Webcomic Carpe Chaos is an anthology of alien tales from a shared…

Superheroes rest comfortably in shared universes, battling earth-shattering enemies in parallel while their superpowered brethren are just a few continents — or sometimes just a few cities — away. But aliens make far more sense as inhabitants of a shared universe. After all, they actually have an entire universe in… » 3/03/12 8:30am 3/03/12 8:30am

The First Shared Universes

The "shared universe" is one of the mainstays of science fiction. It's what happens when a number of characters from a wide range of texts — whether books, comic books, or movies — co-exist under the umbrella of one company, and wind up sharing a fictional world too. Many of us grew up with the shared universes of… » 9/09/11 5:29pm 9/09/11 5:29pm