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Review: Encounter at Dawn by Arthur C. Clarke

While influencing his own works of literature as well as that of other writers, Encounter at Dawn by Arthur C. Clarke stirred many questions about the past and future of humanity.

The Walking Dead v The Walking Dead

Which is better, Robert Kirkman’s classic comic book series The Walking Dead from Image Comics or Robert Kirkman’s hit television series The Walking Dead on AMC?

Review: The Big Shutdown by John M. Whalen

The Big Shutdown by John M. Whalen is a fun read that will remind readers just why pulp fiction, westerns, and ray guns belong together.

Behind the Scenes of “Starship Challenger” with Doctor Martin

On the set with Star Trek Anthology

Review: The Reluctant Orchid by Arthur C. Clarke

The Reluctant Orchid by Arthur C. Clarke is one of those distinct literary gems that proves good writing can be just as influential as it is inspirational.

Review: Thunderbird by Jack McDevitt

Thunderbird by Jack McDevitt is a delightful new book from Ace Books indicative of the award winning author’s unique ability to put realistic characters in fantastic settings.

Cosplay vs. Inspirations, Side-by-side Comparisons

Being a member of several groups that enjoy cosplay, costuming, etc., does give access to a world of lively discussions. One recent discussion which...

MCM Comic Con Fall Edition

Where do Sailor Moon, Wonder Woman, Cat Woman, Batman, Boba Fett, the Borg, and Captain Jack Sparrow hang out?

Review: Lincoln’s Wizard by Tracy Hickman & Dan Willis

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.

REALLY “REACHING”—Jack Reacher is NOT SF/F! (Book Review)

Steve wonders whether the non-SF/F series about Jack Reacher, by Lee Child, could actually be an “underground” SF/F series. Hmmm.

Review: The Tattooed Duchess by Victor Gischler

The Tattooed Duchess by Victor Gischler is the follow-up to Ink Mage. The action is just as fast, the characters are just as colorful, and the violence is just as stabby.


Is it old? Is it new? Is it even SF/F? Steve examines the ever-popular Saint series by Leslie Charteris.

Vampirella: Character or Commodity?

Do we need an excuse to look at images of Vampirella?

Comic Review: Astronauts in Trouble by Larry Young and Charlie Adlard

Astronauts in Trouble by Larry Young, Charlie Adlard is the type of classic bound science fiction comic that many members of fandom will enjoy just as much as the storied history it mocks.

Review: The Mighty Casey by Rod Serling

When Rod Serling wrote The Mighty Casey for The Twilight Zone, he created an ideal example of some of the most important elements necessary for writing a successful short story.

Review: Iron and Blood by Gail Z. Martin and Larry N....

Fans of Steampunk will not be disappointed, and fans of Gail Z. Martin’s work in fantasy will be pleasantly surprised with the book Iron and Blood.

MCM London Comic Con, May 2015

Where's Waldo? A pictorial coverage of the MCM London Comic Con

Review: Brad Lansky and the Rogue Era by J.D. Venne

Brad Lansky and the Rogue Era by J.D. Venne is not just a story to be read or heard, but a work of fiction that is meant to be experienced.

Why Isn’t The Long Walk a Movie Yet?

Not every book works well on the big screen. But once in a while, written words need to be put in motion. Why isn’t The Long Walk a movie yet?

Review: Steampunk Soldiers – Uniforms & Weapons from the Age of...

Steampunk Soldiers - Uniforms & Weapons from the Age of Steam by Philip Smith and Joseph A. McCullough brings much more to the audience than just pictures of Victorian era military garb.

Review: Children of Arkadia by M. Darusha Wehm

Children of Arkadia by M. Darusha Wehm is a character driven political story following man’s pilgrimage to the stars and the vital role artificial intelligence plays in humanity’s survival.

Review: Who’s There? by Arthur C. Clarke

Heightened by the fears of the unknown, stories within the mysterious confines of space made for colorful entertainment and speculation, and Clarke used this tension to his advantage in Who’s There.

Review: Day One by Nate Kenyon

Day One by Nate Kenyon is a fast paced action thriller that brings the worlds of science fiction fandom and conspiracy theorists all together in one volume.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Three Opinions?

Three different takes on one movie in one review

2015: A Geeky Year for Movies

Forget about all the things we were promised to have in 2015 by Back to the Future. 2015 seems to be our year for...

Review: I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas by Adam...

It’s almost Christmas, so what better way to enjoy the holidays than sitting by the fire and checking out Adam Roberts book I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas.

Consideraciones sobre Reseñas de Libros

Tanya, as an author, contemplates what inspires her to write a review.

R is for Rocket by Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury’s R is for Rocket is a welcomed perspective of future space travel from years past. Because just like NASA’s Orion test launch, space matters.

ValleyCon 40

A con report on ValleyCon 40

Amused? Insulted? Flattered? How Should SF Fans Respond To The Big...

From cultural outcasts to cultural icons in one successful TV series?