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Staff Picks for July: Books

The Queen of the Tearling Erika Johnson HarperCollins The Queen of the Tearling is the story of a young queen, Kelsea, taking the throne in a dangerous time. She has lived in hiding almost her entire life and has no practical experience running a country. But she sets out to rule by the strong values…

Starz to Develop American Gods

Good news for American Gods fans – the book is getting another chance to make its small screen debut. I’m a big fan of Gaiman’s 2001 dark fantasy novel. In fact, out of all of his books, it may be my favourite. So a few years ago when I heard that HBO was in talks…

Reading Diaries: Legends, Flirts, and Fire

What have you been reading? What did you start and then never finish? Reading for work? For pleasure? Megan: I’m a big one for that–my patience is wearing thinner and thinner over the years, and I’m finding novellas and short stories a good fit for my surly-reader< nature. I recently read In The Tall Grass by Steven King and his son…

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Doctor Strange Fancast

An upcoming Doctor Strange movie has got its director, Scott Derrickson, which means casting announcements are sure to follow. Our staff share their picks of who should play the Sorcerer Supreme in his big-screen debut.

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June Staff Picks: Books

The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains Neil Gaiman & Eddie Campbell William Morrow This is the illustrated version of the short story previously featured in the Stories: All New Tales collection. The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains is available to read online, and is a dark, ominous tale full…


June Staff Picks: Comics

High Crimes #7 Christoper Sebela (W) and Ibrahim Moustafa (A) Monkeybrain Comics Finally, this Eisner-nominated digital comic has a new issue!  The series revolves around two of my favorite things: Mount Everest and crime. What may sound like a ridiculous pitch becomes a taut thrilling story with fascinating characters in an environment just as likely…

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Syfy Developing Kirkman’s “Clone,” Grossman’s “The Magicians”

Syfy made several announcements today regarding its upcoming programming plans. According to one of several press releases, they are “building on the momentum of Syfy’s growing slate of cutting edge, provocative original programming.” For comics and fantasy readers, the announcement brings excitement in both short form programming and long form programming. In short form, they…

Kickstarter of the Week: Crossed Genres Magazine

Crossed Genres Magazine is a monthly science fiction and fantasy magazine committed to telling stories of unrepresented, marginalized or ignored characters in science fiction and fantasy, such as characters of color, QUILTBAG, disabled, etc. The magazine relaunched in 2013 after a successful Kickstarter in the summer of 2012. Continuing to keep it running is the…