Mind-Blowing Spaceships from 1970s British Paperbacks

Paul McAuley is the author of The Quiet War, as well as Life After Wartime and Evening's Empires. He's also got an amazing collection of 1970s SF paperbacks, whose covers he's just digitized to share with the world. Here's his gallery of covers that feature spaceships done in a cool, psychedelic-minimalist style. » 7/11/13 5:00pm 7/11/13 5:00pm

Is Britain Too Meek For Sci-Fi TV?

As Torchwood finishes its acclaimed Children of Earth miniseries, one British critic declares that its success is an aberration for a country that has consistently failed to produce any good science fiction television whatsoever. And yes, he's including Doctor Who. » 7/11/09 9:00am 7/11/09 9:00am

Concept Artist Ponders The Reimagining Of UFO, BSG Style

Gerry Anderson's UFO remake is moving forward and already the "how will it look" speculations are running wild. Battlestar Galactica concept artist Eric Chu took a pass at darkening up this reboot — check out what he dreamed up. » 6/10/09 2:20pm 6/10/09 2:20pm

British Cult Classic UFO Is Headed To The Big Screen

Gerry Anderson's UFO, one of the seventies' most secretly awesome shows, is getting a movie adaptation. But is America really ready for the show's bold mix of grim moral ambiguity and absurd purple wigs? » 5/22/09 10:30am 5/22/09 10:30am

Moore On British Apocalyptic Fiction

It's the explanation you've always wanted: V For Vendetta and Watchmen author Alan Moore talking about the British school of apocalyptic science fiction, and the influence it's had on his own work. » 5/02/09 2:00pm 5/02/09 2:00pm