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Colossal Tackles Issues Large and Small

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 07:27:56 +0000

A quite peculiar movie was recently released from writer director Nacho Vigalondo, and even after you watch it — and you should — you may be at a loss to describe the experience. It’s most certainly a science fiction movie, but perhaps it’s more science fantasy? It has many elements of a standard romantic comedy, […]

Stephanie Shimerdla

Sat, 20 May 2017 06:47:05 +0000

Once thought the bane of fine literature, science fiction has slowly seeped into the collective consciousness of the world, thanks in part to the success movies and videogames in the genre has enjoyed. Stephanie Shimerdla is also doing her part to reflect this renaissance in her illustrative works, with an emphasis on feminine heroism. She’s […]

Marvel Netflix Universe’s Super Humans

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 06:45:10 +0000

You’ve no doubt witnessed the spectacle that is The Marvel Cinematic Universe and seen the repercussions of a superpowered world, but have you experienced the infinitely more personal struggles of the Marvel Netflix Universe? There are no ancient gods or alien invasions here, only troubled people who just happen to be heroic. Each series features […]

Nicole Cardiff

Tue, 03 May 2016 05:21:26 +0000

A situation that seems truly extraordinary to one person may be perfectly normal to another. In a land where magic is mundane and the fantastical is forgettable. Nicole Cardiff seems quite comfortable in such a topsy-turvy world, and her practical practitioners of magic have everything under control. Whether we are witnessing alternate histories or parallel […]

Chris Seaman

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 05:31:02 +0000

Most people forget the fairy tales they were told in their youth as they slowly grow older. A few lucky ones, however, take their favorite mythological memories with them on their wild, winding voyage towards maturity. Chris Seaman will help you revisit your childhood horrors and delights with his thoughtful updates to those classic tales […]

Mr Robot’s Fantastic World of Science Fact

Tue, 29 Sep 2015 06:06:52 +0000

How can the most compelling work of speculative fiction of the summer not actually be science fiction? Mr. Robot shows we are already living in a science fiction dystopia, inextricably conjoined with unimaginable technology and skillfully manipulated by powerful multinational corporations. Mr Robot the series portrays a world on the precipice of a very real […]

Casting Light on Vampires in the Shadows

Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:25:37 +0000

While vampires have long been seen as the embodiment of suave sophistication and raw sexual energy, the new documentary What We Do in the Shadows may very well drive a stake in the heart of these beliefs. A film crew was given unprecedented access into the private lives of a small group of these otherwise […]

Arne aka Ratscape

Mon, 04 May 2015 05:42:05 +0000

It’s rare for an unknown artist to suddenly burst onto the scene, but such is the case with Ratscape. His stunning work featured prominently in the Save Farscape campaign. His bold, vector based character portraits — with broad swathes of solid colors — elegantly captured nearly every figure that appeared on the popular science fiction […]

Constantine Rising

Thu, 12 Mar 2015 05:24:40 +0000

Belief in the afterlife may comfort some, but such believers would do well to heed the cautionary tale presented in Constantine. The series introduced television viewers to the eponymous abrasive urban mage, his unusual band of friends and their struggle against a rising tide of afterworldly evil. We are introduced to John Constantine while his […]

Veronica’s Art of the Book

Fri, 06 Feb 2015 01:39:31 +0000

In the vibrant Asheville neighborhood of Battery Park, a somewhat violently named gallery Zapow curates a magnificent body of fantasy and pop art, and has recently added one Veronica V. Jones to their eclectic collection. She arrived just in time to participate in their latest show, “Art of the Book,” where the contributors each choose […]

Laurie Breitkreuz

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:11:34 +0000

Where some see superheroes as grim vigilantes driven by tragic backstories to avenge the misdeeds of the wicked, a lucky few see them as powerful avatars of good, buoyed by their inherent good to set the wrongs of the world aright. Laurie Breitkreuz‘s optimistic outlook proudly places her in the former camp. With gleeful abandon, […]

The Scribbler’s Crazy Scrawl

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:49:36 +0000

Sometimes, the most important element of a tale is what the listener brings to it. The story of Suki and her alter ego: The Scribbler is one such tale. The experiences and lessons it reveals will resonate most strongly within a soul on the fringes of society–an outcast. Daniel Schaffer’s noirish graphic novel–turned gritty action […]