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Gateways to Forever – The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1970 to 1980 - Liverpool Scholarship Online
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Gateways to Forever: The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1970 to 1980

Mike Ashley

Abstract

This third volume in a four-volume study of science fiction magazines focuses on the turbulent years of the 1970s, when the United States emerged from the Vietnam War into an economic crisis. It saw the end of the Apollo moon programme and the start of the ecology movement. This proved to be one of the most complicated periods for the science fiction magazines. Not only were they struggling to survive within the economic climate, they also had to cope with the death of the father of modern science fiction, John W. Campbell, Jr., while facing new and potentially threatening opposition. The mark ... More

Keywords: science fiction magazines, Vietnam War, economic crisis, Apollo moon programme, ecology movement, modern science fiction, anthologies, semi-professional magazines, role-playing gaming, adult comics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781846310027
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846310027.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mike Ashley, author