10 Characters Who Got More Interesting After They Died

Sometimes there’s a character that the writers don’t know what to do with, or who's hit a dead end. What do you do with this superfluous character? How do you up the ante? Kill them. And then have them come back evil (or good), with new powers, or deeply troubled. Here are the 10 characters most improved by death. » 5/01/13 10:13am 5/01/13 10:13am

Are the best TV shows made from books these days? And what's next?

Almost every day, it seems like we hear about another new TV show based on a book or graphic novel series. Just today, it was announced that NBC is moving forward with a show based on the fantastic Vertigo comic Midnight, Mass. (This is the third attempt at a Midnight, Mass show — read our thoughts on why it's a great… » 9/20/12 2:39pm 9/20/12 2:39pm

The Power List: 23 Movers and Shakers in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Science fiction and fantasy devoured our hearts and minds in 2011. The year's hit movies, bestselling books and buzzed-about television shows were dominated by genre fare — and a handful of people played a key part in making it happen. » 12/27/11 12:37pm 12/27/11 12:37pm

Recent Science Fiction and Fantasy Books that Make Perfect Gifts

One of the most common types of holiday gifts is the Coffee Table Book — big, expensive, and usually something people flip through instead of actually reading. But what if you could give a book that would fascinate your friends as well as looking like a status item? » 11/22/11 12:51pm 11/22/11 12:51pm

Will Bane really break the Bat in The Dark Knight Rises?

Ever since Christopher Nolan confirmed Bane would appear in his final Batman film, fans have wondered whether the villain would emulate his brutal actions in the comics. And now the first rumor about Bane's movie storyline may answer that question. » 6/13/11 6:00am 6/13/11 6:00am

Tom Hanks producing 6 seasons of Neil Gaiman's American Gods for HBO

Here's some good news for those readers upset that the television adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Sandman stalled out. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tom Hanks' Playtone Productions will produce a whopping six seasons of Neil Gaiman's earthbound-deities novel American Gods. » 6/11/11 9:30am 6/11/11 9:30am