Amazing Stories announced publication of a special 88th anniversary edition of the magazine on April 1st, 2014.

Press release follows:

WORLD’S FIRST SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINE RETURNS ON ITS 88TH ANNIVERSARY

Hillsboro, NH

The world’s first science fiction magazine, Amazing Stories, makes a triumphant return on April 1st with a special 88th anniversary issue.

Founded in 1926 by Hugo Gernsback, the man known as the Father of Science Fiction, the new version of the magazine will continue the tradition of publishing both big names and newcomers to the genre.

The anniversary issue will feature a classic reprint in association with FuturesPastEditions as well as thirteen other new and reprinted stories accompanied by new artwork, a science feature and a review and interview with the author of The Martian, Andy Weir.

This magazine presentation of Amazing Stories follows its January 2013 return as a multi-author blog featuring commentary, reviews, interviews galleries and essays.

Fiction and non-fiction will be published throughout the course of the month of April with a new story or article appearing approximately every three days.

At the end of April the contents will be bundled together, formatted and offered as an E-zine in a variety of popular formats. If reception of the new issue proves to be popular, the publishers contemplate making a special print edition available as well.

April 1st may be April Fools Day, but the return of Amazing Stories is no joke. Mark your calendars and visit www.amazingstoriesmag.com on April 1st and join us for the ride!

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