science fiction Archives

The PRISM: Ablaze Launches Rock & Roll SciFi Series in October
Ablaze is adding a Rock & Roll Science Fiction comic series, The PRISM, to their eclectic lineup of comics and graphic novels Creator Matteo De Longis, previously artist of Avengers: The Initiative, Sky Doll Space Ship) takes a far-out premise and builds a visually stunning and convincing new world for this new comic book series[...]
Red Dwarf Rights Disputed Resolved, Creators Promise Series Return
If you don't know what it is, here's a refresher: Red Dwarf is the longest-running British Science Fiction sitcom out there Co-creators Grant and Naylor originally launched the series on the BBC in 1989, and it ran for six seasons all the way to 1993 It followed the misadventures of the eponymous ship and its[...]
The Three-Body Problem: Tencent Releases First Trailer of TV Series
Considering Liu Cixin's epic trilogy is the most significant Science Fiction epic since Frank Herbert's Dune, and the show is getting over one hundred million viewers in China, it's kind of odd that we're literally the only site paying any attention to it, no? Are Western outlets ignoring it because 1) anti-China bias and 2)[...]
Three-Body Problem Episode One is Slick but Conventional
At last, the first live-action adaptation of Liu Cixin's epic science fiction novel The Three-Body Problem has premiered on Chinese television and streaming worldwide on the WeTV and Viki streaming services A lot is riding on the show It's a point of pride for China to show they can make a Science Fiction series as compelling[...]
The Wandering Earth 2 to Open Theatrically in US on January 22nd
The Wandering Earth 2, the sequel to China's first Science Fiction blockbuster, which earned $700 million at the box office (in China) in 2019, will open in over 125 cinemas in the U.S and Canada, including 30 Imax theaters Well, Go USA has picked up distribution for the feature film. "The Wandering Earth 2" poster art[...]
Three-Body Problem: Chinese TV Series Premieres on January 15th
The Chinese live-action television series of Liu Cixin's epic Science Fiction trilogy The Three-Body Problem is set to premiere on January 15th on Chinese state-run station CNTV in China and worldwide on the Viki streaming service, in time for Chinese New Year The series will run for thirty episodes, each running 45 minutes. "The Three-Body Problem"[...]
NieR:Automata Ver1.1a Anime Adapts Game, Premieres January 7th
NieR:Automata Ver1.1a, the new Science Fiction anime series based on the popular video game NieR:Automata, will begin streaming on Crunchyroll starting tomorrow, Saturday, January 7, with a confirmed simulcast time of 12:30 pm EST / 9:30 am PST. Each new episode will debut every Saturday at this time. "NieR:Automata Ver1.1a" key art, Crunchyroll "The distant future, 5012[...]
Three-Body Problem: Animated Series Makes China Debut, Beats Netflix
The animated TV series of Liu Cixin's epic Science Fiction series The Three-Body Problem has premiered on the Chinese animation streaming service BiliBili this weekend as well as on YouTube Called The Three-Body Animation, the series beat out the live-action Chinese TV series and upcoming Netflix version to broadcast. "The Three-Body Animation" poster art: Bilibili The Three-Body[...]
Traveling to Mars: ABLAZE to Publish Mark Russell SciFi Series
Campbell Science Fiction tale where instead of competent white men sciencing their way to a brighter future for Humanity, it's the reverse: a disappointed meditation on how Capitalism and Greed have co-opted even the optimism of space travel and exploration into more resource exploitation What inspired you to write this story?  Mark Russell: I'm not sure[...]
The Three-Body Problem: Chinese Animated Series Premieres Dec 3rd?
"Animation, like science fiction, is the art of imagination Imagination is humanity's most powerful force I believe in the world of animation, a sci-fi story like The Three-Body Problem can really come alive." The new trailer features mostly scenes from the second book, including a bit of the VR game featured in the story, but no[...]
Moonrise: Tudum Unveils New Original SciFi Anime Coming to Netflix
Ubokata and Arakawa have teamed up to create the fateful story of resistance forces on the moon who challenge the peaceful inhabitants of Earth to battle, as they tend to do in Japanese Science Fiction. "Moonrise" poster art: Netflix Moonrise is written by novelist and screenwriter Tou Ubukata, who has won several awards for his novel Tenchi[...]
The Three-Body Problem: Chinese SciFi Epic Premieres in September
The Chinese TV series adaptation of Liu Cixin's epic Science Fiction trilogy The Three-Body Problem will be premiering this month, well ahead of the Netflix version, which is reportedly still in production Three Body, the direct translation of the Chinese title, will debut in September on the Chinese streaming service Tencent via their app and[...]
Traveling to Mars: ABLAZE to Publish Mark Russell SciFi Series
ABLAZE will publish Traveling to Mars, Mark Russell's new Science Fiction series that takes readers on an out-of-this-world journey to the Red Planet, led by an unlikely astronaut anti-hero and his adventures on the red planet The first issue will be on sale on November 9th, in print and digitally. "Traveling to Mars #1" Variant Cover[...]
Mystery Brothers: LGBTQ YA Graphic Novel Launching at SDCC
Fresh off Pride Month and Asian-American Heritage Month, filmmaker Quentin Lee is launching his debut YA Science Fiction graphic novel Mystery Brothers at San Diego Comic-Con from July 21st to the 24th The 4-issue graphic novel is the first Asian-American YA Sci-Fi graphic novel to be distributed in partnership with Red 5 Comics. "Mystery Brothers" cover[...]
Three Body Problem: New Chinese Trailer Debuts, Still No Premiere Date
The Three-Body Problem by Chinese author Liu Cixin is the Science Fiction trilogy that's made the biggest splash in the 21st Century, and a TV series adaptation is highly anticipated by fans Just this week, Chinese studio Tencent released a poster and the second trailer for the Chinese TV adaptation. "The Three-Body Problem" poster art, Tencent The[...]
Absolution: Milligan & Deodato’s New AWA Hitwoman Series Out in July
(THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN). "Absolution" cover art, AWA. ABSOLUTION is an action, science fiction comic set in the near future Nina Ryan was a hired killer who brought nothing but pain and suffering to the world Now, she has a month to prove that she can change and make up for her crimes by killing the world's worst[...]
Newthink: AWA Launching Greg Hurwitz’ New SciFi Anthology Series
That's what NEWTHINK is all about." "Newthink" cover B courtesy of AWA Studios NEWTHINK is a science fiction comic set in a faraway world…that is actually the reality of living today in America Much in the way that Star Trek transported 1960's social upheaval to faraway planets or The Twilight Zone broadcast Cold War anxiety through the lens of monsters[...]
ABLAZE Launches Mythspace: Ignition Kickstarter from ABLAZE
ABLAZE has acquired Science Fiction graphic novel series Mythspace: Ignition, which merges Filipino myth and folklore into a space opera, and has launched a crowdfunding campaign prior to publication. "Mythspace: Ignition" cover art courtesy of ABLAZE Mythspace: Ignition is a graphic novel collection of 6 stories exploring a universe where the old tales and folklore creatures from[...]
Yen Press Announces 6 New Upcoming Titles for June 2022
The series has become a hit with fans of school-life romances, such as My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected. Cover art courtesy of Yen Press Yokohama Station SF National Story by Yuba Isukari Art by Tatsuyuki Tanaka This follow-up volume to the science fiction hit sheds light on the history of Yokohama Station and people all across Japan through a[...]
The Silent Sea: Netflix Science Fiction K-Drama Coming in December
The Silent Sea is a new first: a K-Drama Science Fiction mystery on the moon It stars Doona Bae (best known in the West for starring in the Wachowskis' unjustly canceled Sens8) and Gong Yoo finding the answers to a mystery on a lunar base The 8-episode series arrives on December 24, on Netflix Koreans[...]
The Three-Body Problem: Tencent Releases First Trailer of TV Series
The Three-Body Problem, Liu Cixin's epic Science Fiction novel is in a unique person of having two different TV adaptations in the works, a Chinese version produced by Tencent and a Western version produced by Netflix We were the first outlet to run a piece highlighting the trailer for the Tencent version – and with[...]
The Three-Body Problem: Tencent Releases First Trailer of TV Series
The Three-Body Problem, the Chinese Science Fiction saga by Liu Cixin, has not one but two highly anticipated TV adaptations, one from Netflix and a Chinese version from Mainland Chinese studio and streamer Tencent Now it looks like Tencent's version will premiere first They just released a full teaser trailer this week. "The Three-Body Problem" key[...]
Time Before Time #6 Review: Satisfies
That's a nice palate cleanser, which is not to say Palmer's science fiction gonzo-ness is bad, but this is good too As always, Chris O'Halloran and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou provide visual continuity with colors and lettering that keep the reader in situ. This issue is excellent, and with the collected edition out last week, fans can get[...]
Three-Body Problem: Hong Kong's Derek Tsang To Direct Netflix SF Epic
Netflix has not announced who the actors will be playing. "The Three-Body Problem" by Liu Cixin, cover courtesy of Tor Books The Three-Body Problem is an adaptation of Liu's epic science fiction trilogy, which tells the story of what happens when humanity discovers that we are not alone in the universe and faces an alien invasion that[...]