Editorial License: The Men Who Don't Fit In - Editor Ern discovers a theme in the issue, and ponders it with some help from a favorite poet.
What's Out This Month:
US Books
- Sharon Archer brings us a quick look at a ton of books.
UK Books - John Berlyne and the UK Scene
Can Books - Asta Sinusas and the books of the Great White North

Upcoming Films  - David Marsh looks into his crystal ball to see what's coming to the big screen.

Upcoming SF Films

2 8 Rollerball
3 5 Time Machine
3 22 ET: Digital Enhance
4 ? Pluto Nash
4 ? Red Dwarf
5 3 Spiderman
5 16 Star Wars: Attack of the Clones
8 2 Signs
8 30 Arac Attack (Eight Legged Freaks)
11 ? Star Trek X: Nemesis
12 ? LOTR: Twin Towers
? ? Barbarella (w Drew Barrymore)

Events/Cons: Arisia 2002: Fans In Black (leather, vinyl, whatever) Sawicki braves Boston to bring back his report

DVD - Sawicki's Damnalien DVD Review
Comics- Daniel Dern tells you where to put your comic money

Interview: L. Neil Smith
Feature Book: The American Zone by L. Neil Smith

Feature Reprint: The Probability Broach by L. Neil Smith

Book Reviews:
Magic Time by Marc Scott Zicree and Barbara Hambly
Independent Command
By Doohan and Stirling
Kiln People by David Brin
The Watch by Dennis Danvers
The Impossible Bird by Patrick O'Learyl
Iterations by Robert Sawyer
King's Name by Jo Walton
Miles, Mystery and Mayhem by Lois Bujold