I have some complicated thoughts about fishnet tights. Specifically, I have some complicated thoughts about fantasy art, fishnets, and Red Sonja’s chainmail bikini. I’ve devoted a lot of energy over the years to the analysis of women in comics, especially superhero comics, which I love....Read More
Clea Majora walked through the hot streets of Nova Ostia, her sandalled feet lightly treading on the wide, baked, paving stones. She bought a honey cake from a pastry stall and nibbled it as she walked, using the vine leaf wrapper to catch the crumbs. At the wall, a couple of boys she...Read More
By Tansy Rayner Roberts It’s not just me, right? The Gothic novel is ripe for a comeback. This particular sub-genre has been creeping into my subconscious for some time, and not just because I accidentally went to a lecture the other month on the Female Gothic in Film, which quoted...Read More
By Tansy Rayner Roberts Australians. They’re generally happy people, right? Beer, sunshine and prawns. Happy people in shorts, sunnies and thongs (it’s a kind of footwear, honestly!) Nothing sinister about that. And yet Australia has produced some of the darkest and weirdest speculative...Read More
2016 Apex Magazine Subscription Drive
This year we hope to raise enough revenue to expand our monthly fiction and to increase pay for writers and artists.
Incentives include original fiction by Nisi Shawl, John Hornor Jacobs, Ursula Vernon, and E. Catherine Tobler!