Graphic Novels & Manga

Badass Comic Book Cover: Superman #35


badass-superman35Every week I’ll be bringing you a comic book cover that I feel eclipses others out there—to the point I might just have to own it when released!

This week: Superman #35! Pissed!

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A-List Cast for Movie Based on Andy Weir’s ‘The Martian’


A-List Cast for Movie Based on Andy Weir’s ‘The Martian’

We’re big fans of Andy Weir’s science fiction survival tale, The Martian, and have been eagerly following all of the news surrounding the development of the movie.
Today, the folks making the film released a list of actors currently attached to the project, and it is A-list all the way: Matt Damon will star in the [...]

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Meet the Draugr: The Real ‘White Walker’ of Norse Myth


After my chat with historian Dan Jones about the Wars of the Roses, a medieval conflict cited by George R.R. Martin as an influence on his A Song of Ice and Fire, I started thinking about other things that might have inspired Martin’s epic fantasy. That’s when I remembered the draugr, an undead horror that [...]

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50 Page Fridays: Robert E. Howard


50 Page Fridays: Robert E. Howard

In preparation for Halloween, we have some horror stories coming your way. Click Read more and gain access to the first 50 pages of Robert E. Howard’s most beloved stories!

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Star Wars

George Lucas on the Meaning of ‘Star Wars’


I can thank Star Wars for introducing me to the works of mythologist Joseph Campbell, whose book The Hero With a Thousand Faces has been cited by George Lucas as a major influence in the development of the Star Wars films. Hero awoke a passion for mythology in me that has never faded, and made [...]

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Chatting with Dan Jones About the Wars of the Roses: History’s Real ‘Game of Thrones’


Forget whatever stodgy, hide-bound stereotype that might come to mind when you encounter the word “historian”: Medieval historian and author Dan Jones isn’t anything like that.
He’s the kind of guy that you wish you could have been one of your teachers: His passion for history is contagious. It’s not enough for Jones that you learn [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Event Video: Greg Bear Is A WAR DOG


bear-wardogsWar Dogs by Greg Bear is out now in fine bookstores!

And Greg stopped by the University Bookstore last night to read from it and answer questions! Video ahead!

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Gaming

‘Halo Nigthfall’ Trailer is Here


The official Halo Nightfall trailer has arrived, and it looks like it’s going to be a heck of a ride.
There’s no denying that the Halo universe is the hottest military science fiction property out there, and if this thing is as good as it looks, maybe it will finally be the boost that gets us [...]

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