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A quick CopperCon update: More guests for Aug. 22-24 ‘FANtasm’

August 21, 2014 – 4:00 pm |

CopperCon FANtasm is just around the corner, and just like our universe and national waistlines the guest list has continued to expand.

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Review: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – Part Dame, part same, part lame

August 22, 2014 – 7:50 am |

Sin City: A Dame to Kill ForComic book movies are all the rage these days, which brings a great deal of satisfaction to those of us who knew all along that our beloved four-color adventures would make for fantastic films. However, the popularity of these movies didn’t happen overnight, it was built on the backs of pictures like Superman (‘78), Batman (‘89), Blade (‘98), Spider-Man (2002), and, yes, 2005’s Sin City, which is the closest representation of comic source material actually coming to life on the big screen that there has ever been.

It’s now nine years later and as legendary comic creator Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For hits theaters, Marvel Studios, with their kingdom of colorful characters that Miller helped to build, is now the biggest player in the movie world and is apt to overshadow the rebel writer/artist/director’s gritty little vignettes of lust and vengeance set in the noirish world of Basin City. As one of the film’s hard-boiled denizens might say, “Irony can be a cold-hearted b!tch.” Read the full story »

Review: Life After Beth – Dysfunctional zombies

August 22, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Life After Beth

If you dig goofy movies like “Napoleon Dynamite,” but think they’d be better with a few walking dead thrown in, then “Life After Beth” is the movie for you.

A quick CopperCon update: More guests for Aug. 22-24 ‘FANtasm’

August 21, 2014 – 4:00 pm |
Sharon Skinner

CopperCon FANtasm is just around the corner, and just like our universe and national waistlines the guest list has continued to expand.

Star Wars sampler: Our first look at post-EU books set in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

August 19, 2014 – 7:00 am |
Heir to the Jedi

Last month, Del Rey released advance preview chapters of its first four Star Wars novels to be released in the “new era” of Disney ownership of the Star Wars franchise

Babylon 5 creator rebooting TV series as feature film

August 18, 2014 – 6:00 am |

Babylon 5 looks to be making a comeback soon.

Hugo Award winners: Ancillary Justice, Gravity, Game of Thrones

August 17, 2014 – 9:00 pm |
Gravity

Ann Leckie’s debut novel Ancillary Justice took the top prize at the Hugo Awards on Sunday.