Monday, 4 February 2019

Dark Horse Books To Publish Hellboy: 25 Years of Covers

Featuring an All New Preface by Legendary Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, A New Introduction by Award-Winning Colorist Dave Stewart And Over 150 Iconic Covers To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the publication of Hellboy: Seed of Destruction, Dark Horse Comics is publishing Hellboy: 25 Years of Co
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Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Stunning Trailer for Apollo 11 Brings Us Never-Before-Seen Footage of the Moon Mission

Last year, the filmmakers behind Apollo 11 were discussing making a documentary to mark the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, when an archivist informed them that extensive, unseen 70mm footage of the mission existed at the National Archives.
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Sunday, 27 January 2019

Donato Giancola’s book ‘Middle-earth: Journeys in Myth and Legend’ to be published


Great news for lovers of Tolkien-inspired art. TORn’s good friend Donato Giancola is to release a new collection of his incredible Middle-earth paintings, Middle-earth: Journeys in Myth and Legend.  Published by Dark Horse, the volume will be available in April.
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Wednesday, 23 January 2019

THE OUT OF THIS WORLD MOONSHADOW COMES TO DARK HORSE


America's First Fully Painted Graphic Novel, Moonshadow, has a new home at Dark Horse! Known as America's first fully painted graphic novel, the poetic, philosophical, and groundbreaking Moonshadow gets a deluxe hardcover treatment available Spring 2019.
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Thursday, 17 January 2019

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Weird Book Room


Welcome to AbeBooks' Weird Book Room - heralded by the New York Times, Canada's Globe and Mail, The Times of London, and The Guardian (UK) as the finest source of everything that's bizarre, odd and downright weird in books.
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Friday, 11 January 2019

105 Books Sci-Fi & Fantasy Editors Can’t Wait for You to Read in 2019

As we do every year, we’re looking ahead to the next 12 months new science fiction and fantasy books—with the help of the editors and publishers responsible for bringing them to our shelves each and every week.
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io9's Guide to All the Movies You Should Give a Damn About in 2019


JoJo Rabbit, Chaos Walking, Terminator 6, Detective Pikachu and Avengers Endgame are just 5 of the 75 movies previewed below.Photo: Fox, Lionsgate, Paramount, Warner Bros., Disney2018 was one of the biggest years ever at the box office and 2019 looks like it could easily beat that record.
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Monday, 31 December 2018

Proceedings of Centenary Conference now online

Christmas has come early.  Mythlore announced a couple of days ago that the contents of Mallorn 30/Mythlore 80, the elusive, out-of-print Tolkien Centenary Conference are now available online.
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Tuesday, 25 December 2018

The 'Future Book' Is Here, but It's Not What We Expected


The Future Book was meant to be interactive, moving, alive. Its pages were supposed to be lush with whirling doodads, responsive, hands-on. The old paperback Zork choose-your-own-adventures were just the start. The Future Book would change depending on where you were, how you were feeling.
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Monday, 24 December 2018

Can't Remember What You Read? Blame Font, Not Forgetfulness


Remember all those classics you devoured in comp-lit class? Neither do we. Research shows that we retain an embarrassingly small sliver of what we read.
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Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Future Science Fiction Digest- Issue 1

The first issue of the new international SF magazine Future Science Fiction Digest, edited by Alex Shvartsman, is out now, and a fantastic issue it is. It includes fiction and non-fiction from China, the Ukraine, Nigeria, and Italy, and the US. Some pieces are available to read for free now.
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Wednesday, 28 November 2018

For Sale: A Wood-Paneled Console That Helped Shape Classic Rock


It takes more than guitars, bass, and drums to make rock music. You also need dozens of input channels, a small army of knobs, dials, and switches, and someone who knows how to work all of it. Well, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, and Bob Marley needed those things.
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Thursday, 22 November 2018

In Praise of Tom Waits, Character Actor


There’s an edge to Tom Waits’s voice—a rasp miraculously capable of carrying a melody—that makes it one of a kind. When he sings forcefully, it seems like he might start breathing flame through sheer will; when he tries his hand at sweetness, it’s disarming and enchanting in equal parts.
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Friday, 16 November 2018

DC Celebrates 80 Years of Batman with Two Tentpole Anniversary Books


DC celebrates 80 years of the world’s most popular super hero with announcement of two tentpole Batman Anniversary Books in 2019.
DETECTIVE COMICS: 80 YEARS OF BATMAN THE DELUXE EDITION will be a spectacular oversize hardcover book, and DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 will be a collector’s edition of the 1,000th issue of the periodical comic that launched the high-flying adventures of the world’s most popular Super Hero.
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Thursday, 15 November 2018

Tiny Books Fit in One Hand. Will They Change the Way We Read?

As a physical object and a feat of technology, the printed book is hard to improve upon. Apart from minor cosmetic tweaks, the form has barely evolved since the codex first arose as an appealing alternative to scrolls around 2,000 years ago.
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Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Homo Electric and the Trillion Dollar Time Trial


If you’ve spent any time reading space opera, you’ll be familiar with the moment when someone from an advanced civilisation arrives on a distant planet, and discovers that its inhabitants are using hydrocarbons as their primary energy source.
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Monday, 5 November 2018

It's Settled: Hellboy Is the Best Horror Comic of All Time - Period


Comic book fans, perhaps more so than any others, love determining the best of something. However, as fun as it may be to debate, sometimes there can really only be one true answer.
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Sunday, 28 October 2018

6 Stunning Manuscripts on View at the British Library


This past weekend the British Library opened a major, “once-in-a-generation” exhibition, the largest ever on the history, literature, and culture of Anglo-Saxon England, according to a press release from the BL.
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Announcing the 2018 British Fantasy Award Winners


The winners of the 2018 British Fantasy Awards were announced during a ceremony (hosted by Tor.com Publishing Senior Editor Lee Harris) at FantasyCon 2018 in Chester, UK. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners!
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