Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.
“Editorial: Blood on Vellum (Issue 39)” by Lynne M. Thomas
“Mighty Axes and Beer-Soaked Beards: The Portrayal of Dwarves in Fantasy” by Jim C. Hines
“An Interview with Genevieve Valentine” by Maggie Slater
A 2012 Hugo Award nominee for Best Semiprozine!
About the Cover Artist:
Cover art “Theatre of Deception” by Ekaterina Zagustina
Ekaterina Zagustina (aka KatjaFaith) is a Russian illustrator and photographer. The base of most of her works is a photograph, digitally manipulated and/or mixed with digital painting. Among her publications are several book covers for Apex Publications, Viaje a Bizancio Ediciones, cover art for The Sorrow King by Andersen Prunty, as well as other book illustrations and CD-covers (USA, Canada, Spain, Russia). Ekaterina is a Gold Medal holder in the sub-categories of Trierenberg Super Circuit and Special Themes Circuit 2012 (for Nutcracker). Examples of her work can be found at http://katjafaith.carbonmade.com/.