There Are Too Many Must-Read Science Fiction And Fantasy Books In July!

Seriously, cut it out, publishers. Are you trying to ruin us? There are so many incredible books coming out this month, it’s unreal. China Mieville, Charles Stross, Austin Grossman, Jesse Ball, William T Vollmann... it’s all happening. Here are July’s must-read science fiction and fantasy books. »7/02/15 7:25pm7/02/15 7:25pm

How did humans colonize space in Will Smith's After Earth? An Exclusive Look at Peter David's Prequel Story

So now you've seen the first trailer for After Earth, Will Smith's new movie set in a future after the human race has abandoned our original home planet. But what kind of post-apocalyptic, space-faring future are we looking at here? And what kind of challenges do our descendants face, in M. Night Shyamalan's space… »12/11/12 2:30pm12/11/12 2:30pm

Essential Star Trek Novels That Even Non-Trekkers Should Read

Now that we've all seen the teaser trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness, we've got a bad case of Star Trek fever. Luckily, there are tons of Star Trek novels that have been published since the Original Series went off the air — and many of them are shockingly good. Thanks to editors like David G. Hartwell and John… »12/10/12 5:05pm12/10/12 5:05pm

Battleship: An Important Document in the Future Field of Peter David Novelization Studies

Peter David isn't just a prolific contributor to comics, novels, television and various other media, he's also a huge player in the field of movie novelizations. (As opposed to media tie-in novels, which he also casts a massive shadow in.) One day, future scholars will study the novelizations of Peter David, with… »5/15/12 3:45pm5/15/12 3:45pm

Gunslinger Comic Book: What Point Is There in Great Villains?

Halfway through new comics trade The Dark Tower: The Long Road Home »10/09/08 5:00pm10/09/08 5:00pm—in which our gunslinging hero is transported to an ominous netherworld, where he’s banged up and taunted but never killed—writer Peter David’s narrator breaks out with this head-scratching line: “After all, what point is there in great villains…