column on Japanese culture by John Paul Catton, a column on graphic novels by Jaspre Bark, and book reviews by Peter Tennant.
• This issue comes with Issue Eight of The Fix, and short fiction review magazine covering everything from Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine to Zahir. There's also an interview with Gardner Dozois by Jay Caselberg.
(Wed 30 Jun 2004)


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