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Comic-Con 2013: Genre Movies You Won’t See This Year

Comic-Con 2013: Genre Movies You Won’t See This Year

For those of you who might’ve missed this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego, there are plenty of genre movies in the pipelines. In fact, studios are starting to announce films all the way to 2018 (How to Train Your Dragon 3, for instance). Fo... Read More »

My Trip to Sofacon

My Trip to Sofacon

Like any good con report, we begin the proceedings well in advance of the event.  Several months ago I was invited to attend the convention as a panelist – technically my first ever panel appearance at a science fiction convention (though not m... Read More »

Doujinshi: Distinctly Japanese

Doujinshi: Distinctly Japanese

There are many expressions of fandom that cross genres and cultures – fan fiction, fan art, even cosplay.  But there is one form in particular that is distinctly Japanese, both in its origin and in its current form, and that is doujinshi.  The ... 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 »

Review: GRABBERS (2012)

Review: GRABBERS (2012)

There’s nothing better than a good monster movie. The problem is, most monster movies these days suck. Some intentionally (Sharktopus, I’m looking at you). The Syfy Channel seems to specialize in these CGI stinkers that spotlight bad acting, sloppy ... Read More »

Noticias literatura y cine 24-7

Noticias literatura y cine 24-7

Ya disponible el nº 6 del fanzine de la TerBi Ya está disponible el número 6 del fanzine de la TerBi. Es un especial, de 258 páginas, dedicado al III Certamen TerBi de Relato Temático, que en esta edición tenía como tema “Viaje Espacial sin Ret... Read More »

Les articles les plus populaires : fin juin

Littérature: Un article de Michael Sullivan vous expliquera avec de nombreux chiffres à l’appuis que les bénéfices des éditeurs ont augmenté au détriment du revenu des auteurs. Les contrats concernant le livre électroniques sont en effet beauco... Read More »

Absolute Zero – Cool Websites, Very Cool

Absolute Zero – Cool Websites, Very Cool

Today’s round-up of very cool websites has a theme: online resources created by fans and pros for the fannish community (and those few hardy explorers of the infinite who may wander in from time to time). eFanzines.com is a free site devoted to... Read More »

A Fan’s History – Part 4 – A Visit with Heinlein

A Fan’s History – Part 4 – A Visit with Heinlein

Let’s give cons a rest for a bit and talk about one of science fiction’s greatest writers. Terms like “greatest writers” are usually somewhat subjective, but in this case my opinion is backed by a lot of people. As I write this, it’s July 7, and the ... Read More »

Wonder Woman’s Foreign Successors

Wonder Woman’s Foreign Successors

I’ve been reading Mike Madrid’s The Supergirls, a really fantastic look at  the history of superheroines in mainstream American comics. I just reached the 1970s, and the karate-chopping, white-pantsuit-wearing, depowered Wonder Woman era that came wi... Read More »

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