HBO's Casey Bloys on Watchmen: "Very, Very High Hopes"; on Confederate: "No Change"

HBO programming president Casey Bloys updated the media on two very different, polarizing projects during their Television Critics Association's (TCA) executive session on Wednesday: Damon Lindelof's authorized adaptation "remix" of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ 1986 limited comic book series Watchmen; and alternate history fiction series Confederate, from Game Of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B[...]

SDCC World Mythology In Contemporary Fantasy Panel: Building Worlds And Gunplay

Courtesy of Bleeding Cool's Hilton Collins:According to Tomi Adeyemi, the Nigerian-American author of the young adult fantasy novel Children of Blood and Bone, fiction readers love learning about new worlds in stories, and aspiring writers shouldn’t shy away from creating complex rules about their burgeoning fictional universes “Readers want stories they can learn from[...]

Star Wars Aftermath: The Expanded Universe Will Not Go Quietly

By Spencer Ellsworth "Force Friday" came and went this last week, giving us a host of amazing Star Wars toys, and therefore an empty wallet for me. It also gave us the first licensed post-Return of the Jedi novel, Chuck Wendig's Aftermath, since Disney retconned the Expanded Universe in 2014. Lest you missed it, the […]

In One Week, In Two Weeks – We're All Doomed

On Wednesday, the launch of Plants Vs Zombies, Black Canary, Doomed, Harley Quinn & Power Girl, Dr Fate, Justice League Of America, Prez, Martian Manhunter, Robin Son Of Batman, TMNT Casey & April, Astronauts In Trouble, Empty Zone, Tales Of Honor: Bred To Kill, Runaways, Squadron Sinister, Thors, Princeless: Be Yourself, Fathom Blue, Fiction and[...]

28th Clarke Award For Science Fiction Shortlist Announced

They were, and are still, intended to honor the best science fiction novel first published in the UK during the previous year Their winners list is a Must Read of Modern SF, and they’re regarded, justifiably, as one of the more versatile, interesting awards in genre fiction.As of 9pm GMT, the organizers have announced this[...]