The Alchemist is an excellent example of the true magic that happens when literary fiction and genre fiction work together.
A tale of forensic authorship, the discovery and completion of John Jame’s long lost final novel.
Over four decades Pat Mills has been a major force in keeping the British comics industry alive. I caught up with him to chat about the reappearance of one of his most enduringly popular characters, the Celtic barbarian, Sláine.
“If a being from another world were to ask you, ‘How can I learn what it’s like to be human?’ a good answer would be, ‘Study mythology.’ ”—Joseph Campbell For Joseph Campbell, perhaps our era’s most influential student of mythology, myths express our basic need to explain, celebrate and immortalize the essence of life. Given […]
Time to leave the hustle and bustle of the future city behind, and delve into the deeps of the fantastic imagination. I’ll be looking at some aquatic creatures in this installment. Mermaids, for the most part. Mermaids are scantily clad by definition, and they are traditionally associated with seduction: therefore, there is an abundance of […]