August 2016 edition (issue 18)

EditorialGil Williamson
Welcome to the 18th issue of Mythaxis.

HelsinkiGil Williamson
How to rest and sleep in winter
In the clumps of alder-bushes
Underneath the sheltering fir-tree,
Underneath the pine's protection.
The Kalevala

Sound & FuryMartin M. Clark
Oh, wherefore art thou, Damocles?

Farny's PlaceLes Sklaroff
Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.
David Hockney

The Last Day of the Mute AntJez Patterson
Just what makes that little old ant
Think he'll move that rubber tree plant
Anyone knows an ant, can't
Move a rubber tree plant.

God BlinkedMartin M. Clark
Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But don't worry; God never blinks.
Regina Brett

Falling BackAndrew Leon Hudson
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
Groucho Marx

Distant and RemoteJez Patterson
There is nothing new under the sun but there are lots of old things we don't know.
Ambrose Bierce

AtacrastLes Sklaroff
Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos.
Mary Shelley

Madras PointMartin M. Clark
No battle plan survives contact with the enemy
Helmuth von Moltke

A New World OrderJohn A. Frochio
It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God but to create him.
Arthur C. Clarke

Under the Martian MoonlightLiam Baldwin
A Comic Strip featuring the Fearsome War Machines of Mars.

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