Bull Spec #6

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Contents: (final, 64-pages, full-size, glossy, 4 pages in color)

[ publication autumn 2011: 30 july ]

Contents: (cut and paste for now from layout…)

Cover Art and Design
Squid Ascendant Upon the Cabinet of Thackery Jeremy Zerfoss

Fiction 4 Perchance Stuart Jaffe 8 We Don.t Do Quests Dale Mettam 12 Selling Home Tina Connolly 18 Fadeout Amber D. Sistla 22 Less Than Absent Kenneth Schneyer

Graphic Short 31 The Long Lives of Heroes Jeremy Whitley and Jason Strutz part 2 of 4

Features 24 The Wolf Tree John Claude Bemis . Review by Mur Lafferty; Interview by Dan Campbell 36 The Magician King Lev Grossman . Review by Kij Johnson; Interview by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn 40 Odd? Ann and Jeff VanderMeer . Interview by Larry Nolen 45 Dark Tangos Lewis Shiner . Review by Richard Dansky; Article and Interview by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn 52 Miserere: An Autumn Tale Teresa Frohock . Review and Interview by J.P. Wickwire

Departments 54 The Daily Monocle J.P. Wickwire . The Enterprise of Death Jesse Bullington; Deathless Catherynne M. Valente; Robopocalypse Daniel H. Wilson; Machine Man Max Barry 56 Reviews . The Cardinal.s Blades Pierre Pevel by Richard Dansky; Zazen Vanessa Veselka by Nick Mamatas; Starve Better and Sensation Nick Mamatas by Jason Erik Lundberg; Sword of Fire and Sea Erin Hoffman by Richard Dansky; Ghosts of War George Mann by Joseph Giddings; Germline T.C. McCarthy by C.D. Covington 60 Poetry . Spacetime Geodesics Athena Andreadis; Petals Mari Ness; Ruminations Upon a Dandelion Theme Nathaniel Lee; Spinning the Seabed Dry Edgar Mason; Lyssa Depressed Linda Ann Strang 62 Editorial . What Happened to the Summer?

Advertisements 2 Pyr 11 Durham Literacy Center 21 Alison Janssen editorial services 39 Firetower Studios 44 Igaaks Brass and Steel Visors 63 James Maxey 64 ConTemporal