New This Week Releases from the Heavy Metal Imprint, Virus

Virus, an imprint of Heavy Metal, has new books this week for new and returning readers. Ranging from horror to sci-fi, these comics are perfect for the reader who's looking for something different. Mortis centers around three soldiers who are sent to a distant and unknown island located in the middle of the South Pacific […]

Book Review: Ready Player One is a Love Letter to the '80s

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ready Player One is a love letter to the '80s, as writ by Ernest Cline. Behold: near every cultural product of the '80s, referenced with care, as told by someone who grew up during that period. This, too, was a part of my childhood; but whereas I was a passive consumer of culture […]

Bonehead #1 Review: Dialogue-Heavy Sci-Fi

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] In a futuristic city, roaming gangs nicknamed "Boneheads" use specialized gear to circumvent the law and traverse the world all in the name of adrenaline and recognition. As war looms between the respective groups a potential hero rises. Can this mysterious man — known only by a code number — be the change […]

Altered Carbon

First Trailer for Netflix's Blade Runner-esque Series Altered Carbon

  We'd heard that Netflix had been working on a series adaptation of Richard K. Morgan's Altered Carbon, and now Christmas has come early with their release of a first-look trailer. Set in a very Blade Runner-eque future, every human has a "cortical stack" which records all of their thoughts, experiences, and the essence of […]

Ninefox Gambit Cover

Ninefox Gambit Review: A Sci-Fi Novel Full Of Intrigue And Great Characterization

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee is a book I did not think I'd enjoy — and was proven wrong. I'd heard there was math in it, and had assumed it was boring. Instead, it was part of a complicated and well-thought-out world, where calendars, religion and formations combine to produce magic-like effects […]

Director Ridley Scott talks about Prometheus at WonderCon 2012. Photo by Mary Anne Butler

Ridley Scott Moves Into TV, TNT Orders A "Block Of Science Fiction"

One of the most brilliant minds in science fiction genre filmmaking is going to build a block of television for TNT.  Sure, maybe his panache is different than it was 30+ years ago, but no one does space quite like Sir Ridley Scott (Blade Runner, Alien). Scott has been tapped to develop a block of "original science […]