A *lot* of ideas, but covered sketchily, and not particularly satisfactorily.
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It’s a cold, bleak winter, and the task of taking out the dead christmas tree appears to be not quite as straightforward as it might…
Stories from Carter Scholz, Tim Sullivan, Lisa Mason, Jeffrey Ford, Maria Dahvana Headley, KJ Kabza, Harvey Jacobs, Bruce McAllister, Naomi Kritzer, Norman Birnbach, and Robert Reed. Reviews underway.
Some excellent stories within – a strong issue.
A four-pager that covers a lot of territory in a not particularly convincing manner.
A Cow-Boy story in which a travelling French music hall artiste with an extraordinary ability (the only fantastical element to the story) visits a town and ends up chasing a no-gooder into injun territory
A disturbing look at a near-future world of haves and have-nots – where the ‘haves’ have a body to put a brain into.
Schmidt serialisation, and stories by Alec Nevala-Lee, Joe Pitkin, Marie Vibbert, Ted White, Bruce McAllister.