Wrapping up the series by talking about a final and really influential technological change, the digital revolution.
The fourth installment of MD Jackson’s comic art history.
The flawed heroes and the shared universe weren’t the only revolutions that Stan Lee brought to the business
Will Eisner was part artist and part businessman. In 1936 at the age of nineteen he and his partner Jerry Iger formed a studio that hired artists to produce comic books
Why was early comic book art so crude? It wasn’t all the artist’s fault….
Read ’em, but don’t weep.
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So the time is not distant when it will be possible for us to witness a ball game a thousand miles away.
“We believe that America will in time, become known as the hotbed of scientifiction…” Hugo Gernsback, 1928
Doris Sutherland continues her review of Amazing Stories’ early history. including letter column praise for H.P. Lovecraft’s The Colour Out of Space.
Finders Keepers is a frustrating mix of sophisticated writing and juvenile humour.
An interview with award winning author and leading lady of science fiction, Kate Wilhelm
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Hello, and welcome to another edition of Digging The Crates, where we strive to find the best, most brilliant, most deranged and inspired that the horror genre has to offer. It’s been a busy couple of weeks; your humble cryptkeeper has gotten himself a graveyard shift cooking hamburgers and nachos (all the better to go […]
Every year, the Hugo Awards -presented by the World Science Fiction Association at its annual event, Worldcon – are announced amidst much internet and real-world coverage and every year the announcement is immediately followed by endorsement and denunciation, comparison and contrast, finger pointing, preening, accusation, denial, explanation and exposition. One thing is clear: a lot […]
For years, pierre’s life was ordered around comics etc. First he couldn’t live without the Amazing Spider man and the FF, Tom Swift, Tarzan, then it was the most obscure Cthuluh Mythos story, and later missing paperbacks that later could be found with a simple Google search. It all began innocently enough… I Was a […]