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Index of Articles

This is an index of every article and review appearing on the pages of Some Fantastic. Click on the issue number to have that issue load on your screen. Articles listed as appearing in future issues (denoted with an "*" after the issue number) are tentative and are not guaranteed to appear as listed.

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Issue

Author(s)


As the World Turns: Superman Relooped & Reinterpretted

13

Sara K. Ellis

"Are You Ready for the End of the World?" (fiction)

2

Danny Adams

B Movie Sci-Fi Heaven

1

Matthew Appleton

"Back to the Future... Yet Again!
Three More Times": Three Views of the Three Laws

3

Richard Fuller

Breaking Out of the Golden Age, or "Finding My Voice as a Writer"

6

Danny Adams


A Brobdingnagian Education:
Or, How Philip Jose Farmer Saved My Life In Four Easy Steps

4

Danny Adams

Bucolic Bullionism: Economics in the Wizarding World

7

Wendy A F G Stengel

Commentary: Regular Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, and Real Magic

15

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Companions, Criminals, Soldiers and Psychos: The Portrayal of Gender Identity in Firefly

9

Megan Baxter

The Dagobah Conundrum

8

Matthew Appleton


A Double-Take on V for Vendetta

10

Richard Fuller

Exploring DC Comics's Infinite Crisis

7

Hawk

"Fate or Human Misconception?": Fate in the Terminator Films

3

Alex Esten

George W. Bush, the Far Right, 1984 and The Forever War

2

Matthew Appleton

Hot Pockets of Resistance:
Evangelion & the Hikikomori Phenomenon

8

Sara K. Ellis


An Interview with Elizabeth Bear

10

Matthew Appleton

An Interview with Charles Coleman Finlay

7

Danny Adams

An Interview with John Scalzi

9

Matthew Appleton

An Interview with Karen Traviss

8

Matthew Appleton

Intimacy & Sex on Deep Space Nine

6

Wendy A F G Stengel


Just for Fun: Star Trek vs. Star Wars

1

Wendy A F G Stengel &
Matthew Appleton

Just Imagine; A Look at the Lost Sci-Fi Classic

15

Steven H Silver

King Kong as Reality Television

10

Sara K. Ellis

Men Are from Earth, Women Are from Celestis:
Sexual Attraction in Park Park's Celestis

3

Matthew Appleton

The Meteoric Rise & Operatic Fall of M. Night Shyamalan

12

Christopher J. Gracia


On Harry Potter

2

Matthew Appleton

The Phillies in 2083: A Look
Ahead at the Phillies Bicentennial Season

3

Bill Conlin

The Problem of Sodor and its Aniamotronic Trains

8

Cheryl Appleton

A Really Quick Rant Concerning
Light & The Tiptree Award Committee

4

Jessica Darago

The Revolution Will Not Be Podcast:
Doctorow, Heinlein & the Pragmatics of Rebellion

15

Jessica Darago


Ripe for Suggestion: Contemporary Japanese Horror

11

Sara K. Ellis

The Romano Fafard vs. the Enterprise
or How Quebec Beat Star Trek

3

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Sci-Fi Geeks Versus Football Morons

8

Danny Adams

A Science Fiction/Fandom Abecedary

9

Steven H Silver

"Sith Happens": The Political Lessons of the Star Wars Prequels

5

Greg Saunders


Smith and the Digital Whale: Ahab in The Matrix

2

Alex Esten

Surveying the Carnage:
The 100 Years War Between Mars and Earth, Part I

5

Matthew Appleton

Surveying the Carnage:
The 100 Years War Between Mars and Earth, Part II

6

Matthew Appleton

"That's the Title on the Manifesto":
Labor and Class Concerns in Harry Potter

3

Wendy A F G Stengel

This Date in Alternate History: August 19, 1994

15

Matthew Appleton


Two Travelers' Tales: Logan's Run and The Island

9

J.G. Stinson

The Two-Horse Hugo Race for Best Novel

16

Christopher J. Garcia

What Would Neo Do?
A Brief Rumination on Terminator 3: The Rise of the Machines

1

Matthew Appleton

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Title

Author

Issue

Reviewer


Adventure, Vol. 1

Chris Roberson (ed.)

8

Danny Adams

Alone on the Darkside

John Pelan (ed.)

11

Mario Guslandi

Already Dead

Charlie Huston

9

Chris Elliot

The Android's Dream

John Scalzi

11

Matthew Appleton

Bad Magic

Stephan Zielinski

4

Matthew Appleton


Banner of Souls

Liz Williams

2

Christopher J. Garcia

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

Frank Miller

4

Matthew Appleton

Beyond Armageddon

Walter M. Miller, Jr. &
Martin H. Greenberg (eds.)

9

Matthew Appleton

Black Pockets: And Other Dark Thoughts

George Zebrowski

9

Danny Adams

Blind Lake

Robert Charles Wilson

2

Matthew Appleton


The Boys, Volume 2: Get Some

Garth Ennis, Darick Robertson & Peter Snejbjerg

15

Hawk

Carpe Demon

Julie Kenner

7

Matthew Appleton

The Cat's Pajamas

James Morrow

2

Matthew Appleton

The Chains That You Refuse

Elizabeth Bear

10

Jessica Darago

Children of the Atom

Wilmar Shiras

9

Matthew Appleton


City of Pearl

Karen Traviss

6

Matthew Appleton

Civil War

Mark Millar & Steven McNiven

13

Hawk

Counting Heads

David Marusek

9

Sara K. Ellis

The Crooked Letter

Sean Williams

14

Danny Adams

Dangerous Games

Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois (eds.)

13

Christopher J. Garcia


Day by Day Armageddon

J. L. Bourne

14

Matthew Appleton

Deep Inside: Extreme Erotic Fantasies

Polly Frost

14

Rose Fox

A Dirty Job

Christopher Moore

8

Stephen H Silver

Eifelheim

Michael Flynn

12

Stephen H Silver

Empire

Orson Scott Card

11

Matthew Appleton


The Empire of Ice Cream

Jeffrey Ford

9

Danny Adams

Ex Libris: I, Librarian, Vol. 1

James Turner

14

Hawk

Fast Forward 1: Future Fiction from the Cutting Edge

Lou Anders (ed.)

12

Jessica Darago

Fledgling

Octavia Butler

8

Sara K. Eliis

Fourth Planet from the Sun: Tales of Mars from the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

Gordon Van Gelder (ed.)

5

Jessica Darago


Fray

Joss Whedon, Karl Moline & Andy Owens

16

Hawk

From Alien to The Matrix:
Reading Science Fiction Film

Roz Kaveney

6

Edna Stumpf

Futureshocks

Lou Anders (ed.)

8

Christopher J. Garcia

The Ghost Brigades

John Scalzi

8

Matthew Appleton

Going Postal

Terry Pratchett

3

Edna Stumpf


Grease Monkey

Tim Eldred

10

Hawk

A Handbook of American Prayer

Lucius Shepard

8

Matthew Appleton

In the Courts of the Crimson Kings

S. M. Stirling

16

Danny Adams

Infinite Crisis

Greg Cox

11

Hawk

Invincible, Vol. 6: A Different World

Robert Kirkman &
Ryan Ottley

10

Hawk


The Island of Dr. Moreau

H. G. Wells

4

Edna Stumpf

The James Tiptree Award Anthology 2:
Sex, the Future & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Karen Joy Fowler, Pat Murphy, Debbie Notkin, & Jeffrey D. Smith (eds.)

9

Rose Fox

Lost District

Joel Lane

10

Mario Guslandi

The Magic Toybox

Denise Little

11

Danny Adams

Mainspring

Jay Lake

12

Christopher J. Garcia


The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #16

Stephen Jones (ed.)

8

Mario Guslandi

McSweeney's Enchanted
Chamber of Astounding Stories

Michael Chabon (ed.)

3

Christopher J. Garcia

Monster Island

David Wellington

10

Matthew Appleton

The New Space Opera

Gardner Dozois & Johnathan Strahan (eds.)

15

Danny Adams

The New Weird

Ann VanderMeer & Jeff VanderMeer (eds.)

15

Edna Stumpf


Nightlife

Rob Thurman

9

Matthew Appleton

Odyssey

Jack McDevitt

11

Sara K. Ellis

Overclocked

Cory Doctorow

12

Danny Adams

ParaSpheres: Extending Beyond the Spheres of Literary and Genre Fiction

Rusty Morrison & Ken Keegan (eds.)

14

Sara K. Ellis

Portable Childhoods

Ellen Klages

14

Sara K. Ellis


The Prodigal Troll

Charles Coleman Finlay

7

Danny Adams

PS238, Vol. 3: No Child Left Behind!

Aaron Williams

11

Hawk

Radio Freefall

Matthew Jarpe

14

Chris Elliot

ReVisions

Julie E. Czerneda &
Isaac Szpindel (eds.)

6

Danny Adams

River of Gods

Ian McDonald

9

Jessica Darago


Robots

Jack Dann &
Gardner Dozois (eds.)

7

Matthew Appleton

Saffron and Brimstone: Strange Stories

Elizabeth Hand

13

Edna Stumpf

Salon Fantastique

Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling (eds.)

11

Mario Guslandi

The Secret History of Vampires

Darrell Schweitzer (ed.)

12

Mario Guslandi

Sex in the System

Cecilia Tan (ed.)

10

Rose Fox


SFWA European Hall of Fame: Sixteen Contemporary Classics from the Continent

James Morrow & Kathryn Morrow (eds.)

14

Jessica Darago

A Shadow in Summer

Daniel Abraham

10

Chris Elliot

Shuteye for the Timebroker

Paul Di Filippo

10

Danny Adams

Silver Screen

Justina Robson

8

Chris Elliot

The Sky People

S. M. Stirling

16

Danny Adams


St. Vidicon to the Rescue

Christopher Stasheff

5

Christopher J. Garcia

Stalking the Unicorn

Mike Resnick

16

Christopher J. Garcia

Stalking the Vampire

Mike Resnick

16

Christopher J. Garcia

Sun of Suns

Karl Schroeder

12

Chris Elliot

Thinner than Thou

Kit Reed

7

Jessica Darago


This Is My Funniest

Mike Resnick (ed.)

11

Christopher J. Garcia

Thud!

Terry Pratchett

7

Edna Stumpf

Time Twisters

Jean Rabe & Martin H. Greenberg (eds.)

13

Danny Adams

Triquorum One

Chris Teague (ed.)

9

Mario Guslandi

Ultimate Iron Man, Vol. 1

Orson Scott Card

8

Hawk


Visionary in Residence

Bruce Sterling

11

Chris Elliot

Visual Journeys, A Tribute to Space Artists

Eric T. Reynolds (ed.)

14

Christopher J. Garcia

Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse

John Joseph Adams (ed.)

16

Matthew Appleton

Weird Tales, The 21st Century: Volume 1

Stephen H. Segal and Sean Wallace (eds.)

16

Danny Adams

Wild Things

Charles Coleman Finlay

7

Danny Adams


World War Z

Max Brooks

10

Matthew Appleton

Worldcon Guest of Honor Speeches

Mike Resnick & Joe Siclari (eds.)

10

Christopher J. Garcia

Y: The Last Man--Paper Dolls, Volume 7

Brian K. Vaughn

9

Hawk

The Year's Best Fantasy 6

David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer

11

Danny Adams

You Bet Your Planet

Martin H. Greenberg &
Brittiany A. Koren (eds.)

6

Danny Adams

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DVD/Movie Reviews

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Issue

Reviewer


Batman Begins, Two-Disc Deluxe Edition

7

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Big Fish

2

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Bridge to Terabithia

13

Richard Fuller

Brothers Grimm

10

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Two-Disc Deluxe Edition (2005)

8

Richard Fuller


Children of Men, Widescreen Edition

13

Richard Fuller

Code 46

6

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Code 46

6

Jessica Darago

Constantine, Two-Disc Deluxe Edition

6

Christopher J. Garcia

The Corpse Bride

8

Edna Stumpf


C.S.A.

11

Stephen H Silver

Dawn of the Dead: Unrated Director's Cut (2004)

5

Matthew Appleton

Death Race 2000, Special Edition

8

Christopher J. Garcia

Dr. Strangelove, 40th Anniversary Two-Disc Special Edition

6

Richard Fuller

Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut

5

Richard Fuller


Enchanted, Widescreen Edition

16

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

4

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Finding Neverland

5

Edna Stumpf

The Fog

9

Sara K. Ellis

Forbidden Planet, 50th Anniversary Edition

11

Christopher J. Garcia


The 4400, The Complete First Season

7

Richard Fuller

Frankenstein, 75th Anniversary Edition

11

Sara K. Ellis

Half Light

9

Alex Esten

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Two-Disc Special Edition

10

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Hellboy

2

Richard Fuller


The Hills Have Eyes, Unrated Edition (2006)

10

Alex Esten

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Widescreen Edition

8

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

The Host, Two-Disc Collector's Edition

13

Edna Stumpf

Howl's Moving Castle

9

Edna Stumpf

The Illusionist

13

Caroline Isabelle-Caron


The Incredibles, Two-Disc Collector's Edition

6

Alex Esten

K-Pax

1

Richard Fuller

The Last Mimzy, Widescreen Infinifilm Edition

14

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

5

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

King Kong, Collector's Edition (1933)

8

Alex Esten


Man with the Screaming Brain

7

Christopher J. Garcia

MirrorMask

9

Richard Fuller

Monster House

11

Edna Stumpf

Nanny McPhee

10

Edna Stumpf

Natural City

9

Chirstopher J. Garcia


Night at the Museum, Two-Disc Special Edition

13

Chirstopher J. Garcia

Night Watch

10

Matthew Appleton

The Omen (1976), Two-Disc Collector's Edition

10

Sara K. Ellis

Pan's Labyrinth, New Line 2-Disc Platinum Series

14

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Paycheck

2

Dan Franzen


Planet Terror, Extended and Unrated Two-Disc Special Edition

15

Richard Fuller

The Prestige

12

Richard Fuller

A Scanner Darkly

12

Edna Stumpf

Shaun of the Dead

4

Alex Esten

Sin City

3

Jessica Darago


Spaceballs, The Collector's Edition

5

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Star Trek: The Animated Series

12

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Star Wars III: The Revenge of the Sith

8

Alex Esten

Stargate: The Ark of Truth

15

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Stranger Than Fiction

12

Edna Stumpf


The Time Machine (2002)

1

Edna Stumpf

TMNT

14

Alex Esten

Transformers: The Movie, 20th Anniversary Edition

14

Alex Esten

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

8

Caroline-Isabelle Caron

The X-Files Mythology, Vol. 3: Colonization

7

Edna Stumpf


X-Men: The Last Stand, Collector's Edition

11

Richard Fuller

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