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Robert Silverberg: science fiction author interview (article).

September 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Robert Silverberg: science fiction author interview (article).

Scifi master, the author Robert Silverberg, sits down with Rob Latham to speak about his long and illustrious career working in the word mines of the science fiction genre, where he produced such tomes as Lord Valentine’s Castle, the first of the Majipoor series. Read the full interview over at https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/man-in-the-maze-a-conversation-with-robert-silverberg/?SFcrowsnest – The Offworld Report […]

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She-Hulk cast: Orphan Black actress Tatiana Maslany enters MCU (news).

September 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
She-Hulk cast: Orphan Black actress Tatiana Maslany enters MCU (news).

Tatiana Maslany, the actress who demonstrated her acting chops by playing multiple characters as clones of the same woman in the science fiction drama series Orphan Black, will now be able to bring her considerable talents to bear on the Marvel cinematic universe – a.k.a. the MCU – being cast in the upcoming role of […]

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Marvel Comics #1: 80th Anniversary Edition (graphic novel review).

September 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Marvel Comics #1: 80th Anniversary Edition (graphic novel review).

With a reminder while reading the latest ‘Alter Ego’ that Marvel Comics was 80 years old last year, it seemed appropriate to finally fit ‘Marvel Comics # 1: 80th Anniversary Edition’ into my schedule. Although its noted in the flyleaf that the first issue was 68 pages, there was no indication of how many more […]

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The Mandalorian season 2: first trailer (video).

September 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian season 2: first trailer (video).

Here’s the just dropped trailer for the second season of live-action Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian, where our always-Dredd-helmeted-hero has to take Baby Yoda – aka The Child – across the galaxy on a quest to find some pesky friendly Jedi to look after the little green Force-user. 

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Christopher Claremont (comic-book creator interviews: video).

September 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Christopher Claremont (comic-book creator interviews: video).

Here’s a forty-minute-long video interview with Christopher Claremont, the UK-born U.S. comic-book writer who worked between 1975–1991 stint on Uncanny X-Men, working on such classic tales as “The Dark Phoenix Saga” and “Days of Future Past”. 

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Alter Ego #165 September 2020 (magazine review).

September 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Alter Ego #165 September 2020 (magazine review).

In many respects, you would have to wonder why it’s taken so long for ‘Alter Ego’ to focus on Timely/Atlas/Marvel publisher Martin Goodman, a tenure that went from 1939-1971. With the 80th anniversary last year for the company, the attention was on Stan Lee. Editor Roy Thomas says it was time Goodman was covered and […]

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Star Trek: Bridge Crew interview (video).

September 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Bridge Crew interview (video).

Time to get in touch with your inner Trekkie, with this video interview where Whoopie Goldberg sits down to interview William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Patrick Stewart and Jonathan Frakes about their time in the command chair in two very different series of Star Trek.

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Star Trek Discovery 3rd season trailer (video).

September 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery 3rd season trailer (video).

Here’s the trailer for the 3rd season of Star Trek Discovery, where our brave crew get dumped in the far future and find the Federation has fallen after taking a bad left turn. Can they fix it? Yes they can! That was one heck of a wiggle! 

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Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle (DVD review).

September 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle (DVD review).

When I read ‘Superheroes!’ written by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor, I said I would look at the 2013 TV series it was based on, available on this DVD, ‘Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle’. Hosted by actor Liev Schreiber, we get the history of the American super-hero starting from Superman, with a little jumping around […]

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The New Mutants (superhero movie review by Mark Kermode).

September 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
The New Mutants (superhero movie review by Mark Kermode).

That well-watched chap of mucho movies, Mark Kermode, joins us at SFcrowsnest to chat about his impressions of The New Mutants movie, the thirteenth and final installment in the X-Men film series (directed by Josh Boone). In this horror take of the young X-Men spin-off comics, a group of young mutants held in a secret […]

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