You think Star Wars ruined the possibility for “legitimate science fiction” to appear on the big screen? Darren Slade suggests that you think again.
Star Trek was the first science fiction television show to deal seriously with multiculturalism and the “other.”
Chickens in the cargo hold is a nice touch.
Mechanical Failure by Joe Zieja is a farcical adventure where the absurdity of reality becomes the template for the human condition and only our hero sees the silliness of it all.
I’ve come across quite a staggering amount of Boba Fett art considering that this is at best a secondary character.
What other trilogy has brought back the original actors, playing the same parts, 40 years on?
Best buddies in space.
So. Ya wanna be Darth Vader?
if I had been privileged to see this movie as an impressionable teenager, I would have been profoundly in love with Rey.
Cosmocapsula presents the audio story – A Simple Negotiation
We’re about as far away from Agent J’s Noisy Cricket as you can get….
Pulp inspired Star Wars and then, Star Wars inspired pulp!
Enjoy! And may the force be with you in the new year 2016.
Tanya reviews our past month and finds it interesting.
if you don’t mind reading in depth details about fictional worlds…
Fabien continues his series on French Space Opera by taking a look at popular series.
British fans get to go first this time. That wasn’t so back in 1977.
No one loves space opera more than I do.
Here’s what happens when Flash Gordon, Randolph Scott and Sam Peckinpah meet out on Route 66.
Flying W re-releases a space western classic!
Meet France’s answer to Captain Future – Bruno Coqdor – in this overview of French space opera
Look at the aliens from This Island Earth. If they are so smart, why are the denizens of Metaluna all such big headed pricks?
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.
For more than a century the name Buck Rogers has been synonymous with science fiction.
Weird Space: Baba Yaga by Eric Brown and Una McCormack is a fast paced space opera filled with colorful characters, intense suspense, and thought provoking drama.
Exultant is The Dam Busters in space, or Star Wars stripped of its mythopoetic resonances and bolstered by hard physics.
The title says it all, doesn’t it? More TOS goodness coming your way!
The latest Retrieval Artist novel – Starbase Human – will throw you some curves.
G. J. Koch (aka Gini Koch) takes readers on a fast-paced, space opera romp, filled with pirates, derring-do, donkeys, sewage, and, well… boobs.
Two novels in review….one that reads like literary chinese boxes