Category Archives: 2. Fantasy

Carma Spence holding a copy of Everyday Scenes from a Parallel World

Travel Reads: “Everyday Scenes from a Parallel World” from PIE International

Step into the fantastic world of anime and manga with this lovely illustrated book focused more on mise en scène than character. Heavy on imagery and light on text, it takes you into the world of predominantly Japanese comic art. Stats Title: Everyday Scenes from a Parallel World Artists: Seiji Yoshida, Loundraw, and Jun Kumaori […]

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Carma holding a copy of Heroes & Villains by Andrew Boyle

Travel Reads: “Heroes & Villains” by Andrew Boyle

Photographer Andrew Boyle spent three years photographing and interviewing the cosplayers at New York City’s Comic-Con for this book. The result is a fun picture book showcasing some amazing costuming talent. Stats Title: Heroes & Villains: A Photographic Odyssey into the Fantastic World of Cosplay By Author: Andrew Boyle Hardcover: 264 pages Publisher: Smith Street […]

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Black Panther 2018

Movie Review: “Black Panther” (2018)

Marvel’s latest superhero film, Black Panther, has been getting good reviews. Here’s another one … with a twist. Movie Stats Title: Black Panther Director: Ryan Coogler Producer: Marvel Studios Screenplay: Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole Release Date: Feb. 16, 2018 Starring: Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther), Michael B. Jordan (N’Jadaka/Erik “Killmonger” Stevens), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), […]

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Gift Guide: Two Tolkien Coloring Books

Enter the world of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic tales of fantasy. Illustrator Mauro Mazzara brings the creatures and scenes of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings to life in two coloring books suitable for all ages. Stats – A Bestiary of Tolkien: A Coloring Book Illustrators: Mauro Mazzara and Andrea Piparo Paperback: 96 pages […]

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Podcast Episode 68: The Business of SF

This week I chat with Jean Marie Ward, a writer and author of both science fiction/fantasy and nonfiction. During our conversation we cover the difference between the two, first drafts, developmental editing, e-publishing, book reviewing, and more. Podcast Powered By Podbean Download this episode (right click and save) Amazon.com Widgets   Mentioned in this Episode: […]

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