Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, July-August 1978, Vol. 2, No. 4 (Whole No. 8); Editor: George H. Scithers. 196 pages, cover art by Frank Kelly Freas. Contents: It's a Funny Thing, essay by Isaac Asimov; The New Magazine, essay by Isaac Asimov; On Books, essay by Charles N. Brown; Cautionary Tales, by Larry Niven; The Great Ring of Neptune, by Martin Gardner; Horseless Carriage, by Michael A. Banks; Frank Kelly Freas, essay by Ginger Kaderabek; Message to Myself, by Diana L. Paxson; Public Relations, by Ginger Kaderabek; Dance Band on the Titanic, by Jack L. Chalker; And One For My Friend Here, Please, poem by John M. Ford; On the Way, by Conway Conley; But Do They Ride Dolphins? by Frederick S. Lord, Jr.; The SF Conventional Calendar, essay by Erwin S. Strauss; When We Come Down, by Stephen Leigh; In Re Literati, poem by John M. Ford; Fragger's Bottom Line... Line... Line... by Sherwood Springer; One Rejection Too Many, by Patricia Nurse; The Suicide of Man, by John Brunner; Letters; Leigh Brackett Hamilton: 7 December 1915 - 18 March 1978, essay by Randall Garrett.