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Casefile: ARKHAM - Nightmare on the Canvas is the dark, mesmerizing graphic novel stables of 01 Publishing that fandom has needed for long time.
A welcome return to the Gothic daytime soap of the late 1960s, Dark Shadows: Heiress of Collinwood by Lara Parker looks to continue the legacy of the cult classic.
One week before Halloween, Terence Jackson shares shares images of costumes old and new.
A lot of old ('50s and early '60s) SF was written by women under masculine or masculine-sounding names. One of the best was Andre Norton. Join Steve in a look at this terrific action/adventure SF like they "just don't write anymore!"
THE WITCH OF ZAL by Kerry Gans is a book of two journeys. One taken by a heroine traveling to a magical land, and one taken by the readers who experience a re-imagined classic.
Before there was a Marvel version, there were The Avengers! Join Steve in a look back at some less-than-super heroes, but maybe a lot more fun ones! (And no CGI!)
Greenwode, Shirewode, and Winterwode by J. Tullos Hennig take readers back to the medieval period, retelling the familiar tale of Robin Hood with just enough twists to give the age-old legend a fresh new perspective.
Want to hear an audio version of a short speculative fiction story about religion? Sam McDonald has chosen some good ones for you to consider from a wide variety of religious perspectives.
A bit of history and an interesting take on the development of the genre.
Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Bibliography is a comprehensive catalog of the author’s work, compiled in a massive yet elegant volume just as impressive as the writer it honors.
Scide Splitters reviews Eric Frank Russell’s classic novel, Next of Kin. A story of one man’s ingenious plan to escape an alien POW camp.
The comic Lost in Space: The Lost Adventures takes fandom back in time to one of those charming television shows we grew up with.
In a future galactic empire where Rome never fell, Wolf’s Empire: Gladiator by Claudia Christian and Morgan Grant Buchanan is a refreshing new saga where the past and future collide.
Moonwalk by H. B. Fyfe is science fiction’s short story equivalent of Hemingway’s classic The Old Man and the Sea, minus all of the fanfare and accolades.
The Eternal Frankenstein is coming
Mars! Huh! What is it good for? (Absolutely nothing!) Steve reviews two old movies and offers a caution for Aries-ophiles.
MCM Expo Comic Con goes to the Cosplayers!
Fascinating collectible miniature monster paintings with amazing detail and bone-chilling appeal! Cameo Creeps are painstakingly detailed miniature monster portraits inspired by Elizabethan paintings of the...
Matthew Gordon's inaugural post; taking a look at some classics in a disciplined way
Is that a Fuzzy Bolo hanging from your rear view mirror, or are you just a fan of Piper and Laumer?
Science fiction writers had long warned the people of earth about the potential of a Martian invasion, but nothing could have prepared them for a billion jeering Little Green Men.
Security Check by Arthur C. Clarke is a compelling short story classic from one of the masters and a charming example of what archetypal science fiction looks like.
Ted Hughes original tale is worth the read.
Top posts from March
The Starcrossed provides a hilarious, behind-the-scenes look at how a SF television series goes from promising to awful.
Jules Verne - fascinating in any medium and in any language!
Mr. Jackson apparently doesn't know we're not supposed to share our guilty pleasures!
Flatland - characters are two dimensional.
The Fallen Spaceman by Lee Harding, it is an interesting little book with some big ideas, and an ideal introduction to the genre for young new readers.
Steve takes a look back at 1952, and the first issue of "IF Worlds of Science Fiction"--plus a word of advice for newer writers from Chuck Wendig (link) and some personal news.