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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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Science fiction travels Beyond the Sun?

September 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Science fiction travels Beyond the Sun?

Kansas-based author and editor Bryan Thomas Schmidt writes in to tell us about his latest anthology project – this one being launched on KickStarter by the writer. “Ever since I was a child, I’ve dreamed about exploring the stars. What’s out there? What strange planets and beings might we encounter?” Schmidt said. As he watched […]

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Brannon Braga on the Terra Nova that never was.

September 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Brannon Braga on the Terra Nova that never was.

Our man Brannon Braga tells all about the second season of Terra Nova that never was – including his plan to include semi-sentient dinosaurs. Shades of Harry Harrison and his Eden trilogy (an alternative universe where man co-evolved with sentient dinosaurs, and not to mankind’s benefit)? Well, we wish they would have gone on and […]

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Primeval: New World… new trailer!

September 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Primeval: New World… new trailer!

The scifi TV series Primeval is getting a makeover and being transplanted to the USA (albeit with some guest appearances from the British cast). Dinosaurs falling through time holes and rampaging through the States? Who’d a-thunk it?

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On the Fringe of greatness!

September 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
On the Fringe of greatness!

Another trailer for Fringe, revealing this last season of the science fiction TV show has moved far beyond its X-File(ish) origins and is quickly moving to be a stand-out season! Can’t wait? Neither can we!

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It’s a nightmare!

September 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
It’s a nightmare!

Nightmare is a new online horror and dark fantasy magazine. In Nightmare’s pages, you will find various kinds of horror fiction, from zombie stories and haunted house tales, to visceral psychological horror. Edited by anthologist John Joseph Adams, every month Nightmare will aim to bring you a mix of originals and reprints. Nightmare will also […]

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WHO’s at London Comic-Con… no, I mean Matt Smith!

September 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
WHO’s at London Comic-Con… no, I mean Matt Smith!

Yep, it’s official, on Friday 26th October 2012, Doctor Who – aka Matt Smith – will land his TARDIS at MCM’s London Comic Con. The British actor, who plays the eleventh incarnation of the Time Lord, will participate in a panel discussion with the BBC SF show’s Executive Producer, Caroline Skinner. For a chance to […]

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Thus, the fate of all villain cars!

September 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Thus, the fate of all villain cars!

When mine car doth breaks, my friends and I will seek out the lady Death to undo whatever we must to make things right. For that, we will need an army. I shalt ask thee to gather and join me in battle… All of us. For no one of us could smash this Nissan Micra […]

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The Wolverine (first pics).

September 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Wolverine (first pics).

Everyone’s favourite wise cracking veryhardium-equipped claw-type X-man, aka Wolverine, is coming back in the Summer of 2013 for a new film called The Wolverine. In case you doubt my word, here’s the first official pic from the film! He’s still played by Hugh Jackman, of course.

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Our Galaxy? It’s a gas!

September 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Our Galaxy? It’s a gas!

Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to find evidence our Milky Way Galaxy is embedded in an enormous halo of hot gas that extends for hundreds of thousands of light years. The estimated mass of the halo is comparable to the mass of all the stars in the galaxy. If the size and mass […]

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Farmville goes steam(punking) crazy!

September 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Farmville goes steam(punking) crazy!

Is that the sound of a genre becoming overexposed? The social farming game Farmville has just cottoned onto the steampunk movement and is now offering a number of steampunked animals and goodies as prizes such as the famous Steam Owl, Steam Deer, Steam Horse, Steam Pegacorn, Steam Sheep and Steampunk Mansion. The prizes are good […]

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