The Webcomic Guide to the Apocalypse: Plague

We're going to be seeing a glut of apocalyptic movies this year, even though audiences are starting to get weary of watching the world end. While Hollywood looks for new ways to blow up the Earth, I'll be taking a look back at how the apocalypse looked when science fiction was new. In a series of short comics, I'll be… » 1/13/13 7:00am 1/13/13 7:00am

18 Predictions for the Year 2013 from Science Fiction Stories

2012 has been an incredible year for futuristic developments, from the Olympics' Blade Runner to chimp enhancement. So what might the coming year hold? With another year upon us, we look at what science fiction books, television, comics, and movies say will happen in year 2013. » 12/30/12 7:00am 12/30/12 7:00am

The Yellow Peril, Fu Manchu, and the Ethnic Future

Click to view » 8/29/08 9:00am 8/29/08 9:00am. Back in the 1920s and 30s, when Asian immigration to the US and Europe was picking up steam, prominent science fiction writers like Philip Nowlan and H.P. Lovecraft created speculative scenarios starring massive hordes of horrible, slanty-eyed, intelligent Asians who were either taking over or destroying …