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Author Archive: ColonelFrog

Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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Halo Forward Unto Dawn episode 2.

October 15, 2012 | By | Reply More
Halo Forward Unto Dawn episode 2.

The next episode of the live action Halo web-series is with us again. It’s amazing how much money the games firms have to exploit their properties compared to the humble book publisher.

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Simon Pegg’s The World’s End.

October 15, 2012 | By | Reply More
Simon Pegg’s The World’s End.

Here’s the first poster for Simon Pegg’s next flick, and his third movie with Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead etc) – The World’s End – which has a pub and the utter destruction of the world. The planet isn’t about to explode, Simon. It just feels that way most of the time. Deep Impact […]

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Star Citizen first peek.

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Star Citizen first peek.

When Chris Roberts, the creator of Wing Commander (best game ever), is working on something, the game fans at SFcrowsnest sit up and pay attention! Here’s the trailer of his new game, Star Citizen, showing off the starship combat options from his new project. In Edge magazine, he recently described this as… “Essentially, what I’m […]

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Mockingbird Lane trailer.

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Mockingbird Lane trailer.

Mockingbird Lane was meant to be the full Munsters TV reboot, but all we are left with now is a TV Movie pilot rather than a complete series. What, is the vampire/zombie/horror TV craze dying off now? Staked through the heart? For us Brits, having Eddie Izzard playing Grandpa Munster is the oddest thing about […]

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New Pacific Rim poster.

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
New Pacific Rim poster.

Pacific Rim is the rather non-scifi-sounding science fiction film from Guillermo del Toro, hoping to bring the Japanese fetish for giant robot versus monster movies to the Western world. Our Guillermo usually knows what he’s doing, so we’re looking forward to seeing some early trailer action for this movie soon.

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Space Seed, Kirk vs Khan.

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Space Seed, Kirk vs Khan.

If you like your swag classic Trek stylee, here comes a fine-looking Kirk versus Khan set. Here’s the official catalogue blurb for it… A Diamond Select Release! Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum! It’s an all-new Star Trek action figure line designed especially for collectors, and the newest offering in this series is Captain James […]

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Looper, French-style.

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Looper, French-style.

Here’s a new poster for the science fiction movie Looper – it’s French, and looks kind of retro. But we won’t hold that against it, will we?

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Steam Lantern beats Green Lantern?

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Steam Lantern beats Green Lantern?

Here’s an interesting example of DC Comics (and Warner Bros. Animation) jumping on the steampunk band wagon. Yesterday’s episode of Green Lantern: The Animated Series featured Hal visiting the Anti-Matter Universe and teaming up with the Victorian protector of Earth, Steam Lantern! No power ring, but lots of steam-powered gadgets to take on the bad […]

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Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United trailer.

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United trailer.

Here’s the new trailer for the next animated feature flick from Marvel, Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United. New best buds and brothers in science, Bruce Banner and Tony Stark, get into trouble the Marvel Comic Way!

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The Grub Street Murders.

October 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Grub Street Murders.

Kate Lyall Grant, Publisher at Severn House, has acquired the opening novel of a new crime series from author Eric Brown. The novel, entitled The Grub Street Murders, introduces crime novelist Donald Langham and Maria Dupré, the daughter of a French Cultural Secretary in London who works part-time for Langham’s literary agent. As blackmail escalates […]

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