Starcrash by Eric S Brown

Starcrash Eric S Brown At the end of the 1970s movie studios were scrambling to capitalize on the success of Star Wars anyway they could. There were dozens of ripoffs and perhaps most infamous among them was Luigi Cozzi’s Starcrash. Shot on a budget…

Darkstar by Eric S Brown

When one thinks of John Carpenter films, a host of classics spring to mind – The Thing, Escape from New York, The Fog, Halloween. In addition to the big hits of his career, there were also cult classics such as Prince of Darkness, a…

Star Wars: Alliances by Eric S Brown

Star Wars: Alliances Eric S Brown When Disney took over the Star Wars franchise, the original Grand Admiral Thrawn series was erased from canon which upset a great many fans.    Disney listened however and Timothy Zahn brought Thrawn back in a series of…

THX 1138 by Eric S Brown

Not many people know that George Lucas’s first science fiction film wasn’t Star Wars. His debut film was actually a Dystopian movie entitled THX1138, a disturbing look at what things could be like if freedom was a thing of the past.  The world that…

Where No One’s Gone Before by Lee Hart

Where No One’s Gone Before Lee Hart In the height of the 13th century, We marched from Venice to the China sea. Our brave explorers crossed the land, Through heathens strange, adventures grand. Returning with exotic spices, Gunpowder, and other vices.      …

Orion and the Bull by John C. Mannone

Orion and the Bull John C. Mannone When I look up to the stars in a Halloween sky I imagine a constellation of fools chasing each other round and round the ecliptic stairway, sidestepping snakes and scorpions. I don’t think Orion as a hunter…

Listening to the Relics of Our Galaxy by John C. Mannone

Listening to the Relics of Our Galaxy John C. Mannone Astrophysicists from the University of Birmingham have captured the sounds of some of the oldest stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, according to research published today in the Royal Astronomical Society journal Monthly…

BSG vs BSG By Eric S Brown

BSG vs BSG Eric S Brown In January, 2018, Dynamite Comics – publisher of Battlestar Galactica comics since 2006 – released issue one of a six issue mini-series entitled BSG vs. BSG, a unique story in the history of Battlestar Galactica which brings the…