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American Terror, Confession of a Human Smart Bomb and Political Science Fiction

American Terror, Confession of a Human Smart Bomb is old school socio-political science fiction reminiscent of classic novels like 1984 and Fahrenheit 451.  This title takes place in a near future of peace, prosperity and equality, a new society after a third-world revolutionary war that has “set things straight”.  This new world wouldn’t exist though if […]

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Saga; Like the Original Trilogy

Saga, from Image Comics by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples is the most exciting, elegant, unique and captivating series in comic books today.  Not since the original Star Wars film trilogy has outer space science fiction had such potential for anything.  Saga and the original Star Wars does have a few things in common […]

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Phoenix Without Ashes by Harlan Ellison, Out of This World Science Fiction

Amish in space.  At the most basic level, that’s the easiest way to describe Phoenix Without Ashes.  But as with anything that Harlan Ellison writes, there’s also a much deeper level of complexity that involves this strange juxtaposition as a metaphor for fundamentalism running headlong against progressive thought.  With Phoenix Without Ashes, Ellison reinforces the science fiction […]

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Debris is Otherworldly Science Fiction on Planet Earth

Debris, written by Kurtis J. Wiebe with art by Riley Rossmo reaffirms that more recently water-down wonder that science fiction brings to the world.  Debris efficiently establishes a world through Wiebe’s writing and Rossmo’s art that, when it is gone, leaves behind a certain amount of sadness and optimism all at once.  The world of […]

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THIS MAY, DREAMS HAVE MEANING

Official Press Release From Nathan Edmondson (DANCER, THE ACTIVITY) and newcomer Konstantin Novosadov comes THE DREAM MERCHANT, a sci-fi series from Image Comics, about Winslow, a troubled mental patient in his late teens. Winslow suffers from a recurring dream that grows more intense every night — and when he discovers its true meaning, the world […]

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IDW Publishing and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products Open THE X-FILES!

Official Press Release San Diego, CA (January 28, 2013) – IDW Publishing and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products are thrilled to announce a partnership to publish an exciting series of works based on the legendary series, THE X-FILES. IDW’s publishing plan includes reprinting collections of the classic issues published intermittently from 1995 through 2009, as […]

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Elric: The Balance Lost Vol. 1 – Unexpected Originality

For me, finding a new title that I enjoy reading is one of the few things that still makes me feel like a child on X-Mas morning.  It’s finding these gems that keeps me trying new books and reading comics – the idea that I will stumble upon something fascinating and original can be consuming […]

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