Buyer’s Guide

Equipping you to become a true science fiction collector.

Best Cryptozoology Documentaries

Riley Reese
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Cryptozoology is the study of animals that allegedly exist—but currently have no physical proof of it quite yet. It's a fascinating field where people will actually sit down and investigate claims of ...

The Best Novel You Likely Never Heard Of

Paul Levinson
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Right, it's not one of my mine. And I do this every few years — blog about a novel that's not only one of the best you likely never heard of, but, for what it's worth, is one of the best I've ever rea...

Doctor Who: Spare Parts Revisited

Matthew Kresal
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When it comes to Doctor Who, few monsters are quite as iconic as the Cybermen, the half-human/half-machine race originally hailing from Earth's long lost twin planet Mondas. Despite their origin being...

Are These The Most Underrated Science Fiction Books or Not?

Matt Cates
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We always root for the underdog, if we ever see one. But how can you cheer them on if you've never heard of 'em? That's why--voilà!--our latest list of underrated sci-fi-related things--in this case, ...

"OMNI: The New Frontier" is Back

OMNI Staff
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After 25 years off the airwaves, OMNI: The New Frontier is back and online for your digital viewing pleasure on Vimeo. For those growing up in the early 80s, this may trigger memories of nostalgia, of...

OMNI Magazine October 1978

Museum of Science Fiction
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First Word: "There is a universal architecture of infinite elegance and logic form which all things animate and inanimate seem to derive." –Bob Guccione When we called contributing editor Bill Stuckey...

OMNI Magazine November 1978

Museum of Science Fiction
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First Word: "Who can put a dollar value on the tremendous uplifting of the human spirit that occurred on July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong walked on the surface of the moon?" – Bob Guccione "I can ne...

OMNI Magazine December 1978

Museum of Science Fiction
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First Word: "Where in nature will we find the clue that will illuminate that ultimate flight–to the far edge of the galaxy and beyond?" –Frank Kendig Each December marks the anniversary of the Wright ...

OMNI Magazine January 1979

Museum of Science Fiction
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First Word: "The object was silver, it had a flat bottom from which six legs protruded, and it was circular or disc-shaped. It looked like a barbecue grill turned upside down." –Frank Kendig Solar pow...

OMNI Magazine February 1979

Museum of Science Fiction
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First Word: "Whether or not the first test-tube baby is a hoax isn't the issue, rather, it is whether or not scientific journals have a monopoly on the disclosure of new information." –Frank Kendig Th...

OMNI Magazine March 1979

Museum of Science Fiction
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First Word: "We have held NASA to budgets that allow little more than one major program at a time. The result is that we've fielded a team for space missions that has practically no backup capability....

OMNI Magazine April 1979

Museum of Science Fiction
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First Word: "Parapsychologists and other researchers into the paranormal, beware! A backlash is upon you. Times will be getting tougher by and by. It is time to clean up your acts." –Frank Kendig Ther...

OMNI Magazine May 1979

Museum of Science Fiction
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First Word: "Today, it seems, nobody in the aerospace business talks about anything beyond the next scheduled dip into the federal pocketbook." –Frank Kendig Eighty years ago a Russian schoolteacher n...

OMNI Magazine June 1979

Museum of Science Fiction
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First Word: "The concern, of course, is that if the fear spreads, there may never be another nuclear-power plant licensed in the United States." –Frank Kendig We are at the Fermi National Accelerator ...

OMNI Magazine July 1979

Museum of Science Fiction
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First Word: "By early next century, people will chuckle when they recall the fears their parents had about storing radio-active wastes. The "hot stuff" will be routinely boosted far beyond the orbit o...

OMNI Magazine August 1979

Museum of Science Fiction
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First Word: "Again we've compromised one of mankind's most impressive and useful advancements in order to save a few bucks up front." –Jerry Grey They're calling it the new mecca of high technology, a...