Steve attempts to find out why “Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City” has been panned by almost all who’ve seen it. Maybe the director has something to do with it.
Incredible Stories #25: Reviews and ratings of the latest issue
A review of Neil Gaiman’s latest – Trigger Warning. “…when an author does manage to give me pause. . .That’s good writing! “
“The bond between a Captain and a spaceship is better than sex, unless a third party shows up.” How can you NOT read this after a lead in like that!?
This week Steve reviews the new book Baldemar, by Matthew Hughes—a wonderful Vancian fantasy set on Vance’s own Dying Earth, about a wizard’s henchman. Steve liked it and thinks you will too!
A review of a Stephen King tribute anthology – Project Carrie
Without doubt, one of the best science fiction/fantasy books offered in a long time.
Graeme reviews the short stories in this Arlene F. Marks collection.
In this week’s column (“It’s been a long time coming…”—CSN), Steve reviews the Jan.-Feb. 2022 F&SF. He says it’s a big issue, full of good SF and Fantasy; and he says goodbye to a good writer.
At least there are no cute robot sidekicks to provide comic relief…giving it a B+
Every story EXCELLENT! Don’t need to say more than that!
Spanish publisher Spotula reissues “Trafalgar” by Angélica Gorodischer; The Omicron Theory magazine turns 4 years; submit your stories for issues 28-36 of Relatos I by April 15, more
Driverless cars, aliens in conflict, apocalyptic cell phones, space-based customer service and more round out this issue’s mix.
A spritely, fast-paced novella reminiscent of the simple yet exciting pulp fiction adventures of the 1930s
Gary offers up his own (well-informed) listicle of influential Science Fiction
Finding its stride, “Incredible Stories” #24 delivers a handful of post-apocalyptic tales that don’t quite live up to their promise.
In this issue: Tamara needs to win at Pinball so she can pay off her family’s debts. Jenny is still grieving for Joey, but her sorrow is complicated by the ghost of a woman wooing a mortal. and What do you do when a tiny fairy gets tangled in your yarn? These and more stories reviewed here by Graeme.
Angélica Gorodischer passed away on 2/5; New Releases – “Fictions of the Fifth Glacial Era and other unusual stories” by Ilda Cádiz Avila, “The Demon of Perversity” by David Kolkrabe and more
“I’ve ordered a physical copy so I can experience the full tactile joy of reading a book the way books are meant to be read.” Old School praise indeed!
This week Steve examines the new TV series Peacemaker, based not on the comic, but on the DC movie character. He finds it strangely attractive.
Parasite is a loaded word. It conjures up movies like INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS. The underlying concept of this book is infinitely more subtle than 1950s era cold war paranoia.
Tanya unveils new Spanish language works for February
The latest issue of Relatos Increíbles gets a good review
This week, Steve takes a back seat to his guest reviewer, a writer named D.G. Valdron, who has a very articulate opinion on whether Marvel’s The Eternals is worth your money and/or attention.
It’s post-New Year’s, and for the first column and review of 2022, Steve would like to bring you his final review for 2021 of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. (He liked it!)
Steve takes a look at recent films and tv films everyone else seems to like
Graeme reviews another issue of Lackington’s, the magazine publishing prose poetry, a different shade of purple
Booster fatigue can’t keep Graeme from a good review!
Steve reviews an overlooked SF action movie from 2016. He finds it surprisingly good, with an all-star cast. Why did he overlook it? Who knows; maybe it was the movie poster.
Air Wonder Stories’ second issue features another round-up of aviation news and now includes a review column