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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
I N T E R V I E W
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
L I S T I N G S
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 ONale 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; Asimovs 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; Asimovs 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.