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No Puppy love: Hugo Awards results reject ‘Sad,’ ‘Rabid’ political block voting

August 24, 2015 – 1:00 am
Rocket Raccoon

The annual Hugo Awards were presented — some of them, anyway — on Saturday at Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention in Spokane, Wash.

Sherlock Christmas clip: ‘I’m hardly in the dog one’

July 9, 2015 – 4:27 pm
sherlock-christmas-special

At last! A clip of Sherlock’s Victorian-flavored Christmas special!

Wedge Antilles returns in Star Wars: Aftermath novel

July 8, 2015 – 9:44 pm
aftermath-tease

Descriptions for several books and comics in the “Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens” series are detailed a bit more.

‘A Love Story’: Christie Golden on Star Wars’ dark romance, novelizing Clone Wars scripts

July 7, 2015 – 2:11 pm
Dark Disciple

Christie Golden shares some behind-the-scenes perspective on her new Star Wars novel Dark Disciple.

Dark Disciple: Clone Wars-era tale ties up TV’s loose ends, leaves us wanting more

July 6, 2015 – 7:06 am
Dark Disciple

Forget about the Asajj Ventress and Quinlan Vos you think you know.

Free RPG Day returns June 20

June 15, 2015 – 6:15 am
Free RPG Day logo

Free RPG Day is June 20 this year.

Guardians of the Galaxy, Annihilation top winners at 50th annual Nebula Awards

June 6, 2015 – 10:30 pm
Ronan_the_Accuser

The 2014 Nebula Awards were presented Saturday at the Science Fiction Writers of America’s 50th annual event Saturday in Chicago.

Trek’s tribble troublemaker David Gerrold headlines LepreCon

May 26, 2015 – 5:26 am
the-trouble-with-tribbles

David Gerrold, who wrote “The Trouble With Tribbles” for the original Star Trek, will be guest of honor at LepreCon, June 25-28 in Phoenix.

He-Man minicomics omnibus coming from Dark Horse and Mattel this fall

May 12, 2015 – 7:30 am
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe mini-comic reprints from Dark Horse

For me, the 1980s He-Man toys from Mattel were just toys, and not my favorite ones either. They had weird squishy heads and their exaggerated physiques made me more than a little uncomfortable. I wasn’t all …

From Elemental Evil cultists to demon lords and drow, D&D continues to mine a rich past

May 11, 2015 – 7:30 am
Elemental Evil: Princes of the Apocalypse (Wizards of the Coast)

Four cult dedicated to evil elemental powers have infiltrated the North, bringing destruction to the Forgotten Realms.

Mini-review – Star Wars: A New Dawn

May 4, 2015 – 5:45 am
Star Wars: A New Dawn

A New Dawn suffers from the same problem as the other titles in the new Star Wars canon.

Lords of the Sith: the dark side of the new Star Wars canon

May 4, 2015 – 5:04 am
Lords of the Sith

Plenty of mayhem and massacres makes Lords of the Sith a virtual novelization for the greatest Star Wars video game never made.

Contentious 2015 Hugo Awards ballot unveiled

April 4, 2015 – 10:00 pm
Guardians of the Galaxy

The nominations for the 2015 Hugo Awards were announced Saturday at several science fiction and fantasy conventions.

Tatooine removal: Does Star Wars book point to a new desert world in The Force Awakens?

March 30, 2015 – 7:30 am
Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser

Is Star Wars: The Force Awakens trading in the series’ iconic desert wasteland for … another desert wasteland?