Metallic Mirrors Part One: Michael Whelan

The subject matter of heavy metal lyrics often mirrors that of sword and sorcery fiction. Sometimes the mirror is more than metaphorical, when bands show their dedication to their fantasy concepts by using album artwork identical to images that have appeared on the covers of novels and anthologies.

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Win the Last Copy of The Sapphire Goddess by Nictzin Dyalhis!

When we released the first-ever collection containing all of Nictzin Dyalhis’ fantasy and science fiction last year, the classic size edition sold out fairly quickly. However, we held back one copy to give away to a lucky reader of the DMR website. What do you have to do to win this amazing prize, which will certainly be a collector’s item in years to come?

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"The Moon Pool" Re-Read: Part Three

As I gazed once again upon Finlay's striking illustration of the moment when Dr. Throckmartin's colleague, Charles Stanton, is taken into/devoured by the Dweller in the Moon Pool, a thought occurred to me. The estates of Merritt and Finlay really missed the boat when they did not take the opportunity to have Finlay's illo made into a black light poster.

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