Tag Archives: E E Doc Smith

Gateway Welcomes the Lensmen – As They Were Meant to Be Seen!

A few months ago we wished legendary SF cover artist Chris Foss a very happy birthday. Now, we have a present for all who love his art. We’re delightewd to announce that E E ‘Doc’ Smith‘s classic ‘Lensman’ series is … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: Edmond Hamilton

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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Gateway Essentials: E. E. ‘Doc’ Smith

E.E. ‘Doc’ Smith (1890-1965) It is, remarkably, more than 100 years since Edward Elmer Smith began writing The Skylark of Space, the first novel in the series which created and exemplified the term ‘space opera‘. Originally written with the help … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: The Skylark Omnibus by E.E. ‘Doc’ Smith

‘What’s this?’ I hear you cry, ‘We’ve already had the ‘Doc’ Smith as Omnibus of the Week! What gives?’ Well, what gives is the time over the weekend usually spent updating the website and writing blog posts was instead spent … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: E. E. ‘Doc’ Smith

From the ground-breaking digital initiative, the SF Gateway, the four novels of the Skylark sequence by the prolific E. E. ‘Doc’ Smith. A perfect introduction to the father of modern space opera.   Trade paperback | eBook   This omnibus … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Have Four More SF Gateway Omnibuses!

We imagine that some of you are greeting the New Year a little more delicately than others. DOES YOUR HEAD HURT? Well, for those of you still capable of coherent thought (and we’re not judging – to each their own … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus Schedule 2013

Following a deluge of requests** we have decided to publish the schedule of SF Gateway omnibuses up to the end of the year. So, without further ado . . . Available Now Frank Herbert – The Dragon in the Sea; … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, E.E. ‘Doc’ Smith!

Edward Elmer Smith was born on this day, 123 years ago. His first novel, The Skylark of Space, although written between 1915 and 1920, did not see print until eight years later, when it was serialised in Amazing Stories – … Continue reading

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