Gateway Welcomes the Lensmen – As They Were Meant to Be Seen!
A few months ago we wished legendary SF cover artist Chris Foss a very happy birthday. Now, we have a present for all who love his art. We’re delightewd to announce that E E ‘Doc’ Smith‘s classic ‘Lensman’ series is now available in eBook from SF Gateway, adorned with the wonderul Chris Foss covers from […]Read More
From the Archives: In Praise of . . . Good Show Sir
No man is an island, Entire of itself John Donne The internet is, among many other things, an ecosystem. No site exists in isolation; articles are written, responses posted, rebuttals made, points elaborated upon, and so it goes: the endless conversation of the interwebs. The SF Gateway is no different to any other site. We […]Read More
Cover Reveal: Neuromancer!
Back in the winter of 2015, when the world was a gentler, simpler place, we announced the return of William Gibson’s Neuromancer to its original UK publisher – indeed, to its original UK editor! Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, is delighted to announce their acquisition of William Gibson’s Sprawl Trilogy, comprising Neuromancer, […]Read More
Cover Reveal: Swords, Swords and More Swords!
Here’s a spot quiz for you. We’ve listed a number of extremely complimentary descriptions of a certain trilogy from some very well respected figures in the field. All you have to do is guess what books they’re talking about. Ready? ‘An unforgettable opening . . . and just gets better from there’ George R. R. […]Read More
Good Show Sir! Servants of the W…
We’ve mentioned before our deep and abiding affection for Good Show Sir, the site dedicated to reminding us of SF’s glorious (and, ocassionally, not so glorious) past when it comes to book covers. For reasons not entirely clear to us, Good Show Sir dropped off our RSS reader a little while ago. It’s back now and […]Read More
Explaining the New Cover Style
Eagle-eyed readers will have spotted a new cover style appearing on some recent Gateway titles; for instance: So, what gives? Well, a couple of things. Firstly, we’ve published a lot of titles over the last three-and-a-bit years and now, inevitably, the production line is slowing down, as ‘new’ titles are becoming harder to find. So […]Read More
Happy Birthday, Vincent Chong!
Today Gateway wishes a very Happy Birthday to artist extraordinaire, Vincent Chong. Vincent’s covers have graced many a fine work of SF and Fantasy over the years, and we’re delighted to count some SF Masterworks among that number: Wonderful stuff, we’re sure you’ll agree. Happy Birthday, Vinny!Read More
Cover Reveal: Mythago Wood Fantasy Masterworks 30th Anniversary Edition
Some time ago – in the uncomfortable vicinity of twenty-five years, in fact – I was meeting some friends in a pub (yes, yes, I know: plus ça change!). Because I habitually associate with erudite dipsomaniacs, the topic turned, sooner rather than later, to what we were reading. My friends were currently in the middle […]Read More
In Praise of . . . Good Show Sir
No man is an island, Entire of itself John Donne The internet is, among many other things, an ecosystem. No site exists in isolation; articles are written, responses posted, rebuttals made, points elaborated upon, and so it goes: , the endless conversation of the interwebs. The SF Gateway is no different to any other site. […]Read More
Cover Art for Art’s Sake
Prompted by the awesome On This Day function on the indispensable Encyclopedia of Science Fiction – which tells us that today is Vincent Di Fate’s birthday – we thought it might be nice to pay homage to some of the wonderful cover art that has graced science fiction novels down the years. Of course, SF […]Read More