Author: Iván Rodrigo Mendizábal

“5079: archivos secretos”: un escape al futuro de la humanidad

“5079: archivos secretos”: un escape al futuro de la humanidad

Augusto Rodríguez' 5079: Secret Files is a novel told in fragments of documents, both official and secret, that tell the story of a migration from Earth to save humanity. Read More »

Distopía edulcorada: “Metrópolis”

Distopía edulcorada: “Metrópolis”

On the 90th anniversary of the film's release, Ivan Mendizabal analyzes the history and politics of Fritz Lang's Metropolis. Read More »

Ciencia ficción en Ecuador en 2016

Ciencia ficción en Ecuador en 2016

Ecuador has a small, but potentially vital, number of science fiction titles. Read More »

“La última pared roja”: a la búsqueda de seres mutantes

“La última pared roja”: a la búsqueda de seres mutantes

Pedro Artieda Santacruz' rich The Last Red Wall is a psychological science fiction novel that reads like a thriller. Read More »

El “Agente Wrett” o cómo salvar al mundo en pocos pasos

El “Agente Wrett” o cómo salvar al mundo en pocos pasos

Review of the Spanish Language Young Adult novel Agente Wrett, which mixes spies and science fiction. Read More »

200 años de Frankenstein: a propósito de “¡Diodati, idiota” de Salazar Ledesma

200 años de Frankenstein: a propósito de “¡Diodati, idiota” de Salazar Ledesma

On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Rodolfo Salazar Ledesma published a novel that paid tribute to the early science fiction work. But, does it live up to its predecessor? Read More »

Imágenes de la interculturalidad en Star Trek

Star Trek was the first science fiction television show to deal seriously with multiculturalism and the "other." Read More »

Réquiem para Tahínus: la aventura por un mundo nuevo

Réquiem para Tahínus: la aventura por un mundo nuevo

Tahínus Requiem is a philosophical science fiction novel that should not be missed. Read More »

Una mirada al estilo de Lovecraft

Una mirada al estilo de Lovecraft

Iván Rodrigo Mendizábal analyzes the concept of "weird fiction" in H. P. Lovecraft using some of the ideas of semiotician Roland Barthes and an essay Lovecraft wrote on his writing method. Read More »

“Las dos caras de Ganímedes”: ciencia ficción didactista

“Las dos caras de Ganímedes”: ciencia ficción didactista

A review of The Two Faces of Ganymede by Ecuadorian author Alicia Margoth Proaño Miranda Read More »

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