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This page lists new SFFH magazine issues seen by Locus Online.

Date in parentheses at paragraph end is date seen or received.

Issues seen August 2007
posted 4 September 2007

Dark Wisdom

• Issue 11, 2007, $6/C$8, 76pp, cover art by Martin Handford
• Quarterly publication of Dark Fiction and Lovecraftian horror, edited by William Jones
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by Alan Dean Foster, John Shirley, Robert Dunbar, Charles Richard Laing, C.J. Henderson, Edward Willett, Douglas Smith, and Thomas Breunig.There's also a graphic tale by Jason Whitley & William Jones, the conclusion of a serial by Ann K. Schwader, and poetry by Cathy Buburuz, Lee Clark Zumpe, Paul Thomas, Marina Lee Sable, and Idan Cohen.
• Departments include an interview with Jack Ketchum, a column on writing by Richard A. Lupoff, film, game, and media reviews, book reviews edited by E.S. Magill, a "Film Vault" essay on overlooked films, and an article about "Captain John Stone's Haunted Inn"
• The order page for this issue includes the table of contents.

(Thu 2 Aug 2007)



• Issue 211, Jul-Aug 2007, £3.75, 64pp, cover art by Richard Marchand
• SF magazine, currently bimonthly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox
• Website:

• Special Michael Moorcock issue, with a guest editorial, interview, extracts from a forthcoming memoir of Mervyn and Maeve Peake and from forthcoming novel London, My Life, and short story "The Affair of the Bassin les Hivers".
• Other fiction is by Carlos Hernandez, Aliette de Bodard, Ahmed A. Khan, and Grace Dugan.
• Features and departments include David Langford's "Ansible Link" page of news; an interview with Richard Morgan; film reviews by Nick Lowe; books review by John Clute, covering Richard Flanagan, Rebecca Ore, and Ted Chiang; and book reviews by others. New is a column by Tony Lee covering new DVD releases.
• The publisher's website has this blog entry listing the complete table of contents.

(Sat 18 Aug 2007)


The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

• Vol. 113 No. 4&5 (whole #666), Oct/Nov 2007, $5.99/C$7.99, 242pp, cover art by Max Bertolini
• Near-monthly (11 times/year) magazine of fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
• Website:
• Message Board:

• This double-sized anniversary issue includes a novella by Judith Moffett, novelets by Robert Silverberg, Fred Chappell, Albert E. Cowdrey, and Michael Swanwick, and short stories by James Stoddard, M. Ramsey Chapman, Paul Park, and Daryl Gregory.
• Departments include Charles de Lint's Books to Look For, covering Tom Piccirilli, Michael Marshall Smith, and others; reviews by Elizabeth Hand of Peter Straub and Barry N. Malzberg; a "Plumage from Pegasus" installment by Paul Di Filippo, Book Clubbed; film reviews by Kathi Maio, covering 28 Weeks Later; results of the latest competition; and a Curiosities page by Don D'Ammassa about a book by Robert Wilson.
• Nick Gevers reviews the issue in the September issue of Locus Magazine, especially recommending the stories by Chappell, Park, and Silverberg.

(Thu 9 Aug 2007)



• Issue 184, 2007, £2.25, 26pp
• Media magazine of the British Science Fiction Association, edited by Tom Hunter
• Website:

• This issue features a guest editorial by Hal Duncan on genre categorization. Other contents include an alternate history column by Stephen Baxter, an interview with Ken MacLeod, an essay by Lon S. Cohen on early adopters of technology, an article by Martin McGrath on politics in modern comic books, and an essay by Paul F Cockburn on the absence of SF at literary festivals.
• Regular features include News and Awards, media reviews (300, Spider-Man 3, Idiocracy), and comics reviews. Andy Sawyer's "Foundation Favourites" looks back at David I Masson's The Caltraps of Time.

(Tue 7 Aug 2007)


Murky Depths

• Issue 1, September 2007, £6.99, 82pp, cover art by Steve Stone
• Quarterly magazine of graphic speculative fiction, edited by Matt Wallace and Gill Ainsworth; debuted 2007
• Website:

• Debut issue of a "quarterly anthology of graphically dark speculative fiction".
• Contents are a mix of prose and graphic works, by Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Gareth D Jones, Richard Calder, Kate Kelly, Eugie Foster, Lavie Tidhar, Luke Cooper, and others.
• Features include an editorial by Publishing Editor Terry Martin, and an interview with Monkeys with Machine Guns.
• The magazine's website has quotes from bloggers about the magazine, and a link to a 5MB PDF image of the contents.

(Tue 21 Aug 2007)



• Issue 12, 2007, C$6.95, 80pp, cover art by Janice Blaine
• Quarterly SF magazine published from Vancouver, Canada, debuting 2003; edited by Karl Johanson
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by Stephan Ingstrand, C.S. Johnson, David Wright, Suzanne Church, Kristopher Latter, Jack Mackenzie, Garth Holden, Ryan Laliberte, and Bruce Barber. There's also a poem by Jennifer Crow.
• Nonfiction includes an editorial by Karl Johanson, letters, editorial column "A Walk Through the Periodic Chart" this time about Carbon, news of recent awards winners and nominations, science news, and reviews of books and DVDs. "The Last Three Pages" discusses science fiction music.
• The magazine's website includes subscription info, submission guidelines, and a description of this issue.

(Thu 2 Aug 2007)


The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Issue 228, Vol. 19 No. 12, August 2007, $4.00, 24pp
• Monthly review and criticism magazine, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Website:

• This special "Dog Days" issue has an essay by Mike Barrett about Ernest Bramah, and an essay "Hacking Cyberpunk" by James Patrick Kelly & John Kessel (the introduction to their forthcoming Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology).
• An essay by Robert J. Sawyer is on "Science Fiction as a Mirror for Reality". Reviews by David Mead, Brian Youmans, Henry Wessells, Greg L. Johnson, Michael Levy and others cover books by J. Brian Clarke, Laurie J. Marks, Ellen Klages, Howard V. Hendrix, Edward M. Lerner, and others.
• David G. Hartwell's editorial describes recent convention trips.

(Fri 24 Aug 2007)


Realms of Fantasy

• Vol. 14 No. 1, October 2007, $3.99/C$5.99, 90pp
• Bimonthly fantasy magazine, published since 1994; edited by Shawna McCarthy
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by Jack Skillingstead, Holly Black, David Barr Kirtley, Ruth Nestvold & Jay Lake, Devon Monk, and Naomi Kritzer.
• The cover story is Resa Nelson's Movies column, on Neil Gaiman's Stardust. Book reviews, by Paul Witcover and Jeff VanderMeer, cover David Anthony Durham, Patrick Rothfuss, Jeffrey Thomas, Steph Swainston, and others. Terri Windling's Folkroots column discussess orphaned heroes. Karen Haber's Gallery features the art of Scott M. Fischer. And Games reviews by Eric T. Baker looks at games based on Pirates of the Caribbean and Spider-man 3.

(Wed 29 Aug 2007)



• Issue 252, May/June 2007, £2.50, 36pp
• Bimonthly critical journal of the British Science Fiction Association; edited by Niall Harrison
• Website:

• This issue features the results of Vector reviewers' poll for the best books of 2006 (the winner, with 5 votes, is Geoff Ryman's Air), along with statements from the reviewers. Colin Odell and Mitch Le Blanc discuss the SF films of 2006, and Abigail Nussbaum surveys the year's TV. And Claude Lalumière, David Soyka, and others discuss the year in short stories.
• The balance of the issue consists of book reviews by Stuart Carter, Ben Jeapes, Paul Kincaid, and others, covering Jonathan Barnes, Andrew Butcher, John Clute, Hal Duncan, Guy Gavriel Kay, and many others. Finally, Graham Sleight's column "The New X" is about "Remaking History".

(Tue 7 Aug 2007)


Weird Tales

• Issue 345, Vol. 62 No. 3, June/July 2007, $5.95, 88pp, cover art by Oliver Wetter
• Dark fantasy magazine, published since 1923; currently published quarterly, edited by George H. Scithers, Darrell Schweitzer, & John Betancourt
• Website:

• Fiction in this issue is by Rae Dawn Carson, Patrice E. Sarath, Jay Lake, Carrie Vaughn, Marcie Tentchoff & Mikall Trimm, and Ian Creasey. There's also a poem by Will Ludwigsen.
• Features include "Weirdism", in which Lisa Tuttle discusses belief in ghosts, and an interview with Jacqueline Carey.
• Columns and Departments include an editorial; letters from readers; book reviews by Scott Connors, covering Robert E. Howard, Mark Finn, and others; and commentary by Darrell Schweitzer, in which honors Ray Bradbury.
• The magazine's website has this page about the issue, with the table of contents.

(Tue 21 Aug 2007)


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