Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty-Six

Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty-Six! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on September 1, 2020. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on September 1 and half on October 6.

Featuring all-new short fiction by T. Kingfisher, Samantha Mills, Kenneth Schneyer, Lavie Tidhar, Marie Brennan, and James Yu; reprint fiction by P. Djèlí Clark; essays by Del Sandeen, Marissa Lingen, Nibedita Sen, Christopher Mark Rose, and a new editorial column by Nonfiction Editor Elsa Sjunneson; poems by Terese Mason Pierre, Beth Cato, Rita Chen, and Lora Gray; interviews with Kenneth Schneyer and Lavie Tidhar by Caroline M. Yoachim; and Christopher Jones’s Connected on the cover.

All that plus two podcasts!

Episode 36A (September 1): “Metal Like Blood in the Dark” by T. Kingfisher, as read by Erika Ensign, “Fin” by Terese Mason Pierre, as read by Joy Piedmont, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing T. Kingfisher.

Episode 36B (October 6): Editors’ Introduction, “In The Space of Twelve Minutes” by James Yu, as read by Joy Piedmont, “As if My Flesh was Summer Soil” by Lora Gray, as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing James Yu.

About Our Cover Artist: Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones is a comic book and storyboard artist best known for his work on Young Justice for DC Comics and on Doctor Who for Titan Comics. Christopher is currently working on Season 4 of Young Justice for Warner Bros. Animation.

Much of his comic book work has been for DC Comics, including a 2-year run drawing Young Justice, a 4-year run as penciller on The Batman Strikes, as well as stories for Batman ‘66, Justice League Adventures, Batman & Robin, Day of Judgment and the cult series Young Heroes in Love.  His work for Marvel Comics includes Marvel Action: Spider-man, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and Marvel Superhero Squad.

His Doctor Who comics work includes The Third Doctor: Heralds of Destruction with writer Paul Cornell and The Seventh Doctor: Operation Volcano with writer Andrew Cartmel, in addition to a variety of covers featuring the 13th, 10th and 11th Doctors. Other comics work includes Star Trek (IDW, written by Paul Cornell), the graphic novels Also Known As (written by Tony Lee) and Kolchak: Fever Pitch, the SF series Parallel Man, Gargoyles: Bad Guys, and the comic book adaptation of the cult horror favorite Re-Animator. He is also the co-creator of Dr. Blink Superhero Shrink with writer/cartoonist John Kovalic.

Christopher also helped found the Minnesota-based sci-fi convention CONvergence and created its robotic mascot Connie.


In The Issue