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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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Costume Design And Illustration (book review).

July 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Costume Design And Illustration (book review).

Even if I couldn’t draw or paint, I’m a sucker for books where artists shown their craft and any tips they have, With this book, ‘Costume Design And Illustration’, we have 10 artists doing just that with lots of samples of their work. These artists, in case you’re after your own favourites are: Carlo Arelleno, […]

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The Spirit: An 80th Anniversary Celebration by Will Eisner (graphic novel review).

July 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Spirit: An 80th Anniversary Celebration by Will Eisner (graphic novel review).

The hype I saw for this book, ‘The Spirit: An 80th Anniversary Celebration’ is a bit misleading or I was reading it wrong because I thought it was actually other people doing their interpretations of Will Eisner’s famous character, the Spirit. Actually, its 9 people who have either worked with Eisner by getting his stories […]

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Editorial – July 2020 : Watch That Space.

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Editorial – July 2020  :  Watch That Space.

Hello everyone Is the world going to pot and not of the smoking kind? I don’t know how it is for you people across the world but I find it worrying when any government stops listening to scientific/medical advice citing financial reasons or examples based on other countries. The fact that the latter has often […]

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Riding A Quantum Wave : an article by: GF Willmetts

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Riding A Quantum Wave  :  an article by: GF Willmetts

Sometimes, interesting ideas make for better articles than story speculation. More so in the isolated world we currently live in and I have more thoughts to myself and how often have we speculated on the nature of reality and our universe in particular. Prepare for some heavy mental thinking and me doing it in an […]

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The Brigadoon Effect: A Short Day In The Walk : a story by: GF Willmetts

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Brigadoon Effect: A Short Day In The Walk : a story by: GF Willmetts

‘What do you mean I’m not complete? You got the virus out of me, didn’t you?’ ‘Of course, Bobby. However, it was also entangled with certain access points related to your ability to program and some other codes. You simply aren’t complete as you were.’ I didn’t feel any different but that didn’t mean anything. […]

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Black Mirror: The Complete Third Series (DVD TV series review).

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Black Mirror: The Complete Third Series (DVD TV series review).

The third series of ‘Black Mirror’ starts off with ‘Nosedive’ with a reality that depends on popularity ratings for status. To be able to afford a new house and stop sharing with her brother, Lacie Pound (actress Bryce Dallas Howard) can get a special deal if she can raise her popularity from 4.2 to 4.8. […]

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DC Comics: Covergirls by Louise Simonson (book review).

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
DC Comics: Covergirls by Louise Simonson (book review).

There are two prominent things to recognise from the text of ‘DC Comics: Covergirls’. Artist Adam Hughes in the introduction says sexy women sell comicbooks. Writer Louise Simonson points out that all the characters within were created by men. Even in modern times, you would have thought with all the lady comicbook writers we’ve had […]

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Batman: The Complete Television Series (Blu-ray TV series review).

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Batman: The Complete Television Series (Blu-ray TV series review).

Although I’ve been keeping my eye on the price of this ‘Batman’ TV series Blu-ray release from 1966 for some time and even saw it when it was first shown in the 1960s, I was really after it for a look at the extras. Even so, as an entity to itself, it is something to […]

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Marvel Knights: Black Widow: The Complete Collection by Devin Grayson, Greg Rucka, J.G. Jones, Scott Hampton and Igor Kordey (book review).

June 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Marvel Knights: Black Widow: The Complete Collection by Devin Grayson, Greg Rucka, J.G. Jones, Scott Hampton and Igor Kordey (book review).

I picked up ‘Marvel Knights: Black Widow: The Complete Collection’ mostly to see how Natasha Romanova was doing. I haven’t looked at any of the other five books in the ‘Marvel Knights’ series but it doesn’t appear that there is any connecting link. This book is divided into 3 mini-series. In the first, ‘The Itsy […]

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The Creatures Of Farscape: Inside Jim Henson’s Creature Shop by Joe Nazzaro (book review).

June 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Creatures Of Farscape: Inside Jim Henson’s Creature Shop by Joe Nazzaro (book review).

You’d hate to see my bucket list of books I would like to read and some being doubtful that I would even see their dustcovers. Opportunity presented me with the 2004 release, ‘The Creatures Of Farscape: Inside Jim Henson’s Creature Shop’ by Joe Nazzaro. So, if you’re patient enough and look occasionally, you really don’t […]

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