Posted by demonik on June 20, 2008
Pantechnicon 7 (June 1st 2008)
DF Lewis – The Web Across The Door
DF Lewis offers a short slice of weird.
Johnny Mains – The Trapper
Harsh winter, rotting food, and ghosts take their toll on a trapper and his wife.
Contains scenes of a graphic nature.
Brian Wright – Blood
New job, new boss, same old corporate life. With telepathy, a ghost, and murder.
David Barnett – Death Knock
A dead journalist seems to be visiting relatives of the recently-bereaved. It falls to the Department for Extra-Usual Affairs to investigate.
Alister Davison – The King is Dead
JFK, Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley meet a newcomer to the afterlife. Only two of them have his best interests at heart.
Colin Sinclair – The Dopple Gang part two
Jake has a gun that can delete things. His only question now is who to kill first with it.
David Brookes – Tranquil Sea
An expedition to create a radio telescope using the Moon’s Daedalus Crater suffers Jovian interference.
Suzanne Jackson – Seeing the Light
She’s not crazy. And she’s going to show everyone exactly how not crazy she is. Even if it kills them.
Interview: Barry Wood
Caroline Callaghan chats to the Canadian author about his work and his future plans.
SF101: Olaf Stapledon
Sean Parker’s series continues with an exploration of Stapledon’s work.
Icon Oddities: The Musical Career of William Shatner.
Jamie Halliday kicks off a new series on the odd careers of genre icons, starting with the **** himself.
Horror Gems: Sundown
The next in Jamie’s Horror Gems series takes a look at this bargain-bucket treasure, unavailable on DVD.
Weird Tales: A Time-Travelling interview with DF Lewis.
Des and Caroline talk. And travel through time.
The Fandom Menace
The Age of Innocence
SF: Is it really for you any more?
Time for some Perspective
And now, a look at the murky waters of Doctor Who fandom, and the raging battle of New Who vs. Old Who.
Don’t let the fact that there’s a soppy spaceship on the cover put you off – it’s obviously only there to placate the sci-fi brigade while their magazine is slowly but surely being colonised by ghastly horror! My thanks to the delightful Troo for this indepth breakdown of the content and profuse apologies for not getting around to circulating it sooner!
Download it for free from: Pantechnicon
See also Vault of Evil’s Pantechnicon 7 thread.