The small press has been the matrix that has produced many sword and sorcery writers. Andrew Offutt raided the small press magazines of the 1970s to fill out the Sword Against Darkness volumes. David C. Smith, Charles R. Saunders, and Charles de Lint all got their start in those literary labors of love. Carnelian Press’ […]
Steampunk airships, buried Egyptian ruins, fallen angels, and the Titanic feature in this week’s roundup of the newest releases in fantasy and adventure. Assault Against the Heavens – Robert Wagner Daon is a Bronze Man, a member of an elite force of lawkeepers who protect and carry out the will of The Celestial Lord. Even though […]
…And Now You Don’t (Part 2), by Isaac Asimov was published in the December 1949 issue of Astounding Science Fiction. It can be read here at Archive.org. A young woman privy to knowledge of a galaxy-shaking conspiracy finds herself a potential political prisoner on the world where a tyrant had sought to rebuild a space […]
The Alt-Hero:Q crowdfunding campaign has concluded. Thanks to 1436 backers, Arkhaven was able to raise over $102,000 to bring to life 150 pages of unflinching heroes taking down corruption and evil on a global scale. Arkhaven editor Vox Day had this to day about the rousing success: Message received. Loud and clear. The Legend Chuck Dixon is […]
“I am robbed of a mighty death, manling.” – Gotrek Gurnisson In “Geheimnisnacht”, the first story in William King’s Trollslayer, two adventurers arrive in a small inn on the most unholy and Chaotic night of the year. The innkeepers mourn their son, who went missing among strange Chaos-tinged events. When rumors of dark Chaotic rituals […]
There are only 10 hours left to back Alt★Hero: Q. Trust the Plan! We’re less than 8k away from six digits! Meanwhile, the plot thickens, as Roland Dane serves himself breakfast at the hotel buffet after a very busy night.
With hours left in the Alt-Hero:Q crowdfunding campaign, Arkhaven editor Vox Day offers a glimpse into the publishing side of Alt-Hero. It’s not too late to back the campaign.
Alterna Comics has been around for a few years, but during the recent resurgence of the independent comics movement they have garnered praise for their character-based storytelling, commitment to their fans, and their economic model which manages to present hard copy comics for about the price of a candy bar. While slaves of the tech gods […]
The latest in a long string of live-action remakes of Disney classics, Christopher Robin took a different tack because it would be absolutely impossible to duplicate in a live-action film the charming and whimsical frame of the Winnie the Pooh movie, wherein rain would (for example) cause water to spill out of the page of […]
Writers (Tellers of Weird Tales): Harold S. Farnese didn’t write any stories, poems, or articles for Weird Tales, nor was he a cover artist or illustrator. His eight letters published in “The Eyrie,” the letters column of Weird Tales, failed to land him in the top twenty contributors in that category. You might say that […]
Four days to go. 1,035 backers. Can we make it to the six-digit mark? Trust the plan! You can read the earlier pages here: Page 1, Pages 2 & 3.
The men’s adventure magazines that flourished from the early 1950s to the middle 1970s put an emphasis on art. The quality of both cover and interior art is superior to the average pulp magazine of 20 years earlier. Norman Saunders, Mort Kunstler, and Raphael DeSoto are among the better known artists who produced covers for […]