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Gateway Essentials: Edmond Hamilton

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Forty years ago, today, Edmond Moore Hamilton died, in Lancaster, California. Although his first published sale, ‘The Monster-God of Mamurth’ in the August 1926 issue of Weird Tales, was very firmly in the pulp tradition of Abraham Merritt and H. … Continue reading

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On This Day: Leigh Brackett

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On this day 100 years ago, Leigh Douglas Brackett was born in Los Angeles, California. Her planetary romances – particularly the Stark stories – might carry echoes of Edgar Rice Burroughs‘ John Carter, but Brackett’s tales were written with a … Continue reading

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The Martian: What to Read Next

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So you’ve just read or seen The Martian and you’re now having Red Planet withrawal symptoms?  Can’t go another day without more Marsie goodness?  Fear not!  The Gateway doctor is in, and do we have a prescription for you! Whether … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary: Julius Schwartz

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On this day, 100 years ago, Julius Schwartz was born in the Bronx, New York City. Throughout his long life, he was a fan, an editor, a literary agent  and a giant in the field of comics. If DC Comics … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Long Tomorrow

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Leigh Bracket was one of SF’s early greats and had an accomplished career as a writer of both SF and fantasy. She also worked as a Hollywood screenwriter, producing screenplays for such classic films as The Long Goodbye, The Big … Continue reading

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