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July 2003 • Issue 510 • Vol. 51 No. 1
36th Year of Publication • 24-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner

In League with Alan Moore / 6

P E O P L E   &   P U B L I S H I N G / 8
Notes on births, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Ray Harryhausen, Joe Haldeman, John Kessel, Tanith Lee, Orson Scott Card and many others.

M A I N    S T O R I E S / 10
BookExpo America 2003 • 2002 Bram Stoker Winners • Mollycon 2003 • Mysterious Galaxy Turns Ten • 2002 Sturgeon Finalists • 2002 Chesley Awards Nominations • SF at the ICA / 85

T H E    D A T A    F I L E / 11
AOLTW Book Group Backs Off • SFWA in the Wilderness • Top Five US Trade Publishers Reshuffle • Clarion West Restructures • Worldcons Updates • UK Big Read • Potter Premonitions • Tolkien Tidbits • Wicked Musical • Announcements • Awards News • Publishing News • POD News • Online News • Financial News • International Rights • Other Rights • Other Media Received • Publications Received

L O C U S    L O O K S    A T    G R A P H I C    N O V E L S
Guest Edited by Charles Vess
10 Things You Should Know About Comics by Mark Askwith, Walter Dickinson, Rick Taylor, Ron Kasman • Crossing the Borders by Charles Vess • Something About Collaborating with Artists by Neil Gaiman • Graphic Novels: A Retail View by Rory Root & Jim Hanley • Persistence of Vision (or Kinky for the Line) by Carla Speed McNeil • Graphic Novels by Charles de Lint • Graphic Reviews by Tim Pratt • Cartoon Heaven by Jeff Smith • Fairy Tales, Folklore, and Fables by Bill Willingham • Synthesis by Colleen Doran • Form by Bryan Talbot • Twenty-Five Years of Pointed Ears: An Amiable Rant-rospective by Richard Pini • Loving the Funnies... And Proud of It! by Harlan Ellison

Magazines Received: May / 57    Books Received: May / 58   
British Books Received: April / 69    Bestsellers / 72

O B I T U A R I E S / 74
Ken Grimwood • William C. Anderson • Ben Jason • Roy Tackett • George & Jan O’Nale • Dal Coger • Dave Mooring • Al Hartley • Lance Casebeer

E D I T O R I A L    M A T T E R S / 75
Trip to London • SF Museum • Notes on the issue • Next issue

L O C U S    L O O K S    A T    B O O K S

Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 12
F&SF 6/03, 7/03; Sci Fiction 6/03; Interzone 3/03, 4/03; Asimov’s 7/03.

Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 13
Album Zutique #1, Jeff VanderMeer, ed.; Polyphony 2, Deborah Layne, ed.; Live Without a Net, Lou Anders, ed.; Strange Horizons 5/12/03; Asimov’s 7/03; Analog 7-8/03; F&SF 7/03; Sci Fiction 6/03.

Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 15
Changing Planes, Ursula K. Le Guin; Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood; Blind Lake, Robert Charles Wilson; Felaheen: The Third Arabesk, Jon Courtenay Grimwood; Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales, Ray Bradbury.

Reviews by Faren Miller / 19
Roma Eterna, Robert Silverberg; Kalpa Imperial, Angιlica Gorodischer; Extremes, Kristine Kathryn Rusch; Monstrocity, Jeffrey Thomas; Time Travelers, Ghosts, and Other Visions, Nina Kiriki Hoffman.

Reviews by Russell Letson / 23
The Phoenix Exultant, John C. Wright; The Line of Polity, Neal Asher.

Reviews by Nick Gevers / 25
The Light Ages, Ian R. MacLeod; Polystom, Adam Roberts; Roma Eterna, Robert Silverberg; Album Zutique #1, Jeff VanderMeer, ed.

Divers Hands: Reviews by Alyx Dellamonica and Tim Pratt / 29
Mistress of Dragons, Margaret Weis; Spin State, Chris Moriarty; Kissing Carrion, Gemma Files.

Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 31
The Grandmothers’ Hive, Donna Barr; Girl Genius: Agatha Heterodyne and the Beetleburg Clank, Phil Foglio & Kaja Foglio; The Vampire Brat and Other Tales of Supernatural Law, Batton Lash; Sparks: An Urban Fairytale, Lawrence Marvit; Finder: Talisman, Carla Speed McNeil; Promethea: Book 3, Alan Moore, J.H. Williams III, & Mick Gray; Courtney Crumrin and the Night Things, Ted Naifeh; Leave It to Chance Vol. II: Trick or Threat, James Robinson & Paul Smith with George Freeman & Jeromy Cox; Usagi Yojimbo: The Shrouded Moon, Stan Sakai; Bone: Treasure Hunters, Jeff Smith; Ranma 1/2, Vol. 22, Rumiko Takahashi; Inu-Yasha, Vol. 13, Rumiko Takahashi; The Adventures of Barry Ween, Boy Genius 4: Gorilla Warfare, Judd Winick.

Locus Looks at Graphic Novels: Reviews by Karen Haber / 35
Y: The Last Man: Unmanned, Brian K. Vaughan, Pia Guerra, Jose Marzan, Jr.; The Yellow Jar, Patrick Atangan; Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Lorenzo Mattotti & Jerry Kramsky; The Dormant Beast, Enki Bilal; The Witching Hour, Chris Bachalo, Jeph Loeb, Art Thibert; Cities of the Fantastic: The Invisible Frontier: Volume 1, Franηois Schuiten & Benoit Peeters; Top 10: Book 2, Alan Moore, Gene Ha, & Zander Cannon; SHORT TAKES: Raptors I and III, Enrico Marini & Jean Dufaux; Wake Vol. #4 and #5: The Sign of the Demons, Jean-David Morvan & Philippe Buchet; Ante Genesem Book 1: The Prophet, Xavier Dorison & Mathieu Lauffray.


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