Gateways to Forever
The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1970 to 1980
Mike Ashley has specialised in the history of science fiction and fantasy for over 30 years. He is the author and editor of over sixty books that in total have sold over a million copies worldwide.
Preface Acknowledgements List of Tables Chronology Chapter One: Goodbye to all That: The Old Gateways One Step...Forwards? The Gatherings at the Gate The King is Dead... ...Long live the King The Forgotten Editor How the Mighty Fall Sex and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll The Anchor Mag New Blood, New Clothes Chapter Two: All This and Elwood Too: The Rival Gateways The Threat from Within The British Dimension Experiments in Orbit The Depths of Infinity From Nova to Quark Universe and New Dimensions The New Generations Select Bibliography Index The Female Perspective The Elwood Factor Heroes and Villains The Threat from Without Chapter Three: Small but Dangerous: The Alternate Gateways Little Wonders The Fantastic Dimension Graphic Developments Rival Roles Spawn of the Weird Under Scrutiny Chapter Four: Back to the Future: The Final Gateways The Rise and Fall of Galileo A Fate Worse than Death The Cosmos Experience Asimov Triumphs Asimov Expansion Amazing Days Star Mags Super Science SF Destiny Chapter Five: Looking Back: The Gateways in Perspective Select Bibliography Index
It is an amazing book, both for the enormous amount of information it summarizes, and for the quiet authority with which it does it.
Science Fiction Studies
This will undoubtedly form the definitive history of SF from the pulp to the paperback.
Size: 234 x 156 mm
Publication: April 1, 2007
Series: Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies 34