Reviews by Steve! The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF), plus three, yes, three movies! (Okay, the movie reviews are shorties.)
They say humanity had twenty years to prepare. But the comic Independence Day #1 by Victor Gischler and Steve Scott shows us why the celebration began too early, and twenty years may not be enough.
This week Steve takes a second look at Marvel’s two most recent movies, Deadpool and Ant-Man, and finds one much better than the other… but YMMV! Also a couple of tips for writers who may be stuck.
Suyperhero films: Marvel succeeds, DC fails. Could the difference be one of character?
Can you take a pill for superhero movie fatigue?
SF & Fantasy in media from 2014
Who has the most iconic villains in the land? Read on to find out.
In an episode of The Strain focused on character, the person who’s supposed to b the most despicable turns out to be the most interesting.
Deadpool continues to crawl its way towards the big screen.
Tanya rounds up the past months’ offerings in translation.
Joshua speculates on the consequences of superheroes going out of copyright.
STOP THE PRESSES! AMAZING STORIES will begin publication of a special 88th anniversary edition of the magazine on April 1st, 2014. April 1st may be April Fools Day, but this is no joke. Beginning Tuesday, April 1st, the contents of Amazing Stories’ 88th Anniversary issue (April 2014, Volume 75, Number 1, Whole Number 610) will […]
Stumped for your next story or character? Try an archetype, says Ceres, who offers up a few to help get your creative juices flowing.
Samantha Henry gives us a glimpse into what she will be watching this year.
K. Ceres Wright interviews one of the great influenctial forces behind black science fiction, Jarvis Sheffield, founder of the Black Science Fiction Society
We seem to keep getting lucky here in the UK. We got to see Thor 2 ahead of the US, and now we’ve gotten The Wolverine on DVD and Blu-Ray first, too.
Unlike most event comics, which trade in boredom, the first nine issues of Battle of the Atom actually worked as a story.
American Horror Story has established itself as a source for stylish, sexy, disturbing season-long horror stories. But with the debut of its third season, Coven, American Horror Story owes a greater debt to the X-Men than The Craft.
This time last year, Marvel’s X-Men were mired in perhaps the most insipid event in their entire forty year history: Avengers vs. X-Men. Its name provides pretty much all of the plot: X-Men fought Avengers, because we “demanded it”. Along the way, some inane nonsense transpired, Cyclops cured world hunger, the Avengers stopped him, and […]
This is the story of two little girls. They live down the street from each other, take the bus to school together, and are often mistaken for sisters.
Talking animals and floating heads. You know you want it.