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Inside The Digest Enthusiast No. 9 January 2019:

The Digest Enthusiast No. 9 pages 50 and 51

Crime, espionage, and fantasy fiction by Michael Bracken, Josh Pachter, and Joe Wehrle, Jr., with art from Marc Myers, Michael Neno, and Joe.

News from all your favorite genre digest magazines, straight from their editors’ lips, including every newsstand stalwart, and the new generation of POD/digital stars.

In-depth reviews of EconoClash Review, Nostalgia Digest, Occult Detective Quarterly, and Hot Lead.

Plus over 100 digest magazine cover images, cartoons by Bob Vojtko and Clark Dissmeyer, first issue factoids, and more.

Cover by Ed Emshwiller, 160 pages, published by Larque Press. $8.99 print, $2.99 digital.

Ray Palmer’s Digest Dynasty

The Digest Enthusiast No. 9 pages 58 and 59

Inside The Digest Enthusiast No. 9 January 2019:

Vince Nowell, Sr. charts Ray Palmer’s digest dynasty from 1948 to 1958, followed by the bibliography of S.J. Byrne, one of Palmer’s go-to SF storytellers.

Special thanks to this issue’s advertisers:
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Happy New Year

The Digest Enthusiast No. 9 front and back covers

The Digest Enthusiast book nine is now available in print and digital copies from amazon, Kindle, and Magzter. Cover by Ed Emshwiller, 160 pages, published by Larque Press. $8.99 print, $2.99 digital.

The Digest Enthusiast No. 9 pages 20 and 21

Filmmaker and author Susan Emshwiller reveals the inside story on her films, the work of her parents, Ed Emshwiller and Carol Emshwiller, along with nearly two dozen rare photographs of her famous family.

Analog Jan/Feb 2019

Analog Jan/Feb 2019

Analog Science Fiction and Fact (Astounding) Vol. 134 No. 1 & 2 Jan/Feb 2019
Steve Schmidt’s Guest Editorial: Speed Demons
Tom Jolly “Ring Wave”
Douglas F. Dluzen, PhD: Epigenetics: The Future of Genetics in Health and Fiction (Science Fact)
Peter Kanter: Statement of Ownership
Andy Dudak “Love in the Time of Immuno-Sharing”
J.T. Sharrah “A Message from Our Sponsor”
Shane Halbach “The Last Squirrel Keeper” art by Kurt Huggins
Julie Novakova “All the Smells in the World”
John Alfred Taylor “The Umwelt of the Shark”
John G. Cramer’s The Alternate View: Are Humans Too Fragile for Life in Space?
Mary Soon Lee “Forever”
Edward M. Lerner “Clockwork Cataclysm”
Howard V. Hendrix “The Narrowest Eye”
Auston Habershaw “Applied Linguistics” art by Joel Iskowitz
Thoraiya Dyer “A Civilization Dreams of Absolutely Nothing”
Richard A. Lovett’s Guest Alternate View: The Zircons of Hades
Aimee Ogden “Lulu’s Friends”
Jennifer R. Povey “Temple of Children”
Robert Reed “Reboot”
S.B. Divya “Soft We Wake”
In Times to Come (Mar/Apr Preview)
Frederick Gero Heimbach “Fingers”
Stuart Greenhouse “Galileo Falling” (verse)
Bud Sparhawk “The Fading Pages of a Short Story”
Marie Vibbert “A Place to Stand On” art by Kurt Huggins
Susan Pieters “The View from Proxima Centauri”
Adam-Troy Castro “The Savannah Problem”
Don Sakers: The Reference Library
Brass Tacks (Letters)
Classified Marketplace
2018 Index
AnLab Ballot
Anthony Lewis: Upcoming Events

Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Trevor Quachri
Associate Editor: Emily Hockaday
Editorial Assistant: Deanna McLafferty
Senior Art Director: Victoria Green
Cover: Donato Giancola
208 pages, $7.99 on newsstands until February 19, 2018
Analog website

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Telzey Amberdon

Jamese H. Schmitz portrait by Joe Wehrle, Jr.
James H. Schmitz by Joe Wehrle, Jr.

Excerpt from Joe Wehrle, Jr.’s article on “The Telzey Amberdon Stories of James H. Schmitz” in The Digest Enthusiast No. 7:

Undercurrents (Analog May and June 1964). Gonwil, Telzey’s best college friend, is being victimized by her guardians, in hopes of securing the financial holdings she is to inherit. Wellan Dasinger of the Kyth Agency works with Telzey’s psionic abilities to solve the problem, and we meet Chomir, Gonwil’s mighty guardian dog. Reprinted in The Universe Against Her. Ace, 1964.

Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Jan/Feb 2019

AHMM Jan/Feb 2019

Linda Landrigan: Wrap Up a Mystery (introduction)
The Lineup
Mark Thielman “The Case of the Truculent Avodado” art by Kelly Denato
Pamela Blackwood “Justice”
Devon Shepherd “The Woman in Apartment 615”
Melissa Yi “Blue Christmas”
Jackie Sherbow: Booked and Printed
James Tipton “Shiva’s Eye”
Shelly Dickson Carr “The Beacon Hill Suicide” art by Tim Foley
Mark Lagasse: Mixed-Up Sidekicks (puzzle)
Janice Law “The Man Across the Hall”
Arlene Fisher: Dying Words (acrostic puzzle)
Steve Lindley “A Matter of Trust and Surveillance”
Mysterious Photograph $25 fiction contest “After the Party’s Over”
John H. Dirckx “A Six-Pipe Problem”
Zandra Renwick “The Dead Man’s Dog”
E.F. Benson “The Confession of Charles Linkworth” (Mystery Classic)
The Story That Won (Sep/Oct) “Of Mice and Murder” by John Bright
Peter Kanter: Statement of Owenershp
Coming in AHMM Mar/Apr 2019
Directory of Services/Indicia
Classified Marketplace

AHMM Jan/Feb 2019 back cover

Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Vol. 64 No. 1 & 2 Jan/Feb 2019
Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Linda Landrigan
Associate Editor: Jackie Sherbow
Senior Director of Art & Production: Porter C. McKinnon
Senior AD: Victoria Green
Cover: Artem Furman & Rakopton Tanyakam
192 pages
$7.99 on newsstands until February 19, 2018
Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine website

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