Author: Ricky L. Brown

Review: Starship Century

Review: Starship Century

Starship Century is a book that needs to be read. It is a sad state of affairs when we need to be discussing the importance of space exploration. Yet here we are, pleading to the masses for what should be the obvious. Why go to the stars? – Because i... Read More »

The Metal Man by Jack Williamson

The Metal Man by Jack Williamson

At the young age of 20, science fiction icon Jack Williamson wrote his first short story The Metal Man and welcomed readers to a new literary brilliance that would be enjoyed by generations to come. We take a look at this historic tale. Read More »

Bad Robots

Bad Robots

Robots are supposed to follow three laws that will maintain their loyalty to humanity. But as we all know, even a bunch of nuts and bolts can go bad. So let’s take a look at some of the bad robots we’ve grown to love. Read More »

Pacific Rim Novelization by Alex Irvine

Pacific Rim Novelization by Alex Irvine

The novelization of Pacific Rim by Alex Irvine is more than just a book based on a movie. This is a book that stands alone by allowing fans to appreciate the literary value not always expressed through film. Read More »

The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

Why has The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham remained a classic over the years? Believe it or not, it has a lot to do with its ambiguity. Read More »

Discovering the Invasion

Discovering the Invasion

The Invasion by Robert Willey takes us back to the era of a war torn United States fighting the good fight. At the same time, the story also opens the reader’s mind to some of the most fantastic speculations in space travel of the period. Read More »

Rockets and Missiles: Past and Future

Rockets and Missiles: Past and Future

Rockets and Missiles: Past and Future by Martin Caidin is literally a blast from the past. It is a delightfully historical account of man’s progression into space – because rockets are cool. Read More »

Villains and Heroes Come to Life in Masked Mosaic – Canadian Super Stories

Villains and Heroes Come to Life in Masked Mosaic – Canadian Super Stories

Masked Mosaic – Canadian Super Stories is a wide range of stories by Canadian authors about Canadian super heroes and villains, all bound together in this beautiful anthology. Read More »

Stumbling Into a Free-Fall

Stumbling Into a Free-Fall

Free-Fall by Graham Templeton is a thought provoking story from the June 2013, Issue 18 of Clarkesworld Magazine with precise character utilization, and a pleasure to stumble upon. Read More »

Review: Man of Steel Novelization by Greg Cox

Review: Man of Steel Novelization by Greg Cox

The novelization of Man of Steel by Greg Cox is a book looking for an identity. The obligation to remain loyal to a script while remaining faithful to the character is an improbable task - one reader’s must realize if they are to accept the work. Read More »

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