Solo’s Fatal Flaw

When it comes to any big fandom movie in general, everyone seems to have an opinion, but with Star Wars, the “old school” fans can get even more contentious. And, since I remember seeing most of the original trilogy in the theaters, I guess that makes me old school, so …

The Awesome Insanity of Thor: Raganarok

Thor: Ragnarok is probably the most entertaining movie I’ve ever seen that left me with more questions than I started with. I’ll try to make this as spoiler-free as I can. So, Thor: Ragnarok.  To be honest, I can give you a review in just one sentence: It’s one crazy-sauced …

Nading’s Caliban has scary monsters in its DNA (and RNA)

It’s always a good thing when you walk into a book and are surprised by how good it is. I’ve never read anything by Miranda Nading before, so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from her 2014 release, Caliban. Was it going to be a Crichton knockoff? How dark …

Living Planets, Lesbians and Lots of Action In Space

The Stars Are Legion is a very strange and gripping science fiction tale. I can honestly say I’ve never read or seen anything like it. To be honest, you could almost describe it as a magic-less fantasy story set inside of a flesh-and-blood living world that happens to be floating …

The Big Theme

Years ago, I attended my first Comicon. (Much too late in life if you ask me, should have tried to go sooner.) A large part of the reason I went was because I was really getting the bug to learn to write and decided to attend the panels of some …