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Issue 3 - September 2014 - The Ironic Fantastic | 3 02 / Sayings and Paintings :: by Rhys Hughes

05 / Balloom

:: cartoon by Pedro Lopes

06 / Of Those Immortal Dead :: story by Anatoly Belilovsky

08 / The Mellon Seller :: story by Rhys Hughes

10 / Obsessa et Capta and the Treasure of Mossu :: poem by João Matos

11 / Pagliacci The Manchurian Can’t-i-date :: stories by Garret Cook

THE IRONIC

Fantastic 3 A Tribute to the Absurdist Cosmos of Rhys Hughes

The IRONIC FANTASTIC is a proposed series of ebook/magazine anthologies that will showcase international absurdist, quirky, unusual, whimsical and ironic fiction from new and established writers. Each issue will appear irregularly and it will always be free. This project was inaugurated by the writer Rhys Hughes.

12 / The Orchid Forest :: story by Michael Bishop

20 / Quote by William Gerhardie

:: illustration by Pedro Lopes (suggested by Ian Towey) 46 / The Gospel of the Hanged 21 / One and Two :: review by Larry Nolen (Editor's Choice) :: books revelead 48 / Into the Spotlight 22 / Palms for the Squirrel :: Tartarus Press :: review by Larry Nolen 50 / Mr. Esgar Acelerado 23 / Synthetic Saints :: the cover visual artist :: review by Joe Iconic (Editor's Choice) 52 / Books That You Must Read 24 / Deconstructing Religion Through :: books that will change your life and books that will make you smarter Magical Realism :: essay by Robert Peake 54 / Rhys Hughes answers the Usual Questions 28 / The Artist :: interview to Rhys Hughes :: by Chris Harrendence 56 / Quote by Charlotte Brontë 29 / Portable Spill :: photo by Marie Lecrivain :: invention by Rhys Hughes 58 / Tree of Wishes 30 / Domestica :: photo by Gisela Monteiro :: story by Tantra Bensko 59 / Illustrations 31 / A Poem To Tickle :: by Pedro Carvalho

Chris Harrendence

:: poems by Paulo Brito

32 / IC the Static Iron Fan :: story by Andrew Coulthard

34 / Magic Realism :: essay by Rhys Hughes

36 / Books and Style :: with Kseniya Gomzjakova 37 / Am I Stuck Indoors? :: poem by Fiona Duffin

38 / Networking Rhymes :: poem by L.t. O'Rourke

60 / Illustrations :: by Carla Rodrigues

61 / Three and Four :: books revelead

62 / Feather by David Rix :: Editor's Choice

63 / Captains Stupendous! :: by Rhys Hughes

64 / Sun Dancing In Winter :: story by Fiona Duffin

65 / Alice Reloaded

:: story by Marie Lecrivain

:: comic by Carla Rodrigues 66 / Family Sunset :: comic by Win Leerasanthanah

:: poem by Fiona Duffin | photo by César Figueiredo

:: illustration by Diogo Carvalho

40 / Sisters

42 / To My Father 43 / Tube

:: illustration by Win Leerasanthanah

44 / Magical Realism in a Nutshell :: essay by Dr. Lois Parkinson Zamora

68 / Voyager Portal 69 / Five and Six

:: books revelead by David Soares

70 / Tallest Stories by Rhys Hughes :: review by Paulo Brito (Editor's Choice)


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