Tag Archives: Retro SF

Throwback SF Thursday: The Autumnlands Vol. 2 by Kurt Busiek

Why should you be reading The Autumnlands?  For one, the art is gorgeous.  I’ve got copies of the new Darth Vader comics, Ms. Marvel, Rat Queens, Saga, The Walking Dead sitting on my bookshelf.  Only Saga has artwork that even … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Martians Abroad by Carrie Vaughn

Two weeks ago I reviewed Have Space Suit—Will Travel, my first Heinlein juvenile.  I bought, picked it, and read it a bit ago.  The review wound up being very well timed.  A YA book imitating the Heinlein juveniles was released … Continue reading

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2016 Planetary Awards Nominations

The Planetary Awards are hosted by Planetary Defense Commander.  It is open to all book bloggers, book podcasters, and booktubers.  It has only two categories: shorter stories (under 40,000 words) and longer stories (over 40,000 words).  My nominations are under … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Looking Back on 2016

I announced Throwback SF Thursday on July 14 of this year.  Just over half a year in, it has been a tremendous success and a great experience.  This will be my 22nd post, coming close to meeting my weekly posting … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Thune’s Vision by Schuyler Hernstrom

Schuyler Hernstrom wrote my favorite stories in Cirsova No. 1 and in Cirsova No. 2. So when the boys over at the Puppy of the Month Book Club announced that Hernstrom’s self-published collection of short fiction was their pick for … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994)

The 1980s were the best of the times and the…well, mostly they were the best of times.  Then the 90s came.  And they weren’t bad either, all peace dividends and dot.com booms after kids in the 80s defeated the Soviet … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Monster Squad

Van Helsing totally blew it.  Thankfully, within a hundred years would come a time when kids were better at anything, including hunting monsters.  In a hundred years would come—the Monster Squad. Eminently, eminently, quotable, although it may not be quite … Continue reading

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