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2004 Archive

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Issues Seen second half September 2004

• Issue 251, Vol. 26 No. 9, September 2004, $5.95/C$6.95, 50pp, cover art by Tim Mullins
• Monthly SFFH trade journal, founded in 1979 by Andrew I. Porter as Science Fiction Chronicle; now published by Warren Lapine, with news editor John Douglas
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• This issue has news about Harlan Ellison's June settlement of his case against AOL; this year's Hugo Awards nominations, announced in April; and the opening of the Science Fiction Museum in Seattle in June.
• Other news items cover the title of the next Harry Potter novel, and what's new with publishers, books and magazines, bookselling, author events, awards, contents, media, websites, etc.
• Features include a Buyers Guide for September compiled by Joseph Berlant; book reviews by Don D'Ammassa; short fiction reviews by Michael M Jones; Jeff Robin's SF Cinema column; coverage of May's "NextFest" technical fair in San Francisco; and Tanya Brown's UK report.
(Mon 27 Sep 2004)


• Issue 194, September/October 2004, £3.50/$6.00, 66pp, cover art by Edward Noon
• Monthly SF magazine, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox
• Website:

• This is the first issue of the magazine as taken over by Andy Cox's TTA Press, after the stepping down of co-founder David Pringle last April. The magazine is officially now bimonthly. The new website is
• Fiction in this issue is by Steve Mohn, Douglas Smith, Karen D. Fishler, Jay Lake, and Antony Mann.
• Features include two holdovers from the Pringle adminstration, David Langford's "Ansible Link" column, and Nick Lowe's "Mutant Popcorn" film reviews (covering Thunderbirds, Around the World in 80 Days, and Spider-Man 2). Other features are videogames reviews "If... Then... Else" by Martin Hughes; comics and graphic novels reviews "The Funny Pages" by Peter Crowther; book reviews by Sandy Auden, Paul Kincaid, Rick Kleffel, Nick Mamatas, and Iain Emsley; a commentary by Mike O'Driscoll about fantasy's infusion into mainstream TV (such as Six Feet Under). There's also an interview with Interzone co-founder David Pringle, and an "Interzone Promotional Feature" by Antony Mann about "Air Cubes".
• Cover and all interior illustrations are by Edward Noon. Coming in subsequent issues are stories by Michael J. Jasper, David Memmott, Ian Watson & Mike Allen, Paul Di Filippo, Nicholas Waller, Hugh A.D. Spencer, and others.
(Tue 28 Sep 2004)


• Issue 39, Autumn 2004, £4/$7, 66pp, cover art by Richard Marchand
• Quarterly UK magazine of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, edited by Andy Cox
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by Nina Allan, Joe Hill, Mike O'Driscoll, Susan Fry, Christopher Barzak, and Jay Lake.
• Andy Cox's editorial "News from TTA" suggests that a renaming of the magazine may be in work. The Guest Editorial is by Paula Guran. There's an interview with Christopher Fowler by Sandy Auden, and an interview with David Peace by Andrew Hedgecock
• Regular features include Allen Ashley's column "The Dodo Has Landed" (titled "Not all progress is good progress!"), a column on films "Electric Darkness" by Stephen Volk (taking over for Chris Fowler), book reviews by Peter Tennant, and a column by John Paul Catton on Japanese culture.
(Tue 28 Sep 2004)


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