Other than Aliens, is there anything more science-fictional than spaceships?
Many times a story isn’t so much about what happens at the ending, but rather the journey taken to get there. In fact the “road trip” movies of the 70’s and 80’s are a genre unto themselves. Move this genre to science fiction and you have something that remains eminently relate-able to anyone who has […]
Tributes to Brian Aldiss, Worldcon 75 aftermath, PKD anthology show, Near Earth Asteroid, Roy Krenkel art, authors speaking truth to power, nuclear zeppelins, more exoplanets and killer robots. What’s not to like?
So, a female Doctor is coming. Is the casting really a sign of the apocalypse, as some fanboys would have us believe?
There has been a strong reaction to the announcement that the next Dr. will be played by a woman. This article gives the reaction of some Spanish speculative fiction professionals.
Class, the third spin-off of the newly constituted Doctor Who, has not been getting much love; Ira Nayman argues that it should.
Nikola Tesla and the End of the World is an entertaining short film series on Amazon Prime.
Of course there have been pets in science fiction shows, comics and novels for decades – Krypto in Superman, Muffit the Daggit in Battlestar Galactica, K-9 in Dr. Who, Graf in Alas, Babylon, Jonesy the cat in the first two Alien movies, Porthos the beagle in Star Trek Enterprise, Ein in Cowboy Bebop, just to name […]
There’s still some copies left!
The epic journey of Homer’s Odyssey has nothing on this journey!
The Gaffen family attends Dragoncon 2014 and comes back with LOTS of pictures
The ur sounds of science fiction
Steve reviews X-Men: Days of Future Past, and finds it good.
An interview with the author of The Martian, Andy Weir.
More artwork from A Doctor For the Enterprise, our upcoming limited edition comic.
Darren Slade posits that one of the best features of science fiction is it’s potential to appeal and engage audiences, regardless of their age.
A con report from deep in the heart of Rustycon 31
News for those who really care
How does Einstein’s description of space and time compare with Dr. Who? Can James Bond really escape from an armor-plated railroad car by cutting through the floor with a laser concealed in a wristwatch?
Time wasters and nifty info
News from the world of the fantastic
Science fiction has a long future ahead. While this was my first Worldcon, I hope it will not be my last.
LoneStarCon 3 promises to be one of the truly landmark events in the history of science fiction. Something so magnificent owes a great debt to San Antonio Fandom
For the past few weeks, we’ve been looking at the current state of the horror industry. Let’s now turn back the clock, to find some classic screams: Amicus Productions was a small-budget film production company, based out of Shepperton Studios in England. It was founded by American screenwriters Milton Subotsky and Max Rosenberg, who moved […]
This week we offer you the first installment of a new weekly news feature. But then, that’s kind of obvious, isn’t it? CONTEST Win a Signed Copy of Douglas Smith’s new novel THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE WORLD. FEATURED Excerpt TRAVELS OF DANGER IN THE YUCATAN: A Mayan […]
THIS WEEK’S NOVEL EXCERPT DR. WHO Wednesday, June 5th, will see the debut of Hunter Liguore’s Travels of Danger in the Yucatan: A Mayan Time Travel Odyssey. It’s a return to the scientific romance of the Arthur Conan Doyle, H. Rider Haggard, Victorian-esque lost world tale! Hunter has captured the feel and style and moves the […]
The spotlight last month fell on the special effects wizards who make SF monsters come to life. The crowning glory was the award of the Best Picture Oscar for Argo. This spy drama focuses on the rescue of a group of American embassy workers from Iran, using the cover of a fake SF movie. To […]
Troy Boyle reports that he’s been sending completed pages to the inkers, letterers,colorers and who knows who else at a breakneck pace! We’re closing in on sending this book to the printers and may even be able to give you an estimate of print time (and ordering time! – remember, we’re going to print with […]
Asteroid Fly-by Futuredaze Anthology on Whatever Doctor on the Enterprise Excerpt OSC, Superman and the Boycott Canadian Zombies Amazing’s First Ad Partner Cory Doctorow Signing in NH – Amazing to Videotape Site Update Note Later on today asteroid 2012 da14 will pass within 17,000 miles of YOU, me and everyone else on the planet, the […]
Earlier this week we warned you that today Amazing Stories would be teasing the heck out of you and everyone else in the science fiction world. That is at the very least, those fans of the science fiction world that put Star Trek, Dr. Who, Star Wars and a few other unmentionable (at this time) […]