Friday, August 8, 2014

Debuting Amazing Stories Classics With Legendary "Giant 35th Anniversary" Issue Reprint

FuturesPast Editions is proud to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Steve Davidson, new owner of Amazing Stories—the first science fiction magazine, founded in 1926 by Hugo Gernsback - and with DPS digital book production - to distribute a new line of classic reprints from the magazine's early years. (Check out Amazing Stories' new website at This new series will be published under the imprint "Amazing Stories Classics."

First off the drawing board is Amazing Stories: The Giant 35th Anniversary Issue, a reprint of the double-sized 1961 issue rounding up some of the best stories the magazine had published up to that point. A rare collectible, this special issue is available now in ebook for $3.99 and paperback for $9.99 at Amazon and other outlets. It features all the original illustrations by the legendary Frank R. Paul for each story. The authors comprise a Who's Who of early science fiction: SFWA Grandmaster Ray Bradbury, Jules Verne Prize recipient Edmond Hamilton, Buck Rogers creator Philip Francis Nowland, David H. Keller who John Clute hailed as "the ideal" Gernsback writer, Science Fiction Hall of Fame honoree Edgar Rice Burroughs, Eisner Hall of Fame inductee Eando Binder, and R. F. Starzl, dubbed a "master" of space opera by E. E. Smith. The table of contents presents a stellar lineup of such notable stories as "I, Robot," "Armageddon: 2419" (introducing Buck Rogers), "John Carter and the Giant of Mars," and "Devolution." It is a volume that belongs on every fan's bookshelf, be it wood or digital!

Then, due out soon is The Best of Amazing Stories: 1926, the first of a year-by-year showcase of the best stories selected from each year of the publication's storied history.


Special introductory sale price $3.99 - regular retail price $5.99
ISBN: 9781615085606
Special introductory sale price $9.99 -regular retail price $12.99 -
ISBN-13: 978-1499772937
Pages: 236

For electronic review copies contact: M.Christian