Everything you ever wanted to know about science fiction television, from 1959 to 2004, can now be found in two massive volumes.
Designer M. D. Jackson defends the visual style of the Netflix series Stranger Things, saying that its retro 80s look is a deliberate homage.
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.
In the third part of his history of computer generated imagery, M. D. Jackson takes us from The Last Starfighter to Terminator 2, with a side trip to the Italian renaissance.
We live in a golden age of science fiction and fantasy as highlighted by San Diego Comic Convention, but all some fanboys know how to do is whine about it.
The first use of a computer assisted visual element in a major motion picture happened in 1973 with the movie Westworld.
In the dance of the ever-improving computer image, our own perceptions are a willing partner.
Wrapping up the series by talking about a final and really influential technological change, the digital revolution.
The fourth installment of MD Jackson’s comic art history.
The flawed heroes and the shared universe weren’t the only revolutions that Stan Lee brought to the business
Will Eisner was part artist and part businessman. In 1936 at the age of nineteen he and his partner Jerry Iger formed a studio that hired artists to produce comic books
Why was early comic book art so crude? It wasn’t all the artist’s fault….
“The Rock” as Doc: Good, bad or…?
It’s cast iron stomach time as Mr. Jackson related a recent medical adventure to some SF scenes we’d probably like to forget.
There are artists, and then there are comic book artists. Purely and simply, Darwyn Cooke was a comic book artist.
What will we be wearing in the future? Better hope SF is not accurate with its predictions.
Okay, let me just put this out there. My favorite science fiction TV program is Doctor Who. To most of you that statement probably elicits a shrug of the shoulders and a casual “Meh. Whatever”. But let me put it this way; The show has been going on longer than I’ve been alive. And […]
2016 takes its toll
Embrace the Yellow!
Can you judge a book by multiple covers?
Ken Barr, cover and comic artist: 1933 – 2016
Stan Lee: “Alex Schomburg was totally unique!”
Who am I? Am I real? Is this real? Is this…Are you really reading a post on Amazing Stories, or is it all in your head?
Looking for a good dystopia? One may be starting now.
Today…Today we choose to read this post, not because it is easy but because it is fun! We choose to read this post and the other things on Amazing because this challenge is one we choose to accept!
Medical SF: an overlooked sub-genre
An early experiment in on-demand magazine publishing.
We’re about as far away from Agent J’s Noisy Cricket as you can get….
These are the Four Color Heroes. They are meant to be bright primary colors – why are they do dark?
Even if you don’t recognize the name, you know who Roy G. Krenkel is.