• Posts Tagged ‘Cryptozoology’

    An Afternoon with Odessa Malko

    by  • November 13, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An interview by R. L. Evars, as provided by Emma Whitehall Art by Ariel Alian Wilson When I first meet Odessa Malko, I barely know what to expect. The marine crypto-biologist has recently become the talk of Aforcaster, with her astounding research into the hitherto-mysterious creature, Microcosmus marinus–otherwise known as the Kraken. However, she...

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    From Matchsticks to Flamethrowers: On the Evolution of Dragons

    by  • July 3, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Edmund Teile, as prepared by his great-grandson, Isaac Teile Art by Shannon Legler Abstract: This paper asserts that pinwyrm lizards are closely related to western red and northeastern black dragons despite their contemporary classification as monitors. First, I provide an analysis of comparative behavioral habits between venomous pinwyrms and black dragons (which...

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    A Gift of Life and Death

    by  • April 10, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Mira Delmer, as provided by Caroline von Schmalensee Art by Shannon Legler Last night, everything changed. I’d got to the bit where I tell Roland about how I met his father when, out of the deep blue, he said, “But Kraken’s a myth. He’s not real.” He’s six–it could have happened...

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    Stheno

    by  • April 3, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Stheno the Gorgon, as provided by Marnie Azzarelli Art by Luke Spooner “Brave soul, walking by herself in this neighborhood at night,” the passenger in a gray mini-van commented to her driving friend as I crossed the intersection in front of them. They are more afraid of me than I am of them....

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    Grimalkin and Hound

    by  • March 27, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by May Hayashi, as provided by Laura Duerr Art by Justine McGreevy “So! You’re May, right? What do you do?” Brianne asks. She’s standing a little too close, hanging on to every word I say, smiling nonstop like she’s in conversation with her very best friend. I manage to not roll my...

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    Supernatural Zoological Fluids and Their Applications

    by  • January 23, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Professors Tabitha and Helga Krantz, Department of Supernatural Zoology, University of Morbach, Germany Provided by Andy Brown Art by Luke Spooner The purpose of this project was to explore the potential uses of naturally produced supernatural zoological fluids. It was partly financed by the Supernatural Animal Protection Society (SAPS) as part...

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    The State of Mad Science, 2016

    by  • December 26, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    A speech by Professor T.D. McClure, MPhD, President of the Mad Scientists of America, presented by Laura Roberts Art by Amanda Jones Dr. Evil, Mr. Vice President, Members of the International Scientific Community, my enemies, my co-conspirators, my fellow Mad Scientists: The State of Mad Science in 2016 is a precarious one, despite our...

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    Traditional Fairy Dust: A Recipe

    by  • February 8, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Traditional Fairy Dust: A Recipe

    A recipe by Franklin A. Evenson, M.D., as provided by Dusty Wallace Art by Ariel Alian Wilson Ingredients 10 South woods fairies, fresh and intact 1 teaspoon of lemon juice 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 tablespoon baking soda Utensils 1 small cookpot mortar and pestle First, a note on the fairies:...

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    Containment of the Last Queen

    by  • December 7, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Containment of the Last Queen

    Selective Notes of Hooper Jon’th’n Lee, Ph.D., as collected and retold by Alby Darling Art by Shannon Legler I remember the first night like it was my last, the rain drenching us so thoroughly as you’d think you were made of the water. The moon was full and it was doomed to be the...

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    A Taste of Empty

    by  • February 9, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    A Taste of Empty

    An essay by Jonah Greenwich, as provided by Dorian Graves Art by Shannon Legler I was at my wit’s end when the bird was brought in. Before its arrival was a stalemate. The rain had not stopped outside, leaving trails in windows that hadn’t been cleaned in months. On a chair to my left, a...

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