The presses are rolling!

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The presses are rolling!

Posted on 2010-03-08 at 17:13 by montsamu

Well, it has been quite a learning process. But, finally, the proof corrections are in, re-proofed, agonized over, and, gulp, paid for. But the presses are finally rolling on BULL SPEC #1!

Final content for issue #1 (72 pages, 16 in full color):


  • C. S. Fuqua: “Rise Up” (with cover illustration by Mike Gallagher)
  • Peter Wood: “Almost a Good Day to Go Outside”
  • Natania Barron: “Doctor Adderson’s Lens” (with photo by Tennille Heinonen)
  • Michael Jasper: “A Gathering of Doorways”
  • Michael Gallagher: “Closed System” (part 1 of 4)
  • Kaolin Fire: “Inspired by Windmills”
  • Ralan Conley: “Ratang”
  • Josh Whiton: “There Are No Orcs” (translated into Spanish by Itzel Leaf and into French by Andrew Matte)
  • Jamie Keys: “Environments Exercise Part 1”
  • Christopher Woods: “The Clairvoyants’ Hotel”
  • D. Harlan Wilson
  • Lee Hammock
  • Sci-Fi Genre
  • Technologized Desire: Selfhood & the Body in Postcapitalist Science Fiction (by D. Harlan Wilson)
  • Peckinpah: An Ultraviolent Romance (by D. Harlan Wilson) (reviewed by J. David Osborne)
  • The Windup Girl (by Paolo Bacigalupi) (reviewed by Blue Tyson)
  • Panverse One (edited by Dario Ciriello) (reviewed by Charles Tan)
Real, physical copies in real stores and in the mail late this week!

[Update: After the break, the final cover as well as page 2 of Bull Spec #1 which is the “contents” page…]

[final cover]

[contents page]

[Hooray! And per my printer, the first print run is scheduled to ship out tomorrow (Thursday the 11th) morning!]

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