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Reseñas de libros: El Asesino de Notre Dame y Muerte en...

A review of the Lenin Solano Ambía trilogy

Anime roundup 7/13/2017: Mystery Box

In this week's viewing: Another week of premieres has a bit of everything, from the good to the bad to the what the heck just happened there...

Review: This Ray Gun for Hire . . . and Other...

If Quentin Tarantino wrote a western space opera, you would end up with something like John M. Whalen’s raucous “This Ray Gun for Hire . . . and Other Tales."

Review: Casefile: ARKHAM – Nightmare on the Canvas

Casefile: ARKHAM - Nightmare on the Canvas is the dark, mesmerizing graphic novel stables of 01 Publishing that fandom has needed for long time.


This week Steve does short reviews of a new movie plus five (5!) Aurora Award nominees for Graphic Novel... and asks for your consideration as well.


In GOTH, Morino is the strangest girl in school – how could she not be, given her obsession with brutal murders?

Review: Gestapo Mars by Victor Gischler

Gestapo Mars by Victor Gischler is the quintessential example of a guilty pleasure. You might feel a little guilty afterwards, but you’ll be anxiously awaiting a sequel.

Glen Orbik – 1963-2015

The world of illustration lost a real treasure this past week when artist Glen Orbik lost his long battle with cancer on May 11th.

Reseña de Libros: Las Novelas Policiales de Lenin Solano Ambía

Meet Peruvian author Lenin Ambía Solano, crime writer

Review: Batman 66’ Meets the Green Hornet

The dynamic duo of DC Comics and Dynamite Entertainment brings fans of two iconic super hero teams together in this exciting six issue comic series, Batman 66’ Meets the Green Hornet.

Small Press Review: The Peyti Crisis by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

The Peyti Crisis: Rusch deftly manages to handle a large cast of characters without missing a beat

Small Press Book Review: A Murder of Clones by Kristine Kathryn...

Rusch pulls off another taught thriller with A Murder of Clones.

Scide Splitters: Working Stiff by Kevin J. Anderson

Scide Splitters reviews seven fun filled cases from the files of Dan Shamble, Zombie Private Investigator.

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 2

Gary Dalkin completes his survey of the books he read in 2014

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 1

a short recap of my 2014 in books. Where I reviewed a book for Amazing Stories I have provided a link to that review, and in one case to a related interview. So here, in chronological order, are the first 21 books I read in 2014.

Winter 2015 SF Anime Preview Guide

Coming up at the top of the year: a serious amount of weird. Even for the anime world...


Wiscon, women, black SF authors, Crom, Loncon3, UAE Mars Mission, SpaceX and more!

Excerpt: WHO WACKED ROGER RABBIT by Gary K. Wolf

An excerpt from Gary K. Wolf's third Roger Rabbit novel. This time with Gary Cooper, not to mention our favorite slobbering rabbit and his too good to be a toon wife, Jessica.

Retrospective: A Minority Verdict Against Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report

Upon release in 2002 the film Minority Report, nominally based on a story by Philip K. Dick, received almost universally ecstatic reviews. I was among the minority of dissenting voices, and what follows, my minority retort

Review: R.E.M. by Ryan Colucci

R.E.M. by Ryan Colucci takes the reader on a rollercoaster ride through the darker side of dreams and beyond.

Award Winners: Nova Swing by M. John Harrison

Nova Swing (2006) won both the Arthur C. Clarke and the Philip K. Dick Awards and was nominated for the Campbell and British Fantasy Awards. Gary Dalkin looks back at this true space oddity.

Discover ConQuesT 45

ConQuesT45 is coming!

Talus and the Frozen King by Graham Edwards

A murder mystery set in stone age Britian.

Review – La Femme, edited by Ian Whates

A review of La Femme, Noir's companion anthology

Review – Noir, edited by Ian Whates

This all started out as a single simple project, but, as so often happens, the concept evolved. The initial idea was to publish a collection of stories, each featuring a femme fatale, but on reflection that seemed too restrictive...

Review: Fiddlehead by Cherie Priest

For those who know the work of Cherie Priest, you know she can write. For those not familiar with her work, you’re missing out on something special. The novel Fiddlehead may be billed as the final installment in her “The Clockwork Century” Steampunk collection, but the author’s talent for story telling also makes it a worthy place to start if you’re so inclined.

Reclaiming Awe: The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All by Laird...

A review of a collection of short stories that brings us to that penultimate form of 20th century dread, Cosmic Horror

Review: The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

The Prisoner of Heaven is actually what you get when a stand-alone novel sells 15 million copies and the author decides to write sequels without a worthwhile new story to tell.

Review – Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Gary Dalkin reviews a novel that wants to be - ought to be - a movie

La cocina de la ciencia ficción

Susana reports on the International Meeting (for) Narrative Science Fiction, Fantasy and Black Series, an international convention.