Smut Peddler's Editor Tells Us How To Make Great Pornographic Comics

Smut Peddler is an anthology of pornographic comics made by women for everyone. We spoke with Smut Peddler editor C. Spike Trotman about why she features so many science fiction and fantasy comics, what she looks for in porn, and why she drew a sexy comic about the Virgin Mary. » 4/25/14 2:40pm 4/25/14 2:40pm

The New Gothic anthology ditches romance for fear and gloom

The New Gothic is a collection of unsettling tales, including a story by horror grandmaster Ramsey Campbell, that seeks to regain gothic territory ceded to defanged vampires and bantering demon hunters. » 2/18/14 8:40am 2/18/14 8:40am

Glitter & Mayhem is a glam rock space party terror anthology

Glitter & Mayhem is an anthology of fantasy, science-fiction, and horror that takes mythology to a nightclub, dusts it with glitter, gets it drunk, then takes it out onto the dance floor to grind the night away. » 1/09/14 9:20am 1/09/14 9:20am

False Positive spins short and surreal tales of webcomic horror

There's nothing like a strange and unsettling story to get the blood pumping first thing on the weekend. False Positive, Mike Walton's webcomic anthology, offers ten tales and counting of parasitic creatures who lurk in your body, unlucky serial killers, ill-advised time travel, and a brothel patron who is looking for… » 7/21/12 8:30am 7/21/12 8:30am

Crowdfund a feminist SF anthology, a Fallout webseries, and affordable…

We've got both science and science fiction projects vying for your crowdfunding dollars this weekend: an anthology of feminist speculative fiction, an affordable colorimeter kit, a webseries set in the Fallout universe, and another webseries set in a comic book shop. » 5/06/12 12:00pm 5/06/12 12:00pm

A webcomic anthology of bugs, bad deeds, and body horror

If you're looking for a quick, spooky read — or twenty — this Halloween weekend, check out Split Lip, a horror anthology webcomic, where you'll find dozens of chilling tales spanning the myriad subgenres. » 10/30/10 10:00am 10/30/10 10:00am

Ann and Jeff VanderMeer Announce "Steampunk Reloaded" Anthology Lineup

Writing/editing team Ann and Jeff VanderMeer are following up their insanely successful Steampunk Anthology (Tachyon Press) with a second book, Steampunk Reloaded, that focuses more on steampunk art and culture, including nonfiction essays and gorgeous illustrations. Here's what's in store. » 2/25/10 5:30pm 2/25/10 5:30pm

An Anthology Of Cat Tales Designed To Provoke And Terrify

Legendary editor Ellen Datlow has whipped up something evil and fun for SF/fantasy fans who are drawn to cats. Her new anthology, Tails of Wonder And Imagination, is devoted entirely to felines, and they aren't exactly your cutesy wufflemuffins. » 2/12/10 4:18pm 2/12/10 4:18pm

The Latest Tales from the Twilight Zone

In honor of the 50th anniversary of The Twilight Zone, Carol Serling has released a new collection of stories written in the style of the television series. Expect demonic casinos, evil experiments in suburbia, and lots and lots of murder. » 10/02/09 11:25am 10/02/09 11:25am

DiCaprio Pulls a New Writer into the Twilight Zone

At long last, Leonardo DiCaprio has hired a screenwriter for his big-screen adaptation of The Twilight Zone. His choice has cut his teeth writing science fiction and horror, and has a surprising credit in softcore porn. » 7/20/09 2:34pm 7/20/09 2:34pm

Zombies and Unicorns Battle for Literary Supremacy

A small feud has been brewing between young adult writers who are lovers of zombie fiction and those who prefer unicorns. Zombie fans argue that unicorns are a boring relic of high fantasy, while unicorn advocates claim that the whole zombie concept has been done to death. To determine which creature makes for better… » 11/18/08 2:45pm 11/18/08 2:45pm

Say Hello to Your Shiny, Happy Future

Just as we were asking ourselves when this dreary dystopian fad was going to wear off » 11/02/08 8:00am 11/02/08 8:00am, news comes from a sunnier side of the universe. We’ve been plagued with so many movies and books that paint the future as a big, bad place to live that I’ve started to wonder if I should build a bomb shelter or just stock up on…

The Best Halloween Anthologies to Read in the Dark

We know you're going to need a good ghost story to get into the Halloween spirit. How about a tale of Cthulhu-worshipping trailer trash? Or a thriller where you might be a robot impostor sent to destroy the Earth? Or a genetics experiment gone awry? You’ll find these stories and more in these scifi horror anthologies. » 10/31/08 8:40am 10/31/08 8:40am

Massive Zombie Clusterfuck in New Anthology "The Living Dead"

If you love zombies whether they are fast or slow, infected or mind controlled, then you need to dig into John Joseph Adams' new anthology The Living Dead » 9/09/08 7:00am 9/09/08 7:00am. With stories by (among others) Kelly Link, George R. R. Martin, Clive Barker, Poppy Z. Brite, and Dan Simmons, this anthology explores every inch of the zombie…

Exclusive Scifi Pages From The New Meathaus Comics Anthology

Comics anthology Meathus has been showcasing a slew of talented artists for the past eight years, under the Nerdcore banner. The newest edition, Meathaus S.O.S. comes out this May, and features art from superstars like James Jean, Farel Dalrymple, Brandon Graham, Tomer and Asaf Hanuka, Thomas Herpich, Jim Rugg, Corey… » 2/26/08 9:30am 2/26/08 9:30am