December, 2004 (Vol. I: #11)
The IROSF experiences a time of transition.
The co-creator of comic book series Rex Mundi discusses his inspirations and experiences.
A sci-fi gathering in a land where people are "seriously uncertain about the future"
An overview of the cyberpunk movement, its seminal works, and its themes.
Two Thoughts on the Mind, Experiences, and Writings of J.R.R. Tolkien
The importance of WWI communications and trees in Lord of the Rings.
The Career of Jack Vance
Vance's unique prose and sophisticated worldbuilding establish him as a master among SF&F writers.
Moorcock turns his sharp eye and unmerciful pen to the state of fantasy literature.
A mysterious organism from the bottom of the ocean wreaks havoc in Peter Watts' dystopian trilogy.
Bluejack takes another walk around the world of genre short fiction.