Perihelion Science Fiction

Sam Bellotto Jr.

Eric M. Jones
Consulting Editor


Saturday Night in Saskatchewan
by Steve Stanton

Praise the System
by J. Richard Jacobs

Network Outage Engineer
by Erin Lale

Unintentional Colonists by Elizabeth Guizzetti

Mr. Weston’s Key
by Todd A. Burnett

Central Battle Command, Allied Forces: Day Four by Marilyn K. Martin

We Do Not Serve Weeping Men
by Eric Del Carlo


Zeros ... All Those Zeros! by Eric M. Jones

Facing Facts—And Analyzing Them
by John McCormick





Comic Strips



Comic Strips

WE LEAD OFF with a classic pulp magazine adventure by John Hackman. Then a whimsical concept by Friedrich Haas. And two delightfully entertaining funnies by Christopher Baldwin.

John Hackman is a Pittsburgh born illustrator and animator who has a passion for making unique and engaging pictures. His work includes storyboards, character designs, concept designs, and 3D animation. Check out more of his work.


Friedrich Haas is the artist and owner of Wyrd Creations in Kingston, NY.



Christopher Baldwin currently writes and draws for MAD magazine and creates the twice-weekly webcomic Spacetrawler. He’s also written and drawn dozens of comic-books, as well as a half-dozen daily comic strips. He’s been written up in the Washington Post, Wired magazine, IO9, Salon magazine, UK Daily Telegraph, Newsbytes, and even appeared on NPR.