Axxon magazine plans to reissue, and several new novels and collections have been released by Peruvian Presses
The debut of H. G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, and an iconic Frank R. Paul cover.
A Pictorial History of Science Fiction Films contains arguably the most complete list of movies produced between the earliest silent films to the mid-seventies
An announcement about new publications from Ediciones El transbordador, Apache Libros takes over publication of the winners of the UPC Awards, and more!
Video and images from day 4 of Worldcon 75
“Rockets. Robots. Death Rays. Mad Science. The future that never was is back,” in the debut novel Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom by retro-futurist illustrator Bradley W. Schenck
For the last of his NaNoWriMo “redux“ columns, Steve finishes his look at Ace Doubles cover illustrators. Nostalgia, indeed! Good old stuff from the Good Old Days!
Continuing his retro-look at some older columns, Steve talks about Ace Doubles and their cover art. We’re talking about The Good Old Stuff, in both writing and SF illustration. Get Some Now!
a character who helps people after their death to transcend the human body and migrate their souls
A Book Review and a Magazine Review and a TV Review and an Exhibition Notice! Whoa! Lots going on in this week’s column by Steve! (And what’s with all the caps?)
News from the world of Spanish speculative fiction includes the closing of Espiral Ciencia-Ficción and new releases.
Designer M. D. Jackson defends the visual style of the Netflix series Stranger Things, saying that its retro 80s look is a deliberate homage.
Now that summer is winding down a bit, it’s time to start stocking up for winter reading – or – you’re TBR pile is just not tall enough!
The first use of a computer assisted visual element in a major motion picture happened in 1973 with the movie Westworld.
Can you hear me, Major Tom?
Wrapping up the series by talking about a final and really influential technological change, the digital revolution.
The fourth installment of MD Jackson’s comic art history.
Having a permanent space station in orbit is all well and fine, but how to get people and materials on and off it?
The flawed heroes and the shared universe weren’t the only revolutions that Stan Lee brought to the business
Will Eisner was part artist and part businessman. In 1936 at the age of nineteen he and his partner Jerry Iger formed a studio that hired artists to produce comic books
It is time I picked up the thread of my series on art inspired by real existing space exploration.
Why was early comic book art so crude? It wasn’t all the artist’s fault….
Happy New Year from New Zealand!
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There are artists, and then there are comic book artists. Purely and simply, Darwyn Cooke was a comic book artist.
I’ve come across quite a staggering amount of Boba Fett art considering that this is at best a secondary character.
What will we be wearing in the future? Better hope SF is not accurate with its predictions.
What other trilogy has brought back the original actors, playing the same parts, 40 years on?
2016 takes its toll
Best buddies in space.