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Review: Extinction Game by Gary Gibson

By taking the reader to alternate catastrophic Earths, the notion that the end is near might be the furthest thing from the truth in Extinction Game by Gary Gibson.

The Fourth Gwenevere by John James

A tale of forensic authorship, the discovery and completion of John Jame's long lost final novel.

Review: Jani and the Greater Game by Eric Brown

Eric Brown takes us on steampunk adventure through India at the time of the Raj. The year is 1925, and history has taken an alternate course.

Review: The Mechanikals by John Dodds

The Mechanikals by John Dodds is the first installment in a new YA Steampunk series. It is a strong beginning to an absorbing and entertaining world of wonder.

Review: New Life and New Civilizations (ed.) Joseph F. Berenato

The history of Star Trek comics. (We've got one coming that's not in the book!)

The Hero’s Journey: Part 3, Defining Your Hero

To write a truly compelling story is to resonate with the universal truths of metaphor within the consciousness of humanity.

Cosplay vs. Costuming

Is there a difference between Cosplay and Costuming? Ride along with Terence to the MCM Expo and find out.

Review: Transhuman by Ben Bova

In typical Ben Bova fashion, his latest science fiction novel Transhuman gives fans of near future advancements a lot to think about - during and long after reading.

Top 20 Vampires in Books & Literature

With so many vampires (vampyres) to choose from, you're bound to find one that tastes just right!

Gore 101 with Make up Artist Jamie Scott

Since zombies seem to be the thing these days, here's an Amazing Gore 101 Primer

Review: The Alien Stone by Barry Uglow

The Alien Stone by Barry Uglow is a prime example of the classic tales that subscribers of the original editions of Amazing Stories were familiar with.

Customizable Collectables: Asian Ball-Jointed Dolls

"Dolls"? "No, they're ACTION FIGURES!" But no. In this case, they're dolls.

Self-Publishing Odyssey: Part 4 Designing the Cover Image

Alastair Savage's Self-Publishing Odyssey moves on to stage 4: Designing the cover.

Review: R.E.M. by Ryan Colucci

R.E.M. by Ryan Colucci takes the reader on a rollercoaster ride through the darker side of dreams and beyond.

MCM London Comic Con Smashes Attendance Record

Terence turns in a terrific con report on MCM Comicon London - and lots of great costume pics as well!

Review: The Power of the Maleficent

Maleficent is an entertaining movie for both children and those who grow up with a special fondness for Sleeping Beauty, fantasy and folklore.

MOVIE REVIEW: Robocop the Remake—Good, Bad or Ugly?

Robocop 2014: better than the original? Or worse?

Review: All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka

More than just a time loop story, All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka is like a fast paced video game where the hero learns from his mistakes, getting better and better every time he is killed.

Indie Dragons Still Spouting Fire!

Dragons were given their title sometime around the13th century, their name coming from the Greek word δράκων, (drakon) meaning "giant seafish". Legends in both...

Review: Damnation Alley by Roger Zelazny

Roger Zelazny earned and won many awards as a writer over the years, but Damnation Alley was not one of his most popular stories. But it’s just as hard to condemn a piece of work that inspired such a cult classic film.

Una mujer-lobo embarazada: ejercicio de verosimilitud


SGT. Fury Special Marvel Edition – Captain America and Bucky

There is a lot of mystery and excitement in the comic edition of SGT. Fury Special Marvel Edition - Captain America and Bucky. Stan Lee and Jack Kirby hid a lot more than just secret identities between their characters as readers see the early signs of unbeatable teamwork – a foreshadow of S.H.I.E.L.D. and things to come.

Mentats of Dune by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

Returning to the universe of Frank Herbert’s epic space saga Dune, the vulnerability of human existence is once again clouded by faith, fanaticism and revenge. Mentats of Dune is the latest installment written by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson.

Review of The Uncanny Valley by Superbolt Theatre

A review of the play The Uncanny Valley, in which a lonely human forms an attachment to a robot named Pheobe

Interview With Gary Chalk, Fantasy Artist, Author and Games Designer

an interview with the unstoppable game designer, author and illustrator - Gary Chalk.

Asni’s Art Blog: His Hotness the Doctor

The Doctor is hot. No doubt about that: He may have started out as a cranky old man, a mad scientist, traveling the universe...

Comic Review: Legenderry — A Steampunk Adventure

There are three important things to look for in a comic. One, you need a good story. Second, exquisite artwork should enhance if not inspire the story. And third, the Wow factor. Legenderry – A Steampunk Adventure has all this and more.

Create Your Own Archetypes

Stumped for your next story or character? Try an archetype, says Ceres, who offers up a few to help get your creative juices flowing.

Which Steel is Real?

The 2011 movie Real Steel staring Hugh Jackman was inspired by the Richard Matheson 1956 short story titled Steel. A 1963 episode of Twilight Zone was also based on the story. Which cinematic version held true to the story, or would the minds of Hollywood been better off leaving the story to the pages.