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The Arthur C Clarke Award

January 30, 2006 | 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of the BSFA nominations last week comes the other main UK SF literary prize shortlist, the Arthur C Clarke Awards (or should we say, Sir Arthur?). As is often the case...

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Mark Chadbourn’s new comics

January 26, 2006 | 1 Comments

As we mentioned the other day, bestselling fantasy novelist Mark Chadbourn joins the likes of Orson Scott Card and Richard Morgan in taking on the world of comics as well as prose novels. In Mark’s...

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Xena returns to comics

January 26, 2006 | 0 Comments

Rejoice my fellow lovers of mighty warrior princesses for the wonderful Xena is returning to comics! Details are almost non-existent at the moment, so we have no idea who the writer or artist will be,...

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Art School Confidential

January 25, 2006 | 0 Comments

Dan Clowes and Terry Zwigoff’s Art School Confidential adaptation (from material originally in Eightball I believe) has aired at the Sundance film festival, although reception was mixed according to trade paper Variety. Personally I wouldn’t...

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Dragon Slippers

January 24, 2006 | 0 Comments

This was one of the more interesting yet troubling graphic novels we added to our site recently. Dragon Slippers sounds like a gentle fantasy tale, but the subtitle This Is What An Abusive Relationship Looks...

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BSFA shortlist

January 23, 2006 | 0 Comments

The British Science Fiction Association awards shortlist for books published in 2005 has just been announced, with some very good writing (as ever) represented on the nominees list. Novels 9Tail Fox, Jon Courtney Grimwood Accelerando,...

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Bestsellers for 2005

January 23, 2006 | 0 Comments

Diamond Comics Distributors have released their sales charts for 2005 (although I suspect these figures are principally for the American market but they still make interesting reading). Predictably the major publishers dominated the monthly comics...

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Tom Holt online

January 20, 2006 | 0 Comments

My chum George at top British SF publishers Orbit tells me that Tom Holt’s new site is now live, full of information on Tom’s latest books and Tom himself (including such fascinating personal details as...

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Spider-Man 3

January 19, 2006 | 0 Comments

Harry over on Ain’t It Cool News has a scoop straight from Avi Arad on Spider-Man 3 with the bombshell news that Gwen Stacy will feature in Spidey’s third big screen outing with Sam Raimi....

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A Preview of Fate

January 19, 2006 | 0 Comments

We were lucky enough to have one of our more unusual and interesting comics creators, Eddie Campbell, talking here a couple of days ago about hsi new work, Fate of the Artist. Thanks to the...

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