Interview: Author Robin Maxwell turns the table on classic Tarzan tale

When considering iconic fictional couples, there are only a few who immediately come to mind whose relationship has stood the test of time. Romeo & Juliet, Lois & Clark, Rhett & Scarlett, Fred & Wilma, Homer & Marge and even Peter & Mary Jane are all partners who, when matched together by just their first […]

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Bradbury biographer’s estate auction a treasure trove of sci-fi, pulp art

Want to own an original piece of sci-fi literary history? A large collection of sci-fi and fantasy art will be auctioned June 27-28 in Beverly Hills, including pieces that have illustrated works by genre master Ray Bradbury, who died earlier this month. The pieces belong to Bradbury biographer Jerry Weist, who passed away last year, […]

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Thar she blows! (again, and again, and again)

In the past week we were treated to not one, not two, but three sci-fi depictions of Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick” on television: Thursday brought us Leela’s obsession with a fourth-dimensional space whale on Comedy Central’s “Futurama”; Friday saw Cartoon Network’s “Thundercats” heroes at the mercy of a ship captain obsessed with destroying a tentacled beast called the Ramlak; and Saturday showed us Danny Glover as a version of Capt. Ahab hunting for the great white dragon that killed his family in the Syfy movie “Age of the Dragons.”

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