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Reviews: Record of a Spaceborn Few

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Record of a Spaceborn Few, Becky Chambers, Hodder & Stoughton Not since Steven Erikson published the last of the Malazan Books of the Fallen have I been this excited for a new title. With the...

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Autonomous, Annalee Newitz, Orbit Books (cover design by Will Staehl) I’m sure many of you are familiar with Annelee Newitz’s name, being the co-founder of the major SF site IO9 among many other hats she...

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The Weekly 2000AD: Previewing Prog 2081

May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest 2000AD Prog hits the shelves of your favourite UK comic shop on the 16th May. Featuring a great done in one Dredd and two new tales. Here’s the skinny on what’s inside…...

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The Monthly Megazine Preview… Meg 396

May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s been too long since my last confession¬†Megazine¬†Preview. Apologies! But I’m back with Megazine¬†396, full of some absolutely great 2000AD strips and on the shelves on 16th May. Highlights have to be the finale of...

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Reviews: Anon

May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Anon, Directed by Andrew Niccol, Starring Clive Owen, Afiya Bennett, Morgan Allen, Amanda Seyfried, Rachael Roberts, Jeffrey Men A science fiction tale set in a world where we get real time information on people and...

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I’ve really enjoyed Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse’s Resident Alien series from Dark Horse, introducing us to the delightful, warm character of “Harry”, an alien stranded on Earth, waiting for rescue, using his mental abilities...

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Arthur C Clarke Award shortlist

May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again (yes, already), as the Arthur C Clarke Awards, the UK’s most prestigious prize for literary science fiction, announces their annual shortlist. The contenders who make the shortlist for the...

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The City and the City

April 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

I went to the City and the City preview followed by question and answer session, nearly a month ago now, and of course waited, I wanted to describe how impressed I was, how captivated and...

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Reviews: From Distant Stars

April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

From Distant Stars, Sam Peters, Gollancz From Darkest Skies was a strong mystery story set in a well fleshed-out, instantly immersive, sci-fi world. It felt like season one of a good, mid-budget television show –...

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The Weekly 2000AD – Previewing Prog 2078

April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Prog 2078 is out in your local comic shop and maybe even your local newsagent on the 25th April…. here’s what’s inside to tempt you…...

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