While influencing his own works of literature as well as that of other writers, Encounter at Dawn by Arthur C. Clarke stirred many questions about the past and future of humanity.
Which is better, Robert Kirkman’s classic comic book series The Walking Dead from Image Comics or Robert Kirkman’s hit television series The Walking Dead on AMC?
The Big Shutdown by John M. Whalen is a fun read that will remind readers just why pulp fiction, westerns, and ray guns belong together.
On the set with Star Trek Anthology
The Reluctant Orchid by Arthur C. Clarke is one of those distinct literary gems that proves good writing can be just as influential as it is inspirational.
Thunderbird by Jack McDevitt is a delightful new book from Ace Books indicative of the award winning author’s unique ability to put realistic characters in fantastic settings.
Being a member of several groups that enjoy cosplay, costuming, etc., does give access to a world of lively discussions. One recent discussion which came about on a Facebook group for the UK-based con, MCM, involved real-life cosplay and the inspiration for said costumes. In other words, a sort of comparison of the original inspiration […]
Where do Sailor Moon, Wonder Woman, Cat Woman, Batman, Boba Fett, the Borg, and Captain Jack Sparrow hang out?
Filled with airships, dragons, zombies, robots, and a wide array of other gear driven inventions, Lincoln’s Wizard is a fresh Steampunk take on the War Between the States.
Steve wonders whether the non-SF/F series about Jack Reacher, by Lee Child, could actually be an “underground” SF/F series. Hmmm.
The Tattooed Duchess by Victor Gischler is the follow-up to Ink Mage. The action is just as fast, the characters are just as colorful, and the violence is just as stabby.
Is it old? Is it new? Is it even SF/F? Steve examines the ever-popular Saint series by Leslie Charteris.
Do we need an excuse to look at images of Vampirella?
Astronauts in Trouble by Larry Young, Charlie Adlard is the type of classic bound science fiction comic that many members of fandom will enjoy just as much as the storied history it mocks.
When Rod Serling wrote The Mighty Casey for The Twilight Zone, he created an ideal example of some of the most important elements necessary for writing a successful short story.
Fans of Steampunk will not be disappointed, and fans of Gail Z. Martin’s work in fantasy will be pleasantly surprised with the book Iron and Blood.
Where’s Waldo? A pictorial coverage of the MCM London Comic Con
Brad Lansky and the Rogue Era by J.D. Venne is not just a story to be read or heard, but a work of fiction that is meant to be experienced.
Not every book works well on the big screen. But once in a while, written words need to be put in motion. Why isn’t The Long Walk a movie yet?
Steampunk Soldiers – Uniforms & Weapons from the Age of Steam by Philip Smith and Joseph A. McCullough brings much more to the audience than just pictures of Victorian era military garb.
Children of Arkadia by M. Darusha Wehm is a character driven political story following man’s pilgrimage to the stars and the vital role artificial intelligence plays in humanity’s survival.
Heightened by the fears of the unknown, stories within the mysterious confines of space made for colorful entertainment and speculation, and Clarke used this tension to his advantage in Who’s There.
Day One by Nate Kenyon is a fast paced action thriller that brings the worlds of science fiction fandom and conspiracy theorists all together in one volume.
Three different takes on one movie in one review
Forget about all the things we were promised to have in 2015 by Back to the Future. 2015 seems to be our year for the movies, us geeks and nerds, that is. I do hope that no one is insulted by my use of the terms geek and nerd. Those are badges that I wear […]
It’s almost Christmas, so what better way to enjoy the holidays than sitting by the fire and checking out Adam Roberts book I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas.
Tanya, as an author, contemplates what inspires her to write a review.
Ray Bradbury’s R is for Rocket is a welcomed perspective of future space travel from years past. Because just like NASA’s Orion test launch, space matters.
A con report on ValleyCon 40
From cultural outcasts to cultural icons in one successful TV series?