At times, living in South Korea feels like living in a science fiction or dark fantasy world. Does this mean that South Koreans aren’t interested in speculative fiction? ABSOLUTELY NOT!
Arrowsmith is one of the best alternate history and fantasy comics out there.
The first issue of Joe Haldeman’s six-part The Forever War series hits the shelves once again at your favorite comic store on Wednesday, February 15th, 2017.
Into the Guns by William C. Dietz takes readers into a dark future where today’s social and political indifferences in the face of adversity may bring an end to the United States.
The recently translated graphic novel Pacific from Titan Comics is a bizarre tale that will appeal to the speculative fiction crowd, but fans of historical fiction should take notice too.
Zombie Gold by John L. Lansdale welcomes a wide range of readers by combining zombies with supernatural elements, classic folklore, science fiction and a touch of American history.
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!
We’re about as far away from Agent J’s Noisy Cricket as you can get….
Readers will be taken back as they discover a new kind of old hero in the graphic novel collection MONO Vol. 1 by Liam Sharp, Ben Wolstenholme, and Fin Cramb.
Filled with airships, dragons, zombies, robots, and a wide array of other gear driven inventions, Lincoln’s Wizard is a fresh Steampunk take on the War Between the States.
In this week’s viewing: A varied buffet of premieres as summer season kicks off!
In the vein of Harry Harrison’s Bill, the Galactic Hero, Bob Shaw gives us the story of a man who joined the Space Legion to forget. Now if he can only remember who he is.
An interview with house husband and practicing swordsman, M. Harold Page.
A tale of forensic authorship, the discovery and completion of John Jame’s long lost final novel.
Sailor Moon is finally here, and it’s bringing friends! See what’s coming your way with the new anime season.
Rediscovering Lovecraft’s “direct contemporary” – Karl Capek
All was well until Lucas sold to Disney
I seem to be unable to do single columns about stuff I’m passionate about. Heinlein is no exception. Robert A. Heinlein, who was characterized as the “Dean of Science Fiction,” though he was not necessarily the oldest or the best writer of SF during his lifetime, began his writing career before he went back into […]
A look at self-publishing promotional strategies.
Laura delivers a nice roundup of the career and influences of one of our best – C. J. Cherryh
With its haunting portrayal of the unthinkable, Fatherland sired (ha ha…) the alternate history sub-genre one might call: “What if … the Nazis won?”
In this week’s viewing: Your reviewer embarks on a journey through Light Novel Adaptation Hell! Plus a few shows that look more promising…
Crisis en la colección RBA fantástica Hace unos días se anunció mediante un comunicado en su web la desaparición de la colección de literatura fantástica de RBA. Pocas horas después de publicar dicho post, se suprimió la entrada y se sustituyó por otra nueva en la que mencionan que se “replantean el diseño de la […]
This one falls into the school of warriors inherently bad, women inherently good type of story, which I don’t care for any more than I care for the men inherently superior, women inherently inferior story.
Falling Over is a book about perception, about characters who come to doubt their sense of the reality of the world, whose perceptions are doubled, who extrapolate alternative realities or timelines or encounter, or imagine they encounter, doppelgängers.
What a difference a punctuation mark–and nearly 40 years–makes.
Welcome to the Amazing Stories BLOG HORDE INTERVIEWS! The ASM Blog Horde is a diverse and wonderful species. I have the privilege of talking with all of them, and I get to share those chats with you. In this long-running series, you will have the opportunity to peek inside the minds of the ASM bloggers to […]
This is the second part of an interview with Christopher Priest, one of the leading authors in any genre. You can read Part 1 here. Priest’s first published story was ‘The Run’, in 1966. His first novel, Indoctrinaire, was published in 1970. His second, Fugue for a Darkening Island, was a Campbell nominee, while his third,The Space Machine won the BSFA Award […]
Christopher Priest is one of the leading authors in any genre. His first published story was ‘The Run’, in 1966. His first novel, Indoctrinaire, was published in 1970. His second, Fugue for a Darkening Island, was a Campbell nominee, while his third, The Space Machine won the British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) Award and was […]
Be careful. Be careful, they got ray guns. – Loomis in the Carpenter Street episode of Star Trek: Enterprise, 11/26/2003 In Ray Bradbury’s epic The Martian Chronicles, published in 1950, the author presented his futuristic vision of what might happen when explorers from Earth finally reach Mars, likely the second most habitable world in our […]