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Author Archive: UncleGeoff

Geoff Willmetts has been editor at SFCrowsnest for some 15 plus years now, showing a versatility and knowledge in not only Science Fiction, but also the sciences and arts, all of which has been displayed here through editorials, reviews, articles and stories. With the latter, he has been running a short story series under the title of ‘Psi-Kicks’
If you want to contribute to SFCrowsnest, read the guidelines and show him what you can do. If it isn’t usable, he spends as much time telling you what the problems is as he would with material he accepts. This is largely how he got called an Uncle, as in Dutch Uncle. He’s not actually Dutch but hails from the west country in the UK.

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San Diego ComicCon 2019 – the DC Comics Batman and other panels.

July 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
San Diego ComicCon 2019 – the DC Comics Batman and other panels.

Saturday, July 20th BUILDING THE FUTURE OF SUPER HEROES WITH DC BLACK LABEL 10:00 am – 11:00 am Room 6DE DC Black Label unites the most revered creators in comics to craft epic tales of action and suspense featuring fan-favorite DC characters. Come join the writers and artists of DC Black Label as they discuss […]

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Back Issue #114 August 2019 (magazine review).

July 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Back Issue #114 August 2019 (magazine review).

Back Issue # 114’s theme is the black super-heroes of the 1970s. Hardly surprising then that Luke Cage gets the centre-point. Anyone missed in this issue is appearing # 117 and there’s a checklist for the other 17 characters on the letters page and what issues they appeared in. A couple of them have appeared […]

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This Is How You Lose The Time War by Max Gladstone & Amal El Mohtar (book review).

July 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
This Is How You Lose The Time War by Max Gladstone & Amal El Mohtar (book review).

Now here’s an odd book. It’s small and the text is double-lined, usually a sign that it is a Young Adult book. Except it isn’t. ‘This Is How You Lose The Time War’ by the dual authors Max Gladstone & Amal El Mohtar is for readers who like flowery descriptive prose than adventure text. There […]

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San Diego ComicCon 2019 – the DC Comics Batman panels.

July 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
San Diego ComicCon 2019 – the DC Comics Batman panels.

It’s the biggest convention of the year-four and a half days of sweet, super hero bliss. Whether you’re looking for the most binge-worthy TV shows and comics, the toys and collectibles that you absolutely must have or just the most amazing cosplay on the planet, you’ll find it at San Diego Comic-Con. If you’re headed […]

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Alter Ego #159 July 2019 (magazine review).

July 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alter Ego #159 July 2019 (magazine review).

After four issues where Michal T. Gilbert aka Mr. Monster has been giving us the correspondence of comicbook artist/writer Pete Morisi (aka PAM) that he had with the now late Glen D. Johnson, we get a mass of it this time. As Johnson never kept copies of what his own letters were, we only see […]

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Our Political Nature: The Evolutionary Origins Of What Divides Us by Avi Tuschman (book review).

July 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Our Political Nature: The Evolutionary Origins Of What Divides Us by Avi Tuschman (book review).

OK, I am not very prone at all to reading political books. What Avi Tuschman has done with this book, ‘Our Political Nature: The Evolutionary Origins Of What Divides Us’, is look at whether out choices are innate than by free choice rather than which way your political beliefs you support. More so as fraternal […]

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Steve Gerber Conversations edited by Jason Sacks, Eric Hoffman and Dominick Grace (book review).

July 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Steve Gerber Conversations edited by Jason Sacks, Eric Hoffman and Dominick Grace (book review).

Even if you don’t know comicbook history, you might still have heard of comicbook writer Steve Gerber (1947-2008). Reading the 28 page biography at the start of this book will fill you in if you don’t or missed out details. He was one of the first modern comicbook scriptwriters who chose to address issues and […]

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Science The Sh*t Out Of Life by Colin Stuart and Mun Keat Looi (book review).

July 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Science The Sh*t Out Of Life by Colin Stuart and Mun Keat Looi (book review).

Seeing the title of this book, ‘Science The Sh*t Out Of Life’ by Colin Stuart and Mun Keat Looi, I did ask the publicist the obvious question as to how would you ask for a copy in a bookshop? The ‘Sh*t’ rhymes with ‘hush’ I was told. Good luck with that. I also suggested a […]

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Across The Void by S.K. Vaughn (book review).

July 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Across The Void by S.K. Vaughn (book review).

S.K. Vaughn’s new novel, ‘Across The Void’ relies on a common theme of an isolated astronaut trying to survive. Commander Mayam ‘May’ Knox is brought out of hibernation in a disorientated fashion and finds herself alone on the damaged spaceship, Hawking II, during its Europa mission. Her only companion is the ship’s AI, which she […]

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IDW Signings And Exclusives At San Diego Comicon 2019.

July 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
IDW Signings And Exclusives At San Diego Comicon 2019.

George Takei’s They Called Us Enemy, All-New Locke & Key, the Wynonna Earp Cast, and Many More Comic and Entertainment Icons Appear at Booth #2729 SAN DIEGO, CA (July 9, 2019) – Next week, IDW Publishing will celebrate its 20th anniversary at San Diego Comic-Con with sensational booth appearances by such fan-favorite talents as George […]

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