by Jim Theis
To the best of the knowledge of the publisher, the procedures required to obtain a copyright at the time of The Eye of Argon’s original publication were not followed, and thus, the story was never copyrighted, and remains in the public domain to this day.
“One Fine Day in the Stygian Haunts of Hell: Being the Lore and Legend of the Fabled ‘Eye of Argon’” copyright 1987, 1997 by Darrell Schweitzer. Somewhat different versions of this essay appeared in Fantasy Review, Volume 10, No 6., Whole number 103, July/August 1987, and Windows of the Imagination: Essays on Fantastic Literature, 1998
“In Search of Jim Theis” copyright 2006 by Lee Weinstein. Slightly different versions of this essay appeared in The Wildside Press edition of The Eye of Argon, 2006, and in The New York Review of Science Fiction, 2005 and 2005.
Text by Roger MacBride Allen, comprising the introduction and the essay “A Drippingly Sincere Apology, Plus Obsessively Detailed Analysis” copyright 2011 Roger MacBride Allen.
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