jules verne


The First Manned Space Mission on Americas Newsstands

The First Manned Space Mission on America's Newsstands

Lakeside Library Vol 3 #66, published by Donnelley, Loyd & Co in 1880, appears to be the first periodical on the national American newsstand to feature a manned space mission -- illustrated and in detail.  The quarto-sized illustrated story paper serialized Jules Verne's Round the Moon, the 1870 sequel to the 1865 touchstone From the[...]

James Camerons Story of Science Fiction Looks to Sci-Fis Past and Future

James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Looks to Sci-Fi's Past and Future

Without Jules Verne and H.G Wells there wouldn’t have been Ray Bradbury or Robert A Heinlein, and without them, there wouldn’t be Lucas, Spielberg, Ridley Scott or me As a filmmaker who specializes in science fiction, I’m interested in exploring the struggles and the triumphs that brought these incredible stories to life and seeing how[...]