I have been trying to write this article since the year began. With the news released today that Guillermo del Toro’s stop motion animated masterpiece Pinocchio is nominated for best animated film, I felt like […]
Exploring the fictional Professor Bernard Quatermass, whose experiments lie (as Rod Serling says) “between the pit of man’s fears, and the summit of his knowledge”! Go get some!
M. D. Jackson’s final installment on the history of visual effects in cinema takes us from the CGI revolution of Jurassic Park to the present.
Steve looks at a brand-new SF/F stop-motion animated short film by the talented film-maker and director Alba Garcia-Rivas.
Allowing the unconscious to express itself, surrealism resolves the contradictory realms of dream and reality
Two new reviews by Steve: the new Michael Moorcock book and The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Are they worth it? You bet they are!
Steve finishes his “time machine” with a look at the final three issues of Amazing’s first full year.
Steve revisits the old days of computer gaming… the “old days” are back!
As I sat on a park bench outside of the Art Deco exterior of the Hollywood Theater, on the nicest day of the year so far in Portland, not only did it seem like a victory and a vindication of the weird words and worlds of Howard Phillips Lovecraft, but for the whole of SF fandom.
The Winston SF series – part two – in all it’s juvenile glory. Steve has some good info on how to obtain copies, reprints and replacement dust jackets.
“Without Ray Harryhausen, there would likely have been no STAR WARS” George Lucas. “What we do now digitally with computers, Ray did digitally long before but without computers. Only with his digits.” Terry Gilliam. It […]
M. D. Jackson has been drawing since he could first hold a pencil. He has been writing for so long that he has, in fact, developed an alternate personality named Jack to handle the fiction.
His work has appeared in numerous magazines and on the front covers of many books as well as in the pages of Amazing Stories Magazine. You can also see a lot of it at his gallery.