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Final Staff

Stacey Janssen

Managing Editor:
Dave Noonan


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  • Bluejack
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  • R. K. MacPherson
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Copy Editors

  • Sarah L. Edwards
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  • Sherry D. Ramsey
  • Rena Saimoto
  • Paula Stiles


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  • Geb Brown

Publisher: Bluejack

October, 2008 (Vol. V: #8)


Happy Hallmark Scary Month

A brief lament followed by what we're up to.


Don't Call Me Shirley

Forbidden Planet stands the test of time.

Is it the Age of Fantasy?

Fantasy seems more popular than ever, but remains under attack by the literati.

Con Report

Launch Pad 2008

Out of this World

An in-depth look at this week-long Astronomy lesson catering to SF issues.


Finding God in Science

Can these two seemingly different schools of thought actually coexist?

Like the Weather

Why Horror is the Odd Man Out in Genre Fiction

A look at horror's history and where it stands today.


The When, Where, and Which of Robert Sheckley's Dimension of Miracles and its Sequel

Explore one of Sheckley's most popular works and its lesser-known sibling.


A Review of Horror—For Kids

What's hot and what's not with the three-to-five set.

Review of Anathem by Neal Stephenson

The newest book by this best-selling author doesn't fail to impress.

Short Fiction, October 2008

Something new, something old; some surprises among the fold.