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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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Doctor Who is coming… trailer fun.

March 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who is coming… trailer fun.

Series seven of Doctor Who is coming back to our screens rather soon so let’s celebrate with this new trailer. Yipee.

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Game Of Thrones… 3rd season is getting bloody.

March 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Game Of Thrones… 3rd season is getting bloody.

And here’s another new trailer for the 3rd season of Game of Thrones, coming to your TV screen shortly.

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Pacific Rim… big foot strikes?

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Pacific Rim… big foot strikes?

There’s a new foot in town in the movie Pacific Rim, and it is BIG! Guys, we’re going to need a larger robot exo-fighting mech!

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Spiderman versus Batman financial slap-down.

March 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Spiderman versus Batman financial slap-down.

And the Infographic of the day is this Spiderman versus Batman financial slap-down. Of course, Peter Parker could never outspend Bats when it comes to the folding green stuff, but is Bruce Wayne happy, I ask myself? All that misery and speaking in a growly voice. I’d rather be a hip young teenager with a […]

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Chrono Mechanics… Potholes in the Cosmic Road?

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Chrono Mechanics… Potholes in the Cosmic Road?

Comic-book genius Art Thibert has been beavering away in the comics industry for the usual suspects such as Marvel and DC, but he’s now doing a science fiction-themed creator-owned project with some really great looking art called Chrono Mechanics. There’s a Kickstarter for it here… and, as you’d expect, it’s now collected its target loot, […]

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Battlestar love… The Sound of Cylons.

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Battlestar love… The Sound of Cylons.

Simon & Garfunkel might not approve, but we’ll risk their wrath anyway to bring you this Battlestar tribute song… the Sound of Cylons (groan). Thanks to FPI for spotting this little gem lurking on the inter-tubes.

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Oblivion… who are the aliens now?

March 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Oblivion… who are the aliens now?

A full featurette trailer for the Tom Cruise science fiction movie Oblivion. Might actually be quite good. Love the look of the tech – I guess in the future they have iSpaceships, iTerraformers and iRifles too. Good old Apple.

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Bioshock Infinite… wiki wiki wild wild FPS.

March 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Bioshock Infinite… wiki wiki wild wild FPS.

Bioshock Infinite jumps into the mildly steampunk(ish) gaming space recently occupied by Dishonored, gives the first person shooter genre a shake, and comes out with clockwork decapitation machine and pistol shooting.

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Gideon Smith And The Mechanical Girl heading to the UK.

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Gideon Smith And The Mechanical Girl heading to the UK.

Emma Barnes, Managing Director at Snowbooks, has acquired UK rights in the first steampunk novel by David Barnett, Gideon Smith And The Mechanical Girl, from the rights department at Tor Books in New York. David Barnett is an author and journalist. He was born in Wigan in 1970 and has worked in regional newspapers since […]

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Philip Pullman on Twitter soon for Q&A.

March 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Philip Pullman on Twitter soon for Q&A.

Fans of fantasy author Philip Pullman will have an opportunity to put questions to him in a special question and answer masterclass via Twitter on Tuesday 19th March 2013, between 1.30pm and 2.30pm. The initiative will follow the broadcast of an edition of Great Welsh Writers about him on BBC One Wales on Monday, 18th […]

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