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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Ren Goscinny is without a doubt one of the absolute giants of Eurocomics. He was the writer of two of the best known series (Astrix and Lucky Luke), but also one of the founders of the seminal magazine Pilote, the first French comics magazine to aim
Season 2: The Coming of ShadowsThe Babylon Project was our last, best hope for peace. A self-contained world five miles long, located in neutral territory. A place of commerce and diplomacy for a quarter of a million humans and aliens. A shining beac
Yes, you read that right. Two time Academy Award winning actress Cate Blanchett is in talks to join Jack Black for director Eli Roth's upcoming directorial effort, titled The House With a Clock in Its Walls, which is from Amblin Entertainment. You ca
http://tvline.com/2017/08/16/charisma-carpenter-julie-benz-interview-battle-network-stars-angel/ As you'll see from the interview they have a great friendship.
Jason Isaacs lets William Shatner know he is not worthy to step into his space boots.Over the weekend, the New York Daily News ‘Confidential’ gossip column reported some controversial comments from Jason Isaacs, who plays Captain
Welcome back to the Lovecraft reread, in which two modern Mythos writers get girl cooties all over old Howards sandbox, from those who inspired him to those who were inspired in turn. Today were looking at H.P. Lovecraft and Duane Rimels The Disinter
I have a piece in the Los Angeles Times today about the difficulty of writing science fiction in today’s world, and no, it’s not just because one has to wonder if the world is going to be here tomorrow. Here’s the link.
Technically, Gremlins 3 isn't happening for sure just yet. But it is something that's been in development for a while now. At least some form of it, anyway, whether that be a new sequel or a remake. The script is written by original screenwriter Chri
For some unfathomable reason, it often feels as though Myke Cole remains one of the genre's best-kept secrets. True, military fantasy may not be everyone's cup of tea, but Cole's two series are as accessible as they are compelling. It's been years si
Who would believe Edward Jellico is an even bigger jerk in the Mirror Universe?Review: Star Trek: The Next Generation – Mirror Broken #3 Publisher: IDW Publishing Written by: Scott and David Tipton Art by J.K. Woodward, colors by Charlie Ki
By Jo Lindsay Walton It is Wednesday. I am in Helsinki. So is everybody else. There are a few issues of Vector and FOCUSon the freebies table, courtesy of Dave Lally; but, of course, not for long.   I put in time in Messukeskus 209, the acad
Science fiction and fantasy have been around for centuries. Millennia, depending on which criteria you prefer. Only in the twentieth century did they coalesce into the genre-spectrum they are today, and begin to win large-scale popular and commercial
Breq, the former starship AI-turned-military-officer, has secured the Atheok system and plans to wait out the civil war raging between the fragmented selves of Anaander Mianaai whilst investigating the ongoing mysterious events in the neighbouring Gh
I’ve eaten Stella Parks‘ desserts, and, oh, man, they are so good. So I’m delighted to give her space today to let her tell you about her debut cookbook BraveTart, which examines and celebrates a branch of America&#8
Readers average rating: Dead Mans Hand, Pieces of Hate, A Whisper of Southern Lights by Tim Lebbon The three novellas Dead Mans Hand, Pieces of Hate, and A Whisper of Southern Lights make up Tim Lebbons ASSASSIN series. They were originally published
At the start of the year it was announced that Amazon Studios had ordered the limited series Good Omens. The series is based on the Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch. Now comes t
http://bluray.highdefdigest.com/50322/buffy_19922.html There's no word if there's going to be any new extras. This will come out on October 3rd in the US.Hat-tip to D-e-f- for spotting the listing on Amazon.
In which we reveal the cover for the sixth – and final – story in our 2017 season of Gods and Monsters: Avi Cantor Has Six Months to Live by Sacha Lamb! Behold the smugglerific cover! About the Story Avi Cantor Has Six Months To L
Many of the cities of fantasy are places which are, at worst, dystopias: places which might not be great places to live but at least people can survive there on a day-to-day level. The bastions of true evil the Barad-drs and Skull Kingdoms and Shayol
GAAAAAAHHHHHH!! Margaret Killjoys The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion, yall. I mean. I cant even. Like. Its so good. Its sooooooooo good. Its very existence is a tonic for my troubled soul. And now having read it (twice!) its my everything. Open a new t
It’s release day for Vampirella #5, the conclusion to my initial arc, where everything gets revealed and a lot of whys and hows about the dystopian future setting get sorted out. You can find it in your comic stores today, or digitally on C
Utopia Planitia loosely translated means the plain of paradise. In 1976 NASA's space probe Viking 2 scored a touchdown on planet Mars on September 3rd. Think back and let's imagine our happy world in 1976. Faster than the speed of sound, Con
While Eon Productions was in no hurry to announce James Bond 25, they didn't exactly lock star Daniel Craig down for the project. Various reports said that the actor was signed on, but there was no actual confirmation that he would be returning. Howe
In the newest edition of SFX magazine, released today in the UK, the magainze caught up with the STAR TREK: DISCOVERY cast to get some more detail on the series and their characters - as well as some of their Trek viewing habits!
A Gathering of Ravens, Scott Oden, Bantam Books To the Danes, he is skraelingr; to the English, he is orcneas; to the Irish, he is fomoraig. He is Corpse-maker and Life-quencher, the Bringer of Night, the Son of the Wolf and Brother of the Serpent. H
Studio Ghibli is known for making coming-of-age films, and for films with complex female characters, but there are two in particular, made 6 years apart, exemplify these traits better than any of their other work. One is considered an all-time classi
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Buffy-Complete-Season-1-7-Anniversary/dp/B074G3V218/ Amazon UK has a release date of September 25th for it. It'll be out in the US a week before.
Hello everybody and a happy book birthday to the lovely A.E.Ash! Temporary Duty Assignment is the fourth novella in the Novella Initiative and it’s out now. We are celebrating the release today with a super great essay by A.E. Ash over at D
Nick Fury has been a major part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe since the very beginning. While Samuel L. Jackson's roles have been supporting ones, there is no doubt he plays a key part in the MCU. But he has been noticeably absent during the event
Louisa Mellor Aug 15, 2017 The pressure grows on Cath as she's forced to tell more lies in Trust Mes second episode... This review contains spoilers. See related  Trust Me episode 1 review Doctor Who, and the casting of Jodie Whitt
In 2018 France and Belgium will celebrate a remarkable eightyyears of Spirou. Spir-who? Spirou, created in 1938 by Rob-Vel for Dupuis, would become one of the two seminal characters of Franco- Belgian comics, and not just because he, like Tintin, gav
Kurtzman talks plans for Discovery's second season, and additional Trek shows.One of the major story points that has been revealed in the last month is how Star Trek: Discovery will focus on a war with the Klingons. However, in an interview with Digi
http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=21872 It'll be out in the US on October 17th.
The world of Harry Potter is one that is rich, complex, and detailed. J.K. Rowling made it that way, because that is what J.K. Rowling does. Arguably, one of the greatest strengths of the original seven book series is how totally immersive it is. You
You may have noticed a few changes to theVectorwebsite. Changes may be ongoing for a little while yet. The oldVector has woven its cocoon, but the new one has not quite emerged. All the older content has been preserved, but some of it has been tucked
Tell us a bit about “An Obstruction to Delivery.” Based on the true and tragic story of what happened when, in 1984, the town Glennfork, Vermont experimented with a new subterranean mail route, we follow a post office forced under
Lionsgate has released a trailer for Rememory, which stars Peter Dinklage as a man trying to solve the mysterious death of a tech genius who invented a way to record people's memories. The movie also stars Julia Ormond, Henry Ian Cusick, Martin Donov
Readers average rating: Twisting the Rope by R.A. MacAvoy Twisting the Rope (1986) is a sequel to R.A. MacAvoys Tea With the Black Dragon. Its recommended, but not necessary, to have read Tea With the Black Dragon first. Its been five years since Mar
You can now get your hands on the digital edition of Sebastien de Castell's Traitor's Blade for only 2.99$ here.Here's the blurb:Falcio is the first Cantor of the Greatcoats. Trained in the fighting arts and the laws of Tristia, the Greatcoats are tr
https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/08/15/exclusive-look-inside-angel-season-11/ The issue is out August 30,2017.
It wasn’t just novels. In the early 2000s, Stephen King seemed existentially exhausted. He’d started the decade with two books about the limitations and failures of storytelling (From a Buick 8 and The Colorado Kid), gone back int
Two new editorial elements have been detected in Vectorspace. As Vector says goodbye to Anna McFarlane and Glyn Morgan, we are joined by Polina Levontin (who boasts both quantity and magnitude!) and Jo Lindsay Walton (who transmits pathogens!) as the
It’s Tuesday and we are over at Kirkus! Today, Thea wrote a recap of the Hugo Awards 2017 – we were both there and it was super great! Go over there to read about it. The post Over at Kirkus: A New Hope: The 2017 Hugo Awards appea
There’s the saying that “those who don’t learn history are doomed to repeat it,” but in order to learn your history, sometimes you have to dig deeper — much deeper — than what is commonly kn
The first trailer for Molly's Game, the directorial debut of Aaron Sorkin starring Jessica Chastain, has finally arrived. Based on the tell-all book of the same name, the film sees Chastain as Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who works her way to
In possibly the best and most appropriate casting news ever, British actors Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex, Frost/Nixon, Twilight) and David Tennant (Doctor Who, Jessica Jones) have been tapped to play the leading roles in the Amazon/BBC adap
In episode 330of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio welcome back long-time friend Dave Robison, host of the ARCHIVOS Podcast Network AND creator of the NEW ARCHIVOS Story Development App. About Dave: Dave has indulged in cr
Steal the Starsis the story of Dakota Prentiss and Matt Salem, two government employees guarding the biggest secret in the world: a crashed UFO. Despite being forbidden to fraternize, Dak and Matt fall in love and decide to escape to a better life on
The great Jeff Noon will be getting grilled by Matthew de Abaituain London on 23rd August. All welcome (even non-members). For more information on this and future BSFA meetings, see the BSFA website.The great Jeff Noon will be getting grilled by Matt
Were only two days into this week, and theres already more than a handful of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY news updates to bring you from new set photos and series teaser videos to what may be coming next after 2018s episodes conclude!