Exclusive Interview: “Tinderbox” Author W.A. Simpson

 

Usually when fantasy writers discuss their influences, they mention J.R.R. Tolkien, George R.R. Martin, R.A. Salvatore — y’know, the usual. But in the following email interview with writer W.A. Simpsons about her post-modern / second world high fantasy novel ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “Squirrel Girl: Universe” Author Tristan Palmgren

 

In Marvel’s comics, movies, TV shows, and video games, some heroes are serious, and some are not so serious. And then there’s Squirrel Girl. Who, of course, has the powers of a…well, you know. And while she doesn’t have ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “Rise Of Dracula” Writer Rich Davis

 

In the 125 years since Bram Stoker first published Dracula, a great many of his fellow writers have put their own unique spin on the character. But Rich Davis’ graphic novel Cult Of Dracula may be the first ...CONTINUE

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“Rollerdrome” Review

 

As one of the only working video game critics old enough to have gone rollerskating in the ’80s, I feel it is my duty to inform you that the violent third-person rollerskating shooter Rollerdrome (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC) ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “I Never Liked You Anyway” Jordan Kurella

 

As anyone who’s had a good one will tell you, teachers change lives. It’s something I couldn’t help but think about as I did the following email interview with writer Jordan Kurella about I Never Liked You Anyway ( ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “Devil’s Due” Author J.P. Jackson

 

When the show Lucifer premiered on Fox, some complained that the titular demon was too suave and good looking. As if Satan would try to seduce people to the dark side by looking like a fat slob on laundry ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “Dune, The Graphic Novel, Book 2: Muad’Dib” Artists Patricia Martín & Raúl Allén

 

Frank Herbert’s sci-fi space opera novel Dune has been wildly influential since it was first released in 1965. And not just on other novels. Its influence has been felt in movies, video games, and, of course, comic books. So ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “Alien: Inferno’s Fall” Author Philippa Ballantine & Co-Author Clara Čarija

 

In a movie — like, say, Alien — the person writing the screenplay and the person who came up with the story are not always the same person. Or people. Like, say, Alien, which has a screenplay by ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “The Bruising Of Qilwa” Author Naseem Jamnia

 

In their new fantasy novella The Bruising Of Qilwa (paperback, Kindle), writer Naseem Jamnia introduces us to the queernormative, Persian-inspired secondary world of Firuz-e Jafari, a nonbinary refugee healer. But as they explain in the following ...CONTINUE

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