Titanium Mike Saves the Day

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"Titanium Mike Saves the Day"
by David D. Levine
Language English
Genre(s) Science fiction short story
Published in Fantasy & Science Fiction
Publication type Magazine
Publication dateApril 2007

"Titanium Mike Saves the Day " is a 2007 science fiction short story by David D. Levine. It was first published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction .


Plot summary

The story is composed of several small episodes set in our solar system. In each one someone tells about an adventure of Titanium Mike (a man whose exploits in the solar system range from incredible to unbelievable) to help solve their current problem.


"Titanium Mike Saves the Day" was a finalist for the Nebula Award for Best Short Story of 2007. [1]

Tangent Online praised it as "entertaining and engaging". [2] At the SF Site , Paul Kincaid called it "another iteration of the evolution of trickster stories". [3]


  1. The Locus Index to SF Awards Archived 2008-12-07 at the Wayback Machine
  2. The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 2007, reviewed by Danny Adams, at Tangent Online ; published February 27, 2007; retrieved July 22, 2023
  3. Nebula Awards Showcase 2009, reviewed by Paul Kincaid, at the SF Site ; published 2009; retrieved July 23, 2023

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