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The graphically dark anthology that mixes prose short stories with comics in a graphic-novel-sized package.


















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The Majority Shareholder Ed Norden [Art: Ed Norden]
Peachy David Tallerman [Paul Drummond]
The Wrath of God - Part 1 Luke Cooper [Luke Cooper]
What The Tongue Will Taste Sam J Drane [Ciaran Collins]
Collecting James Geoffrey Girard [Geoffrey Grisso]
Hero In Hell James Johnson [Alberto Cortes]
Out Of Time Jack Westlake [Nancy Farmer]
My Muse Wears Army Boots Christine Lucas [Ed Norden]
Recall Chris Huff [Joshua LaBello]
The Undead Lawrence Buentello [Jenna White]
Endless Sylvanus Moxley [Martin Deep]
Monitor Rixhard Rippon [Paula Friedlander]
Nosing With The Four-Stroke Kid KC Ball [Neil Struthers]
Pilgrimage Christopher Barker [Marc Jameson]
An Interview with James Johnson [James Johnson]
Depth Charge: The Replacement Storytellers Matt Wallace
The r@t Report: Recall Recalled r@t [Neil Morrissey]
r@t Confidential: Comic bios r@t [Various]
A running list of contributors also appears here.

ISBN: 978-1-906584-12-2

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$9 US and Worldwide

Cover art by James Johnson

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What people said about this issue:

Whispers of Wickedness (Paul Bradshaw)
Tangent (Phil Soletsky)
SFRevu (Sam Tomaino) 

Ecstatic Days (Jeff Vandemeer)
UKSF Book News (Ariel)  

Personal review: 
by Jason Sizemore, editor Apex Digest

What bloggers are saying: 

"This looks interesting . . ." - Warren Ellis

"Slickly and sensitively designed, this is a magazine with a clear vision of how to jazz up our often visually staid field." - Paul Di Filippo

" I think MD is a great addition to the ranks of spec fic publications." - Simon Haynes

" . . . not only some great prose, but also some truly cool, cutting edge graphic strips. Go out and buy a copy or, better yet, subscribe." - Ian R Faulkner

"I have to congratulate the publishers . . . This is a bold production. . . a lovely object to hold and I've always been a believer in rewarding those with courage, so I'll be subscribing." - Martin McGrath

". . . what a sumptuous feast of art and words it is! . . . It must be the best quality inaugural issue in the history of SF magazines." - Gareth D Jones

"It's a fantastic feeling to hold this in my hands. . . Seriously, though, there's not a misstep in the magazine." - Anne Stringer

"And how often do you purchase something you can appreciate as art that will also entertain the shit out of you and provide many hours of phantasmagorical escapism?" - Matt Wallace

". . .if you like your SF dark I recommend this unreservedly . . ." - Neil Beynon

". . . this magazine is really luscious. It's got fantastic production values, feels more like a graphic novel than a literary 'zine." - Eugie Foster

". . . this magazine is a work of art. . . In my humble opinion, this is the magazine to watch over the coming year." - Jonathan C Gillespie

"I just finished issue #1 and I have to say that I'm very impressed...Production values on this mag are through the roof; you really should check it out." - Kurt Kirchmeier
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Matt Wallace's "The Dead Man and The Berserk", which features in the Promo Issue #0 of Murky Depths, can now be heard at Variant Frequencies. Download it here. There's also a few words from Murky Depths' Publishing Editor, Terry Martin.