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Kamen Rider News From Anime Expo 2022
As announced July 2 at the Kamen Rider panel at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, Hendry Prasetya (Power Rangers, Aquaman)will be the artist alongside writer Brandon Easton (Transformers, Superman, Mister Miracle) on the new Kamen Rider Zero-One comic series to

Pixel Scroll 7/2/22 Scroll On, Pixel Off
HEARING BUTLER’S VOICE. “’Keep Your Own Counsel’: Talking Octavia E. Butler with Lynell George” at Public Books. In 2020, journalist and essayist Lynell George published A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky: The World of Octavia Butler (Angel City Press).

The Spider-Verse Explodes With New Heroes, New Paths, And More In Edge of Spider-Verse #1
The future of the Spider-Verse is here! Beginning on August 3, fans will see the Spider-Verse expand like never before in Edge of Spider-Verse, a new limited series that will introduce brand-new Spider-Heroes and check in with iconic favorites such

Pixel Scroll 7/1/22 Who Will Buy This Wonderful Pixel?
NETFLIX GOES UPSIDE DOWN. [Item by Mike Kennedy.] Apparently, fans of Stranger Things are night owls. When the final two episodes of ST Season 4 were released—at about 03:00 Eastern today—the Netflix streaming site was hammered hard enough to experience scattered but significant

Dan Slott And Mark Bagley Bring About The End Of The Spider-Verse In Spider-Man #1
The end of the Spider-Verse is upon us! In the aftermath of Edge of Spider-Verse, the upcoming limited series that explores and introduces Spider-heroes from across the multiverse, comes a new ongoing series by two of Spider-Man’s most legendary creators—Dan

Top 10 Stories for June 2022
The handling of code of conduct issues at conventions produced some of the most-followed news stories of the month of June. New information, commentary, and further apologies for Balticon’s treatment of Stephanie Burke were the theme of four of the

Pixel Scroll 6/30/22 Pixel Scroll Them From Orbit, It’s The Only Way To Be Sure
PKD IS READY FOR HIS CLOSEUP. A movie will be made about the life of Philip K. Dick announces The Hollywood Reporter: “Blade Runner Author Philip K. Dick Gets ‘Only Apparently Real’ Biopic”. It will be based in part

Introducing the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. has successfully filed to do future business as the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association (SFWA). The nonprofit organization has adopted this new name for most professional purposes. Doing so allows

Cats Sleep on SFF: Adventure Comics
Mike Penick sent in a sequel to the “Cats Sleep on SFF: The Zanzibar Cat” post of last November. I am Mike Penick, the husband of Ron Maas who sent you the Zanzibar Cat photo. This is Imra, named after Saturn

Pixel Scroll 6/29/22 I Want To Scroll, What The Pixel On The Table Number 5 Is Scrolling!
MARCEAU RAISES ISSUE ABOUT H.A.G. PRESIDENT. Author Caitlin Marceau tweeted yesterday that she has made the decision to leave the Horror Authors Guild (a different organization than the Horror Writers Association) due to Facebook comments made by the group’s

SFWA Membership Applications Open Under New Guidelines
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. (SFWA) recently revised their requirements for Full and Associate membership in the organization. SFWA looks forward to welcoming speculative fiction creators for whom these new guidelines will allow them to join

Jordan: Comments on the 2022 Best Novel Hugo Finalists: Part 1
[Introduction: In Part 1 of her overview, Michaele Jordan reviews half of the Best Novel Hugo finalists: The Galaxy, and the Ground Within, by Becky Chambers, Light From Uncommon Stars, by Ryka Aoki, and A Master of Djinn, by P.

Pixel Scroll 6/28/22 The Mirror Grok’d
F&SF COVER REVEAL. Gordon Van Gelder has shared the July/August 2022 cover for the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. The cover art by Mondolithic Studios illustrates “Starblind, Booklost, and Hearing the Songs of True Birds” by Rudi Dornemann. (2)

Greg Jein (1945-2022)
[[Greg Jein, one of Hollywood’s most acclaimed creators of miniatures used in filming, died May 22 at the age of 76. Jein was twice nominated for the Best Visual Effects Oscar for his work on Close Encounters of the Third Kind and 1941. He

Pixel Scroll 6/27/22 Scroll Ain’t Nothing But Pixel Misspelled
STOP STICKING IT TO AUTHORS. In “Amazon’s e-book return policy comes under criticism from authors” NPR takes up the cause of the writers whose pockets are being picked. … Authors are protesting Amazon’s e-book return policy, a system they

Emails From Lake Woe-Is-Me — Fit the Thirty-Sixth
[Introduction: Melanie Stormm continues her humorous series of posts about the misdirected emails she’s been getting. Stormm is a multiracial writer who writes fiction, poetry, and audio theatre. Her novella, Last Poet of Wyrld’s End is available through Candlemark &

Inside the New Uncle Hugo’s: Photos by Paul Weimer
Paul Weimer went to donate some books at Don Blyly’s new location for Uncle Hugo’s and Uncle Edgar’s bookstores. While he was inside Paul shot these photographs of the bookshelves being stocked and other work in

AWARDS

2022 Deutscher Science Fiction Preis Winners
The Deutscher Science Fiction Preis 2022 winners were announced on June 25. The juried award for the best short story and best novel published in the German language in the previous year is sponsored by the SFCD, Germany´s largest science-fiction club. Each winner

2022 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction
Jesmyn Ward is the recipient of the . The award honors an American literary writer whose body of work is distinguished not only for its mastery of the art but also for its

2022 Science Fiction Research Association Awards
The Science Fiction Research Association announcing the names of the organization’s 2022 award winners on July 1. SUPPORT A NEW SCHOLAR AWARD Anastasia Klimchynskaya MARY KAY BRAY AWARD The Mary Kay Bray Award is given for the best essay, interview, or

2022 Baen Fantasy Adventure Award Finalists
The top ten finalists for the 2022 Baen Fantasy Adventure Award for best original fantasy short story were announced July 1. They are: “All the Colors of Everything” by Alex Fox “The Carryman” by Jon R. Osborne “Colossi of Zakatla” by Gregory

2022 Eugie Award Finalists
The shortlist for the 2022 Eugie Foster Memorial Award for Short Fiction was revealed on June 30. The Eugie Award “honors stories that are irreplaceable, that inspire, enlighten, and entertain.” We will be looking for stories that are beautiful, thoughtful, and passionate,

2022 Dagger Awards
The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) of the United Kingdom announced the on June 29. The Daggers were first given in 1955, but for the first five years CWA called its top honor the Crossed Red Herring Award. GOLD DAGGER This award

2021 Ladies of Horror Fiction Awards
The Ladies of Horror Fiction review site team has announced the winners of the . There is a writeup about the victor in every category at the link. LOHF Award for Best Young Adult Bad Witch Burning by

2022 Rhysling Award Winners
Mary Soon Lee, Geoffrey A. Landis, and Linda D. Addison are the winners of the 2022 Rhysling Awards presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA). The winners were chosen by SFPA members, with 114 votes cast. SHORT POEM CATEGORY

2022 Elgin Award Finalists
Nominations for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association’s Elgin Award have closed and Jordan Hirsch, the 2022 Elgin Award Chair reports the works named below are the nominees. The award is named for SFPA founder Suzette Haden Elgin, and is presented

2022 Harryhausen Awards
The Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation announced the inaugural winners of The Ray Harryhausen Awards on June 29. BEST FEATURE FILM ANIMATION Mad God (2021) Director: Phil Tippett BEST SHORT FILM ANIMATION Only A Child (2021). Director: Simone Giampaolo BEST STUDENT FILM

2022 Dwarf Stars Finalists
The 2022 Dwarf Stars Anthology contents have been finalized, which constitutes the shortlist for the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association‘s Dwarf Stars award. The poems were selected by editors Adele Gardner and Greer Woodward. The award recognizes the best speculative poem of 1–10

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