Contents Michael Mallory “The Inimitable Affair” Nik Morton “The Very First Detective: The Killing Stone” Eric B. Ruark “The Beekepper’s Dilemma” Bruce Harris “A (Deliberately) Tangled Skein” Thomas K. Carpenter “The Secrets of Skin” Tim McDaniel “A Death in Tadcaster” S. Subramanian “The Beginning of the Final Problem” Peter DiCellis “Treasure Cave” (A You-Solve-It)
Solution to Sep. You-Solve-It “Not a Fairy Tale” by Tatianna Claudy
Michael Neno has drawn a new adventure of “The Vicar” for Ken Eppstein’sNix Comics Quarterly. NCQ No. 10 includes the following:
Ken Eppstein & Michael Neno “The Night has 1,000 Eyes” (The Vicar and His Choir) Ken Eppstein & Gideon Kendall “Eddie and Squid Return from the Grave” Ken Eppstein & Mark Rudolph “Klaus Nomi Pays in Grass” Ken Eppstein & Liz Valasco “Bus Stop Ned is Worried About His Appearance” Ken Eppstein & Pat Redding Scanlon “Ana Tatsura Meets Josephine Six-Fifteen” Matt Miner, Matt Lejeune & Matt Krotzer “Bus Stop Ned Off the Grid” Ken Eppstein “Holy Snot! (Nix Comics news) Michael Neno “The Mug & Brush Barbershop” (back cover)
Modern Age Books sells vintage paperbacks, SF digests, magazines, pulps, comics, and more through a monthly mail order catalog and an email auction. Their All Picture Catalog No. AP-262 includes all eight issues of The Digest Enthusiast.
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Contents J.D. Graves: Welcome Thrill Seekers (introduction) Victoria Dalpe “The Girl” D.J. Tyrer “Desert Wind” Preston Lang “The Assimilation of Bruce Gleason” G.A. Miller “Trappe’s Rest” Alec Cizak “Useful Things” Olin Wish “Short Cut” James Harper “The Thing from Hell World” Brandon Alexander “The Scornful” Beatrix M.G. Nielsen “Shifting Sands” Tom Miller “Bad Ice” Joshua Hill “Walk of Fame” Robert Petyo “The Zombie Apocalypse Preparation Society”
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D. Blake Werts’Copy That! No. 55 arrived in yesterday mail. Blake reports Florence dumped over eight inches of rain over three days on the South Charlotte area. Fortunately, he was able to continue his long-running zine in spite of it all. CT! 55 features news of the latest offerings from the mini comics community as well as two bonus minis:
The Highly Opinionated Mr. So & So by Matt Jones Tormento the Clown by David Miller
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“Artists Assemble: Guidio Crepax”
“Go Ape!” (Planet of the Apes paperbacks by George Alex Effinger)
“Robert Bonfils” Justin Marriott “Beware—Richard Laymon!”
“Lin Carter Looks at Books” (reprinted from Castle of Frankenstein) Graham Andrews “Fit to Be Tied: Gideon’s Day” (film/paperback tie-ins) Tom Tesarek “Behind Every Great Man There’s a Woman” (Fritz Leiber’s Conjure Wife) Rob Matthews “The Top Secret Series” (Italian Segretissimo series) James Doig “Kins Cross Pulp” (Sydney, Australia’s seedy side)
Rusty Barnes is the editor of the blogzine Tough, which features crime stories and occasional reviews. Now he’s published a collection of stories from the zine. Hopefully, the first of many.
Contents Michael Bracken “Texas Hot Flash” JM Taylor “Night Drive” Richard Prosch “Lavina” Mark Rapacz “St. Girard’s Ink Den” Tom Andes “Detour” Nelson Stanley “Kennick” Matt Phillips “Working Overtime” Chris McGinley “And They Shall Take Up Serpents” doungjai gam “run, Jennifer” J.D. Graves “Love-Honor-Cherish” S.A. Cosby “Doubt Thou the Stars Are Fire” Matthew Lyons “Blood Daughter” Tom Barlow “Leave the World a Better Place” Court Merrigan “Ruby Behemoth” (opening excerpt)
Tough Crime Stories
Editor: Rusty Barnes
Design: Sue Miller
Contributing Editor: Tim Hennessy
166 pages, 5” x 8” POD $10.95 Tough website
Fantasy and Science Fiction Vol. 135 No. 3 and 4, #739, Sep/Oct 2018
Contents Brian Trent “The Memorybox Vultures” Cassandra Khaw & Jonathan L. Howard “Shooting Iron” Bonnie Jo Stufflebean “The Men Who Come from Flowers” Jeff Crandall “What Loves You” (verse) Charles de Lint: Books to Look For Elizabeth Hand: Books Harry Turtledove “Powerless” Brenda Kalt “The Gallian Revolt as Seen from the Sama-Sama Laundrobath” Jeremiah Tolbert “We Mete Justice with Beak and Talon” Yukimi Ogawa “Taste of Opal” Susan Emshwiller “Suicide Watch” Jerry Oltion: Science: The Telltale Vein Tim Pratt: Television: A Better Place Gregor Hartmann “Emissaries from the Skirts of Heaven” Sarina Dorie “Impossible Male Pregnancy: Click to Read Full Story” Geoff Ryman “Blessed”
Market Place Mike Ashley: Curiosities: A Prisoner in Fairyland, by Algernon Blackwood (1913)
Publisher: Gordon Van Gelder
Editor: C.C. Finlay
Assistant Publishers: Barbara J. Norton, Keith Kahla
Assistant Editors: Robin O’Connor, Stephen L. Mazur, Lisa Rogers
Contests Editor: Carol Pinchefsky
Film Editor: Harlan Ellison
Cover: Michael Garland “Powerless”
Cartoons: Bill Long, Arthur Masear, Kendra Allenby
258 pages, $8.99 on newsstands until Nov. 5, 2018 Fantasy & Science Fiction website
Contents Steve Darnall: Hello, Out There in Radioland!
“A Few Moments with . . . Joyce Randolph” (uncredited) Walter Scannell “Marlene Dietrich, American” The movie star vs. Der Fuhrer. Alex Udvary “Nuts!” The madcap comedy of Olsen and Johnson. Bob Kolososki “Stars Over Illinois” In honor of the state’s bicentennial, a look at some of the many Illinois natives who went on to conquer Hollywood. Jordan Elliott “It’s Not Easy Being Green” Stan Freberg’s Green Chri$tma$ album. Jim Dohren “The Finest Actor Who Never Was” How a wartime accident changed Harold Russell’s life—and led to the movie role of a lifetime. Dan McGuire “Here Come The Nelsons” (cover story) Stone Wallace “Cast a Long Shadow” The strange magic of John Carradine. Meg Guttman “Ads Infinitum” From sofas to cigarette boxes, from carpeting to . . . clowns?!? What the House Beautiful reader of the ‘50s was buying.
Plus, the Radio Program Guide for Those Were the Days and WGN Radio Theatre
Editor: Steve Darnall Nostalgia Digest Autumn 2018
5.5” x 8.5” 64 pages, b&w interior
$4.50 on newsstands
Four-issue subscription $17
Eight-issue subscription $30 Nostalgia Digest website