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Amazing Illustration From 1906 Ed. of ‘The War of the Worlds’ Sells for $32.5 K


Brazilian artist Henrique Alvim Corrêa’s illustration of an alien for the 1906 special edition of The War of the Worlds just sold for $32,500 at an auction organized by Heritage Auction. Rendered in pencil and ink, Corrêa’s sketches, which depict the creature as a nightmare cross between a brain and a octopus, sold for $32,500 at a [...]

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Graphic Novels & Manga

Badass Comic Book Cover: Alien vs. Predator: Fire & Stone #1


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: Aliens vs. Predator: Fire & Stone #1! Mike Mignola cover!

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SF & Fantasy

New Release Interview: THE ULTRA THIN MAN by Patrick Swenson


swenson-ultraThe Ultra Thin Man by Patrick Swenson is published!

I decided to ask the debut novelist a few questions about his book and all about aliens and conspiracy! Read on!

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Nikola Tesla: Part One: From College Drop-Out To Colorado Lightning


Happy 158th birthday to the brilliant scientist Nikola Tesla!
Born on July 10, 1856 in what is now modern Croatia, Tesla was born with an eidetic memory and a singular obsession with science. His early years were spent tinkering, inventing, and memorizing the odd epic poem or two. School was a breeze for Tesla, with the [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Scenes from ‘ALIENS’ Rendered in Lego!


image It’s ALIENS… In LEGO.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual: Plasma Cannons, Pulse Rifles, and What Went Down on LV-426


Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual: Plasma Cannons, Pulse Rifles, and What Went Down on LV-426

Ridley Scott’s 1978 film ALIEN offered audiences a peek into a future that wasn’t terribly different from the present. The Nostromo wasn’t a streamlined silver beauty, and the people aboard weren’t astronauts or cosmic explorers in silly jumpsuits. Ellen Ripley and her shipmates were basically long-haul truckers in space, hard-working laborers with a dangerous job [...]

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Alan Dean Foster On Early Days of Movie Novelization Business and His ‘Alien’ Reissue


Alan Dean Foster On Early Days of Movie Novelization Business and His ‘Alien’ Reissue

In 2010 I wrote about my fond memories of Alan Dean Foster’s novelization of Ridley Scott’s 1979 film ALIEN, and confessed that it was the first full-length adult science fiction novel that I could remember reading. Now Titan Books has reissued Foster’s ALIEN and plans to reissue his adaptations of ALIENS and ALIEN 3 as [...]

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Mirage Men: Like ‘Men In Black’ In Reverse


Mirage_Men_posterMark Pilkington’s book Mirage Men is one of my favorites on the topic of Unidentified Flying Objects and supposed alien contact. Pilkington, you see, has come to the conclusion that UFO stories are the the products of lies and hoaxes. Well, no kidding, right?

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Star Wars

Troy Denning on the Surprising Origins of Some of Star Wars’ Iconic Aliens


Troy Denning on the Surprising Origins of Some of Star Wars’ Iconic Aliens

It’s easy to assume that all of the stuff we know about the Star Wars universe has always been there for our enjoyment, but the truth is that this huge body of lore has slowly evolved over time and under the eyes of many creative people. Star Wars: Crucible author Troy Denning is actually responsible [...]

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Never Have Xenomorphs Been So Cute: ‘Aliens’ Speedrun


Aliens-Speedrun1A4, the same company that did the Star Wars speedrun I reported on a few weeks ago is back, and this time it’s a take on ALIENS. Aliens remains one of my favorite action-horror films, and the creative minds at 1A4 have taken it and made it – dare I say – adorable. I love everything about this video, even the xenomorphs! They’re so freakin’ acid-spewin’ cute. Check it out below, and then let me know what you’d love to see as a speedrun!

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