Cosmos

Review: Marcher by Chris Beckett (2014 Newcon Press edition)

Marcher is Chris Beckett’s second novel, now making its UK debut in a significantly revised edition from Newcon Press. When his first novel to be published in the UK, Dark Eden (2012), won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Chris Beckett seemed to many to have come out of nowhere. In-fact the author had been steadily publishing short stories since the beginning of the 1990s and his first book, The Turing Test (2008 – Elastic Press), had won the Edgehill Prize, the UK’s only national award for single-author short story collections…

The Pale Blue Dot

I learned of this comic book style rendering of Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot soliloquy from The Huffingtonpost.  I immediately got in touch with its creator – Gavin Aung Than to ask permission to reprint it here.  Like his art, Gavin is a class act and he graciously granted permission. Gavin produces inspirational comics on […]