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Editorial Matters - September 2007 by Gayle Surrette
Review by Gayle Surrette Editorial  ISBN/ITEM#: EM092007
Date: 30 August 2007 /

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This month we have a review of Baltimore: Or The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire by Mike Mignola & Christopher Golden. Drew Bittner managed to get a short interview with Chris Golden about the book.

Our artist interview this month is with Holly Bird. Holly was gracious enough to even answer my rather loaded question about the dearth of women in SF and fantasy art. I hope you'll find her answers to our questions as interesting and thought provoking as I did. Also, please do yourself a favor and visit her website to look at her artwork.

We also have the usual columns. John Berlyne fills us in on the best in SF and fantasy in the UK this month. Sam Tomaino covers the short fiction front. Rogan Marshall is back with us this month, giving us his take on the movies you should make an effort to see.

We really enjoy hearing from our readers and we now have response forms after each review. Or if your comments are more general over the entire issue feel free to send a letter to the editor (editor at

Read on for our usual messages and announcements:

Reviewers Wanted:
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