• The Black Spot

    by  • April 8, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Michael R. Burnes and Martin Hobbs, as provided by Mathew Allan Garcia Illustration by Luke Spooner/Carrion House They calmed the blaze that had consumed four lives at 4:03 a.m. on December 22nd, 2005. When they found him, he was hanging from a beam in his study, an extension cord tied around his...

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    Winter 2013 is now available!

    by  • April 2, 2013 • 0 Comments

    I’m excited to share that the Winter 2013 collection of Mad Scientist Journal is now available. It’s only available on Smashwords at this moment, but it will be available at most other outlets within a few days. This month’s exclusive content includes Eric J. Guignard, Nicholas Knight, and Richard Zwicker! I hope you enjoy...

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    Mabel’s Mission

    by  • April 1, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Mabel Foster, as provided by K. Esta Art by Leigh Legler Unfortunately for most mad scientists in this world–sorry I shouldn’t say “mad.” That’s what I keep hearing everyone else around here call you. I know some of you don’t like it, and rightfully so, it isn’t very nice. How about...

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    Artist Killed in Mysterious Affray

    by  • March 25, 2013 • 0 Comments

    From page six of the Austrian newspaper Deutsches Volksblatt, 21st April, 1910 By Wolfgang Teller, special correspondent, as provided by Conor Powers-Smith Art by Katie Nyborg Brigittenau, Vienna – Residents of the Meldemannstrasse were shaken by a bizarre and unexplained crime which occurred here last evening. According to witnesses, the...

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    Blood Tests, Types and Ties

    by  • March 11, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Veronica Night, as provided by Kate Elizabeth Art by Justine McGreevy In this issue of Blood, Milton and colleagues report that the next-generation blood substitute, Huma-Nice®, when given as a dietary supplement over a two-month period, resulted in appetite suppression in vampires. The quest for a viable human blood substitute has...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: February 2013

    by  • March 5, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Hello mad science fans. A very quick and slightly belated post recapping the numbers from last month. I wanted to get the slush from the special call cleared up before posting this, just so I didn’t have to make some comment about “oh, well, these submission numbers aren’t complete because we have a bunch...

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    The Writings of Brigham Worthing

    by  • March 4, 2013 • 2 Comments

    Collected, Arranged and Verified by Svetlana Rhosven Provided by Alexis A. Hunter Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye Dear Asa, I hope this letter finds you in good health, dear brother. I believe I need to learn more about the actual work I am claiming to be doing. This belief was cemented by a run-in I...

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