One of the ways writer Kelly Sue DeConnick is developing the new Captain Marvel is by giving her firm links to the history and culture of women’s aviation. This approach combines the real world and Marvel Universe in a way that comics fans haven’t seen in several years. Captain Marvel #1, DeConnick introduces Carol Danvers’ […]
A deep dive into the mind of a Co & Crossplayer.
The most difficult speculation for a science fiction writer to undertake is to imagine correctly the *secondary* implications of a new factor.
What does the future portend for a world inhabited by the franchise generation?
A review of the comic Snarked! forms a preview to a con report on London’s MCA event
This week Steve talks about some filk, some fan musicians, and even a movie! Yes, the sequel to Jurassic World is up… will it be a drubbing or roses and a bottle of champagne? Read it and see!
London Comic Con – cohabiting costumes and cosplay (lots of pichurs!)
In a previous column, Steve gave short shrift to a comic strip version of Modesty Blaise. Here he humbly eats his words!
Cosplay and Crossplay coming to an MCM Comic Con near you (actually, London)
Several new releases, an interview and new comic issues
Short interviews with the creators and writers of Peruvian SuperHeroines La Chola Power and Girl Caffeine. (This is really cool!)
A plethora of awesome photos from MCM Comic Con, London.
MAD Spoofs Star Wars and other SCI-FI offers a lot to talk about without spoiling anything that may still be in the theaters.
Amigo Comics short series The Last Hunt includes elements from all of our favorite genres – and beyond.
Port of Earth brings readers back to their science fiction roots with a terrifying near future, aliens have arrived and they are offering humanity an interesting business proposition.
Aminoacid Boy and the Chaos Order is a unique graphic novel geared toward a select fanbase, but those familiar with creator Diego Lazzarin’s work will feel right at home.
The latest addition in the popular Marvel Legacy series, Spirits of Vengeance – War at the Gates of Hell #1 is fun with a lot of bite.
Getting “Ginked” – the fine art of genre tattooing.
There are new platforms! America has graphic novels; Japan has anime; and South Korea has web comics. Web-based comics known as ‘webtoons’ are popular. Thanks to Korea’s world’s fastest optic networks. Webtoons are the ideal comics, since they can also be read on smartphones. They are coloured cartoons that can also incorporate music, special effects, […]
The comic book Wolfenstein issue #1 breathes new life into the classic first-person shooter game by reaching an even wider audience through this graphic format.
New book releases, a television series, radio interviews and so much more!
Flash Gordon Sundays: Dan Barry Vol 1 – The Death Planet, 1967 – 1971 is one of those books that should be in every collector’s library.
Batman/Elmer Fudd Special #1 is a refreshing collaboration of art, stories, and genres. Comic book fandom will never be the same again.
Happening in Helsinki! Tanya covers the beat.
A look at the graphic novel series Valérian et Laureline, the basis of the recent movie.
News about the release of new books, comics and analyses of interest to Spanish speaking fans of speculative fiction, as well as events, including a workshop on robots.
Images tell you pretty much all you need to know about the awesomeness that was the Manchester ComicCon.
A little different from what readers may be accustomed to from Marvel Comics, Star Wars Droids – Unplugged is still an entertaining look at droid life in that galaxy far far away.
The Mummy: Palimpsest is a classic adventure packed with entertainment for hardcore fans of comics, horror and pulp classic films.
Comic Con in London is a star-studded, all-out geektacular three days of fun, food, celebrities, and costumes, costumes, and more costumes.