How big is Iron Man 3's "Fu Manchu" problem?

Now that the first trailer for Iron Man 3 is out, we've all seen our first glimpse of the Mandarin, Tony Stark's biggest adversary in the comics. The Mandarin is sort of a Fu Manchu knock-off, who was described as a "racist caricature" by none other than Shane Black, the director of Iron Man 3. So even if Iron Man 3 » 10/26/12 9:40am 10/26/12 9:40am

Marjorie M. Liu Loves Mermen in Episode 4 of The Geek’s Guide to the…

Marjorie M. Liu, writer of Dark Wolverine and the Dirk and Steele novels, stops by to talk about writing for comics and blending romance and SF in this rerun of Episode Four of The Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. » 1/26/11 5:28pm 1/26/11 5:28pm

Marjorie M. Liu says you should never let genre get in the way of a…

What's it like juggling a gig at Marvel with being a top-selling paranormal romance/urban fantasy author? At New York Comic Con, we asked Marjorie M. Liu, who's writing comics while continuing both her Dirk & Steele and Hunter Kiss series. » 10/09/10 1:40pm 10/09/10 1:40pm

What Is Paranormal Romance?

One of the biggest-selling subgenres in the science fiction and fantasy worlds is something called "paranormal romance." This catchall term gets applied to everything from vampy erotica and space opera, so we asked popular paranormal romance authors to define it. » 2/11/10 8:30am 2/11/10 8:30am