Follow Us:

Browsing the "Books" Category →

Screenshot 2016-05-14 17.49.36

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #62

May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

News stuff…....

Read More →

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #61

May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here we go again, another Friday, more news bits and bobs ….....

Read More →

Beano writer Tommy Donbavand was diagnosed with inoperable throat cancer just a few short weeks ago. In this interview, he talks about his novels and comics, writing a blog about dealing with his cancer and how...

Read More →

The UK’s most prestigious literary science fiction gongs, the Arthur C Clarke Awards, has announced this year’s shortlist, and as ever it is an interesting mix, from an author best known for literary fiction to...

Read More →
hugo awards banner

Awards: Hugo shortlist announced

April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Hugo Awards, a major event in the science fiction community, have announced their shortlist nominees for this year, with the winners being announced at the 74th WorldCon – MidAmeriCon II this year – in...

Read More →

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #55

April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ok, time for the weekly round up of bits and bobs from the wacky world that is comics…....

Read More →
future_shock_story_of_2000AD_Documentary-628x356 (1)

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #54

March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Our weekly quick-hit news and links round up Terrific news from Film 4 this week – they announced on their Twitter that they have scheduled a screening of the superb comics documentary Future Shock: the...

Read More →

The Ballad of Black Tom, Victor Lavalle, Tor In recent months top SF&F publishers Tor have bee putting out a series of rather tasty wee novellas covering fantasy, science fiction and, here, straying into Lovecraftian...

Read More →

Empire V: the Prince of Hamlet, Victor Pelevin, Gollancz Shortly after receiving a copy of this book I set it upon a work surface and turned away to address something or another for a moment...

Read More →

Reviews: Lois before Superman – Fallout

March 9, 2016 | 1 Comments

Lois Lane – Fallout, Gwenda Bond, Curious Fox Books Superheroes in prose novels can prove to be a very mixed bag. Sometimes, like Michael Carroll’s New Heroes (Quantum Prophecy in the US) series works brilliantly,...

Read More →