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May-June 2018 issue

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  • Started 2 years ago by Gordon Van Gelder
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  1. Gordon Van Gelder

    May/June • 69th Year of Publication


    The Barrens -19- Stephanie Feldman
    Inquisitive -48- Pip Coen
    Argent and Sable -92- Matthew Hughes
    Crash Site -150- Brian Trent
    Behold the Child -222- Albert E. Cowdrey


    Tender Loving Plastics -7- Amman Sabet
    The Bicycle Whispererr -130- Lisa Mason
    Unstoppable -135- Gardner Dozois
    What You Pass For =176- Melanie West
    Ku’gbo -208- Dare Segun Falowo
    The Properties of Shadow -243- Nina Kiriki Hoffman


    Books to Look For -71- Charles de Lint
    Books -81- James Sallis
    Plumage from Pegasus: Live by the Word, Die by the Word -88- Paul Di Filippo
    Science: Asking Questions -189- Pat Murphy and Paul Doherty
    Films: Downsizing To Little Too Late -200- Kathi Maio
    Competition #95 -206-
    Coming Attractions -256-
    Curiosities -258- Phoenix Alexander

    Cartoons: Kendra Allenby (129, 188, 242), Arthur Masear (149), Nick Downes (205).


    Posted 2 years ago #
  2. Gordon Van Gelder

  3. GusG

    Arrived in Oregon today. Many thanks.

    Posted 2 years ago #
  4. C.C. Finlay
    Charles Coleman Finlay

    Another early review of the issue by Jason at FEATURED FUTURES:

    Posted 2 years ago #
  5. C.C. Finlay
    Charles Coleman Finlay

    The May/June issue is now officially on sale. Both print and electronic subscribers seem to have their copies by now, but if you're not a subscriber and you would like to grab this issue you can click here -- or you go over to the blog and find all the buy links there too:

    Posted 2 years ago #
  6. Gordon Van Gelder

    Sam Tomaino's review of the issue in SFREVU has lots of nice things to say:

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  7. alnico357

    Nice cover! Matt Hughes story! Nice electromagnetism science column!

    Posted 2 years ago #
  8. digdug

    Just finished reading this issue

    Newcomer Pip Coen takes top honours for me. "Inquisitive" was a joy to read. Saffi is not your normal little troublemaker.

    Matthew Hughes "Argent and Sable" was also a cut above the rest. Therion is a very unlikable character. :)

    I didn't care for Ku'gbo by Falowo but I am sure others liked the story a lot.

    Overall a good issue.

    Posted 2 years ago #
  9. C.C. Finlay
    Charles Coleman Finlay

    Thanks, alnico357 -- glad you liked the science column! And thanks digdug, I look forward to hearing how you like each issue, especially compared to everything you read and report on in the assorted magazines thread. (It gives me a baseline for evaluating reader reactions to the magazine.)

    Posted 2 years ago #
  10. eduskunta

    My issue arrived today, June 23, in Oklahoma City. I am already two issues behind reading, so not able to comment. Looking forward to the time when I am able to read it.

    Posted 2 years ago #
  11. eduskunta

    oops, my mistake, It is the July August issue that came today, June 23. I am still two issues behind. Plus a lot of other paperwork. Still looking forward to catching up.

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  12. at78rpm

    Yow...I think I'm gonna re-read this May - June issue rather than finish the July - August one. That "Freezing Rain and a Chance of Falling" was just a bit too far for me. Yes, I realize I'm probably going to be in a very small minority who dislike it, but whenever I read a story that requires a glossary -- and lacks one -- my eyes glaze over.

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  13. Gordon Van Gelder

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