Every week I’ll be bringing you a comic book cover that I feel eclipses others out there—to the point I might just have to own it when released!
This week: Batman #51! Bruce Wayne has a quiet Gotham night?!Read More
Sylvain Neuvel’s giant robot thriller Sleeping Giants is destined for a movie adaptation. Hollywood buzz started building around the book before it even hit shelves, and with science-fiction generating such great returns at the box office, it’s hard to imagine anyone letting this one sit for long.
As it turns out, Neuvel writes with the camera [...]
I love comic books and the movies that are based on them. Who doesn’t? Iron Man, Batman, Daredevil—sign me up. I’ll be there. But comics can do so much more than just entertain us with tales of action, supervillains, and heroes in cool costumes, and every once in a while a publication comes along and [...]Read More
The first images of Neil Patrick Harris as A Series of Unfortunate Events’s Count Olaf have hit the web, and they’re more than convincing. If anyone ever imagined that the handsome and charming Harris wouldn’t be able to fill Olaf’s filthy, frightful rags, this should pretty much settle it—even without the ravens!
Based on the popular [...]
Today Jennifer Heddle at www.starwars.com posted eight reasons why Claudia Gray’s book Star Wars: Bloodline (May 3, 2016) needs to be on every Star Wars fan’s reading list. If you’re not familiar with the novel then this is going to give you a good idea of what you’re going to get:
Here are the first three:
1. How and [...]
George R. R. Martin & Kathy Speakman
My mother, Kathy, passed away on April 16th. She was a remarkable woman in ways I won’t go into here as it is not the right time or place.
This morning though, I went looking for pictures, her Celebration of Life coming up in a couple of weeks. One of [...]
The story, Mika Model, asks if it is a crime or product liability issue if an artificially intelligent being commits a murder. There’s shades of Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot here, but Bacigalupi does something completely with the premise. It’s a disturbing and thought-provoking story. If you’ve never read Bacigalupi’s stuff, then I think you’ll find to be a good introduction to the kind of material he writes.Read More
The finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced on April 26, 2016!
Great writers and great writing being recognized. Details here!Read More
In StarCraft: Evolution, the war between the terrans, the protoss, and the zerg has been over for years, but the fight for peace is still being waged. As the Terran Dominion struggles to recover from the ravages of war, Emperor Valerian Mengsk has no intention of ruling in the same bloody manner as his father, the late Arcturus. Instead of seeking vengeance, Valerian is determined to maintain the peace. So when he receives an urgent plea for aid from Zagara, Overqueen of the savage zerg Swarm, he agrees to hear her case despite his personal misgivings and the severe disapproval of Hierarch Artanis of the protoss.Read More