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Heroic Fantasy Quarterly–Q25

On top of the floods of spring, the heat of summer has now fallen upon Oklahoma like the very hammer-strike of Grond!  Yet we push through the heat, scouring the world to find the best sword and sorcery fiction to bring to you.  And again, we succeed!  The HFQ ship sails into port with a […]

Heroic Fantasy Quarterly–Q24

Death!  Death has stalked the realm of fandom over the last three months!  Yeoman Rand (Grace Lee Whitney) joins Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy) in the afterworld, and King Author (Nigel Terry) now waits in Avalon for our hour of need.  Heroic Fantasy Quarterly soothes the loss with a full cargo of stories and poems, including […]

Heroic Fantasy Quarterly–Q23

From the depths of winter HFQ has arisen to get you through those last few months to spring with stories to both warm you and chill you!  Three full-sized stories and poems that will stick in your mind like stories. Fiction Contents Crazy Snake and the Cuguanaba, by Eric Atkisson Crazy Snake joins the ranks […]

Heroic Fantasy Quarterly–Q22

Greetings and happy fall!  2014 is winding down and Heroic Fantasy Quarterly has what it takes to get you through to the new year.  We bring you world-spanning fiction, some familiar names, and some new talent. Fiction Contents Crazy Snake and the Comazotz, by Eric Atkisson Trouble brews in the Yucatan!  Pyramids brood in jungle […]


August has descended upon the plains of Oklahoma, and with it dramatic El-Nino spurred heat.  A heat only broken by the occasional polar vortex.  Through it all your faithful editors have scoured the world to bring you the best in sword and sorcery and adventure fiction, and (again) we deliver!  Issue 21 brings you extra […]


Welcome to Heroic Fantasy Quarterly Issue 20! With this issue we return to our regularly scheduled random mix of adventure fantasy fiction, poetry and art. And by all that’s good and right, for once we will not be talking about the weather in our editorial. Well, except to give a shout-out to our hometown OKC […]


With awesome terminology like Polar Vortex cramping our minds, we find ourselves this first day of February trapped between winter storms Leon and Maximus. Yeah, we’re sick of it too. So it is that our thoughts turn to warmer days and climes. While we can’t do anything but wait it out here in the northern […]


And boom!  It’s November again! Welcome to Heroic Fantasy Quarterly Issue 18, our second on the new publication schedule.  The disastrous weather took pity on us and, free from worrying about death and destruction from the skies, we’ve assembled a great issue for you.  But being Okies we’d be remiss in failing to mention there […]


Ah, springtime in Oklahoma — continued: The flowers. The north-bound butterflies. The flowing creeks. The wildly overflowing creeks and huge hail and massive apocalyptic tornadoes! Then summer hits and flooding rains persist when we should be by drying out. Oy. Anyway, HFQ editors took way less on the chin than so many people in their […]


Ah, April. Finally, finally perhaps the damn cold and snow will relent! Hey — we talked about March Madness and NCAA basketball and cerebral awakenings this time last year, so why not talk about the weather this year? Yep, HFQ Issue 16 is here and there’s not a better time than now to read it. […]

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