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Scifi

Blade Runner: Black Lotus, first trailer for new animated scifi series (trailer).

Blade Runner: Black Lotus, first trailer for new animated scifi series (trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for Blade Runner: Black Lotus animated TV series from the Adult Swim crew – set in 2032, in the aftermath of the Black Out, and centered on a female replicant protagonist called, yes, you guessed it, Black Lotus.

July 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Stephen Hunt’s new science fiction adventure, ‘Voyage of the Void Lost’ launches early.

Stephen Hunt’s new science fiction adventure, ‘Voyage of the Void Lost’ launches early.

Stephen Hunt’s amazing new science fiction adventure, ‘Voyage of the Void Lost’ has launched a month earlier than it’s pre-order date – so you can order it, like, today! It’s available in e-book, paperback, and hardback around the world, including the UK, USA, Canada, and Australia. It looks like those sneaky rascals at Amazon have […]

July 25, 2021 | By | Reply More

Anime & Manga

Inside the Tokyo Akihabara’s anime stores (video).

Inside the Tokyo Akihabara’s anime stores (video).

Let’s take a visit through the anime stores of that most geekiest of areas, Tokyo’s Akihabara district. Hey, it’s like we’re really there!

June 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
What’s it like to work as an anime and manga figure sculptor? (video)

What’s it like to work as an anime and manga figure sculptor? (video)

There’s a whole universe of manga/anime figures available on the shelves of model and toy stores in Japan. And you know what, some lucky bugger has the job of designing and making them. In this case, a chap called Sho who works as a model sculptor at the Good Smile Company in the world’s geekiest area – […]

June 20, 2021 | By | Reply More

TV

J.J. Abrams UFO: a new TV documentary series (trailer).

J.J. Abrams UFO: a new TV documentary series (trailer).

J.J. Abrams is jumping on the public’s newfound fascination with UFOs, producing a four-part TV documentary series called, simply, UFO (apologies to all the fans of the old Gerry Anderson series of the same name who briefly got excited). Here’s the trailer… You can watch the premiere on Sunday, August 8th at 9/8c in the USA on […]

July 26, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Deep Space Nine: a Star Trek Retrospective (video).

Deep Space Nine: a Star Trek Retrospective (video).

Rowan J Coleman brings you a two-hour-long retrospective on Star Trek Deep Space Nine – as Paramount was riding high on its Trek success, they went ahead and commissioned the third spin off series… DS9. But surely Trekkies would never accept a show set entirely on a static space station, would they? This is the strange and […]

July 26, 2021 | By | Reply More

Culture

An interview with Louise Johnson, Translator of Andrea Víctrix, by Garth D Jones (interview).

An interview with Louise Johnson, Translator of Andrea Víctrix, by Garth D Jones (interview).

Q: It seems you’ve been a fan of Llorenç Villalonga for quite a number of years. How did you come to end up translating ‘Andrea Víctrix’? Was it something you’ve always wanted to do? I’m not sure I’d say I’m a ‘fan’! He’s a complex character who for very good reasons hasn’t always found favour, […]

July 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Back Issue #128 July 2021 (magazine review).

Back Issue #128 July 2021 (magazine review).

As you can tell from the cover of this ‘Back Issue’, the emphasis is on Bronze Age TV Tie-Ins. Mike Eury’s introduction shows just how extensive they were and also several that were never done. This subject has been tapped across several issues before but this one is a complete concentration. TV might has supplanted […]

July 14, 2021 | By | Reply More

Science

SETI rebooted: the new Galileo Project launches, dedicated to finding alien life (science news).

SETI rebooted: the new Galileo Project launches, dedicated to finding alien life (science news).

Dr Brian Keating releases some stunning news fresh out of Harvard, today. Basically, it’s SETI plus, a massive new project called the Galileo Project to find alien life – whether it be via UAPs, alien space junk, alien bio-sigs, or anomalous megastructures. “In 2017, the world for the first time observed an interstellar object, called […]

July 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Science Of Orphan Black: The Official Companion by Casey Griffin and Nina Nesseth (book review).

The Science Of Orphan Black: The Official Companion by Casey Griffin and Nina Nesseth (book review).

You know how it is. You enjoy a TV series, so there is a desire to see what books there are on the subject. ‘The Science Of Orphan Black: The Official Companion’ by Casey Griffin and Nina Nesseth seemed like a good place to start. Here, the authors blend real science with the unauthorised experimentation […]

July 21, 2021 | By | Reply More

Books

Stephen Hunt’s new science fiction adventure, ‘Voyage of the Void Lost’ launches early.

Stephen Hunt’s new science fiction adventure, ‘Voyage of the Void Lost’ launches early.

Stephen Hunt’s amazing new science fiction adventure, ‘Voyage of the Void Lost’ has launched a month earlier than it’s pre-order date – so you can order it, like, today! It’s available in e-book, paperback, and hardback around the world, including the UK, USA, Canada, and Australia. It looks like those sneaky rascals at Amazon have […]

July 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
An interview with Louise Johnson, Translator of Andrea Víctrix, by Garth D Jones (interview).

An interview with Louise Johnson, Translator of Andrea Víctrix, by Garth D Jones (interview).

Q: It seems you’ve been a fan of Llorenç Villalonga for quite a number of years. How did you come to end up translating ‘Andrea Víctrix’? Was it something you’ve always wanted to do? I’m not sure I’d say I’m a ‘fan’! He’s a complex character who for very good reasons hasn’t always found favour, […]

July 23, 2021 | By | Reply More

Recent Articles

Doctor Who: 13th series (new trailer).

Doctor Who: 13th series (new trailer).

Let’s settle down for some more timey-wimey stuff, with the 13th season of Doctor Who, and the one where Jodie Whittaker is rumoured to be phasing out to hand on the Who mantle to a brand-new regeneration. Let’s hope the new scripts will do Jodie justice for her swan-song, as they’ve basically been pants since […]

July 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Wheel of Time fantasy TV series streaming on Amazon this November (news).

The Wheel of Time fantasy TV series streaming on Amazon this November (news).

The Wheel of Time fantasy TV series will be streaming on Amazon this November 2021. Based on Robert Jordan’s fantasy novels, The Wheel of Time was adapted for television by executive producer Rafe Judkins of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D-fame and is co-produced by Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television. Incidently, It’s already been renewed for season two. The […]

July 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
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