It's a pretty unsurprising dystopian Science Fiction concept, really All Science Fiction TV shows and movies are dystopian It's easier to create conflict and drama in a dystopian world where things are terrible and people are in dire straits all the time rather than a utopian story where the world is doing well, scarcity, war,[...]
They have a low-key, dystopian, "after the Fall" feel of quiet dystopias where people live in the shadow of fallen technology and the aftermath of major events Those events are often talked about, hinted at, shown through the ruins and wreckage of technology and a world surviving and getting on because what else is there[...]
The series is an adaptation of Aldous Huxley's 1931 dystopian Science Fiction novel about a future society founded on plenty and leisure, where privacy is controlled, monogamy is taboo Family, money, and history are all banned Everyone is born into a specific class or caste, encouraged to engage in free love and hedonism outside of[...]
He also wrote one Science Fiction story, The Machine Stops, which has suddenly turned out to be way ahead of its time. One of the First Dystopian Science Fiction Stories The novella, written back in 1909, takes place in a far future where an entire society lives in isolation and lockdown People all live underground in their[...]
Amazon Studios has announced an adaptation of the award-winning novel The Power with I Think We're Alone Now director Reed Morano.
The Guardians have surrounded Kirby. President Herod tells Stella she will be the next president if she kills Kirby. Can Kirby escape? Is it a good read?
Scarlet and her people continue their attempts to survive the siege against Portland in their continued revolution. Is it a good read?
Among the most popular of these Guardians is Stella Maris, the President Herod's granddaughter. The New World #1 cover by Tradd and Heather Moore There is also Kirby Shakaku Miyazaki, a straightedge hacker who just wants to see this authoritarian establishment crumble. The New World #1 is like a stew of various sci-fi films and comics about dystopian[...]
Stellar is a bounty hunter wandering the wasteland of a dying world to which she has a mysterious connection. She is now saddled with a bounty she can't get rid of. Does it make for a good read?
Jonah Lazarus is finally beginning to feel at home with his new family, but the ruling family, the Bittner's, are sending their "Waste" to war with another family. That includes Jonah and his new family. Does it make for a good read?
I liked the premise: factories in a dystopian landscape essentially providing everything the local populace needs to survive. Factory #3 cover by Elgo This issue focuses on a lot of things Gucco's people continue to experiment with telepathy The townsfolk gather around a mysterious messianic figure named Quaid and attack Gucco's factory There are pig people. Despite the[...]
Animosity picks up on Kyle having taken away Jesse from Sandor and the other animals of their herd. Sandor wants to find Jesse, but he must also help his herd. Does it make for a good read?
It doesn't help that these are often delivered for characters that are going to die in the same issue, making it all feel unnecessary. Sherman's artwork is gritty and heavily angled, which makes sense for a sci-fi war-torn dystopia story like this However, it still makes many scenes hard to parcel out, and the color palette[...]
Robocop is helped by fellow former officer Leo to stop the plans of OCP to kick the occupants of the old Detroit Ruins and create their high-income housing. Does it make for a good read?
Oracle Colors does some solid work too, even though the extremes of the spectrum could be toned down somewhat to aid in the atmosphere. Cyber Spectre #1 has potential, but that potential is ignored by a comic that relies too much on the clichés of cyberpunk dystopian fiction and a main character who is all attitude[...]